Between the villages and towns of Arcadia, Gortynia holds a special place. Stemnitsa, Dimitsana, Zygovisti, Elati, Vytina, Nymphasia, Magouliana, Valtesiniko and Lagadia are the first names that surface, after Tripoli when one digs into the history or geography of the Peloponnese. Designed to cross as many villages as possible, Menalon Trail is not only a path to discover nature, but also a path to the Arcadian history and geography. In each of the eight sections, Menalon Trail offers the traveler the opportunity to revive his interest or complete his knowledge on history and geography. Nine nodes, nine villages, nine protreptic suggestions of an alternative path to understand the untold human-scale topography.