A popular destination in the Peloponnese with significant archaeological and oenological interest, Nemea, is surrounded by fertile plains that have been nurturing its habitats for many centuries.
Here, the largest concentrated vineyard in Greece is found, producing famous wines distributed throughout the world, especially Nemea’s local and precious variety, Agiorgitiko. The archaeological site of Nemea is as impressive, as it hosted the “Nemea” (Nemean games) since 573 BC and every two years alternated with the games of Olympia, Delphi and Isthmia.
Since 1996, the New Nemean Games have been revived 2,300 years later and are held every four years, gathering the interest of worldwide athletes and spectators.
According to Greek mythology, the first labor of the hero Hercules, took place here. This labor was were he defeated the lion of Nemea, who spread terror to the inhabitants of the wider area.