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Peloponnese

E. Karpodini

Peloponnese

a traveller"s guide to the sites, monuments and history

by E. Karpodini

  • 155 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Ekdotike Athenon in Athens .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementE. Karpodini-Dimitriadi.
The Physical Object
Pagination208p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21606825M

Chrani, Messinia, , Greece, Tel. + 30 , Fax: + 30 , Mobile: + 30 GNTO Reg. Number: K A Hotels in Peloponnese: read hotel reviews, see photos, check location on the map, book hotels online.

In the extreme south of Europe is Greece. And in the south of Greece, a short drive from Athens, is the Peloponnese, a peninsula barely hanging from the mainland. Our tour includes Mycenae, Nafplion, Epidavros, Olympia, Kardamyli, the rugged Mani Peninsula, and Monemvasia. Peloponnese holidays are perfect for nature lovers. The western coast is dotted with tropical beaches where you’ll find yourself among just a handful of other bathers. The region’s green interior is packed with pine and cypress tree forests, cut through with looming mountains and deep gorges.

Since ancient times the Peloponnese (named after the mythical Pelops) has played a ma-jor role in Greek history. When the Minoan civilisation declined after BC, the focus of power in the ancient Aegean world moved from Crete to the hill-fortress palaces of My - cenae and Tiryns in the Peloponnese. As elsewhere in Greece, the years File Size: 2MB. Run by the Sepsas family - Ilias and Tania, and their son Panagiotis - this small hotel in the southern Peloponnese is a treasure. Back in , after several years of living and working abroad, Ilias purchased a stone tower house dating from in his native Mani. You'll need to book well in advance during the main holiday season 10/10(11).


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Out of 5 stars Best travel book for the Peloponnese. Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase. Excellent choice for the travelers going to the Peloponnese. I also have the Rick Steves' Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese but Andrews description have more depth.

If you are just going to the Peloponnese this is your 5/5(7). The title of the book tells you exactly what is covered: the capital of ATHENS and the towns/sites found within the PELOPONNESE, which is connected to the mainland and southwest of Athens.

Those towns/sites include: Nafplio, Epidavros, Mycenae, Olympia, Kardamyli and the Mani Peninsula, Monemvasia and Delphi/5(85). The Peloponnese is the stuff of legends.

Literally. It is here that Hercules fought the Nemean lion and gods walked the earth, meddling in mortal affairs; it's from here that Paris of Troy eloped with Helen Peloponnese book the Argonauts set sail in search of the Golden Fleece. Celestial and mythological charms aside, this region bears tangible traces of.

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Answer 1 of What is considered the best guide book for the Peloponnese, especially southern areas including the Mani. I have The Peloponnese from Cadogan Guide but it was published in (Dana Facaros & Linda Theodorou).

It's very good but anything. The Peloponnesian War (– BC) was an ancient Greek war fought by the Delian League led by Athens against the Peloponnesian League led by Sparta.

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When we first toured the Mani we purchased Patrick Leigh Fermor's book Mani-Travels in the Southern Peloponnese. It absolutely made the Mani come alive as we drove through it.

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In we present the best hotel choices, top attractions, traditional restaurants and beaches with crystal. Peloponnese An hour's drive west of Athens, the Peloponnese is the large peninsula that hangs from the rest of the Greek mainland by the narrow Isthmus of Corinth.

Its wild, mountainous landscape is dotted with the ruins of Mycenaean palaces, ancient temples, frescoed churches, and countless medieval hilltop castles built by the Crusaders and.

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