Peloponnese is one of the most authentic and beautiful areas of Greece. It is a great destination for your vacation and an excellent way to explore alternative Greece, avoiding the massive travel destinations of the country and the Aegean Sea.
In Peloponnese, you will experience Authentic Greece and the original Greek Hospitality. The peninsula is located in the south-western part of Greece in a small distance from Athens, providing easy access from almost every part of the world. Emerging as one of the top alternative travel destinations of Europe, the Peloponnese is a place that you must definetely visit.
Peloponnese features numerous hidden (or not that hidden) gems which can ensure a unique travel experience in one of Greece’s most unspoiled parts. Despite the fact that the peninsula’s size is more than the 15% of the total Greek territory, its tourism development has only been evolved during the last decades. So, in Peloponnese you will not meet the masses of tourists that you will see in the Aegean Islands, but you will definetely find high-quality hospitality and food, as well as beautiful beaches, picturesque villages and breathtaking landscapes.
The name of Peloponnese (called Peloponissos in Greek) derives from the Greek words Pelopas and Nissos, which is translated as the “island of Pelops”. Pelops, according to Greek mythology, was the king of Pisa in western Peloponnese.
Birthplace of the Olympic Games and great Ancient Civilisations, a scenery of magnificent myths and Greek tragedies, Peloponnese is the best travel destination in Greece in terms of combining history, mythology, environment, landscapes, culture, and authentic Greek hospitality. Travel to Peloponnese and enjoy the unique ambiance of a mythical travel destination!