A brief summary:
During this tour we pay special attention to the
autumn flowering bulbs of the south Peloponnese,
like Crocus niveus, Crocus goulimyi, Crocus
Crocus biflorus ssp melantherus, several
Colchicum species, Cyclamen,
Sternbergia sicula, Galanthus reginae-olgae etc.
From our base at Anigraia we will drive to
the higher parts of the Parnon mountains. Here
we may find Crocus biflorus ssp melantherus.
Also a visit to some mountain villages and
monasteries is planned.
Next we will visit the archeological sites of
Argos and Mycene. A visit to the, originally
Venetian, town of Nafplion is another highlight
of this tour.
Our journey continues southward through Mt
Parnon and the mountain village of Kosmas and
the Elonis monastery to a beautiful bay.
In this bay you
will stay in a restored
olive oilmill with small taverna close to the
beach. Here grow Cyclamen,
Sternbergia sicula, Urginea maritima, Crocus
niveus and Crocus boryi. Next day brings us to
yet another wonderful bay, passing one of the
best spots of Crocus goulimyi..
Its now time for a day off in Kiparissi bay!
Along the unspoiled east coast we continue
southward to the medieval town
of Monemvasia built on a small peninsula off the
east coast. Of course we will walk through the
old town and up the rock with its byzantine
`rock garden`. You will stay for the night in
one of the restored buildings of Monemvasia.
From here we drive to our next destination, a
hotel located at the south east
side of Mt Taygetos with panoramic views of
From this hotel we will make several tours, like
to the Mani peninsula and an offroad tour along the eastern
slopes of Taygetos towards Byzantine Mistras.
During this tour we might find Galanthus
Day 12 we will return to Anigraia, this time
following a different route through
Mt Parnon. Day 13 is another day off, but with
the possibility to visit the seaside town of
Paralio Astros and nearby Moustos wetland.
You will stay in one of the apartments of
Anigraia, a group of traditional built
stone houses with swimming pool.
All apartments have 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,
sitting room with fire place and TV, internet,
open plan kitchen, balcony and air conditioning.
Along the swimming pool there are deck chairs
available to enjoy the view.
The complex is situated in quiet environs, near
the town of Astros and a
5 minutes drive from the beach at Paralio
Astros, east coast Peloponnese.
Day 5 stay in restored olive oil mill on the
Day 6 and 7 stay in apartment in Kiparissi bay
Day 8 stay in a restored house in Monemvasia.
Day 9, 10 and 11 stay in hotel with panoramic
views over Mt Taygetos.
Day 12 and 13 stay back in Anigraia.
All transport during this tour is in comfortable
4WD cars with air conditioning.
euro p.p. based on 6 persons
1560 euro p.p. based on 4 persons
1750 euro p.p. based on 2 persons
Group size is minimum 2 and maximum 6 persons
Included: transfers Athens airport
all transport in comfortable 4WD
Price including flights on request
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