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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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Reviewed 19 August 2019

We decided to take the old mountain road from Sparta to Kalamata, and, although it took more time, we thoroughly enjoyed the drive - lovely scenery and open vistas on the western side, no cars, nature at it's best. At the beginning of the uphill...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

We took the old mountain road between Kalamtaa and Sparti around 15 October 2018, there were two cars we saw driving west and just us driving east. Compared to how the traffic used to be, it's a pleasure. Beautiful, beautiful scenery. On the western side...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Velo_Mitrovich
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

It’s only 55km between Kalamata and Sparta, but through this mountain road it takes you about 90-100 minutes to cover it. Views are great if the cliffs and woods, all green and also with nice winds to calm the heat.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sindel72
Reviewed 19 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank sandybaham
Reviewed 5 September 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

Date of experience: September 2017
7  Thank Yanni K
Reviewed 23 May 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Konstantina Z
Reviewed 19 July 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

Date of experience: July 2016
6  Thank jeroen19662016
Reviewed 4 April 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

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank ELear
Reviewed 7 March 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

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank SebastienC42
Reviewed 6 July 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

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank jacke414
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