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My Traditional Stone-built Mansion in Karyes was originally built in 1902 by my grandfather.Τhe whole building was renovated from scrath by my family, but with us keeping all the old stone walls that my grandfather put together. The original marble stone carved from the craftsmen in 1902, still decorates the front porch and within its 4,000 square meters garden, it will be a delightful experience for you and your friends to sit back, relax & enjoy your recriational days in the mountains.
You can switch on and off the kitchen and the water heater from the main electricity board (on your left just before the bothroom's door)
During wintertime there is no need to...
Pets not allowed
Smoking not allowed
2:00 PM check-in
1 Full bath
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$23 / stay
About the neighborhood
Karyes is a traditional village, nested on the foothill of mountain Parnon and surrounded by chestnuts and walnuts. It is situated in the northern-east side of Laconia prefecture, neighboring Arcadia prefecture, and in 950m of altitude. The forest full of colors being so near the traditional settlement, the picturesque village's square with its perennial plane tree, the hospitality of its residents and the stories told by the elderly, make the staying unforgettable and challenge the visitor to discover Karyes' hidden beauties. The location is inhabited and well known since the ancient times, with references to its residents and the sanctuary of Caryatid Artemis. The village is also related to the Caryatids, the young girls of Karyes.
Karyes are an ideal base for activities and excursions on Parnon mountain and it is fact that from Karyes passes through the European path E4, which starts from Pyrenees mountain in Spain, enters the northern of Greece at Florina and ends at Zakro of Crete. Many lovers of nature, hiking and trekking, pass through Karyes following the path's route and enjoying the beauty and colors of nature. n the region of Karyes are etched special trails for mountain bike. These trails were used in 2012 by the Greek Cycling Federation to conduct the National Championship Mountain Bike. These trails are fully labeled and they cross beautiful routes in the forest of mountain Parnon.
How to get there
Starting from Athens, you will use the national highway 'Olympia Odos' (E8) that connects Athens (Athina) with Corinth (Korinthos). At Corinth you enter the national highway 'Moreas Odos' (E7) that connects Corinth with Tripoli. At Tripoli you will exit the national highway at the exit 'Tegea - Sparti (without tolls)' and you will enter the national road that connects Tripoli with Sparti. While you complete a distance of 24.5 km in the national road, you will turn left in the junction and head towards Karyes. The junction is exactly after the restaurant 'Ardamis'. Finally you keep driving for 10km in the rural road and you arrive in Karyes. When you enter the village from the road Chora. St. Peter - Vresthena / Karyon-Vamvakou (Chania-Chania-Agios Petros)