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Archaia Clauss Winery and the Peloponnese Day Trip from Athens
From Athens the trip departs towards the Peloponnese along the coast most of the way for approximately 2 hours and passing the famous Corinth canal before reaching Patra where you are guided to the central pedestrianized street and shopping area which is """A wonderful private one day excursion from Athens exploring the Peloponnese & ‘Patra’ with a tour of the world renowned Achaia Clauss Winery the first wine estate to be established in Greece by the Bavarian Gustav Clauss in 1854 and still producing among others the original Mavrodaphne.Highlights also include travel along the beautiful Peloponnese coastline a stop at the Corinth Canal city tour of Patra the regional capital of western Greece & the impressive Rio-Antirio suspension bridge before your return."title=Highlights&1=Full+day+small-group+guided+trip+from+Athens+to+the+Peloponnese&2=Visit+the+Archaia+Clauss+winery%2C+the+oldest+of+its+kind+in+Greece&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+culture+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Make+stops+at+Corint
From EUR185.00
 
Private Day Trip to Sparta from Kalamata
"Our adventure will start at your hotel preferably in the morning and in less than two hours we will reach our destination Sparta.The sights during our trip are spectacular as we will cross the famous and full of myths and traditions mountains of Taygetos. Passing through ravines stone tunnels caves and green forests we will have the opportunity to get to know each other better in order to adjust our tour to your travel needs.Our first stop for photos will be in Keadas. There you will learn everything about the black page of Sparta’s hostory
From EUR75.00
 
Mystras Day Trip from Costa Navarino
"The route is spectacular as we will cross the famous mountain of Taygetos so full of myths and traditions. Passing through ravines tunnels caves and green forests we will have the opportunity to get to know each other better in order to adjust our tour to your travel needs.Our first stop for photos will be in Keadas. This was where the Ancient Spartans would bring newborn sick child in order to avoid the  continuation of defective genes to protect their proud and perfect race.During our trip you will learn everything about the foundation of the castle town of Mystras
From EUR350.00

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The lentils of Englouvi

It is still under research what makes the lentils of Englouvi so special, with full taste and valuable nutritious elements. Probably it is the place, the climate, the endless care of the cultivators,...
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Sojna
Oct 13, 2011

Lefkas, tarred roads and dirt roads

Even if Lefkas has now much more tarred roads than it used to have, there remains many dirt roads, even dirt tracks and this is a good thing as it slows down a little bit the tourist's pollution....
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JLBG
Nov 06, 2006

Nidri and islands

The photo was taken in 1976 from the road that climbs to the central plateau of the island. It shows at the bottom of the valley, the sea side village and resort of Nidri.The closest small island is...
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JLBG
Mar 10, 2006

Lefkas, Kathisma beach from the north

In 1976, we had a hard time to find this beach, that we later learned was called Kathisma beach. The dirt road was not easy to drive, but to find such a desert beach was a great reward. On two km of...
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Mar 10, 2006

Lefkas, Aghios Nikitas

Ormos Aghios Nikitas (Saint Nicholas Bay) is protected by another cape, which unsurprisingly is called Akrotiri Aghios Nikitas (Saint Nicholas Cape) while the village hidden at the bottom of the bay...
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JLBG
Mar 10, 2006

Lighia, from Ormos Dhrepànou

The three photos of this tip were taken from the middle of Ormos Dhrepànou. The first photo is a general view. On the far left, the large structure is a hotel that opens directly on the beach.The...
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Mar 09, 2006
 
 
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Ormos Dhrepànou

The three photos of this tip were taken from the road that leads from Kariotes to Katouna, a mountain village. The first photo shows the entrance into the channel, dug across the swamps, that leads to...
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JLBG
Mar 09, 2006

The ramp to the Aris villas in Lighia

The only draw back of Aris Apartments is that the access is not easy. The private parking is on a platform, a little higher than the villas. The access is by a very steep ramp. To go out is not always...
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JLBG
Mar 09, 2006

Ligia or Lighia

Ligia or Lighia is a small town, 8 km south to Lefkas, stretching along the sea shore and along the coastal road leading to Nidri and the south of the island.It is also the main fishing port of the...
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JLBG
Mar 09, 2006

Ormos Vlixou

The bay of Vliho or Vlixou is a very well sheltered bay, protected from every direction, where we anchored one night. We were lucky to find there friends of ours. We knew there they were sailing in...
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JLBG
Mar 09, 2006

Nisis Madouri

Nisis Madouri (Madouri or Modra island) was the birthplace of famous Greek poet Aristotelis Valaoritis (1824-79), and is privately owned by its family. The baroque building is a Valaoritis museum and...
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JLBG
Mar 09, 2006

Nisis Sparti, Skorpidi and Skorpios

On the first photo, from left to right, Nisis Sparti, Nisis Skorpidi and Nisis Skorpios. The photo was shot in August 1976. We sailed around the island but had to stay wide away of Skorpios as it was...
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JLBG
Mar 09, 2006

The quay in Nidri

The photo shows the quay in Nidri with a few local boats. The island close by is Nisis Madhouri (more on next tip).In the background, the mountains of Acarnania are more clearly seen than on the...
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JLBG
Mar 09, 2006

Lefkas, Kathisma beach, not so quiet

However, even in 1977, Kathisma beach was not quiet all the time. We came back two weeks after our first passage as it was on the way to the ferry. There had been a windy period and there were huge...
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Mar 09, 2006

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Agios Ioannis

In May 2016, at the end of our holiday in Epirus, we needed somewhere to stay not too far from Aktion Airport. We pre-booked a great studio in the small resort of Agios Ioannis. at the north of the...
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"Lefkas, a digest of Greece"
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"Lefkas '88, '92 and '97 (page 3 of The Adventure)"
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"Lefkada"
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"Amazing palette of blue..."
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"Between sea and green mountain!"
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