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Peloponnese, Greece: ancient Greek sites, beautiful view and clean beaches

If you’re headed for the Peloponnese you’re in for one of the greatest experiences of your touring life. Blessed by a Mediterranean climate and steeped in over 3000 years of history it has everything, except long sandy beaches. Continue reading “Peloponnese, Greece: ancient Greek sites, beautiful view and clean beaches” »

The City of Patras

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Patras, Greece – Travel Channel

Patras is the third largest city in Greece and the largest city on the Peloponnese. Patras is a significant port and a center of trade and commerce. Even from a distance one particular can see the Rio–Antirrio bridge crossing the Gulf of Corinth. It connects the town of Rio near Patras on the Peloponnese with the mainland of Greece. The bridge is one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in the planet. The 5-span four-pylon cable-stayed has a length of 7,388 ft. Continue reading “Patras, Greece – Travel Channel” »