Prefecture of Achaia Travel Guide

  • Rio bridge as seen from the Rio castle
    Rio bridge as seen from the Rio castle
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    Municipal Theatre Apollon
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  • Cathedral of Agios Andreas - St. Andrew

    Patras Things to Do

    Right next to Agios Andreas cathedral you can see the old church that was also dedicated to St Andreas(pic 1). It was built between 1836-1843 by the greek architect Lisandros Kaytatzoglu, right on the spot where apostle Andreas martyred on the cross. It is a simple basilica with some nice agiographies like the ones of D.Hatziaslanis on the ceiling....

  • 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

  • Skoufaki

    Patras Restaurants

    This is probably my favorite café in Patras. The atmosphere is amazing, a small place (hard to find a free table) that looks like an old house with old furniture for decoration. There’s a balcony upstair, great spot if you find a free table. They have great hot chocolate, I loved the single one (3e) but also the chocolate with nuts (4e), they have...



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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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