• Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monestary of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 1
  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monestary of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 2
  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monestary of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 3
  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monestary of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 4
  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monestary of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 5
  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monestary of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 6
  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monestary of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 7
Destination:
Katakolon, Peloponnese
Duration:
Full day
Type of tour:
Private Tours
Theme:
Culinary Experience, Religious Tours, Sightseeing
Type of vehicle:
chauffeured private car, coach, mini bus, minivan, taxi

A full-day program which will take you to an 11th century church on a steep rock over the Tritona River with its unique view and architecture. Climbing further up (1200m), you will have the opportunity to admire the majestic temple dedicated to Apollo Epikourios ("Apollo the helper"), described as the Parthenon of the Peloponnese. The last stop will be in the village of Andritsaina which is one of the most traditional and picturesque villages in North Western Peloponnese, for coffee or lunch.

 

  • Marvel the architecture and location of the monastery which literally hangs over the narrow gorge of Triton, while the homonymous gushing waterfall flows through the dense forest of wild oaks.
  • Continue on the tour to the temple of Apollo Epikourios, the god of the sun – one of the monuments of world cultural heritage of UNESCO.
  • Distinguish its uniqueness as it has examples of all three of the classical orders used in ancient Greek architecture: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, with a full restoration program.
  • Then travel on the road surrounded by lush mountain vegetation which transpires a sense of serenity to find yourself in Andritsaina, "the Lady of Ilia", which combines unique architectural beauty and imposing natural landscape; a village with a long history, it is built amphitheatrically on the slopes of mount Lykaion.
  • Admire the beautiful mansions, traditional cafés, pretty taverns that serve unique dishes, paved alleys, all to ensure a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

 

Included:

  • Transportation by deluxe Mercedes vehicle
  • Professional non-smoking driver
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • Information leaflets
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7


Not included:

  • Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch
  • Guided tour by certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism (upon request) Price: 200€ per group
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities


Admission

ticket for archeological site: 3€ per person
reduced ticket for archeological site: 2€ per person senior citizens with a EU passport
free of charge: students with EU student ID and under 18 years old