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  Peloponnese Greece Hotels Holidays Peloponnese Travel Peloponnisos
The Peloponnese is also ideal for holidays "off the beaten track", where you can truly explore all the magic that this region has to offer.
The Peloponnese is also accessible from mainland eastern Greece, via the new Rio bridge, which connects the Peloponnese with Antirio, which is located close to the popular region of Nafpaktos.
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  Peloponnese Travel information, Peloponnese Hotels, Peloponnese tours, accommodation, holidays in Peloponnese, ...
Peloponnese, a spectacular region that pulses with numerous resorts of unparalleled aesthetics, is considered to be an ideal destination for those who are craving a unique experience to eternally cherish.
In order to luxuriate in the elegant archaeological profile of the Peloponnese, in order to relish the enchanting natural beauty of the whole landscape, and in order to enjoy the modern mentality of today's lifestyle, it is an indispensable fact that you will need the undivided support of a specialized tourist website.
Nafsimedon is one of the three sons, which Nafplios the founder of the city of Nafplion had, from his mating with Kleimeni.
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  Peloponnese Greece - Peloponisos travel information - hotels, tours, Olympia, Monemvasia, nafplion, tolo, epidavros
Peloponnese, is the southernmost geographic region of the Greek mainland.
Peloponnese is a rugged land that combines the scent of the sea, the mountains, olive trees, and vineyards.
The gods refined the Peloponnese still furtger, lining its lengthy coastline with sand on the west, with rocks on the south and east and with lush vegetation on the north.
www.allgreecetravel.com /peloponnese/default.asp   (273 words)

  Peloponnese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Greece's first major civilizations, the Aegean (or Mycenaean) civilization, dominated the Peloponnese in the Bronze Age from the stronghold at Mycenae in the north-east of the peninsula.
During classical antiquity, the Peloponnese was at the heart of the affairs of ancient Greece, possessed some of its most powerful city-states and saw some of its bloodiest battles.
It fell to the expanding Roman Republic in 146 BC and became the province of Achaea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peloponnese   (818 words)

The name "Peloponnese" means "island of Peplos", who in legend was fed to the gods by his father, Tantalos.
Traces of the Peloponnese's 3,500 year history - crumbling Bronze Age citadels, Greek and Roman temples and theaters, and the fortresses, churches and mosques of the Byzantines, Franks, Venetians and Turks - attest to the regions rich history.
One of the primary strongholds and battlefields of the 1821-31 revolution, the Peloponnese is the kernel from which the modern Greek state grew.
www.grisel.net /peloponnese.htm   (171 words)

 Peloponnese - Region, Greece
To the south of Arcadia is Laconia with its capital Sparta, open to the sea in the south and separated from Messenia to the west by the Taygetos range, which ends in the Máni peninsula.
Originally occupied by a pre-Greek population, in the second millennium B.C. the center of the Mycenaean world and in the first millennium largely under the domination of the Doric state of Sparta, the Peloponnese is a region rich in both myth and history; and later centuries have also made their contribution to its story.
After the fourth Crusade (1204) the whole of the Peloponnese passed into the hands of Frankish knights; but Mistra soon became the starting-point of the Byzantine reconquest.
www.planetware.com /peloponnese/region-gr-pel-pelo.htm   (505 words)

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