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Kalavryta City Pass – The rack railway

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3.5 hours
Availability : Daily
Kalavryta
Diakopto
Min Age : 0+
Max People : 9
Tour Details

The rack railway from Kalavryta to Diakofto, called “odontotos” in Greek, is one of the few rack trains in the world and a unique attraction for Greece. It was named “odontotos” after the mechanism that such trains use in order to climb safely on steep slopes. For the longest part of the journey the train moves on conventional rails. Howver, when the degree of slope exceeeds 10%, it moves on the rack rails, using suitable rack gears. The train crosses scenic areas of significant natural beauty. It covers the 22km journey at a speed of 30 to km/h on conventional rail and 6 to 15 km/h on rack rails.

Kalavryta and the greater area are a fascinating destination all year round, with numerous villages with friendly inhabitants, unique landscapes, a rich history and important monuments. Some of them are the Aghia Lavra Monastery where the Greek revolution of 1821 began, as well as the site of the Holocaust of 1943, during the German occupation. Kalavryta is famous for its ski center, one of the largest in Greece. It is also one of the few places in the world combining mountain skiing with swimming, with the sea at Diakofto being close.

Departing from Kalavryta, after a stop at the village of Kerpini, the trip continues for another 18 kilometers before its next stops. From that point it stops at Kato Zahlorou, a convenient stop for visitors of the Mega Spilaion Monastery, at Triklia and Niamata before it reaches its final destination Diakofto, at the shores of the Corinthian Gulf.

The package includes round tickets from Kalavryta to Diakofto with the rack railway.

By purchasing the tickets you are also entitled to free entrance to the Kalavryta ski center with a lift ride to vathia Lakka, free entrance and a tour of the Cave of the Lakes and access to the Municipal Museum of the Kalavryta Holocaust, which are done individually.

Departure & Return Location

Kalavryta (Google Map)

Departure Time

10:17 am

Return Time

14:05 pm

Price Includes

  • Return journey with the rack railway
  • Access to the Municipal Museum of the Kalavryta Holocaust
  • Entrance to the Kalavryta ski center with a lift ride to vathia Lakka
  • Entrance and a tour of the Cave of the Lakes

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses

Complementaries

  • The original tickets for this tour have to be collected from Kalavryta or Athens train station. (Alternatively they can be sent to you via courier)
  • You have to book the date on which you wish to take the train trip. The other tickets can be used anytime within a month of the train trip date.
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