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Peloponnese is the geographical department that displays a large number of historical sights, a rich partition of coasts, a hinterland with beautiful nature, villages with a remarkable architecture, developed cities and a high touristic infrastructure. The national way Athens – Tripoli, has simplified the access to the heart of Peloponnese, Arcadia, and the transport is fast by comparison with other regions of Greece.
The characteristic of Peloponnese is the multiformity. Stone villages perched on rocks or in woods with planes, chestnuts and conifers as in Arcadia, cosmopolitan resorts in Argolida, Korinthia, Achaea, immense beaches in Ilia, towers in Mani, fertile plains in Argolida, Messinia and Ilia.
Ancient temples as Ireon in Argolida, historical monasteries in Mystras, Agia Lavra in Kalavrita, ancient theatres as Epidaurus, castles as Akronafplia, Palamidi, Bourtzi and Akrokorinthos are only some of the monuments and sights that you are going to meet perambulating Peloponnese.
Peloponnese is one of the most historical areas in Greece. In Peloponnese broke out the Greek Revolution in 1821, in Argolida began the flourished the Mycenean civilization, in Lakonia was created one of the two “superpowers” of ancient Greece: Sparti and the Byzantine seigniory of Mystras. Arcadia is the birthplace of Orpheus and Kolokotronis, in Ilia flourished the Olympic spirit, to the mountainous Korinthia, Heracles confronted the Lion of Nemea and this list has no end. Peloponnese has a lot of things to offer, so, enjoy there little by little.