The caves of Diros are widely considered as the most beautiful lake caves in the world. You can visit them in small boats while the boatman guides you through their history. The tourist route is 1,200 metres in the lake and 300 metres on foot, and the duration of the visit is 20' -25' minutes by boat and another 5' - 10' on foot..
According to Pausanias, a temple dedicated to Neptune once rose here, while a cave on the tip of the cape was believed to be the Gates of Hades (the god of the afterlife according to Greek mythology). Leave your car and follow the trail leading to the southernmost point of continental Europe, the Lighthouse of Tainaron. The route takes 20-30 minutes, but once you' re there, you will be taken aback by the sense of absolute freedom.
Perhaps the most stunning and picturesque village of Mani, Vatheia can be described as the Parthenon of Mani's architecture. It boasts several well preserved towers built for fortification. There are also many churches built with materials from the ancient city of Kainipolis, which used to be located in the surrounding area.