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4days Tyros – Leonidio -Kosmas / Hiking experience

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4days / 3nights
Availability : All year
Tyros
Kosmas
Min Age : 10
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We created a 4-day full of hiking in nature with a view of the Myrtos Sea. The paths are the authentic ones used in the previous years by the inhabitants for their transport  their products and animals. We will visit the location of the ancient temple of Apollo Tyrita an ancient god in the area.

You will get to know the authentic Tsakonian culture with the homonymous dialect spoken even today by several inhabitants.
The language has its roots in the ancient Doric dialect, it is impressive to listen to, and we will make sure you are going to listen some conversations from the older people at the village.

We will visit the villages of Tyros, Melana, Pragmatefti, Sampatiki, Leonidio, Kosmas, the monastery of  Panagia Elona, ​​the beautiful beaches and the mountains and the forest of Parnon

 

Accommodation

Tyros, Leonidio, Sabatiki

Period

All year

Includes

  • 3 nights in a double room
  • 4 meals / 3 breakfast
  • experienced guide
  • Transportation
  • Map and information guideς
  • Picnic fruits and water

Not included

  • Personal expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Do not forget

  • Hiking shoes
  • Hiking bag
  • Swimsuit / towel
  • Second part of clothes

Extra charges

  • Pick up - delivery Athens airport 70 € / person
  • Pick up - delivery Kalamatas airport 70 € / person
  • Pick up - delivery from Korinthos suburban station - 40 € / person
  • Sea kayak - Sup at Tyros 35€ / person
  • Climbing lesson at Leonidio 40€ / person
what will you see
  • Ancient castle of Tyros
  • Place of worship Apollo Tyrita
  • Monastery of Panagia Elona
Itinerary

Day 1Tyros

Arrival at the hotel
Hiking from the harbour to Tyros Castle for photos, and panoramic view of the area.
In picturesque cafes of the village we will hear the habitants spoken the Tsakonian language.
During the summer months, you can enjoy your swim in the sea of the 2.5 km crystal clear water, or alternatively your walk along the beach.
The picturesque port of Tiros with the fishing boats returning from their fishing, together with its small theater at the port, are magical images that will remain engraved in your mind.
For lovers of sea sports we can organize a 2-hour kayak or sup getaway in the Argolic Gulf and visit the cave of lovers on Tigani beach.
The evening ends beautifully with a meal in a tavern on the beach.

Day 2Apollon Tyrita

Breakfast at the hotel
Departure for the starting point of today’s hike.
Hiking in the direction of the small church of Profitis Ilias where the ancient temple of Apollo Tyritas was located.
In Melana we will rest in a local cafe and taste local delicacies.
Continuing we will go a little further to be in a beautiful spot where we will take photos and enjoy the magnificent view that reaches Spetses opposite and even further away.
We will end up at our hotel to spend the night in the beautiful fishing village of Sampatiki where after enjoying the wonderful sea (summer season) we will dine.

Day 3Leonidio

Breakfast at the hotel
Departure to the point where we stopped the day before in Pragmatiti and walk on a beautiful route, in the direction of Leonidio with its red rocks.

After settling in our hotel we will start the tour of the city with its picturesque tower houses.
Leonidio and its buildings have been declared protected.
If you like climbing we can arrange a lesson on one of the 2000+ routes that have been created on the red rocks that stand haughtily around Leonidio.

There will be a tour of the building of the “Factory of Culture” to get to know the life and culture of the Tsakonian land and its inhabitants.
Lunch in a picturesque tavern in the city.

Day 4Panagia Elona / Kosmas

Breakfast at the hotel
We depart from Leonidio to the starting point of our current hiking which includes the visit after about 1.5 hours of hiking to the monastery of Panagia Elona. The monastery with its special history and the myths that follow it you find really stuck on the rocks with the visit worth your attention.
After the tour of the monastery we continue to the mountain village of Kosmas, at an altitude of 1150 meters.
In the central square of the village under the plane trees and the icy running water we will enjoy our meal and reaching the end of the trip we will exchange experiences and feelings.
For those of us who met in Tyro we return, or if we have started from Athens, Kalamata or Corinth we continue to the point of receipt – delivery.

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