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Friday, January 12, 2018

Aivali Hotel

Located on the main street along the waterfront, the Aivali Hotel is a pleasant, light-filled hotel across the street from the beach. Open year round, the Aivali offers comfortable rooms at reasonable prices.

Reviews are excellent:

https://www.tripadvisor.co.za › ... › Neapolis › Neapolis Hotels › Aivali Hotel


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

On the road from Neapolis to Faraklo, near the church at Agia Paraskevi, is an ancient fortress. Actively in use during Byzantine times in the 15th century, it was built even earlier, perhaps in the 8th century. The fortress had deteriorated badly during recent times, but with a grant from the EU, the  building has been stabilized and is now a safe -- and fascinating -- place to visit. From a parking area near the church, a stone paved footpath winds around the base of the fortress, leading to steps that take one inside. Informative signage tells the story of the fortress and the people who lived there.
A new Museum of Archeology has opened in Neapolis. Located on the road towards Laxi, it is housed in a building that was formerly a school and subsequently a hospital. A grant from the EU paid for the renovation of the building. The Museum is designed to take visitors through archeological sites located along the coastline from Plytra through Cape Malea. Artifacts from a number of sites, including Pavlopetri, the oldest underwater city in the world, are on display. Visitors may also view an interesting and informative film in Greek or English about the sites.




Thursday, November 28, 2013

 


Join Sondra Holtzman, Connie Burke and Barbara Euser in legendary Southern Greece June 29-July 6, 2014 for an incredible journey of exploration and creativity. Working in small format, we'll incorporate sketching and painting in watercolor into personal journals, inspired by writing tips and techniques to fully capture this once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Exploring Neapolis, Greece from a vantage point known only by locals, we will immerse ourselves in the culture and cuisine of one of the most spectacular areas of the world.
All levels of painting and journalling experience are welcome.

HOT OFF THE PRESS: Following this summer's workshop, Barbara and Connie will publish a small book showcasing 2013 and 2014 workshop participants' artwork. The text will include quotes from participants' art journals, Greek poetry, and information about Neapolis and the surrounding area. The book will be printed in full-color and will be available from http://www.amazon.com/ as a soft-cover book or e-book.
To view the complete workshop schedule, visit www.thetravelingstudio.com and click on the Workshops tab or visit www.writersworkshopsinternational.com.
Workshop Includes:
Double accommodations at Limira Mare Hotel, located on the waterfront in Neapolis, with excellent buffet breakfasts each morning in the hotel's garden. (Single room supplement $230)
Lunches on Tuesday and Wednesday
Dinners on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Taxi/shuttle transportation from Athens to Neapolis round trip
Transportation for daily trips to Elafonisos Island, Pasaki, Faraklo, Kastania, Petrified Forest, Monemasia and Aghios Nikolaos
Sondra Holtzman's art classes and Connie Burke's journal writing classes
Hotel taxes, fees and service charges
Maximum number of participants: Minimum: 5, Maximum:15
See complete daily itinerary at www.thetravelingstudio.com


Workshop Cost:
$2395 U.S. (1775 Euros, 1495 British Pounds)
A deposit of $750 U.S. must be paid at the time of registration to hold your reservation. $375 is non-refundable. A balance of $1645 must be paid in full six weeks prior to the start of the workshop, no later than May 15, 2014.
Transportation to and from Greece and any additional expenses are the participant's responsibility.
For additional questions and payment options, contact Barbara Euser at bjeuser@yahoo.com
Sondra Holtzman can be reached at sondra@thetravelingstudio.com
Connie Burke can be reached at ccburke05@gmail.com
To learn more about Neapolis and the surrounding areas where the workshop will take place, visit www.neapolisgreece.com
Additional resource: Venturing in Southern Greece: The Vatika Odysseys, available from amazon.com as a paperback or e-book

Thursday, January 3, 2013


The Traveling Studio

presents

Travels in Watercolor: Exploring Southern Greece 


Join Sondra Holtzman and Connie Burke in legendary Southern Greece July 14-21, 2013 for a journey of exploration and creativity. Working in small format, we'll incorporate sketching and painting in watercolor into personal journals, inspired by writing tips and techniques to fully capture this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Exploring Greece from a vantage point known only to locals, we will immerse ourselves in the culture and cuisine of one of the most spectacular areas of the world.

All levels of painting and journaling experience are welcome.


Workshop Cost Includes:
Double accommodations at Limira Mare Hotel, located on the waterfront in Neapolis, with excellent buffet breakfasts each morning in the hotel's garden. (Single room supplement $230)
Lunches on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Dinners on Sunday, Monday and Saturday
Taxi/shuttle transportation from Athens to Neapolis roundtrip
Transportation to daily trips to Elafonisos, Mesochori, Monemvasia, Aghios Nikolaos and Barbara Euser's olive farm
Sondra Holtzman's art classes and Connie Burke's journal writing classes
Hotel taxes, fees and service charges
Number of participants: minimum 5, maximum 15
See the daily itinerary at www.thetravelingstudio.com.






Workshop Cost:

$2375 U.S. (1850 Euros, 1500 British Pounds)

A deposit of $750 U.S. must be paid at the time of registration to hold your reservation. $375 is non-refundable. A balance of $1625 must be paid in full six weeks prior to the start of the workshop, no later than May 31, 2013.
Transportation to and from Greece and any additional expenses are the participant's responsibility.

For additional questions and payment options, contact Barbara Euser at 
bjeuser@yahoo.com.


Sondra Holtzman can be reached at
sondra@thetravelingstudio.com and Connie Burke can be reached at ccburke05@gmail.com.

To learn more about Neapolis and the surrounding areas where the workshop will take place, visit  
www.neapolisgreece.com.
Additional resource: Venturing in Southern Greece: The Vatika Odysseys, available from amazon.com as a paperback or e-book.