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Five Days Tour to the Lacy Fjords of Peloponnese and its Byzantine castle-towns

PROGRAM

ITINERARY

  • Departure from Athens in the morning
  • After a short stop at the famous Corinth Canal, we set out for Epidaurus
  • Visit to Epidaurus to admire the Asclepeion and the amazing ancient theater (guided tour)
  • After Epidaurus, a surprise lunch with a strong flavor of Ancient Greece in a village near Nafplion
  • Next destination is the charming town of Nafplion, the former capital of Greece
  • Here, we will make a short tour of the Old Town
  • After the tour, Emelia will be treating you some delicious loukoumades with honey, the famous desert of Nafplio
  • Travelling by a scenic route through the fjords of the Myrtoan Sea, arrival at our elegant hotel, in Poulithra near Leonidio
  • Today we will get to know Leonidio and its imposing Red Rock that towers above the traditional settlement
  • We will visit the “Fabbrica” building, which focuses on the agricultural history and the sea trade of Eastern Peloponnese
  • After a visit at the stone-tower of Tsikaliotis, two hours at our disposal to walk the picturesque alleys and beautiful squares of Leonidio
  • Return to our hotel, enough time for us to take a dive into the crystal clear swimming pool or to swim into the blue waters of the Myrtoan Sea
  • For those who wish to explore the area, they can walk along the historic path next to the hotel, which used to connect the area with Monemvasia
  • Dinner on the covered veranda of our hotel, where we will be savoring exquisite food and enjoying the view
  • Second overnight stay at our hotel in Poulithra
  • Day dedicated to the castle-town of Movemvasia, which carved on the back side of a sea rock, beckons us on a journey back in time
  • We will walk through the Lower town and its stone wall and we will marvel at the old mansions of the Upper town
  • Aghia Sophia, one of the oldest Byzantine churches in Greece, situated on a steep slope over the sea, takes your breath away
  • Our walk will be concluded with a stop for a cup of coffee and some shopping in the castle of Movemvasia
  • We depart early in the afternoon for Gytheio and our hotel, located in front of the enchanting beach Mavrovouni
  • Arrival at the hotel, where we will have enough time to get some rest
  • Subsequently we will go for a night out on the town of Gytheio, a picturesque town, whose little harbor resembles an island
  • Dinner at a special and carefully selected by Emelia seaside restaurant
  • Overnight stay at our beautiful hotel in Mavrovouni
  • Today we set out for a journey in the history of the Byzantine Empire , having a unique cultural experience
  • The uninhabited Byzantine fortified town of Mystras, on the slopes of Taygetus, takes us back in time (guided tour)
  • There will be a short stop for some traditional snacks at a Guest House, which affords a panoramic view of the whole Sparti
  • From there we will walk down to the Laconian capital of Sparti
  • Visit to the Museum of the Olive and the Greek Olive Oil, where we get to know about the history of olives and oil
  • Return to our hotel in Mavrovouni, where the sea is awaiting us for an invigorating swim
  • Dinner in a small village of Taygetus, where we will have a pleasant gastronomic experience tasting the delicious local dishes
  • Second overnight stay at our hotel in Mavrovouni
  • Today we will be slowly heading back to Athens
  • We take one last dive into the crystal blue waters of the Laconic Gulf, right in front of our hotel
  • We depart for Athens having gathered interesting experiences

Prices

€1,260 / Person - All Included
For early booking (30 days before)
DISCOUNT €100 / person

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Dates

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