The Peloponnese is a large peninsula southwest of Athens across the Corinth canal.
It’s a place of well-known myths and outstanding wild natural beauty. The geography includes high mountains, gloriously uncrowded beaches and acres of vineyards and olive groves while its history covers the Argonauts, Helen of Troy and the great sites of Epidaurus, Delphi Mycenae and Ancient Olympia.
Popular areas for international home buyers include the sailing hub of Porto Heli and the charming car-free island of Spetses in the southeast. Kalamata in the south-west is welcoming new five-star hotels with upmarket villas and signature golf course and for those who want to get off the beaten track, there is the untamed and beautiful Mani.