Peloponnese is a beloved region in the south of Greece, which used to be a peninsula connected to the rest of Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth, in ancient times. Nowadays, the region is separated from the mainland by the narrow Corinth Canal, although there are many bridges connecting Peloponnese to Attica across the canal. It is a highly cultural and popular area, being celebrated by many tourists from all over the world, especially during the summer season.
In Peloponnese there are many natural beauties, such as mountains, forests, rivers and caves, surrounded by the sea and sandy beaches completed by monuments from every period of the eventful Peloponnesian history, breathtaking archaeological sites and gorgeous Byzantine churches making the Peloponnese region a highly sought-after holiday destination. Peloponnese has a dry climate on the east, cold, snow and rich vegetation in its central and mountainous parts and rain and heat on the west.
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