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DAY 5 : 15 km/5-6 hrs walking

  • from Apikia to Evrouses-Strapouries-Ano Pitrofos-Ano Paleopolis & Paleopolis

    A fulfilling hike traversing the mountain range of Kouvara, with unique changes of scenery, extending from the rural hinterlands to the west coast. The wooded valley of Apikia and Evrouses with its river, the picturesque village of Strapouries and Ano Pitrofos with its numerous springs and the Olive Museum, the magnificent views towards Paleopolis and its archaeological museum are just some of the many attractions.

  • Way marking

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  • Starting/ending point - Transportation

    Starting point : map point -5 Apikia square

    Ending point : map point-6 Paleopolis archaeological museum

    from Gavrio to Paleopolis By bus/3 euros- By taxi approx. 20 € (Price level 2016)

    By taxi from Chora to Paleopolis approx. 25 €

    Taxis from Gavrio: +30 2282 0 71561, Taxis from Batsi : +30 2282 0 41081

  • Drinkable water

    at Apikia, Strapouries, Ano Pitrofos, Paleopolis

  • max/min altitude & difficulty level

    585/208 m

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  • Route condition

    open & fully way marked

  • Accommodation & Food

    accommodation : at Paleopolis, Aprovato, Batsi, Kypri, Agios Petros, Gavrio

    restaurants : Apikia, Paleopolis and in detour in Pitrofos

  • Useful tips

    • option to take a demanding and beautiful detour of 1km along the river and wooded valley towards Ano Evrouses and return -via route 10a
    • the hilltop before Strapouries exposed to northern winds
    • visit the Olive Museum in Ano Pitrofos, check here http://www.musioelias.gr/en/node/25 or communicate here +30 6932731776 (telephone for appointment) & the Archaeological Museum of Paleopolis, check its schedule here http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/1/eh155.jsp?obj_id=3490
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