Places to visit

Hundreds of picturesque little villages amongst mountainous masses, endless coastlines, dozens of ancient monuments (some of the best in Greece), snakelike paths amongst conifer forests, caves, castles and silver olive groves are a few of several references to the Peloponnese.

The morphology of the Peloponnese combines both mountains and coastlines, as it boasts for having endless sights. While residing at “Peloponnese Living” our centre provides accommodation alongside regular daily excursions, whereby allowing our guests to familiarize themselves with the history, culture and beauty of this region.

The following are specific excursions by region:

(1) Argolida-- Mythical brilliance and once one of the most important ancient regions of theMediterranean!  

  • Argos (Ancient Agora, Hellenistic Theatre)-Myceane (Agamemnonas Kingdom & Atreos’ domed grave)
  • Tirintha (Cyclope walls) – Nafplio (Venetian fortresses Palamidi, Bourgi & Akronafplia)
  • Ancient Epidauros (archeological site of Askleipion, Doctor of Medicine & theatre)- Tolo ( seaside holiday place)
  • Porto Heli Port- Spetses (Argosaronic island)
  • Metohi Port- Hydra (Argosaronic island)
  • Galata Port- Poros (Argosaronic island)

(2) Arcadia -- Stones, history and adventure!

  • Tegea-Tripoli (visit to winery)
  • Ancient Mantinea (Aghia Foteini Church, impressive church with combination architect orders) - Kapsa Cave- Mainalon ski resort
  • Vitina- Dimitsana (traditional mountainous towns & hydraulic museum)
  • Alonistaina-  Conifer Forest of Mainalon- Stemnitsa (traditional mountainous villages & suspended Monastery of St. John)- Lousios Gorge (kayaking)
  • Leonidio (seaside fisherman’s village)- suspended Monastery of Elona- Kosmas ( picturesque mountainous village)
  • Monastery Malevi- St. Peter’s village (workshop for traditional pasta making) - Ag. Ioanni (both picturesque mountainous villages) (Lepida waterfalls, traditional cheese & dairy workshop)
  • Platanos (collection of herbs)- Kastanitsa ( both picturesque mountainous villages) & hiking trails of Parnonas Area


(3) Achaia -- The intoxicated state!

  • Diakopto (trail of Voureikos Gorge with odontotos train)- Kalavrita (Monastery of Mega Cave)- Planitero (oasis of running waters & spruce trees)- Pausanias Vine (2200 old vine)
  • City of Aigio- city of Patras (gate-port toward Europe & Halloween carnival)



(4) Ileia -- Olympic strength and beauty!

  • Karitena (picturesque mountainous village)-Temple ofEpikoureios Apollon
  • Ancient Olympia- Archimides thematic museum


(5)  Corinth -- Prefecture of all seasons!

  • Ancient Corinth (archeological site & fortress of Akrokorinth)- Nemea (Temple ofZeus)
  • Loutraki Casino, Loutraki (thermal baths) - - Isthmos canal




(6) Lakonia-- The grounds of the heroes!

  • Sparta (ancient site & Olive museum)- Mystras (ancient Byzantine castle state) – Gytheio (fisherman’s village)
  • Diros Caves- Areopoli- Vatheia (picturesque mountainous villages, 18th century Mani towers, tower homes & old mansions)
  • Monemvasia


(7) Messinia -- A dive intoParadise!

  • City of  Kalamata
  • Foinikounda beach- Methoni & Koroni (twin castle states, 13th century Venetian & 6th to 7th century a.d. accordingly) – Pilos (popular seaside village)- Voidokoilias beach
  • Ancient Messini- Polilimnaio (network of lakes and waterfalls)- Nestor’s Palace- Kiparrisia (seaside city)


Sights in Athens and Attica

  • AcropolisMuseum-Acropolis (Parthenon, Ancient Agora, Herodos of Attica Odeon etc.)- Roman Agora- Monastiraki (bazaar)- Syndagma (Constitution square)
  • Archeological Museumof Athens- Plaka- Thiseio- Panepistimiou rd. (National Library, Academia)
  • MegaroMusic Hall
  • Herodos of Attica (summer Festivals)