This amazing place is Monemvasia, a fortified town that resisted a siege of more than three years located on a tiny island in the Peloponnese sea connected to continental Greece through a bridge. I want to be in one of those terraces, eating black olives and seafood.

The city's main square


The city from the side of the cliff

Looking up at the cliff from the city


The church of Hagia Sophia, perched at the other edge of the island

An old illustration for the island and its city from a map

Sploid's escape is a section dedicated to dream places we would like to be in (rather than being wherever we are now). Tell us about your dream place here.


SPLOID is delicious brain candy. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter.