Nafplio “You said there is no Paradise. Yet, I live in Nauplio.” Christos Katsigiannis “Once Angels” The phrase displays in a simple way the prevalent opinion that both Greeks and foreigners share about Nauplio; that it is one of the most beautiful towns of Greece. Paul Morand, in his book “Mediterranean, Sea of Surprises” asserts […]
Tolo Tolo, primarily a fishing village has slowly evolved into a romantic resort. The bay has a lovely sandy beach that gives excellent facilities for all seaside sports: safe swimming, surfing, diving, paragliding, pedaloes, skiing and more recently small water motorcycles. For those who enjoy good food, there are many tavernas and restaurants, each serving […]
Argos Just by reading this endless list of kings … one can realise how far back the history of this city expands, a city which survived 5,000 years until today. Since according to mythology the son of King Foreneus founded the “Foronikon City” which to us today is known by the name of his son: […]
Canal of Corinth The Corinth Canal is a canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnesian peninsula from the Greek mainland, thus effectively making the former an island. The builders dug the canal through the Isthmus […]
Spetses Spetses is a small island in the Saronic Gulf, right opposite the Peloponnese coast of Ermionida. It is a known Greek island for its rich vegetation and many pine trees. The island has various wonderful sandy beaches and lovely secluded bays. The villages of Spetses are picturesque and authentic and its capital is a […]
Hydra Island The town which is the centre of the whole island, is built amphitheatrically around the port. It looks glamorous like a painting, with grey, white and blue colours above the blue of the sea, an example of architectonics and aesthetics. Right and left from the entrance of the port, there are the Parapets […]
The Klidonas Custom revives every year in Tolo on the 24rd of June, one day prior to St. John the Prodrome day. A girl, whose parents were alive, went to a fountain, filled a water jug in absolute silence and brought the jug back to her home. There were young boys and girls waiting to […]
Every year in May the festival of artichoke is organized at the village of Iria, since artichoke is the main local product. The happenings include various events of folklore music and dancing, as well as drinking and eating where, of course, artichoke is the main ingredient of the offered food.
Tolo Beach The bay has a lovely sandy beach that gives excellent facilities for all seaside sports: safe swimming, surfing, diving, paragliding, pedaloes, skiing and more recently small water motorcycles.
Kastraki Beach The beach is determined by a rocky cape, jutting out into the sea that is today called Kastraki (or Ancient Asine). It is a small and usually quite pebbly beach close to Tolo (10 min walk). There is space to park your car free and one taverna. It is dominated from the site […]