Kalavrita is a mountainous destination with a ski center. Strolling through this town will leave you thrilled. Don't miss the scenic 22km train trip.

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

Kalavrita Things to Do

A tower and other facilities of the Achaia Clauss Winery of Patras in the Peloponnese.
photo: Conudrum
distant ≈ 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 train of Odontotos Rack Railway Diakopto - Kalavrita among dense vegetation of the surroundings.
photo: M. Schneider & C. Aistleitner
distant ≈ 27.1km

Odontotos Rack Railway - Diakopto Station

The rack railway is more than 125 years old and offers a 22km-long scenic ride through canyons, mountains, and forests. An unforgettable journey.

Kalavrita Attractions


Kalavrita Central Square

On the main square, exceptional traditional taverns are awaiting you. It's a beautiful square with monuments and great architecture.

An image showing the Rio-Antirrio Bridge dwarfing anything else around.
distant ≈ 60.1km

Rio-Antirrio Bridge

A megastructure and the second connecting point between Peloponnese and the Greek mainland that would inspires awe to any passersby.

Kalavrita Why visit?

  • Kalavryta means the Good Springs.
  • Modern Greece's first mountain resort town.
  • A prosperous place during the pre-war period.

Kalavrita Day Trips


If you are in Greece in February, visit Patras for its popular carnival. This city also hosts an Odeum from Roman times which is still operational.

Kalavrita Museums

A statue in the yard of the Kalavryta Holocaust Museum dedicated to the victims of the massacre.
photo: G Da / CC BY-SA 3.0
hidden gem

Museum of Kalavryta Holocaust

Nazi troops committed atrocities in Kalavryta. They ordered women and children into a school that is now the holocaust museum. Touching stories and documents.