Peloponnese Archive

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” »

Best mountain destinations in Greece

The mountains of Greece offer a number of fantastic places to visit, especially in the winter, when the temperature is just that little bit too low for swimming and soaking in the rays. As a country, the landscape of the Greek mainland is spectacular. With its awe-inducing and dramatic scenery, dense forests, archaeological wonders and rich history, visitors can get the most out the true beauty of a country, and the soul of its land. Continue reading “Best mountain destinations in Greece” »

Things to do in Patra, Greece

Patra is the biggest city in the Peloponnese and the fourth largest in Greece, a major port, well known for its vibrant economic, commercial and cultural activity. By far, the most famous of the city’s tourist attractions is its carnival, hosting a variety of entertainment activities, which award the Carnival of Patra a place among the top European, even worldwide, carnival festivities. Continue reading “Things to do in Patra, Greece” »

Porto Heli – A Summer Paradise

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The City of Patras

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Epidaurus – The Greatest Theatre

The Ancient Greeks built an acoustically best theatre in Epidaurus that is nonetheless utilised to this day, more than two thousand years later. Continue reading “Epidaurus – The Greatest Theatre” »

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” »

Gythio, Peloponnese, Greece – Travel Channel

Gythio — Γύθειο – on the Peloponnese, Greece, is the eastern gate to the Mani. Once it was an crucial military and commercial port of the Spartans. Continue reading “Gythio, Peloponnese, Greece – Travel Channel” »