Kalavrita

  • Kalavryta
  • Calávrita PT

Village in West Greece

A picture of the rack railway terminal in Kalavrita.
photo: tjabeljan / CC BY 2.0

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Kalavrita

The front side of the Cathedral of Kalavrita dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
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Cathedral & Central Square of Kalavrita

By the main square stands the church with a clock stopped at 14:34, the time of the massacre.

A statue in the yard of Municipal Museum of Kalavrita dedicated to the victims of World War 2.
photo: G Da / CC BY-SA 3.0
↖ NW   < 1km

Municipal Museum of Kalavritan Holocaust

Former school that since 2005 serves as a museum dedicated to the massacre of 13th December 1943.

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The train of Odontotos Rack Railway Diakopto - Kalavrita among the dense vegetation of the surrountings.
photo: Marion Schneider & Christoph Aistleitner
↗ NE   ≈ 27.1km

Odontotos Rack Railway Diakopto - Kalavrita

Since 1896 the rack railway covers a 22 km distance of exceptional natural beauty.

A tower and other facilities of the Achaia Clauss Winery of Patras in the Peloponnese.
photo: Conudrum
↖ NW   ≈ 49km

Achaia Clauss Winery

Historical winery of Patras in the Peloponnese founded in 1861 and famous for the sweet fortified red wine named Mavrodaphne.

The port and a part of the city of Patras while the boat is approaching.
↖ NW   ≈ 52.9km

Patras

The third-largest Greek city famous for its carnival and with a major port significant for its commercial relations with Italy & Europe.

An image showing the Rio-Antirrio Bridge.
↖ NW   ≈ 60.1km

Rio-Antirrio Bridge

« Charilaos Trikoupis »

A megastructure and the second connecting point between Peloponnese and the Greek mainland.

Questions & Answers about Kalavrita

Why Visit Kalavrita?
  • The rack railway from Diakopto is the trademark of the area since 1896.
  • Great infrastructure, and more than 2000 beds in quality tourist facilities.
  • On 13/12/43 the majority of its male population was executed by the Nazis.