The Peloponnese is a peninsula with too many worthy destinations to count. The region is famous for the archaeological site at Mycenae and the acoustically perfect ancient theatres of Epidaurus.  The land is dotted with medieval Venetian, Frankish and Turkish castles in picturesque towns like Nafplio, Methoni, Mystra and Monemvasia. The villages like Karitena, Stemnitsa, Dimitsana, Mani and more are worth a road trip for the fantastic views and food.

Then, there are the beaches that ring the coastline. Many along the west coast are considered some of the finest and least developed in Greece.

11 Top Things to Do in Sparta

Sparta is a truly marvelous place to spend the holidays, with plenty of variety. For a wonderful cultural experience, the Greek city offers the visitor a thrilling perspective through organized tours of the area.  For the anthropologically inclined, Sparta is famous for its past battles during the Peloponnesian War. Visitors who love probing into a […]

Best Things to do in Monemvasia, Greece

Found in Laconia, Greece, Monemvasia is superbly attractive just because of its extraordinary history and its most unusual setting. It’s on a small island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, and the only way the attractive Myrtoan Sea island can be accessed is through a short causeway or bridge. Here’s our list of the […]

Top Things to do on Elafonisos Island

It’s just a matter of opinion as to whether you think the fairly isolated Elafonisos Island, not far from the Peloponnese mainland has or does not have the spectacular beauty of other islands in the Cyclades chain. The small island in the region of Lakonia is a peaceful, magical place with stunningly beautiful turquoise seas, […]

Top Things To Do in Kalamata

In your head, your Kalamata holiday spells pure relaxation, even though there are a hundred-and-one top things to do in Kalamata. Kalamata is the capital and also the central port of Messinia and nestles below Taygetos mountain. Just 3 hours drive from Athens, the small city in the Peloponnese is well known for its olives […]

13 Reasons to Visit Mani Greece

The Mani region of Greece is going to ensure you have the most awesome travel experience ever. It’s a haven of natural beauty and tranquility. There are so many wildly exciting reasons for you to visit Mani but you may have to narrow them down to make your list shorter.  If you’re going to experience […]

10 Reasons to visit Kardamyli in West Mani

Lovely Kardamyli is a fishing village on the shores of the Messenian Gulf where everything just seems to blend into the wonderful natural surroundings. It belongs to a part of Mani that belongs to Messenia.  The village and surrounds are so beautiful that British architect and romantic, Charles Robert Cockerell, described it as being indescribably […]

Top Things to do in Ermioni Greece

Ermioni is a picturesque small port town located in the northeast part of the Peloponnese. The history behind this small town dates back to 3000BC, with historical traces of its first inhabitants. Ermioni was a town at the southern extremity of Argolis, in the wider use of this term, but gained independence during the Classical […]

Top Things to do in Methoni Greece

The pretty seaside town of Methoni lies on the top of Peloponnese, famous you could say, because of its historical castle build in the 13th century. The town is about 12 km from Pylos and when the weather starts warming in Spring, visitors start arriving in Methoni, and the restaurants and taverns are full.  Many […]

Top Things to do in Pylos Greece

Pylos Greece is an unusually positioned town, spreading across the slopes of the hill, offering wonderful views out over the bay. As a historic coastal town in Messenia, Peloponnese, Pylos is a destination always in season and you can expect a buzz of activity in the fabulous coastal town. Exploring the south-west coast of the Peloponnese […]

14 Reasons to Visit Messinia

With such stunning beauty, it is quite understandable that the very attractive Messinia is becoming the most sought after getaway destination in Greece. Maybe that’s a pity because that is what the attraction of Messinia is – a natural uncrowded destination not overrun by tourists and known for its olive groves and vineyards and just […]

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