Peloponnese

Top DJ Charlotte de Witte Performs at Ancient Messene

Charlotte de Witte played the set of her life on Thursday after she performed her famed techno beats at Ancient Messene in Greece.

Archaeologists Discover Eight Ancient Graves in Western Peloponnese

According to the Greek Ministry of Culture, archaeologists excavating a site in Ilia, a region in the western Peloponnese, recently discovered eight ancient graves spanning from the second to the fourth century BC. The eight tombs discovered during digs in...

Drone Captures Bird's Eye View of the "Black Hole" in Greece's Rugged Mani Peninsula

Drone footage taken in early November of Greece's rugged Mani peninsula, located in the Peloponnese, revealed a unique feature of the area's beautiful landscape -- a dark, seemingly bottomless cave -- with a forest growing inside. The "black hole," located...

Greece's Oldest Woman Dies at the Age of 115

Greece's oldest woman, Katerina Karnarou, has passed away at the age of 115. Greek Reporter conducted an interview with Karnarou in 2018, when she was a mere 113, in which she told fascinating stories of her life and the monumental...

Much of Greece at Increased Risk of Wildfires on Wednesday

Much of Greece is at a "very high" risk of wildfires on Wednesday, according to an announcement by government officials. Authorities stated that much of the mainland, including the regions of Attica, Evia, central Greece, and the Peloponnese are at...

Harsh Lessons from the Ancient Greek City-State of Sparta

The long and (mostly) illustrious history of the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta defines the word "legendary." Going beyond truth, it has merged with heroic tales which almost defy belief. The toughness of its warrior class, by any measure,...

Seventy-three Migrants in Damaged Boat Rescued Off Greece's Western Coast

Greek authorities announced that a damaged boat filled with 73 migrants and two alleged migrant smugglers was rescued off the coast of the island of Zakynthos on Saturday, after the vessel sent out a distress signal. The migrants, with 23...

July 25, 1893: Corinth Canal Inaugurated in Greece

July 25, 1893, marks the day of the inauguration of the Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of the modern Greek State that changed maritime activity. Also known as the Isthmus of Corinth, the canal connects the...

Porto Hydra: Greece's Majestic Little Venice

Some call it Greece's Miami; others call it a small Venice. But whatever one wants to call it, Porto Hydra is a majestic place, a hidden paradise, and two hours away from Athens by car. Situated in northern Peloponnese, very...

Methoni and Koroni, Two Majestic Seaside Castle Towns in Greece

Two Venetian castles, countless pristine sandy beaches, and lush landscapes are only a few of the many attractions of the southwestern tip of the Peloponnese, a place brimming with history and natural beauty. Koroni and its neighbor Methoni are intertwined...