A blend of glorious natural surroundings, antiquity sites and castles springing up along the route, adorned by never ending slopes of vineyards and olive groves simply describes the region of Peloponnese. Classical temples, Mycenaean palaces, Byzantine cities, and Venetian fortresses adorn this captivating area of Greece. Beautiful parts such as Nemea, located in the north-eastern part, is known for its cultivation of vines and wine producing, dating back to 2000 BC, and enjoyed internationally by wine connoisseurs. Nearby elegant Nafplio, once the capital of Greece, is just over an hour and half drive from Athens with a wide selection of dining choices and accommodation options constantly upgraded due to the ever-increasing classy visitors from all parts of the world. On the east coast, one finds the renowned Porto Heli, populated by holiday seaside mansions belonging to famed Greek tycoons. Overlooking the countryside, through a windy route at Kranidi, one finds the opulent Amanzoe resting on a hilltop with panoramic views, part of the luxurious Aman Resorts. From Porto Heli one can also hop on a private yacht or sea taxi and sail to nearby Spetses or Hydra, for a taste of island life. Peloponnese offers a wide selection of choices such as privatising a resort for exclusive happenings, themed wine tasting events or island-hopping experiences.