Beyond Kalavrita, forests and rivers

Greece, Peloponnese, Planitero
mapWe were leaving Kalavryta having as final destination a village next to Tripoli where we’ve got a contract for a photo shoot. We had one free day to spend in the mountainous hinterland of Peloponnese. Our first choice was to visit the Spileo Limnon (Cave of the Lakes). Eventually we changed our plans and we didn’t regret at all.

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Vouraikos Gorge Hike

Greece, Peloponnese, Vouraikos Gorge
After a long and rainy winter, the hiking season is back! For our first walking tour we visited the gorge of Vouraikos or Voraikos which is located in the north side of Peloponesse, 63 km from Patras and 170 km from Athens. This hike is part of the European path E-4 and it coincides with the track of Odontotos, the railway with the toothed rack rail that connects Diakofto (Diakopto) with Kalavryta.

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Lavrion and surroundings


On our way to Sounion, to the world famous and heavily visited by tourists Temple of Poseidon, we decided to stop by the ‘unknown’ Lavrion where we finally spent a wonderful evening pretending to be explorers in search of ancient tombs and then visiting one of the oldest theaters of ancient civilization in Greece! Lavrion proved to be very welcoming also for an overnight stop, being only 8 km away of the Temple…

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