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Peloponnese pen. Ilia. Tours 2017

Description

Ilia: the Sunny Land


Located between Achaia and Messinia with the capital in the town of Pyrgos, Ilia is the fertile land, blessed by the nature with 300 sunny days a year.
Picturesque valleys, emerald meadows, vineyards, olive groves, pine forests, orange and lemon gardens comprise the face of the region. It’s called after the god of the sun Helios.


A Bit of History


In classical antiquity, Ilia was an independent state, with the center in the town of Elis and the sanctuary at Olympia, where the Ancient Olympic Games were held between 776 BC and 394 AD. After 146 BC, Elis was part of the province Achaia within the Roman Empire.
The Second World War and the Greek Civil War caused destruction and economic decline of the region.
The return to democracy after the Greek military junta of 1967–1974 stimulated economic development and improvement of infrastructure.



Hotels
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    Aldemar Olympian Village Family Resort
    Region:
    Peloponnese-Ilia  Skafidia
     Rooms:
     444
    Luxury hotel located on cozy green grounds by   the longest golden beach of Peloponnese  c onsists of the central building , bungalows and apartments . The hotel boasts elegant interiors,  a wide range of rooms, top class service , entertainment for...
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    Aldemar Royal Olympian Luxury Resort & Spa
    Region:
    Peloponnese-Ilia  Skafidia
     Rooms:
     71
    Luxury hotel, set  in a cozy ,  green  location ,  on  the longest  golden beach of  Peloponnese  offers elegant interiors , a wide range of rooms , top class service ,  a  children's mini club , restaurants and bars , swimming pools , tennis courts ...