We depart in the morning and arrive in Diakopto where from we are going to take the cog railway (odontotos) to Kalavryta. Cog Railway (Odontotos) which links Kalavrita with Diakopto going through Vouraikos Canyon, is one of the most beautiful natural sights in Greece. It has been mentiοned as the most beautiful train trip in Balkans. The journey takes one hour. Visit the Monastery of Mega Spileo built on the wild and steep side of a 120-metre high rocky hill there is a unique view from the monastery’s balcony and the famous Monastery of Agia Lavra described as the symbolic birth-place of modern Greece. It stands as one of the oldest monasteries in the Peloponnese. It is famously linked with the Greek War of Independence, since it was here that the call for “Eleftheria I Thanatos” was first heard on 17 March 1821, launching the revolution against the Ottoman Empire. Lunch time and free time to walk in town.
Departure and arrival time: 2020-07-20