Peloponnese

Mount Taygetos Hike: Manganiari Spring, Taygetos Refuge, Profitis Ilias Peak (2.407 meters)

Mount Taygetos, Greece

At 2.407 meters, Mount Taygetost is the highest mountain in Peloponnese and a personal favorite of mine. Named after the nymph Taygete and devoted to the god of Sun, Helios, Taygetos is destined to provide a mystical experience. But it is the peace and quiet of the mountain, disturbed only by an occasional distant sound …

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Hiking on Mount Geraneia: From Pisia to Pintiza Peak and Petra Perachoras

Mount Geraneia is a 30 kilometers long mountain range covering eastern Corinthia and part of  Western Attica. With its highest peak, Makryplagi, reaching an altitude of only 1.351 meters, it doesn’t seem particularly impressive from distance. But step on one of its lovely mountain trails and you’ll be taken to an unexpected paradise of shady …

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Best of Messinia: Beaches, castles, waterfalls and the best olive oil in the world

Methoni Castle, Messinia, Greece

The Messinia region in southern Peloponnese is an ideal holiday destination for anyone looking for more than just a lovely beach. Don’t get me wrong, the coast of Messinia is stunning and its long sandy beaches are among the best in Greece but there is so much more! From impressive medieval castles and charming towns …

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Day trip from Athens: Ancient Corinth, Acrocorinth and the Corinth Canal

Entrance to Acrocorinth

Corinth is one of the best destinations for a day trip from Athens. Lying only about an hour away from Athens it is very easy to reach but that’s definitely not the only reason why you should visit. From the impressive fortress of Acrocorinth to the Ancient Corinth and the world-famous Corinth Canal there is …

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