Mythical Peloponnese / 9 Day mountain bike adventure

Day 1

Pickup and transfer.                                                            

Brief stop at the Korinth Canal.

Overnight stay in Ancient Epidaurus

Day 2

Mountain biking tour

Leaving Ancient Epidaurus by van we will be visiting the Epidaurus archeological site. We then start of our cycling tour following the Mycenaean Road starting from Epidaurus, we will end up in ancient site of Mycenae.

Overnight stay in Nafplio.

Day 3

Mountain biking tour.   

Before the cycling tour we will visit the Palamidi Castle in the morning. Departing from the hotel, we will head on towards Mycenae from an alternate route. We will then cycle through the Argos orange orchards, option of visiting the Argos ancient theatre and enjoy the beautiful settings of Kefallari spring. Following the flow of Kefallari springs we will end up at Nea Kios  with an option of healing mudbaths.

Overnight stay in Nafplio

Day 4

Mountain biking tour. 

We will cycle from the picturesque village of Kastanitsa and upwards (18km) towards the mountain refuge of Parnonas through will scenery and beautiful mountains. After that we will continue downhill (40 km) towards the village of Palaiohori, we might be lucky (depending of the waterflow) to have a dip in the river. We end up in Leonidio a lively and colourful town in between the mountains. We then head on to Monemvasia. If you are in for it we suggest a stroll in the enchanting stone paved streets of Monemvasia by night, just a 5 minute walk from the hotel.

Overnight stay in Monemvasia.

Day 5

Mountain biking tour.                

Leaving Monemvasia in the morning we head west towards the village of Archangelos. We will enjoy beautifull scenery from above.

Overnight stay in Areopoli.

Day 6

Mountain biking tour.        

Leaving Areopoli we will start our day with a visit to the cave of Diros. We then set of our cycling day following non traffic dirt and asphalt roads passing by many churches and beautiful stone villages. We end up at the southern most tip of Peloponnese of Cape Tenaro and on the way you will experience the true essence of “Mythical Peloponnese” with beautiful landscapes with stone towers and castles just like being in an epic movie.

Overnight stay in Mystras.

Day 7

Mountain biking tour. 

Leaving Mystras by van  we head to the mountains where we get a drop off to start our tour. We go past mountain monasteries, great alpine forests and mountain refuges with loads of springs on the road.

Overnight stay in Kalamata.

Day 8

Mountain biking tour.      

Leaving Kalamata we again head west towards Gialova lagoon where we will have the opportunity to have I relaxed 16km cycle round the Gialova lagoon and a swim at the renowned Voidokilia beach. An easy ride to wrap up our whole trip and head back to Korinthos.

Overnight stay in Korinthos.

Day 9

Transfer & Departure


 

Price per Person : 1200 €

minimum participants 6 people

What does the tour include:

– Accommodation for 8 nights

– Guidance by Evia Tours

– Bike rental

– Transport to and from Athens Airport, and everyday transfers to each cycling destination

– Evening meals + wine at the table

Not included:

– Travel Insurance (in case you do not need, we will sign an agreement)

 – Tickets to/from Athens airports

– Entrance fees to archaeological areas / museums

– Guided tours to archaeological areas / museums

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