Peloponnese Travel Guide
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.
Hotels in Nafplion, Sparta, and other large towns and cities tend to be open year-round. Monemvassia is a year-round getaway... read more
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 in Peloponnese
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Ancient Ruins A to Z: Some of Greece's greatest classical ruins, including Corinth, Mycenae, and Olympia, are all packed into this... Read more
Dance performances, accompanied by traditional music, are common in the region. In the tsakonikos, the dancers wheel tightly around... Read more
The Spartans' relentless militarism set them apart from other Greeks in the ancient world. They were expected to emerge victorious from a... Read more
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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