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Fountain at King George I Square in Patras, Peloponnese, Greece/ Photo 75998373 © Stoyan Haytov |

Achaia: The land of the Achaean League

OVERVIEW The regional unit of Achaia, part of the region of Western Greece, is situated in the north coast of the Peloponnese, south of the Gulf of Corinth. Named after the Achaians, who came and settled here after the decline of the Mycenaean centres, Achaia is an area of important historical sites, medieval fortresses, beaches, wineries, mountainous resorts and…