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Posts Tagged ‘Kalavryta’

The old steam locomotive number 8003 of the Diakopto-Kalavryta railwayIf you have read our previous travel article about the winter destination named Kalavryta you might already know that its most famous attraction is without hesitation the historic DiakoptoKalavryta Railway. The railway was originally built in the late 19th century to transport the mining goods away for further processing. During the course of its history it has been adapted to please the eyes of the tourist. Indeed, the 22-km long rack railway, drives along the fabulous Gorge of Vouraikos, where you will be able to glaze at impressive rock formations or waterfalls, go through tunnels carved through the rocky hills, as well as follow the river Vouraikos, which […]

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The ski centre of KalavrytaLocated at 758 metres elevation in central-east Achaea in Greece and only 2.5 hours by car from Athens, Kalavryta (Greek: Καλάβρυτα) is the perfect winter destination for relaxation and winter sports. Kalavryta is well known for its ski centre located in the east of the town, on the highest mountain of the region, Mount Aroania also known as Mount Chelmos (2341 m). The ski centre […]

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