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Steeped in ancient history and home to amazing sites such as Ancient Olympia, Epidaurus and Mycenae, the Peloponnesian Gulf also offers excellent adventures on beaches, Venetian cities like Nafplio, drives through dazzling picturesque villages and visits to medieval castles like those of Methoni, Koroni and Monemvasia. Stays at wonderful spots like Costa Navarino and Gialova in Messinia. The ideal family trip in this region comes from having a base by the sea and taking day trips to explore the area.

Monemvasia Greece Holiday with Kids

· A Family Guide ·

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Monemvasia, a steep rock, a ruined fortress, a fortified city with cobblestone alleys, narrow streets, dramatic scenery… One of our favourite family summer vacations is the one to Monemvasia. This beautiful destination has won our hearts forever. Here is our personal family travel experience and a family travel guide on where to stay and what…

Waterpark in Greece – The Olympia Aqua Park

· Grecotel Olympia Riviera Resort ·

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This post is also available in Dutch The Olympia Aqua Park The Olympia Aqua Park is a brand-new exclusive water park in Greece of 20.000m2 in the Activity Park of the Grecotel Olympia Riviera Resort. It is the largest water park in a resort in Greece. There are heart-stopping waterslides and rides as well as…

Gialova Messinia Greece holiday with Kids

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Gialova with kids Gialova was first settled at the beginning of 1900. Raisin and wine exports led to this area’s commercial development. Witness the former agricultural industry in the two abandoned wine factories in Gialova and stone warehouses formerly used to store raisins, carob and lemons. Gialova’s population nowadays is about 300 people. Gialova has two…


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