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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Ancient Ruins A to Z Some of Greece's greatest classical ruins, including Corinth, Mycenae, and Olympia, are packed into this region.
  2. Nafplion Grace The favorite Greek city of many seasoned travelers has a magnificent setting on the Gulf of Argolis, imposing remains, an animated waterfront, and street after street of old houses, churches, and mosques.
  3. Majestic Mani True connoisseurs of Greece flaunt the fact that they've traveled to this far-from-the-madding-crowds peninsula, famed for its silent villages, stark coastal landscapes, and feeling of mystery.
  4. High Drama The theater at Epidaurus, the setting for a highly acclaimed drama festival, still boasts of acoustics so perfect that every word can be heard—even from the very last of its 55 tiers.
  5. Byzantine Glory Two remarkable strongholds, Mystras and Monemvasia, display a rich Byzantine legacy.

When To Go

When to Go

As in much of Greece, late April and May provide optimum conditions for exploration—hotels, restaurants, and sites have begun to extend their...

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