Prefecture of Achaia Travel Guide

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  • Achaia Clauss winery

    Patras Things to Do

    In 1854 Gustav Clauss, a representative of the Bavarian company Fels and Co., decided to settle in Patras after a business trip to the region. He was so enthused with the beauty of the natural landscape of the area. According to his diary and other reports, he discovered “a paradise of vineyards which covered the surrounding hills of Patras, which...

  • Airotel Patras Smart Hotel

    Patras Hotels

    G.Olympiou-Evmilou & Aktis Dimaion 9, Patras, 26222, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Rio bridge and castle

    Patras Off The Beaten Path

    Rio is a suburb of Patra. It is located about 7km away from the city towards Athens. For many years we used to take the ferry to cross to other side (mainland Greece) but since 2004 the amazing Rio bridge is a better much faster alternative. The bridge is officially called Charilaos Trikupis, the prime minister that dreamed about the bridge back in...



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  • Mega Spileo

    Kalavrita Things to Do

    The monastery of Mega Spileo (Large Cave) is the oldest monastery in Greece. It was founded in 362 and built over a large cave at the base of a huge cliff, hence the name Mega Spileo, at an altitude of 1km. It has been destroyed several times over the years due to war and fire. The last time was 1934, when a gunpowder magazine left over from the...

  • Agia Lavra

    Kalavrita Things to Do

    Agia Lavra is a very important site in Greek history. It is a monastery near Kalavrita that was founded in 961. It was built at an altitude of 961m and once housed 961 monks. It holds the skull of Agios Alexios and an impressive collection of treasures. The monastery has been burned down 3 times. Twice by the Turks in 1585 and 1827, and again by...

  • Getting to Agia Lavra & Mega Spileo

    Kalavrita Transportation

    Agia Lavra (7km) and Mega Spileo (10km) are easily accessible by taxi from Kalavrita. Other means of transportation are available.For Agia Lavra, a bus on the way to Tripoli can drop you off nearby.For Mega Spileo, you can get there by way of Zachlorou. Many trains stop there daily.


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