The Peloponnese region, visit the towns and villages mentioned in Homer.
Peloponnese is the southern peninsula of Greece and as many states almost a miniature of Greece due to its varied landscapes. It is linked to the northern territory of Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth.
It is a paradise for local weekenders as it is so close to Athens and a destination for all seasons. From the rising west coast of Ilia and Messinia, which have become a destination for a luxury relaxing summer vacations, to the popular mountain destinations like Kalavryta and mountainous Arcadia, Peloponnese is multidimensional.
With important archaeological sites (Olympia, Mycenae), atmospheric old towns (Nafplio, Monemvasia, Pylos), county live capitals (Patra, Kalamata) packed with festivals and cultural activities, stone built villages, unique road trips, mountains, rivers, lakes and beaches, Peloponnese caters for all styles and budgets.
For the active and sporty traveler, Peloponnese is simply inexhaustible. From the snowy mountains and ski resorts to the golden beaches, the adventures are endless.
Ruins of the ancient site of Olympia, specifically the Philippeion in the Altis of Olympia, which was an Ionic circular memorial of ivory and gold. The Olympic games originate from there.
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