KALAVRYTA – RACK RAILWAY, GREAT CAVE – SAINT LAURA

A trip through history.

About The Tour

We will depart in the morning from our travel agency heading to Peloponnese making a quick stop for a coffee on the way. We will continue our way through a picturesque route to end up to the Monastery of Mega Spileo which is built on the slopes of a steep side in the Helmos mountain range. The visitors can enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds the eight-floor Monastery and the wide range of the relics that it possesses. The refreshing atmosphere as the warm hospitality of the ten monks can “travel” you through history as the Great Monastery has proven its self that can withstand through the years and the brutality of the human power. We will continue our trip heading to Kalavryta a historic town at an altitude of 750m on the slopes of Aroanion (Helmos). Free time for sightseeing and dine. Next stop the Monastery of Saint Laura and its chapel where the leaders of the Greek Revolution where sworn. There the visitor can find a remarkable library and manuscripts dated since 11th century. We will continue our trip on board with the rack railway through Vouraikos gorge and its unique natural habitat. Departing to Athens from Diakopto.

Departure date

17/07/2022

Price per person

30.00€ (Rack Railway included)

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