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Private Tour of Kalavrita (Odontotos rack railway) From Athens

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Duration

11 hours

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

1 -15 persons

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Languages

English

Make an unforgettable journey through the evergreen and incredibly beautiful scenery with the Diakofto-Kalavrita Rack Railway!

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Tour Highlights

Kalavrita is a town and a municipality in the mountainous east-central part of the regional unit of Achaea,Greece. When you reach Kalavrita,you will realize the reason behind the towns well chosen name,since ‘Kala Vryta’ literally translates to ‘Grand Waters’; and there is certainly an abundance of that.

Discover the “Cave of the Lakes” In Kastria, the famous cave system Spilaio ton Limnon (‘Cave of the Lakes’) which is filled with beautiful lakes and strange rock formations.

Diakofto-Kalavrita Railway is a historic rack railway in Greece located on the northern Peloponnese. It runs 22 km from Diakofto through the Vouraikos Gorge and the old Mega Spilaion Monastery and up to Kalavrita. An unforgettable journey through the evergreen and incredibly beautiful nature the Diakofto-Kalavrita Rack Railway is a memorable tourist attraction.

Visit ‘Holy Lavra’ Agia Lavra, the monastery near Kalavrita, which was built in 961 AD on Chelmos Mountain, at an altitude of 961 meters and can be described as one of the oldest monasteries in the Peloponnese.

Discover Mega Spileo Monastery, which according to a lot of people, it is the oldest Monastery of Greece and one of the most impressive Christian Orthodox pilgrimages.

Enjoy your winter sports at Kalavrita Ski centre, one of the biggest in Greece and as one of the two in the world that combine ski in the mountains and swimming in the beach of Diakofto during summer.

  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the mountains and villages in luxury air conditioned vehicles
  • Be captivated by nature’s grandeur while you enjoy the ride with the Rack Railway
  • Visit the magnificent Mega Spileo Monastery
  • Visit the glorious “Holy Lavra” Monastery
  • Explore the Cave of lakes
  • War Memorial
  • Discover the picturesque Kalavrita Village
  • Clock tower
  • Shopping authentic traditional souvenirs and local produce
  • Enjoy a “village style” lunch at a traditional taverna
  • Discover the famous Kalavryta Ski centre

What’s included

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points

Private tour

Transport by private air-conditioned luxury vehicles

WiFi

Native English speaking drivers

Handmade candies

Refreshment wipes

Bottled water

Fuel surcharge

Parking fees

Goods & Services tax

Exclusions

Entry or admission fees

Food & drinks

Know before you go

Instant confirmation at time of booking

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

What to bring with you

Casual clothing

Non slip shoes

Sunscreen

Cancellation policy

Full refund if booking is cancelled until 24 hours before the experience

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