About Kalavrita

Kalavryta is a town in the mountainous east-central part of the regional unit of Achaia in Peloponnese, Greece. The town is located 24 kilometres south of Aigio and 40 km southeast of Patras. Kalavrita is surrounded by beautiful mountains Erymanthos in the west and Chelmos in the southeast.

Kalavryta area brings together a large number of attractions of historical and religious significance and natural beauty. The Vouraikos Canyon is among the Global Network of Geoparks, which was established under the auspices of UNESCO, and a geological monument of world heritage. This natural richness of the Greek geological heritage can be admired in a magical journey with the cog of Kalavryta. The Cave of the Lakes is also a work of nature worth to visit just minutes away from the town of Kalavryta. In the Monastery of the Great Cave you can admire one of the four projects of the Evangelist Luke, the embossed image of the Virgin Chrysospiliotissa while Holy Agia Lavra Monastery holds the first place as a national-religious pilgrimage and is a unique historical monument. The Museum of the Holocaust the historic Elementary school which houses the history and the memory of the 1943 drama in Kalavrita. The Place of Sacrifice is located a few meters outside the city, the sacred place where the massacre of Kalavryta took place. The destination of Kalavryta is ideal for those who love nature and sports suitable for all seasons. The activities vary according to your desire and mood. During winter time, snow lovers have the opportunity to enjoy the snowy ski resort to take a walk or indulge in their favorite activities such as ski, snowboard, ski mobiles. During the other seasons of the year however, the proposed activities are numerous.

A large number of trails of all difficulty levels, suitable for Hiking and Mountaineering, that all have something in common: the opportunity to admire the unique beauty of the Greek nature. These images of nature can also be admired by anyone engaged in sports in the river Ladon kayaking or rafting.. A few adventurous have the opportunity to gaze nature from above by paragliding.

For those seeking the coolness combined with trips to the beach during the summer, Kalavryta is a destination located just 30 minutes away from two beaches with crystal clear waters.