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Guide to the Peloponnesus

A mythical, historical region full of breath taking experiences

The mythical Greek region of the Peloponnese will take you on a journey through time starting in Antiquity and ending in Modern Greek cosmopolitan flair.

Located in the most southern part of Greece, the Peloponnese peninsula encompasses a beautiful coastline peppered with breath taking charter yacht destinations. Over the course or the regions eventful history, the ancient towns and charming marinas still accommodate remnants of times gone by, from magnificent architecture from every period to mountains, forests, rivers and beaches.

There are also a number of significant historical and archaeological sites throughout the Peloponnese, including ancient Olympia, Epidaurus, Mycenae and Tirynth as well as Byzantine churches, unique settlements and spectacular castles just waiting to be explored ashore. The first capital of Greece, Nafplion (otherwise known as Nafplio or Nauplion) is a must-see stop-off and is widely considered one of the most beautiful towns in Greece with its stunning Venetian piazzas and scenic port.

A favourite destination for the world’s most discerning travellers, the Peloponnese offer an ideal alternative itinerary option during July and August when the strong winds around the popular areas of Santorini and Mykonos make it very difficult to cruise there. There are seven main harbours and marinas in the area to include Kalamata, Patros Kyllinis, Neapolis, Nafplio, Corinth and Galata, each as picturesque and unspoilt as the next.

The west coastline of Peloponnese boasts the most beautiful beaches, with fine golden sands and remote idyllic cays. The east coast meanwhile is indented with rocky outcrops and rich vegetation and is where the majority of the historical sites can be found, ensuring and superyacht vacation with serenity and cultural highlights in equal measure. Divers will also find a veritable treasure chest of diving sites in the waters of the Peloponnese. Clear waters, Mediterranean marine life and plenty of shipwrecks make diving here an unparalleled experience.

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Reasons to Visit

Important Greek historical sites
Home to ancient Olympia
Beautiful beaches
Mountainous and rich in vegetation
Clear waters perfect for diving
Stunning architecture

Good For

  • Snorkeling
  • Nightlife
  • Monuments
  • Marine Life
  • Nature
  • Diving
  • Golf
  • Shopping
  • Fine Dining
  • Anchorage
  • Mountains

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Ancient Olympia

The home of the Olympic games in the 8th century BC

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