The Peloponnese is… Greece in scale. Here you can find all the things that make Greece unique and your journey one of a kind!
A breathtaking scenery! High mountains, with the highest peak of Mount Taygetus in the south reaching 2,407 m. Plentiful hiking paths and stunning gorges. Roaring rivers and impressive caves. Sandy beaches and the clearest of the seas.
Millennia of living history. Historical continuity from prehistoric times has graced the Peloponnese with notable historical sites. The glorious Mycenaean Palaces. The ruins of Ancient Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games. The Ancient Theater of Epidaurus, a miracle of acoustics to this day. The impressive Byzantine citadel of Mystra. The Ottoman and Venetian fortresses create a unique ambiance!
A gastronomy and wine paradise. This fertile land is world-renowned for the extra virgin olive oil it produces, extracted from the exquisite olive variety, named Koroneiki. Endless orange groves and beautiful vineyards catch the eye of the traveler.
The Greek word Philoxenia (hospitality) finds its true meaning here. The warmth of its welcoming people makes any traveler feel at home.
Ideal for: Culture lovers, outdoor and multi-sport enthusiasts, gastronomy and wine treasure hunters.
The Peloponnese, the largest Greek peninsula in the southern part of the country, is connected to the Greek mainland through the Corinth Canal (constructed in 1893) and the Rio-Antirio bridge. It has four south-pointing peninsulas. Messenia, Mani, Cape Malea, and Argolida. Each with its unique characteristics!
It can satisfy every taste and make any journey an unforgettable experience. With its diverse landscapes it is truly a paradise for adventure travel. Amazing hikes, great biking routes, fast flowing rivers, and kilometres of beautiful coastline for surfers, kayakers and sand castle builders!