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Canyons  (1 result)
Lousios Gorge

Lousios is affluent of Alfeios river and springs from Karkalou plateau. Its dashing waters created a gorge that reaches 5km and took its name from it. It is located in the area between Stemnitsa and Zatouna. The gorge with its steep rocky sides is imposing. Already since 1997 the gorge has been...

Destinations  (3 results)
Arcadia

Arcadia is geographically located at the center of the Peloponnese, has large mountains (Mainalo, Parnonas and many others) and is washed by the Argolikos bay and the Myrtoan Sea. It presents remarkably varied natural contours , landscapes of unparalleled beauty, areas of extreme archaeological...
Leonidio

In Leonidio it’s all Greek even to the Greeks In the province of Kynouria and at just 3 hours from Athens by car, there is the township of Leonidio, built between the sea and the foot of the mount Parnon.Completely devastated by Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt in 1826, the place brags about the...
TRIPOLI

It is the capital of the prefecture (with 22.500 inhabitants) built in the middle of a valley surrounded by Artemisio, Parthenios and Mainalo mountains. It is the administrative, economic, commercial and transportation center of central and south Peloponnese. Among the block of flats you will see...

Greece on the spotlight  (1 result)
Two important archaeological sites of the Peloponnese have reopened

The ancient theatre of Megalopolis, which according to Pausanias (2nd century AD) was the largest one in its time, has reopened after a long period of excavation works. The modern town of Megalopolis is built between the cities of Tripoli, Sparta and...

Main cities  (1 result)
TRIPOLI

It is the capital of the prefecture (with 22.500 inhabitants) built in the middle of a valley surrounded by Artemisio, Parthenios and Mainalo mountains. It is the administrative, economic, commercial and transportation center of central and south Peloponnese. Among the block of flats you will see...

Mainland  (3 results)
Dimitsana

It is a beautiful traditional settlement with stone houses and view of Megalopoli valley. It is built on the place of ancient Tefthida and you can still see ruins of its ancient walls underneath the houses. It is located 59 km northwest of Tripoli Sightseeing The Public Library housing a...
Explore the mountains of Arcadia

Do you dream of getting away from your daily routine and enjoy a trip in the countryside? The villages of mountainous Arcadia are beautiful all year round, and it’s up to you to discover their magic. Green landscapes, incredible atmosphere in traditional villages and delicious food all lie within a...
Stemnitsa

A traditional gem on the slope of mount Mainalo Sliding on the gorge of river Loussios and in the fir forest of Mainalo, there is the traditional settlement of Stemnitsa. Apart from the natural beauty and the fascinating history, the area is well-known for its silversmiths and goldsmiths too,...

Paths  (1 result)
Explore Mainalo Trail

In Peloponnese, Arcadia area, an impressive trail has “revived” that will guide those of you that will cross it in wonderful sites, in breathtaking cliffs, in gorges, in verdant sides, in traditional clusters of houses build with rocks - a journey in nature on the Greek mountains. We refer to...

Religion  (1 result)
Easter in Greece!

Greece plays host to religious festivals with deeply rooted customs and centuries-old traditions all year round. One of the greatest celebrations of Christianity is Easter. The faithful Christians all over Greece follow the Holy Week ritual devoutly, giving themselves body and soul into the...

Rivers  (1 result)
Alfios River

Alfios or Alpheios (Greek: Αλφειός, meaning "whitish"), the longest river in the Peloponnese was in Greek mythology a god-river and fell in love with the nymph Arethusa. Alpheus was also the river which Hercules, in the fifth of his labours, re-routed in order to clean the filth from the Augean...

Skiing  (1 result)
Mainalo Ski Centre

Let’s hit the slopes on snow-covered Mt. Mainalo! Welcome to the mountain of the legends and traditions; home to Panas, the shepherds’ goat-legged god (who was half human and half goat), and the Nymphs. Nature, history and culture meet in Mainalo, a place blessed with pristine, rugged landscapes...

Spring vacations  (1 result)
Easter in Greece!

Greece plays host to religious festivals with deeply rooted customs and centuries-old traditions all year round. One of the greatest celebrations of Christianity is Easter. The faithful Christians all over Greece follow the Holy Week ritual devoutly, giving themselves body and soul into the...

Winter vacations  (1 result)
Top 5 winter destinations

Mount Pelion Where: Only a few kilometres away from the busy port of Volos in Thessaly stands mythical Mt. Pilion, which according to Greek mythology was the home of the mythical Centaurs, creatures who were half man and half horse. Ancient Greek heroes such as Achilles, Jason and Theseus came...

World heritage sites  (1 result)
Temple of Apollo Epicurius

Apollo Epicurius - the architecture of the divine In the central Peloponnese, at Vasses in ancient Figaleia, at an elevation of 1.130 metres, stands the eternally proud temple of Apollo Epicurius. The inspiration behind its construction and the architect is considered to be the great Ictinus....

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