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Arcadia is a region in the central and eastern part of the Peloponnese, Greece.

RegionsEdit

Kynouria — The coastal region of Arcadia

CitiesEdit

  • 1 Ano Doliana — A stone-built traditional settlement at an elevation of 1000 meters.
  • 2 Astros — A town with a small harbor on the Argolic Gulf.
  • 3 Dimitsana — A stone-built village with remarkable mansions, set on a mountain slope at an elevation of 950 meters.
  • 4 Karytaina — A medieval town and a protected traditional settlement known as the "Greek Toledo".
  • 5 Langadia — A traditional settlement at about 1000 m elevation, known in Greece as the "Hanging Village" (kremasto chorio).
  • 6 Stemnitsa — One of the most beautiful villages in Arcadia
  • 7 Tripoli (Greece) — Arcadia’s capital and main transportation hub at the center of the Peloponnese.
  • 8 Tyros (Greece) — A popular vacation spot for inhabitants of Tripoli and other parts of Greece.
  • 9 Zygovisti — At 1160 m elevation, Zygovisti is one of the highest villages in Greece.

Other destinationsEdit

  • 1 Lousios Gorge — A deep, narrow gorge popular amongst hikers.
  • 2 Mantineia — An ancient city that was the site of two significant battles in Classical Greek history.
  • 3 Orchomenus, Arcadia — Vestiges of one of the most powerful cities in ancient times mentioned by Homer, Strabo and Ovid.


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Map of Arcadia (Greece)

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