PELOPONNESE VILLAS RENT A VILLA IN PELOPONNESE Price starts from to Number of Bedrooms 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11++ Location Pylos Villa Name Althaia Althaia Pylos, Peloponnese 5 10-12 5 Price Upon Request PELEPONESSE Rent a Villa in Peleponesse About Peleponesse Things to do in Peleponesse About Peleponesse Peloponnese – the “island” of Pellops – is a peninsula in the south of the Greek mainland. It is connected to the central part of the country by the Isthmus of Corinth land bridge The history of Peloponnese is undoubtedly the most exciting part of the history of Ancient Greece, as it covers several millennia. It is home to one of the first high civilizations in Europe. You will find a lot of imposing ancient cities and stunning historic sites. Just mention Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Ideal for those seeking tranquillity, Peloponnese offers holidays on beautiful beaches far from spots of the mass touristic destinations. Adventurers will not be disappointed, as the mountainous mainland offers a variety of opportunities for sports activities. The wide selection of beautiful sandy beaches, cultural and historical highlights and the warm Greek hospitality make Peloponnese the ideal destination for families and couples. Things to do in Peleponesse Visit Olympia Olympia is the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The sanctuary of Olympia was one of the largest Ancient Greek cultural centres. The Archaeological Museum of Olympia exhibits finds from the site, including the statue of Hermes by the masterful sculptor Praxiteles. Visit Mycenae Travel back in time and visit one of the most important places for Greek culture. In Mycenae you can admire the Lion Gate and the Tomb of Agamemnon, the King of one of the first civilizations in Europe. The mountain fortress Mystras The small village of Mystras is located just a few kilometres northwest of Sparta. There lies one of the best-preserved Byzantine cities in Greece. Mystras was built in 1249 by the Franks and conquered ten years later by the Byzantine emperor. Visiting an array of small churches and monasteries, you travel back in time into the later history of the Byzantine Empire. Explore the natural Beauty of Peleponesse In addition to its historical interest, Peloponnese is a place of unparalleled natural beauty. From Elafonissos, with its turquoise waters and white sandy beaches, to the “double” beach of Simos and Voidokilia in Pylos, Peloponnese has to offer something to every natural beauty enthusiast.