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Polymnio Day Trip from Costa Navarino
"Polylimnio is an amazing hidden spot full of lakes waterfalls and wooden bridges but also an immense variety of trees and bushes. Its gorge together with a small river and a big number of anomalies at the ground create plenty of small lakes and waterfalls. Almost all of them are like natural swimming pools. After leaving our car we will walk for a while in order to find the narrow footpath that will take us to the most impressive Polylimnio location. The footpath is easy to follow and at the few difficult points we will be helped by the existed supportive metal bars. The first l as apart from the locals the ones that first explored Polylimnio were Italians. On our way up the scenery is full of trees. As we walk on our left you will be able to see small tiny lakes and waterfalls. Five minutes later we will reach lake Kadoula which means “the small Kadi” in Greek. The name is after the similar shape of the two lakes.After five more minutes of walking in b
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Pylos-Methoni Day Trip from Costa Navarino
"The first time that you confront the bay of Navarino from above combined with the castle and the green colors of Pylos is going to be one of the moments of the tour that you will never forget.From up there you will be able to see both small and larger islands. The huge rocks in front of us look like an entrance to the sea and are parts of the island of Sfaktiria.At the southern end of this island you will be able to admire the ruins of a fortification wall built by the Spartans in 425 BC during the Peloponnesian war. The picturesque town of Pylos will welcome us soon. While enjoying your coffee at the town's main square we will learn everything about its history. There
From EUR250.00
 
Private Day Trip to Pylos and Voidolikia from Kalamata
"Our trip will begin from your hotel and crossing streets filled with olive and orange trees but also with myths and traditions for about an hour we will reach the hill in front of Pylos.The first time that you confront the bay of Navarino combined with the castle and the green colors of Pylos is going to be one of the moments of the tour that you will never forget.From up there where is going to be also our first stop you will be able to see both small and larger islands. The huge rocks in front of us look like an entrance to the sea and are parts of the island of Sfaktiria.At the southern end of this island
From EUR75.00

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Hlemoutsi castle

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Orthodox Church

First sight I saw when woke up and looked out of my hotel window was this beautiful Church standing at the main square of Modern Olympia. I walked around it before breakfast and enjoyed wonderful...
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Museum of the Olympic Games

One of the prettiest buildings of Olympia houses the Museum of the Olympic Games. It's the only one of its kind in the world. It contains mementos connected with the history of the Games and a unique...
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Kladeos–river

At the foot of the Kronion Hill stretches the space formed by the wedge of land between the converging rivers of the Alfios and the Kladeos. The Kladeos, a tributary of the Alfeios, flows around the...
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Mount Kronos

The ancient ruins sit north of the Alfeios River and Mount Kronos (named after the Greek deity Kronos). The mount is 123 meters high. Usually it is covered with forest but in Autumn of 2007 it was...
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Kronion Hill

Kronion Hill rices just in fron of Ancient Olympia. From there you can enjoy a great view of the ruins and the stadium on Olympia but also of the modern town.Be there early in the morning and enjoy a...
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Olympia Ceramics part II

It's not the typical swim with alligators or anything like this but this tip is for the people who wants to see everything a site have to offer. When I was walking in Olympia, I saw by a little...
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