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Peloponnesus 8 days trekking

1st  day: arrival in Athens.

Departure for Leonidion/Peloponnesus in a minibus. On the way we stop at the famous Canal of Korinth. Driving though Argos and Tiros we arrive at Leonidion in the evening where we will spend the night.


2nd  day: In the morning we follow on foot the old donkey paths towards the village of Samponakeïka with wonderful views over the islands of Spezai and Hydra. Walking time 5 hours, difference in altitude about 300 meters. Picnic on the way. Night in Leonidion


3rd  day: Walking up the old footpath to the village of Kosmas at 1.200 meters of altitude we pass through the Kosmas-Gorge accompanied by pairs of vultures and golden eagles. Then we carry on through forests of chestnut- and fir-trees and at the end we are rewarded by a  meal at the local taverna.
Walking time 5 hours, difference in altitude 800 meters. Night in Leonidion


4th  day: By bus to the village of Geraki. We visit 5 of the most beautiful byzantine churches (13th to 15th century) of the Peloponnese. After a good Greek coffee we drive downhill, back to the coast again, so that we can visit the medieval town of Monemvasia, birthplace of the famous Greek poet Giannis Ritsos. 
Night in Mystras or Sparta


5th  day: By bus to the high plains of Kastanitsa and the old monastery of Agios Nikolaos,where we can enjoy our lunch with the monks Kyrillos and Damaskinos. After that we walk downhill to the village of Ano Tiros. Walking time 5 hours, difference in altitude 400 meters.
Night in Mystras or Sparta


6th  day: Transfer to the beginning  of the Taïgetos, for the famous “Prophitis Ilias” (2.404 meters). Passing pastures with wild growing flowers - among others orchids and lilies -  we reach the snow-covered heights of the mountain chain. There we can enjoy our picnic with unique views over the Aegean sea. Walking time 7 hours, difference in altitude 800-900 meters.
Night in Mystras or Sparta


7th  day: By bus to the beautiful venetian town of Nauplion. We walk up to the Palamidis-Castle and we visit the beautiful small archaeological museum. Lunch in a taverna in the old town; In the afternoon we visit Mycenae one of the most famous archaeological sites of Greece, discovered by Heinrich Schliemann. We carry on  to the Theater of Epidauros and passing by Corinth with its important site brought to day-light in the end of the 19the century, we continue back to Athens.  Our farewell dinner we can enjoy  in the old Athenian town of Plaka.


8th  day: Depending on the departure times: visit of the Acropolis and the new archaeological museum. Transfer to the airport.



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Period:  On Request Basis from April to October.

Transportation: We travel by our own mini-bus, which leaves us to walk and continues, with our baggage, to the next place where we will stay for the night.

Accommodation: Hotels in the cities, village pensions throughout the trip (all with private facilities).
The trip prices are based on double occupancy.

Food: Every morning we have breakfast in the hotels, picnic lunch en route and a dinner at local tavern. (Vegetarians are welcome on the trips)

Price per person: 1.290,00€

Group Size: minimum 4 participants.

Difficulty Level: Hike (2)
Moderate trek with a maximum of 4-5 hours walk on rocky terrain. 

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