THE HOUSE OF PATRICK AND JOAN LEIGH FERMOR

THE HOUSE OF PATRICK AND JOAN LEIGH FERMOR

VISIT INFORMATION

Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011), universally known as Paddy, was one of the most charismatic and adventurous personalities of the last century. An author, scholar, soldier, decorated hero, and adventurer, he was widely regarded and celebrated as the finest travel writer of his generation. As a member of the British mission, he played a prominent role in the Cretan resistance during the Second World War. A great admirer and lover of Greece, he and his wife Joan chose to live at their home in Kardamyli, Mani, for the rest of their lives.

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VISIT INFORMATION

CONTACT

Tel.: 210 3671090

Email: plfproject@benaki.gr

The Leigh Fermor House is no longer open to the public as the repair works are underway.