Situated on a peninsula at the southern most part of Greece, this area is an ideal destination if you want to visit some of the finest ancient ruins Greece has to offer combined with soaking up the sun on its fantastic beaches.
Typical ancient sites to visit would include Olympia - the birthplace of the Olympic Games and the historic city of Sparta. The Caves of Diros are also worth a visit with its underground river, stalactites and stalagmites. One of the most stunning coastal villages in the whole of Greece is Pylos Town with its bustling waterfront and town square.
The best beaches include the sandy beaches of Kalogria and for a truly quiet destination, there's Zaga beach in the town of Koroni.
Maximum temperatures range from 19 degrees centigrade in April to 31 degrees in July/August.