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Kalavrita Railway - Odontoto

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Address: Kalavrita, Greece
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+30 2692 023050
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

A scenic railroad train ride through the mountainous Greek countryside.

A scenic railroad train ride through the mountainous Greek countryside.

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Don't miss a ride with Odontoto Railway it's simply Amazing!!!! For couples and for family's. You will see the canyon with the live river and the water falls and the amazing... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
Ilias L
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19 reviews
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Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

Don't miss a ride with Odontoto Railway it's simply Amazing!!!! For couples and for family's. You will see the canyon with the live river and the water falls and the amazing construction of the railway passing through the mountains.

Thank Ilias L
Thessaloniki, Greece
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75 reviews
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

This is an absolute must, if you are at the northern side of Peloponnese and love trains and great nature. The train is between the cities of Diakofto and Kalavrita. The city of Diakofto is a nice smaller city, and the train station is very easy to find. If you have a little waiting time untill the next train, there... More 

Thank PensionistOle
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Lovely ride with beautiful views and waterfalls. Riding through nature. Fantastic. A must do when in this area.

Thank Carol A
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50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I had the opportunity of traveling on the train and it was amazing. The sights and the landscapes were wonderful. I enjoyed very much. I will definitely recommend this to my family and friends.

Thank Ori L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016

Great family experience while experiencing beautiful pure nature. We took the train from Kalyvryta down first, enjoyed the beach a few hours and went back my train. Unforgettable! Warnly recommended!

Thank IvoValkenburg
Corinth, Greece
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Whilst visiting Kalavryta my girlfriend and I decided to catch the train to Diakofto (rack rail) and back! We are so so glad we did because this definitely is an experience! Travelling amongst the green you will immediately appreciate nature with the luscious green above and below whilst appreciating the running river below! Nice easy rollercoaster ride in slow motion!... More 

Thank AncientGreeceTours
Essex, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

This train ride is unique in that it uses a cog/tooth system on the steeper parts of the track. You can take the train from Diakofto to Kalavrita but it has one stop at Zaklorou village just before Kalavrita which is where my husband and I get off and then walk the 12 kilometres back down the track to Diakofto.... More 

Thank LadyPavlova
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2016

This has got to be one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world. The trip from Diakopto to Kalavrita takes just over an hour and the train passes some stunning scenery through a gorge, rock formations, waterfalls and cliffs. It cost about 12€ return which is well worth it. When the weather is slightly cooler, it would be... More 

Thank Anne W
Silkeborg, Denmark
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126 reviews
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

A trip with this railway brings you from sealevel in Diakofto and 750 m. up. It goes through tunnels over bridges and under the mountain along the river. The journey last an hour.

Thank Medborgeren
Kaunas, Lithuania
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I cant imagine better train rout- views unforgetable! Mountains, rivers, forests around-EVERYTHING exiting! Love love love that!!!

Thank Pleksne

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