Travel to Porto Heli, the cosmopolitan meet point of Peloponnese
Built on the ruins of the ancient city of Fishermen, is Porto Heli, a seaside town in Argolida, with a long history and cultural tradition. Built in an amphitheatrical way around a natural harbor, the former small and traditional fishing village today has become an extremely popular tourist resort, attracting thousands of tourists each year, ready to enjoy the charming landscape and high quality facilities, which will ensure a unique travel experience in the most cosmopolitan corner of the Peloponnese.
Nowhere else does the combination of natural colors blend as harmoniously as in Porto Heli with the lush forests and mountains and the crystal clear blue beaches composing a natural landscape that is literally breathtaking. Villas and tasteful mansions stand out on hills among pines and olive groves, as sailing boats, yachts and luxury yachts moor in the blue waters of the marina of the picturesque port, highlighting the aura of cosmopolitanism and sophisticated luxury
A visit to the ruins of the ancient city of Fishermen will take you mentally to the ancient history, as the excursions to the prehistoric cave in Franchthi and the monasteries of Agioi Anargyroi and the Assumption of the Virgin, will unfold aspects of long historical and religious tradition. The church of Agios Emilianos at the southernmost point of the cape will offer the most beautiful view to Spetses, while the clear blue, transparent waters at the beaches of Ververonta, Hinitsa and Stoupa, will invigorate the senses with their heavenly scenery. Starting from Porto Heli, a short excursion to Kranidi, the Katafiki gorge and the imposing theater of Epidaurus, will ideally complement a beautiful collage of images and experiences that only Porto Heli can offer you.
Food and local cuisine
The local cuisine of the area presents a wide range of flavors and dishes of traditional and Mediterranean cuisine. Fish and fresh seafood and a wide variety of meats are harmoniously combined with vegetables and local products of excellent quality, cooked with the excellent quality olive oil of the area. The seafood risotto, sea urchin salad, shrimp and other gourmet flavors served in selected restaurants in the area will excite you.
When to visit Porto Heli
An ideal time for a trip to Porto Heli is the period from Easter to mid-October.
Moving from/ to Porto Heli
Moving from/ to Porto Heli
Go to Porto Heli by car via the Athens - Corinth National Road and from the Isthmus follow the route to the ancient theater of Epidaurus - Kranidi - Porto Heli. There are daily itineraries to the area via KTEL, while you can also go by boat, flying dolphins and catamaran, which in the summer months depart from the port of Piraeus or the port of Zeas. Alternatively travel by ferry from Piraeus to Poros and then via Galata go by road to your destination.
Transportation in Porto Heli
Discover the beauties of Porto Heli and the wider area by private car or walking through the picturesque streets of the seaside town.