Greece - Peloponnese (Chapter)
This is the Peloponnese chapter from Lonely Planet’s Greece guidebook.
This region bears traces of the civilisations that came before, witnessed in its classical temples, Mycenaean palaces, Byzantine cities, and Ottoman, Frankish and Venetian fortresses. The food here is among Greece’s best and the vineyards are contributing to Greece’s wine renaissance.
- soak up the past and present of Nafplio and Monemvasia
- marvel at the sanctuary of Ancient Olympia, birthplace of the Olympic Games
- hike the remote and rugged Mani and stay in traditional Maniot tower houses
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Corinthia, Ancient Corinth, Acrocorinth, Ancient Nemea, Argolis, Argos, Ancient Mycenae, Nafplio, Tiryns, Epidavros, Southwest Argolis, Arkadia, Central Arkadia, Lakonia, Sparta, Mystras, Monemvasia, Neapoli, Gythio, The Mani, Lakonian Mani, Messinian Mani, Messinia, Kalamata, Ancient Messini, Koroni, Methoni, Pylos, Gialova & Around, Olympia, Andritsena, Kyllini, Achaïa, Patra (Patras) and Kalavryta & Around.
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