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"BEST in EUROPE" AWARDS 2016

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Lonely Planet announced its final list on the best European destinations for 2016.

The winner is: The Peloponnese, Greece.

The Peloponnese is one of the most vibrant and diverse regions of Europe. It's home to legendary ancient sites, medieval towns, byzantine monasteries, mountain villages, exotic beaches, unique gastronomy, and 5 UNESCO sites.

Here are some of the highlights:

1. Nauplion (first capital of the Greek state)
2. Monemvasia (medieval walled town)
3. Dimitsana (mountain village)
4. Epidaurus Theatre (ancient theatre - UNESCO)
5. Mycenae (conqueror of troy - UNESCO)
6. Mystras (byzantine ghost city - UNESCO(
7. Olympia (ancient greek pilgrimage - UNESCO)
8. Methoni Castle (major venetian fortress)
9. Simos Beach (exotic beach)
10. Voidokilia Beach (exotic beach)


...Have fun exploring it!

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