Greece - Peloponnese (PDF Chapter)
This is the Peloponnese chapter from Lonely Planet’s Greece guidebook.
The Peloponnese is the stuff of legends. Literally. Here Hercules fought the Nemean lion and gods walked the earth, meddling in mortal affairs; from here Paris of Troy eloped with Helen and the Argonauts sailed in search of the Golden Fleece.
- soak up the past and present of the ancient walled city of Monemvasia
- marvel at Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games
- hike in the Mani, one of Greece’s most remote and rugged regions, and spend a night in a traditional Maniot tower house
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Corinthia, Argolis, Mycenae & Around, Argos, Nafplio, Arkadia, Stemnitsa, Dimitsana, Leonidio, Lakonia, Sparta, Mystras, Monemvasia, Gythio, The Ma-ni, Areopoli, Limeni, Gerolimenas, Kardamyli, Messinia, Kalamata, Ancient Messini, Koroni, Methoni, Pylos, Gialova & Around, Elis, Olympia, Andritsena, Achaïa, Patra, Kalavryta.
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