Arcadia is the name of a region in modern-day Greece, but it was also a place of reference in ancient Greek mythology. It was located in the Peloponne. Arcadia (Greek: Ἀρκαδία) was a region in the central Peloponnese. It took its name from the mythological character Arcas and in Greek mythology, it was the Major cities : Mantinea , Tegea , Arcadian Orcho. Study abroad while experiencing modern and ancient aspects of Greek culture and community in the heart of Athens.