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Peloponnese Drone Tour


Peloponnese Aerial Tour

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Explore the Peloponnese region of southern Greece in this compilation video, which was created using footage from the collection "Greece's Peloponnese Region from the Sky".  You'll soar over famous sites such as Larissa Castle in Argos, the harbor town of Napflio, the volcanic peninsula of Methana, and more.

Interested in sponsoring the Peloponnese collection?  As part of the sponsorship package, this compilation video will be re-branded with the sponsor's name, and will be available for use on the sponsor's website and social media pages.  

DVOW Nominee from the Peloponnese


Greece | Peloponnese by Drone


The Peloponnese Region is a peninsula in southern Greece, connected to the central part of the country by the Isthmus of Corinth land bridge and since 2004 by the Rio Rio–Antirrio bridge. You can see the gorgeous part of Greece in this aerial film by contributor and drone pilot johannesbloechl, who also visited the Apollo Temple in Corinth and the Poseidon Temple near Athens (both of which are in the Central Greece region). This stunning 4K piece earned him a Done Video of the Week award in August, 2019.

Aerial Tour of Peloponnese


Greece from Above: The Peloponnese

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Content creator and pilot VGVideos used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this amazing video from an 11 day trip to the Peloponnese Peninsula in southern Greece, the site of the ancient city-state of Sparta.  The peninsula is technically an island, as it's been separated from the "mainland" of Greece since the construction of the Corinthian Canal in the late 19th century.  The canal, which is shown in the video, is too narrow for large ships; it's main function now is as a tourist attraction.  

Sights of the Peloponnese


Reflecting on Peloponnese

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Contributor and drone pilot inva+sla created this beautiful aerial video of the Peloponnese, a peninsular area in south-central Greece.  During the Antiquity, this landform was the home of Sparta, a city state which was located in what is now Laconia in the southeastern part of the peninsula, and which fought first with and then against the city-state of Athens.  The video includes bird's eye views of Elafonnisos, Kardamyli, Limeni, Monemvasia, the Dimitrios Shipwreck, Voidokoilia and Methoni.

Patras: Greece's Third City



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Here's a beautiful view of the Greek port city of Patras, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot SioU.  It was shot on a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone.  Patras is situated on the northern coast of the Peloponnese Peninsula in southern Greece, on the Gulf of Corinth.  It sits at the foothills of Mt. Panachaiko.  The port of Patras is not the largest in Greece but it's the most important westward-facing port, and Patras is often referred to as Greece's Gateway to the West.  It's also the third largest city in Greece.

Nafplio: Port on the Argolic Gulf


Nafplio (Greece) by Drone Cinematic

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Check out this stunning drone video of a seaside town in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece, compliments of contributor iOlti Films.  Nafplio lies on the eastern side of the region, which is technically an island since being separated from the "mainland" by the Corinth Canal.  It's the main seaport on the Argolic Gulf, an arrow-shaped extension of the Aegean Sea.  Nafplio played a key role in the struggle between the Ottoman and Venetian Empires which took place in the late Middle Ages.  

Strofylia Wetlands


Dancing Flamingos on Greece's Lake Strofylia

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Here is a marvelous aerial view of some beautiful wetlands and bird (flamingo) life in southern Greece, compliments of contributor SioU.  Shot on a DJI Mavic Air drone, the video captures some of the bird life in the area around Lake Stroflyia.  The area is a small peninsula jutting off the northwestern coast of the Peloponnese region, just a short drive west of the regional capital Patras.  It acts as a natural wildlife sancturary and is becoming a popular eco-tourism destination. 

Palamidi: Venetian Fortress in Peloponnese


Palamidi Fortress


Παλαμήδι is the Greek word for Palamidi, the great fortress of the Peloponnese region built by the Venetian Empire during its second occupation of Greece. The fortress is made of stone and was completed in 1714. Unfortunately for the Venetians, the Turks captured the fortress only a year later and occupied it for nearly a century until the Greeks took it, and their country, back in 1822. AirVuz contributor and pilot Sphereview does a marvelous job showcasing the centuries-old fortress in this aerial video. 

Olympia: Ancient Games Site


Ancient Olympia

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Former Drone Video of the Week Finalist Theo SIlkstone brings us this outstanding aerial view of the famous ruins of Olympia, Greece.  Also known as Archaia Olympia, it's located on the Peloponnese Peninsula, a region of the southern part of the country.  The location was the site of the original Olympic games, which were held every four years beginning in the 8th century BC and running through the 4th century AD before going into abeyance for over 1500 years pending their re-emergence as the modern Olympic Games.  

On the Gulf of Corinthia




Check out these aerial views of some stunning spots from the Corinthia region of Greece, compliments of AirVuz contributor Aerial_Greece.    Corinthia is one of the country's regional units; it occupies the southern part of the Peloponnese Peninsula.  The video features some footage of the rocky coastline along the Gulf of Corinth.  You'll also see a beautiful lake near the town of Loutraki.  The video also features footage of a resort just to the east of Corinthia in the neighboring West Attica regional unit.  

Messenia's Methoni Castle


Greece from the Air: Methoni Castle, Peloponnese

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Greece's Methoni Castle is an important cultural and historical site in the southwestern part of the country.  It's a defensive fortification located on the coast of Messinia, one of the sub-regions of the Peloponnese Peninsula that represents the southern portion of mainland Greece.  Dating to the Middle Ages, it was significantly altered during the centuries when the Venetians controlled much of coastal Greece.  In this drone video by AirVuz contributor Viajes Lost Planet, you'll get a bird's eye view of the fortress.  

Corinthia: Lake Doxa


Lake Doxa


Lake Doxa is an artificial lake in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece.  It's in Corinthia, the northeasternmost of the region's administrative units.  Surrounded by pine trees, the lake was created in the 1990's.  The lake's construction required that the relocation of a monastery nearby.  Contributor Harispomonis created this magnificent drone video of the lake, one of the largest artificial bodies of water in the country with a surface area of about 5 square km (around 1.5 square mi.).   

FPV in the Peloponnese



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Check out this fantastic first person view (FPV) drone video from a trip to the Peloponnese region of southern Greece, compliments of AirVuz contributor and FPV pilot Orbi_FPV.  One of the first sequences is from a flight through the Corinth Canal, which turned the Peloponnese from a peninsula into an island when it was cut through the Isthmus of Corinth in the late 1800's.  Other featured spots include the Dmitrios shipwreck in Laconia, the lighthouse at the tip of Cape Matapan, and more.    

Volcanic Methana



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Here's an awesome drone video of a beautiful area in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece, compliments of contributor and pilot chris ikarus. The Methana Peninsula is a landform on the eastern side of the larger Peloponnese Peninsula.  It was created by the action of 32 volcanoes which began erupting about a million years ago.  The eruptions continued until about 300 years ago.  That being said, the volcanoes (most of which are lava domes) are not considered to be permanently dormant.  

The Corinth Canal


Extreme Aerial Dance at the Corinth Canal by Katerina Soldatou

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In this video, top AirVuz contributor and drone pilot Badios filmed Katerina Soldatou doing her "Greece Has Soul" aerial dance over the Corinthian Canal, one of the most well-known sights in central Greece.  The canal was built in the late 1800's to connect the Saronic Gulf and the Gulf of Corinth, which sit on opposite sides of the Isthmus of Corinth connecting the Peloponnese Peninsula with the mainland of Greece.  While the canal is too narrow for shipping, it is big enough for small boats.

Larisa Castle, Argos


Larissa Castle - A prehistoric castle in the most ancient city of Europe - Cinematic Short Film


For a second upload to AirVuz, contributor and pilot spproductions brings us this fantastic drone video of a famous medieval fortress in southern Greece.  It's called Larissa Castle, and it's located on a hill overlooking the ancient city of Argos in the eastern Peloponnese.  The complex which is currently standing was constructed by the Byzantine Empire in the early 13th century.  It became an important position within the Venetian Empire before falling to the Ottomans in the middle of the 15th century.  

Elafonisos: Island of the Peloponnese


Elafonisos - Best Beach in Greece - DJI Mavic Pro


Contributor Travelingwiththetills created this beautiful drone video of Elafonisos, a tiny island of southern Greece.  It sits just off the coast of the Peloponnese Peninsula, which is the mainland of the country's southern region.  While it's quite small, it's the largest in the Peloponnese Islands, an archipelago in the area.  It sits to the north of Kythira, a larger island which is considered to be part of the Ionian Islands group despite being well to the south of the other six islands of the group.  

The Acrocorinth Fortress


Acrocorinth - Ακροκόρινθος

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The Acrocorinth is an important historical site in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece.  It is a fortress situated on a monolith rock overlooking the ruins of the ancient city of Corinth, about 5 km (around 3 mi.) southwest of modern-day Corinth.  Occupied for thousands of years, the fortress was once known as one of the Fetters of Greece by the Macedonians who controlled the region for a time.  Seen here in this drone video by G Traveller, the Acrocorinth played an active defensive role until the 19th century.  

Nemea's Temple of Zeus, Corinthia


Ancient Nemea. Zeus Temple.Greece drone video

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Check out this drone video of an important ancient ruins site in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece, compliments of AirVuz contributor Up Drones Greece.  It's the Temple of Zeus in Nemea, a site in the Corinthia region that covers the northeastern corner of the Peloponnese Peninsula.  Nemea featured prominently in Greek mythology, as the home of the Nemean Lion slain by Heracles and as the place where the infant Opheltes was killed by a serpent.  The surviving columns of the temple here date to about 330 BC.

Larisa: Argos Acropolis


Κάστρο Άργους Argos Castle Drone as DJI Mavic


While the term "acropolis" is sometimes used to describe the famous hilltop complex in Athens, Greece, the term actually refers to any fortified settlement built on elevated ground in Ancient Greece.  In this excellent drone video by DRONEAS GR, you'll get an aerial view of another well-known acropolis - Larisa,  It's located in the city of Argos in the southern Peloponnese region of the country.  Much of the structure dates to the fifth century BC, when the city of Argos was allied with Athens against Sparta.  

Pyramid of Hellinikon, Argolis


The Pyramid of Argos by Mavic Pro


If you thought that Egypt and Mexico were the only places to see ancient pyramids, check out this drone video by contributor DRONEAS GR.  The subject of the video is the ruins of the Pyramid of Hellinikon in Argolis, an area of Greece's Peloponnese Peninsula.  One of two surviving pyramids in the area, this is a very old site even by Greek standards.  While there is no universal agreement on dating, it's believed that the structure may have been constructed as early as 3000 BC, over 2,500 years before the Athens Parthenon.  

Kiteboarding at Cape Drepano


Because after the calm (quarantine) always comes the storm.


Greece is home to one of the strongest kiteboarding scenes in the world, carving out a similar place as the related sport of windsurfing.  In this drone video by top AirVuz contributor harispomonis, you'll get a bird's eye view of some epic kiteboarding around Cape Drepano.  The cape lies near the mouth of the Gulf of Corinth just east of the Rio-Antirion Bridge, on its southern side in the Peloponnese Region.  The video was captured just as Greece was beginning to emerge from its Covid-19 near-lockdown in the Spring of 2020.  

The Rio-Antirrio Bridge


The Rio-Antirrio Bridge Patras: Massive Structure

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This excellent piece by AirVuz contributor SioU uses a combination of archival and drone footage to tell the story of the Rio-Antirrio Bridge, considered one of the modern wonders of Greece.  The cable-stayed structure spans the Gulf of Corinth, connecting the mainland of Central Greece with the city of Patras on the Peloponnese Peninsula.  With a total length of almost 2.9k meters (almost 9.5k ft.), it's one of the longest bridges of its type in the world.  It was opened just before the Athens-hosted 2004 Summer Olympics.  

Hill Town in Messinia




Contributor DimiMaran created this beautiful drone video of a village in the Peloponnese region of Greece.  The town is called Vasilitsi, and it's located in the regional unit of Messinia.  Messinia is a historical region which covers the southwestern part of the Peloponnese Peninsula in southern Greece.   The town of Vasilitsi itself is populated with quaint white houses with red brick roofs, and it's set in the hills overlooking the Ionian Sea, an extension of the greater Mediterranean.   

Napflio's Bourtzi Castle


Bourtzi castle Nafplio Greece

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Greece's Bourtzi Castle sits on an the tiny island of St. Theodoroi in the harbor or Nafplio, a port town on the eastern coast of the Peloponnese Peninsula.  The castle dates to the 15th century, when much of coastal Greece was controlled by the Venetian Empire.  Along with the nearby Palamidi Fortress, it's considered one of the main landmarks of Nafplio.  The structure has served a range of purposes, ranging from a prison to a hotel.  Check it out from above in this drone video by AirVuz contributor antillke.

Mount Kyllini: #2 Peloponnese Peak



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Check out this excellent drone video from a well-known mountain in Greece, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot Shaolin Trekking.  Variously known as Mount Kyllini and Mt. Zyria, it's the second-tallest peak of the Peloponnese region in the southern part of mainland Greece.  Famously associated with the Greek god Hermes, the mountain has a summit elevation of just under 7.8k ft. above sea level or a bit under 2.4k m.  It located in the northern part of the Peloponnese, just south of  the Gulf of Corinth.  

Koronia, Gulf of Messenia



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Koroni is a town in southern Greece, in the Messenia region of the Peloponnese.  Seen here in this excellent drone video by Viajes Lost Planet, the town is situated on the north side of a peninsula, facing the Gulf of Messenia.  During the roughly three centuries during which the Peloponnese was under Venetian control, the fortress of Koroni and that of Methoni (due west of Koroni, on the Ionian Sea) became two of the most important strategic bulwarks in the vase Venetian empire which covered much of the eastern Mediterranean.   

Monemvasia: Island Town of Laconia



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The Greek town of Monemvasia is located on a tiny island off the southeastern coast of Laconia in the Peloponnese.  The main part of the town lies near the base of a plateau, atop which sits a medieval era fortress.  Founded in the 6th century AD, the town withtstood seiges by both Arab and Norman forces, later (like much of the eastern Mediterranean) coming under Venetian control.  Since 1971, it's been joined to the mainland by a 200 meter (660 ft.) causeway.  Get a bird's eye view of Monemvasia in this drone video by Viajes Lost Planet.   

Lake in the Achaea Region


Lake Tsivlou, Achaia, Greece

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Check out this beautiful drone video of a lake in the Achaie region of Greece, compliments of contributor tcbart.  Lake Tsiclou is situated in the middle of this mountainous region, which is in the northern part of the Peloponnese Peninsula.  It's a short distance to the southeast of Patras, the Peloponnese capital city, and an even shorter distance south of the Gulf of Corinth, which separates the Peloponnese from mainland Greece.  The magnificently blue-green lake sits at an altitude of about 800 meters above sea level or around 2.7k ft. 

Patras Hyperlapse


Patras Hyperlaps "Aenaon" by Mavic Pro 2

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Patras is the third largest city in Greece, after the capital Athens and the northern port city of Thessaloniki.  It's situated on the Peloponnesian Peninsula, a landform which sits just south of the main Greek mainland.  Patras is an important port city, and is considered the country's principal gateway to western and southern Europe.  In this video, you'll get an epic bird's eye view of this 4,000 year old city.  The video was shot using the hyperlapse functionality on a DJI Mavic 2 Pro drone, by contributor and pilot SioU.

Methana: Volcanic Peninsula




Contributor acvgraphy brings us this excellent drone video of a town on Greece's Peloponnese Peninsula.  The video was shot over and near Methana, which is situated on a volcano-created peninsula off of the main Peloponnesian landform.  The peninsula is home to over two dozen spots which exhibit volcanic activity, although the last reported eruption (excluding submarine eruptions) occurred in the third century BC.  The body of water you'll see is the Saronic Gulf, which separates the Peloponnese from the mainland region of Attica.  

Strofilia National Park


Strofilia National Park - Western Greece


Former Drone Video of the Week Finalist harispomonis brings us this excellent drone video from Greece's Strofilia National Park.  It's located in the western part of the Peloponnese, near the entrance to the Gulf of Patras which separates the Peloponnese Peninsula from the Greek mainland.  The park covers an area of wetlands which runs on a roughly north-south axis between the Ionian Sea and the Kotychi Lagoon.  It is home to over 250 bird species, roughly 60% of all species which can be found in the entire country.  

The Dmitrios Shipwreck, Laconia



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The Dmitrios is a famous shipwreck in the Laconia region of southern Greece.  In December, 1980, he 67 meter (220 ft.) Greek-flagged ship docked at the port of Gytheio due to a medical emergency.  It remained there for nearly a year due to a series of financial and mechanical issues, until it was swept away by a storm and temporarily anchored at sea.  Unmoored by another storm in December, 1981, it ran aground at the nearby Valtaki Beach.  Now a popular tourist destination, you can see it from above in this drone video by Viajes Lost Planet.  

Gulf of Corinth Sights




The Gulf of Corinth is an inlet of the Ionian Sea between the mainland of Central Greece and the Peloponnese Peninsula. In this magnificent drone video by ourakot5, you'll get a bird's eye view of some of the most beautiful sights on these storied waters.   Locations featured include the Alkionides, a group of small islands at the eastern end of the gulf; Milokoki beach on the Corinthian (Peloponnese) coast; and the Melagavi Lighthouse at the end of Cape Malagavi near Lutraki, also in Corinth.

The Lighthouse of Kafkalidas



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AirVuz contributor Droneas gr brings us this excellent drone video of a well-known lighthouse in southern Greece.  It's called Lighthouse Kafkalida, and it's located on the tiny island of Kafkalida, just a few mi/km offshore of the Peloponnese Peninsula.  Completed in 1906, the tower stands about 50 ft. tall (around 15 m) with a focal height of around 65 ft. (about 19 m).  It lies near the westernmost point of the Peloponnese, near the southern end of the entrance to the Gulf of Petras, in the Ionian Sea.  

Koroni: Seaside Town of Messenia


Koroni of Messinia Greece


New AirVuz contributor walkinginhellas brings us this stunning drone view of the seaside town of Koroni in southern Greece.  Koroni lies near the end of a finger-like landmass in the region of Messinia, which occupies the southwestern part of the larger Peloponnese Peninsula.  Mostly surrounded by the waters of the Gulf of Messinia and the Ionian Sea, the town occupied an important strategic position through the Early Modern Period.  The video features excellent footage of the town as well as the great fortress which overlooks it. 

Ancient Messina and the Arcadian Gate


Ancient Messina // Arcadian Gate


The ancient Greek city of Messene was built beginning in the 4th century BC on the ruins of an older settlement following the overthrow of Spartan overlordship of the rmost of southern Greece.  The city, for which the modern-day region of Messinia is named, is located on the westernmost of the peninsulas which extend southwards from the main peninsula of the Peloponnese.  In this drone video by walkinginhellas, you'll get an aerial tour of the ruins of ancient Messine, including its Arcadian Gate.  

Church in Mantineia, Arcadia


One of the strangest churches in the world - Agia Fotini Mantineia.

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Check out this great drone video of an "off-the-beaten-path" destination in Greece, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot Up Drones Greece.  It's called the Church of Agia Fotini, and it's located in the town of Mantineias near the middle of the Peloponnese, the large peninsula in the southern part of the country.  When you see the video, you'll understand the title - it is indeed one of the strangest looking churches we've seen.  Its architecture is vaguely Byzantine, with noticeable flourishes of Roman and Ancient Greek design.  

The Village of Foinikounta


Foinikoúnta Greece


Check out this drone video of a beautiful fishing village in southern Greece, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot walkinginhellas.  The town is called Foinikounta, and it's located near the end of the westernmost of the "fingers" which extend from the larger Peloponnese Peninsula.  Located roughly halfway between the towns of Methoni and Koroni, Foinikounta is known for its beautiful beaches.  The village was founded in the 1840's, on the remains of what is believed to have been a Phoenician settlement.  

Cape Drepano by FPV


Drone tourist. Cape Drepano

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Cape Drepano is a promontory off the northern coast of the larger Peloponnese Peninsula in southern Greece.  Situated on the south side of the Gulf of Corinth, the body of water which separates the Peloponese from the mainland.  With its semi-protected waters, the cape and its environs offer some of the best windsurfing in the Mediterranean region.  In this first person view (FPV) video, you'll get a perspective of Cape Drepano from a racing drone piloted by AirVuz contributor and FPV pilot MothFPV.

The Patras Coast and Harbor


The Sea // Mavic 2 Pro Footage // Patras

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Lying on the northwestern side of the Peloponnese Peninsula, the port city of Patras has always been one of Greece's main "windows" to the West.  While its port is not the country's largest in terms of cargo volume, it does handle about half of Greece's passenger ship traffic.  In this drone video by Air-sky, you'll get an aerial view of the waterfront of the city, which is situated on the Gulf of Patras.  Shot with a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone, the video also features some nice footage of the ship traffic in and out of the port.  

Methoni: Town and Fortress


Methoni of Messinia


Methoni is an important town in the Messenia Region of southern Greece, which covers the westernmost of the four "fingers" that extend from the Peloponnese Peninsula.  Its fortress played an important role during the Middle Ages and Early Modern periods, when the Peloponnese coastline was the subject of intense struggles between (at various times) the Byzantine, Venetian, and Ottoman Empires.  In this drone video by walkinginhellas, you'll get an aerial view of the town as well as the fortress, which lies immediately to its south.

Agios Nikolaos, Messenian Gulf


Agios Nikolaos of Messinia


The Peloponnese peninsula of southern Greece vaguely resembles a human right hand with a missing finger, with the "thumb" being the peninsula closest to the Greek mainland near Athens.  In this drone video by AirVuz contributor walkinginhellas, you'll get an aerial view of the beautiful town of Agios Nikolaos, which lies on the western side of the Mani Peninsula on the Messenian Gulf, an inlet of the Ionian Sea which separates the Mani Peninsula from the westernmost of the three finger-peninsulas. 

Nafplio by Drone


Nafplio - A cinematic 4K video


AirVuz contributor spproductions used a DJI Mini 2 drone and a Canon M50 ground camera to create this beautiful video of the Greek town of Nafplio.  Nafplio lies on the eastern side of the Peloponnese Peninsula in southern Greece.  It's the main seaport on the Argolic Gulf, an arrow-shaped extension of the Aegean Sea.  Founded during the Antiquity, by virtue of its strategic location Nafplio played a key role in the struggle between the Ottoman and Venetian Empires which took place in the late Middle Ages.  

Messinia's Koroni Castle


Sunrise over Koroni Castle


Here is an excellent aerial video of a castle near the southern tip of mainland Greece.  The town of Koroni is situated on the southern coast of the Peloponnese region, in a region known as Messinia.  The castle which sits over the town was constructed during the period when the region was part of the Venetian Empire, during the Middle Ages.  It subsequently became a key strategic location in the struggle between Venice and the Ottoman Empire, coming under control of the latter around 1500.  



Let's fly over Methana

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