The Peloponnese peninsula is the southernmost part of Greece, as well as of the European continent.
The Peloponnese peninsula is the southernmost part of Greece, as well as of the European continent. Its morphology ranges from mountainous with mountain chains riven by deep gorges and rivers to regular with its jagged coastline and vast beaches. Up until 1894, the Peloponnese was connected with mainland Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth. A modern bridge currently serves this purpose, and this location attracts thousands of tourists every year.
The travel profile of the Peloponnese is multidimensional, inexhaustible and weatherproof. The array of scenery, the combination of mountain and sea, the important archaeological sites (Olympia, Mycenae), atmospheric old towns (Nafplion, Monemvasia, Pylos), live county capitals (Patras, Kalamata), castles and monasteries, traditional villages with stone villages, habitats, unique trails, mountains, rivers, lakes and beaches make a versatile backdrop and a magnet for holiday travel and specialized covering all styles and budgets.