Peloponnese Travel Guide


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Plan Your Peloponnese Vacation

Hanging like a large leaf from the stem of the Corinthian Isthmus, the Peloponnese region of Greece has also been called Morea, which means mulberry leaf. This slight botanical variance is nothing compared to the bewildering variety of imposing ruins, situated in equally varied and beautiful scenery—massive mountains covered with low evergreen, oak, and pines surround coastal valleys and loom above rocky shores and sandy beaches.


Peloponnese Hotels

Hotels in Nafplion, Sparta, and other large towns and cities tend to be open year-round. Monemvassia is a year-round getaway... read more


Peloponnese Restaurants

While you can enjoy elegant and nouvelle dining in some of the finer restaurants of the Peloponnese's beauty spots, such as... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Peloponnese

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Peloponnese Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to The Peloponnese

    Ancient Ruins A to Z: Some of Greece's greatest classical ruins, including Corinth, Mycenae, and Olympia, are all packed into this... Read more

  • A Little Night Music

    Dance performances, accompanied by traditional music, are common in the region. In the tsakonikos, the dancers wheel tightly around... Read more

  • The Spartan Ethic

    The Spartans' relentless militarism set them apart from other Greeks in the ancient world. They were expected to emerge victorious from a... Read more

  • The House of Atreus

    Mycenae was founded by Perseus, son of Zeus and Danae, and the Perseid dynasty provided many of its rulers. After the last of them,... Read more


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