Kalavryta (or Kalavrita) holiday with Greeka.com: Kalavryta is located in northern Peloponnese. It is a mountainous town that has developed as a popular winter destination.
Kalavryta in a few words...
If you travel along Peloponnese, in Greece, you should definitely visit Kalavryta. This small mountainous town can give you peace, calm, breathtaking natural beauty and plenty of historical places to visit. It takes approximately three hours to reach the town of Kalavryta, which is accessible through daily buses and cabs from Athens or Patras. You can also take the funicular train from Diakofto that runs up to Kalavrita through the stunning Vouraikos Gorge.
There are also numerous bars and cafes all over Kalavryta Greece and visitors have far too many choices to spoil themselves. They can have a drink at the cafes and bars or taste the local food in restaurants with extremely picturesque ambiance. Kalavryta is also an exciting place for sightseers. It offers all kind of sights, from religious monuments to historical landmarks. It provides a wonderful opportunity for travelers to learn about Greek history at its various stages.
Some of the more interesting and famous places are the Monastery of Agia Lavra, the Heroes of the War of Independence monument, the Monastery of Mega Spileo, the Massacre Memorial, the Cave of the Lakes, the Palace of Paleologina, as well as plenty of other sights.
If you like skiing in winter, then you have to make a trip up to the Helmos Ski Centre and hit the slopes. With over 7 ski lifts and 12 ski-runs, it is a brilliant skiing experience for both experienced and novice skiers. The ski center also offers a variety of hiking and trekking trails in the warmer months. Kalavrita has a wide range of options for a visitor to do.