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3-Days Polylimnio, Pylos and Methoni Private Tour from Athens

This tour is an one life time opportunity fo travellers to observe closely the archaeological monuments and the wildlife of Peloponnese peninsula.
Visitors will swim through waterfalls in amazing natural lakes under the sound of birds. Also they will enjoy the sandy beaches of Voidokoilia and Methoni who were two of the most beautiful beaches in the mediteranian sea according to natura 2000.
Furthermore travellers will taste local dishes in traditional Greek restaurants close to the sea with excellent quality of food.
Generally this is a unique tour for history and wildlife lovers.

per adult from

$1,861

AUD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • English speaking driver(Not licensed to accompany you in any site)
    • Bottled water
    • Monitors on board
    • Driver's Accommodation
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Accomodation for passengers
    • Entrance fees for archaeological sites and museums
    • Licensed Tour guide upon request depending on availability
    • Entry/Admission - Neokastro
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of Pylos
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of Nestor
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Chora
    • Entry/Admission - Methoni Castle

  • Day 1: Polylimnio Waterfalls

    Stop At: Polylimnio Waterfall, Mavrilimna Road, Charavgi 240 14 Greece
    Polylimnio is a complex of waterfalls and lakes, located in the heart of Peloponnesian forest.
    In ancient times it used to be the private baths of Pylos mythical king,Nestor.
    It is a breathtaking scenery, which contains waterfalls,lakes and a lot of different types of plants.
    Polylimnio is also the house of 200 different types of birds and small animals.
    Travellers will have an unique opportunity to swim and jump into the lake's water.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Pylos, Pylos, Pylos-Nestor, Messenia Region, Peloponnese
    Pylos is an amazing town at the southwest of peloponnese's penynsula.Historically also known under its Italian name Navarino, is a town and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece.It was the capital of the former Pylia Province. It is the main harbour on the Bay of Navarino. Nearby villages include Gialova, Pyla, Elaiofyto, Schinolakka, and Palaionero.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: We will accomodate in the historical village of Pylos(Price for accomodation is not included)

    Day 2: Pylos

    Stop At: Neokastro, Greece
    The fortress of New Navarino(Neokastro) is an Ottoman fortification near Pylos, Greece. It is one of two castles guarding the strategic Bay of Pylos, on which it sits. New Navarino is located in the southern entrance of the bay, while the northern entrance is guarded by the 13th-century Old Navarino castle, built by the Crusaders of the Principality of Achaea. In juxtaposition with the latter, New Navarino is often known simply as Neokastro or Niokastro
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museum of Pylos, Pylos, Pylos-Nestor 240 01 Greece
    The museum’s collections include archaeological artefacts which were excavated in the area of Pylia and dated back from the Neolithic Era to the Roman period. Among the exhibited artefacts, there is an abundance of votive gifts from the vaulted tomb found in Voidokilia and Koukounara, along with a plethora of vases, jewellery, spearheads, golden objects, animal representations in relief etc. Additionally, finds from Nisakouli in Methoni, Vlachopoulo, Tourlitida, Soulinati and Korifasio are also in display.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Palace of Nestor, Ethnki Odos Kiparissias Pylou, Chora, Pylos-Nestor 246 00 Greece
    The Palace of Nestor was an important centre in Mycenaean times, and described in Homer's Odyssey and Iliad as Nestor's kingdom of Pylos.The site is the best preserved Mycenaean Greek palace discovered. The palace is the primary structure within a larger Late Helladic era settlement, once probably surrounded by a fortified wall. This was a two-storey building with store rooms, workshops, baths, light wells, reception rooms and a sewage system.
    The settlement had been long occupied with most artifacts discovered dating from 1300 BC. The palace complex was destroyed by fire around 1200 BC.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Chora, Chora, Pylos-Nestor Greece
    Chora is a small village 10 minutes far from Nestor's Palace. This is an amazing museum with all the archaeological foundings of Nestor Palace.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Voidokilia beach, Greece
    Voidokoilia beach is is a popular beach in Messinia in the Mediterranean area. In the shape of the Greek letter omega (Ω), its sand forms a semicircular strip of dunes. The beach is presumed to be Homer's "sandy Pylos" where Telemachus was welcomed by King Nestor when searching for his father, Odysseus. Travellers will have the opportunity to swim in one of the most beautiful beaches of Mediterranean sea.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Gialova, Gialova, Messenia Region, Peloponnese
    Gialova is a seaside village with a huge sandy beach. Visitors will have free time there to buy souvenirs and gifts. Really beautifull view to the sapientza island and best place to relax. We will also have lunch there. After lunch we will head to Methoni Village where we will accomodate.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: We will accomodate at Methoni village(price for accomodation is not included)

    Day 3: Methoni

    Stop At: Methoni Castle, Methoni, Pylos-Nestor Τ.Κ 240 06 Greece
    Built by the Venetians in the early 13th century on a rocky promontory, the castle is among the largest ones in the Mediterranean. You’ll be astonished at the bridge stone of 14 arches which connects the castle to the shore instead of the timber one that used to stand in its place before the Venetians ever got there. The celebrated symbol of Venice, the lion of St Marc, dominates the gate of the castle where immured reliefs, emblems, blazons, inscriptions, the huge gates especially the main gate, above the moat – and the relics of two Ottoman bathhouses have survived.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Methoni, Methoni, Pylos-Nestor, Messenia Region, Peloponnese
    Travellers will have the opportunity to swim in one of the most beautiful sundy beaches of medditeranian sea. As soon as they finish swimming they will have free time to visit Methoni village before our way back to Athens.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will be at the pick up location 10 min. earlier than the scheduled time. Airports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • Piraeus port, Pireas 185 38, Greece
    • Rafina port, Rafinas, Rafina 190 09, Greece
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Please contact us in case you need booking accomodation
    • Trekking shoes or Trainers needed (rocky path)
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Sun protection(creams,huts,umbrellas), Swimming equipment(swimsuit,swim mask,flippers)
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Luxury Greek Tours

Activity ID: V-240270P12

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