Category Peloponnese

Europe 2017 – Summary, Part Three

August 24 – November 15 We spent time in just three countries this trip, Greece, Spain, and France.  Each was an extremely positive experience and we’ll recount these, and maybe some drawbacks in the following posts. Greece My one and only visit to Greece was a month spent at the end of a three-month trip […]

Europe 2017 – The Peloponnese – Part Five

August 28 – September 1 Our last day with the tour would be a long one with a stop at the monasteries at Meteora, a jog back up north to Thermopylae and then a lengthy afternoon’s drive back to Athens. The climb by bus up to our first destination took a bit of time on […]

Europe 2017 – The Peloponnese – Part Two

August 28 – September 1 We checked out of the Nafplia Palace and took a taxi (supplied by the tour) down to the harbor to meet the bus.  We’d be joining a four-day group and unlike the day before, this bus was packed; so much so we considered ourselves lucky to get two seats next […]

Europe 2017 – The Peloponnese – Part One

August 28 – September 1 For the next part of our visit to Greece, we decided to do something we’d not done before as travelers, that is take a five-day guided bus tour which would cover the major sites of the Peloponnese.  Using Trip Advisor as a guide for references and checking out various options, […]