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Join us at this tour and explore hidden gems villages and monasteries in the area of Kynouria like Ano Doliana, Monastery Malevis, Monastery Palaiopanagias and the seaside village of Astros !
Ano Doliana is a green mountain village with a wonderful view and known for the victorious battle of Nikitaras, also called Turkophagus, in May 1821.
It is located at 1050 meters, 25 km from Tripoli, 45 from Astros and has good tourist infrastructure, with hostels, taverns. Ideal village for weekends and three days, suitable for those who love nature and walks, through the village passes the European Trail E4. While visitors show a special preference for the Forest Village located just outside Ano Doliana. Doliana marble is famous while you can visit the Christofili Folklore Museum and see the art and tradition of the area.
Monastery Panagias (Virgy Mary) Malevis
In the idyllic, cedar-covered area of Agios Petros Kynourias, on the slopes of Parnon mountain, the impressive Malevi Monastery is found. The name Malevi is associated with the highest peak of Parnon, (Malevo) where the monastery was originally built.One of the most renowned monasteries in the Peloponnese, this is dedicated to the Dormition of the Virgin Mary. (The myrrh scented icon is the work of the Apostle Luke.) The monastery is mentioned in the golden bull (decree) of Palaiologos in 1320, but its cathedral was built in 1616.
Monastery of Palaiopanagias
On the way from mountains to the Aegean sea through Oreini Meligou to Astros, you will visit the Monastery of Palaiopanagia on our right. The monastery retains its original character with a few modern interventions. The katholikon ( Main Church) is a four-aisled cross-roof and was built in 1814. The first historical mention is made in 1612 while others mention in 1310.
You will let the mountainside behind and in certain time , front of you,the vast blue sea of Aegean. Astros is you next stop,one of the most famous summer resorts in the Peloponnese, with special beauty is the picturesque natural harbor and the so-called “Island” by the locals with the incredible view of the Argolic Gulf. “Island” is the name of a part of the settlement that is built on the slopes of an asteroid hill. The houses in this part have retained their traditional color while at the top there is the famous medieval castle of Paralio Astros.
An unforgetable experience which help you to live the Greek History, Nature and Culture !
Prices / minimum 4 persons.
Prices / 5 up to 8 persons.
For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.Less
This tour is available during all year,depending the weather conditions and you can select your date during the booking process. We’ll then get back to you with the confirmation.
If you don’t find any dates that are suitable for you, just get in touch by phone or email and we’ll let you know if anything can be arranged. We always do our best to get the experience that suits you best.
Comfortable athletic casual clothing that allows you to move freely.
Bottle of water 1,5lt.
Sunscreen (especially during summer months).
Hiking shoes (low or high). Trainers, open shoes like sandals or flip-flops are unsuitable.
One day hiking backpack 20lt (if available).
A windstopper jacket.
Swimsuite especially in Summer period. The beach of Astros is wonderful for swimming and relaxation under the Greek Sun !
Appropriate clothes for the season.
Difficulty level : Easy,suitable for adults and children (minimum age 8 years).
Season: all year.
Duration (total): 9-10 hours.
Meeting point: At your accommodation,in Kalamata.
Departure time: 08:30 a.m.
Final meeting time,point and information will be advised by sms or email one (1) day before the departure of your tour/activity.
Great for solo travelers, couples, friends, and parents with young children (8 years minimum)
If you have any food ingredient allergy or allergy on other natural sources like egg bees, please let us know.
Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
Participants should feel comfortable in walking and able to walk.
Swimming is optional but mandatory to have the ability to swimm, if you want to try.
Difficulty level : Easy, suitable for children and adults.
Season: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Duration (total): 9-10 hours.
For any tour is required a minimum number of participations in order to be materialized. In case of less participants our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants.Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.
All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle ( taxi-minivan-minibus-bus)
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..