Cape Tenaro | Mani Lakonia
Updated: Nov 28, 2019
Cape Tenaro is the southest point of the Greek mainland and the second southest of the European mainland.
Since ancient times, Tenaro has been a very important place. Firstly, a cave of Tenaro is considered as the home of Adis, the god of dead people. Secondly, Tenaro is the last European mainland point on the migration line of birds to Africa. Thirdly, the major naval battle between the English and the Italian navy in 1940, which led to the reduction of Italian naval presence in East Mediterranean, took place in Tenaro. Finally, the spot hosted throughout the years, numerous temples and churches.