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Sweets

1. Loukoumakia You can give yourself a treat with a few loukoumakia, the little traditional bites of pleasure. The locals have it usually with their coffee, since it’s a light dessert. It’s made of must from the vines of the … Read More

Traditional dishes

1. Gogkles The Greek version of pasta awaits you in Argolida, as well as in the other areas of the Peloponnese. It’s a handmade type of pasta that’s in the shape of a seashell and it’s not that easy to … Read More

Types of cheese

1. Peloponnesian Feta PDO Don’t miss the authentic Greek cheese that’s present on every table in the Peloponnese. It’s the cheese that represents Greece since the ancient times and you can taste it in several variations, in several places. 2. … Read More

Festivals

1. Epidaurus Festival If you are into drama, then the centre of your attention will be the Epidaurus Festival in the Peloponnese. Ancient drama reopened in 1955 and it has been captivating the audience and receiving enthusiastic reviews from all … Read More

Museums

1. Epidaurus Archaeological Museum If you are an admirer of the ancient arts, then you can explore their history in the Archaeological Museum of Epidaurus. It was founded in 1897, within the archaeological site of the Sanctuary of Asclepius. It’s … Read More

Monasteries

1. Elonis Monastery If you want to reach a higher level of education in religious studies, then you need to climb up the steep slope that leads to the Monastery of Elonis. Today, this monastery, which is very rich in … Read More

Alternative activities

1. Visit an Ouzo distillery Would you like to see how the famous ouzo is made? Then a trip to Karonis Distilleries is a must. Who Are Karonis? A family run business, Karonis is a distillery that has been continually … Read More

Top 10 attractions

No. 1 – Mycenae No matter how much you have already heard about Mycenae, it can’t compare to an actual visit to the site. The Acropolis of Mycenae was built on a rocky spot between two high cone-shaped hills, Profitis … Read More