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Sep 19, 2017
“Drive through the Taygetos from Kalamata to Sparti”
Sep 5, 2017
“Summiting Profitis Elias”
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A beautiful mountain range great for hiking: the top of this mountain provides spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and coast.
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Kalamata, 241 00, Greece
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+30 694 583 2701
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Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful drive through and over the mountains. Lovely vistas around every turn. Be sure to gas up and bring water, not much in between. Slow go because of the many twists and turns but totally worth the effort.

1  Thank sandybaham
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Great hike from Magganari spring, staying in the the shelter for one night and then walking to the top at 3.30am to catch the pyramid shadow. Spring to shelter 1.5 to 3 hours depending how fit you are, shelter to the top about 2 to...More

4  Thank Yannikolovos
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We decided to go trekking in Taygetos and were mezmerised by the beauty of the mountain. Unfortunately, we did not reach the peak, but went as high as the shelter. You will need trekking shoes but it is not something very difficult if you follow...More

Thank Konstantina Z
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

I took this hike with a local guide from the south (Agios Dimitrios-Spanakaki ridge- summit Mount Taygetos). The first part of the tour leads through the beautiful Vasiliki forest with black spruces. After an alpine meadow the more difficult part starts, the views from ridge...More

5  Thank jeroen19662016
Reviewed April 3, 2016

The park's not only ideal for nature-lovers (rare plants, eagles....) and people who enjoy walking (masses of trails - you can walk all the way down into the Mani if you want), but also for gourmets (there are plenty of little tavernas - I had...More

1  Thank ELear
Reviewed March 7, 2016

I hiked the mountain with a guide last september as it's huge and some areas are hard to access. The hike last 6 hours but when you are at the top the views are stunning. You can see the Kalamata Bay, olive trees. You're above...More

Thank SebastienC42
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Going up with family who had previously completed the climb, it took three hours up and just over two back down. A very enjoyable yet difficult day, the paths are easily distinguishable but tricky at times. The last 200 meters was the hardest part, where...More

4  Thank Jack E
Reviewed January 14, 2014

The road from Kalamata to Sparta through Taygetos mountain is an exceptionally wild yet beautiful drive in GREECE.Only 10 kilometers after you leave Kalamata you arrive to a deep gorge that gives you the feeling of flying with a helicopter,while you hear the noice of...More

14  Thank Leostro
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