Zireia Mountain

The largest mountain range in the Peloponnese, it is located in the prefecture of Korinthia. It tops out at 2,376 meters and includes three lakes: Feneou, Doxa, and Stymfalia. At an altitude of 1700m is the cave where, according to legend, the Olympian God Hermes was born. It is believed, after the discovery of ancient […]


Zarouchla is a village that belongs to the municipality of Akrata, 35Klm away from the village Akrata and at an altitude of 1050-1200m. The landscape is wildly beautiful as every other location in such an altitude. Situated on the slopes of mountain Helmos, many of the inhabitants were forced to abandon the place in the […]

Xylokastro & Pefkias Pine Woods

One of the most cosmopolitan towns in the region, Xylokastro stretches along the coast of the Corinthian Gulf below Mount Kyllini, also known as Ziria. It owes its name to a castle, which unfortunately has not survived. The castle was built on the banks of the river Sythas during the period of Frankish influence (circa […]


Perched upon the northern slopes of Ziria (Kyllini) are the 3 settlements that comprise the region of Trikala. The highest, Ano Trikala, reaches to 1060 meters, and the lower Kato Trikala, to 900 meters. The town offers the largest tourism infrastructure on the Kyllini (Ziria) mountain. Traditional stone houses, cozy courtyards, welcoming squares and churches […]

Sikia Bay

A beautiful pebble beach at the coast of the village with the same name. Part of it is organized, with beach bars and tavernas. You can combine your swim with a visit to the pine woods of Pefkias situated next to the seaside. – Copyright © wondergreece.gr

Stimfalia Lake & Environment Museum

Lake Stymfalia is known from ancient times. According to legend, the sixth Labor of Hercules was to kill the ‘Stymfalides Ornithes’, birds with sharp beaks and bronze claws that were nesting in the lake, destroying the crops of farmers, eating their livestock and terrorizing the local residents. Hercules startled the birds with the sound of […]


The Nemea region has been inhabited since prehistoric times. It was of great religious significance for ancient Greece, and owes its name to a nymph called Nemea, daughter of the River God Asopos. Here stood the ancient cities of Nemea and Fliasia, with their holy places, and the large stadium which hosted the Nemian games, […]


One of the most beautiful towns in the area of Argolis (in eastern Peloponnese) as well as one of the most romantic cities all over Greece, Nafplio was the first capital of the newly born Greek state between 1823 and 1834. According to mythology, the town was founded by Náfplios, the son of god Poseidon […]

Lake Tsivlou

It is perhaps one of the most beautiful landscapes of mountainous Achaia, the alpine Lake of Tsivlou which with its unexpected presence, rivals and almost surpasses in beauty the famous pine forest surrounding the Zarouchla village. Lake Tsivlou, at an altitude of 800 meters is one of the few that exist in the mountainous Peloponnisos. […]

Lake Doxa

It is a man-made lake, situated at the border of the Municipality of Feneos. After the village Kastania, you will find yourself in the valley of Feneos. After encountering the villages of Mosia and Mesinon, at the road sign for “Ancient Feneos” you will make a right, and after a few hundred meters you will […]