The Monastery of the Philosopher in Arcadia, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, is steeped in Greek history
Hollywood star John Stamos opened up about his love for Greece and his roots in the Peloponnese in his new memoir, If You Would Have Told Me. Speaking about the newly released book to Travel + Leisure magazine (T+L), the former...
They call it the "Parthenon of the Peloponnese." The columned temple of Apollo Epicurius is as beautiful as the Parthenon in Athens, as it rises within the sanctuary of Bassae in the mountains of Arcadia. Near the border of Messinia prefecture, the...
Lousios Gorge has been inhabited for centuries in Greece, mainly by hermits and monks who lived in caves. Two monasteries located near the gorge remain open to visitors: Philosophou and Timiou Prodromou (St. John the Baptist). The historian Pausanias described...
Vitina is a gorgeous, cozy Greek mountain town. The idyllic village, perched on the slopes of Mt. Mainalo, is surrounded by lush fir forests.
Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in Arcadia on the Peloponnese in southern Greece just three hours by car from Athens. The picturesque village is at an altitude of 1000 meters (3,280 feet) which means it can see a...
Located at just about a 1-hour drive from Athens, the Peloponnese region offers a plethora of historical sites, culture, and beauty to tourists looking for a spectacular trip in Greece; there are many reasons why this region of Greece...
Hundreds of firefighters continued their efforts to put out scattered fires that burn in Arcadia and in Eastern Mani, southern Peloponnese.
The environmental devastation from the fires in northern Evia is huge, according to the National Observatory of Athens.
The fires in the broader area of Arcadia in southern Greece continued their destructive path on Wednesday night and onto Thursday morning.