ASTROS - VOREIA KYNOURIA: Peloponnesian Delights

Available from Friday to Thursday (from first week of May until the last week of September)


Ecology, fishing, local gastronomy, and the customs of Kyinouria; fresh air, simplicity, peace and warm hospitality: these are some of the benefits that this outstanding itinarary brings to you. While you enjoy the natural beauties and gourmet tours, personal relationship between people and the land is created and you soon become friends with the locals.

1ST DAY:

  • Arrival at Paralio Astros
  • Welcome dinner, overnight.

2nd DAY: Environmentalism

  • After breakfast we will visit the Environmental Awareness at the department of Management of Parnon Mountain and Moustos Waterland ( Natura 2000 Area) , where we will have for a comprehensive presentation of the Protected Area. Then we will have a small trekking by the Lake Moustos - birdwatcing.
  • Lunch at a local tavern
  • After lunch we will visit the Oil-Olive Museum ( olive – oil production from the times of antiquity till the early years of industrial modernization)and enjoy an oil-olive tasting .
  • Dinner with us, overnight.

3rd DAY: Tasting /Workshop/Picnic

  • Departure for the Agios Ioannis Village where we will visit a traditional creamery for testing the local “graviera” (traditional tasty cheese). Then we drive Mountainous village of Agios Petros and enjoy a workshop with traditional local pasta products like chylopitas, lasagna, frumenty… Next point of interest Arahova village for rest and picnic under the perennial plane trees and visit the archaeological monument of Caryatides. Then, driving a soft off road river and gorge crossing, we visit a hermitage inside the rocks. Then crossing an old marble quarry on the remnans of an ancient carriage road which brings us to a plateau at a height of 900 metres with a breathtaking view which reaches the Taygetos Mountains. Last destination the village of Kastanitsa (Unesco, European Network Natura 2000) to taste local chestnut products.
  • Dinner at accomodation, overnight.

4th DAY: Trekking

  • The day begins with a walking tour at the cedar forest which is the unique “preserved physical monument” in Europe (740acres) and is protected by European Network Natura 2000. Level of difficulty: Medium, Duration: 3 hours approx.
    Then ascent by jeeps to Megali Tourla (Kronion Mountain), with a plateau full of wild type tea, an altitude of 1936 m. and breathtaking view.
  • Lunch at a traditional tavern.
  • Return to the hotel. Dinner with us, overnight

5th DAY: Fishing

  • The last begins early in the morning. We are boarding on a fish boat and we will have a magnificent opportunity for real fishing in Argolic Gulf .
  • Rest of the day is free to relax!
  • Lunch & dinnerare included, overnight.

6th DAY: Paralio Astros – airport

  • Departure day
 
 
 

 

 
ACCOMMODATION

Your home during this program will be a traditional Peloponesian guets house.

All rooms have a freezer, a television set, a bathroom with shower, a hair-dryer, independent air conditioning ,internet access, as well as verandas and balconies for you to enjoy the peace of the surrounding area.

For families with babies we may also place cribs.


 

 
 

PRICES & TERMS

(Every week Friday to Thursday, May - June -July-August- September)

The rate for the this all-inlusive activity holiday in Astros is 1,570 € per person based on a double room occupancy, daily breakfast, meals and activities/excursions mentioned in the program.

Single supplement: 200 €

Triple room: on request

Children discount :
From 0 till 2,99 years old FREE
From 3 till 11 years old -30%

Minimum of participants: 2
Maximum of participants: 10

Price includes

Transfer from/to Athens airport on a modern mini bus
6 days / 5 nights at a traditional guest house in Paralio Astros with daily breakfast made of local ingredients
All lunches and all dinners with drinks
1 visit to cheese producer
1 visit to Museum of Olive in Korakovouni
1 day out fishing
2 walking and trekking tours in Mont Parnonas with a specialised guide
All transfers to and from activities
1 local pasta workshop
1 walk in the lake of Moustos with a birdwatching
An english speaking guide
Travel Insurance

Price does not include

Flights
Tips

Read more about our prices and conditions here : Terms & Conditions

 
 
AEGEAN FLAVOURS,
14,RUE DE CASSOU SUITE,
"LES JARDINS DE LA PENA",
64600 ANGLET,
FRANCE

TELEPHONE:0033 981027433
MOBILE: 0033 786 774 486 

E-MAIL:
ebougue@aegeanflavours.com
(Emmanuelle: french)

amouyios@aegeanflavours.com
(Andreas: english)