Greece - Peloponnese (Chapter)
This is the Peloponnese chapter from Lonely Planet’s Greece guidebook.
The Peloponnese is the stuff that legends are made of. Today this region is far from a fable. It boasts historical sites, with classical temples, Mycenaean palaces, Byzantine cities, and Frankish and Venetian fortresses.
• soak up the past and present of Nafplio and Monemvasia
• marvel at the sanctuary of Ancient Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games
• walk in the remote and rugged Mani and marvel at the Maniot tower houses
• restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Corinthia, Corinth, Ancient Corinth & Acrocorinth, Corinth Canal, Ancient Nemea, Argolis, Argos, Mycenae, Nafplio, Tiryns, Epidavros, Southwest Argolis, Arkadia, Tripoli, Megalopoli, Central Arkadia, Kynouria, Lakonia, Sparta, Mystras, Langada Pass, Monemvasia & Gefyra, Neapoli, Gythio, The Mani, Lakonian Mani, Messinian Mani, Messinia, Kalamata, Ancient Messini (Mavromati ), Koroni, Finikounda, Methoni, Pylos, Gialova & around, Olympia, Tholos to Pyrgos, Pyrgos & around, Olympia, Andritsena, Kyllini, Achaïa, Patra (Patras), Diakofto, Zahlorou, and Kalavryta & around.
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