Discover Peloponnese Peninsula
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Peloponnese Peninsula is a section of the Hellenic landscape that is resplendent with monuments from every period in Greece’s turbulent history.
It is the ideal destination for vacations and entertainment, sightseeing, sports and contact with history and culture. There are significant archaeological sites such as ancient Olympia, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Tiryns, Byzantine churches, unique villages and alluring castles amidst stunning natural beauty, mountains and forests, rivers and caves.
And all that surrounded by the celebrated Greek sea and by sandy and smooth superb beaches on the western shores, and rocky and indented beaches in the eastern section. It is no coincidence, especially during the summer months, that a multitude of tourists from all over the world commence their vacations with a tour of Peloponnese, which has become an exceptionally widespread and popular destination.
Don’t miss out on:
Attending the festive atmosphere of the carnival in Patras that will titillate your senses. Get to the exciting city through the bridge of Rio-Antirrio, one of the longest multi span cable stayed bridges in the world, which connects Peloponnese to Central Greece.
• Visiting one of the most sacred places in the whole wide world, ancient Olympia. Feel the thrill of being at the place where the Olympic Games were born thousands of years ago and where the Olympic flame starts its global journey for the summer and the winter games alike.
• Strolling along the narrow cobblestone alleys of one of the most romantic towns in Greece, Nafplio. Not far from there, pay a visit to the archaeological site of Epidaurus, one of the most famous ancient theatres worldwide. In the summer, grab the chance to attend a show staged in it.
Hiking along the E4 European path through the natural wonders of the mountainous part of mythical Arcadia. Rafting and kayaking at the Lousios River are some excellent choices at store. The rewarding landscape will leave you in awe while canyoning at the gorge or the Alfios River too.
• Swimming at the beach of Voidokilia in the historical area of Pilos. Symmetrical as if it was drawn with a pair of compasses, the beach is nothing but a circular gulf with thin golden sand and crystalline azure-green waters.
• Getting to know the Byzantine town of Mistras, one of the largest and most significant medieval towns in Greece that has been designated as an International Heritage Monument.
• Spelunking at Diros bay where the caves of Alepotrypa and Vlihada are internationally renowned for the abundant archaeological findings and the impressive water courses between the stalactites and stalagmites.
• Wine tasting at the winemaking area of Nemea, where you will sip at the king of the red grapes in the Peloponnese,Agiorgitiko. Combine the palatal feast with a visit to Mycenae and Tiryns to marvel at the remnants of the Mycenaean civilization, one of the most important civilizations ever to see the light of day.
• Exploring the breathtaking medieval tower town of Monemvasia, and peering into the history of the fortress –the so-called “Gibraltar of the East”– which had been occupied by the Byzantines, the Crusaders, the Venetians, and the Turks in the past.
• Taking a trip to Kythera, the “island of sweet secrets, of the hearts festivals!” by Charles Baudelaire, as getting there is the symbol of a burning desire, of hankering for beauty