Peloponnese Travel Guide
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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 and hotels stay open there...read more
While you can enjoy elegant and nouvelle dining in some of the finer restaurants of the Peloponnese's beauty spots, such as Nafplion and Monemvassia, one...read more
Things To Do in Peloponnese
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Ancient Ruins A to Z: Some of Greece's greatest classical ruins, including Corinth, Mycenae, and Olympia, are all packed into this region.... Read more
Dance performances, accompanied by traditional music, are common in the region. In the tsakonikos, the dancers wheel tightly around each other... Read more
The Spartans' relentless militarism set them apart from other Greeks in the ancient world. They were expected to emerge victorious from a battle... 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, Eurystheus... Read more
Ask around and most people will tell you to spend as short a layover as possible in Athens before booking... Read more
With the Aegean Sea as its backdrop, Greece serves a heavy hand of magical Mediterranean living.... Read more
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My film "I Follow Apollo” presents the highlights of Greece, including Athens, Olympia, Meteora, Sparta, the Byzantine Empire, and a cruise to the islands of Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, & Rhodes, Read more
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After sailing on Infiniti last year and really enjoying it we booked this cruise, would have though Read more