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Taygetus Mountains

Sparta 23054, Greece
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Amazing mountains for hiking and biking. You can climb up the beautiful villages and then go... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Vassilis_Tsirikos
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Athens, Greece
Stunning vistas bit very challenging driving conditions.

Better road conditions on the west coast than on the east coast. One hairpin turn after another... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
polarbell
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Maryland
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A scenic mountain range located in the south of The Peloponnese, great for hiking.
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  • Very good15%
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“winding roads” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Amazing mountains for hiking and biking. You can climb up the beautiful villages and then go swimming!! Try the Taygetus challenge

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Better road conditions on the west coast than on the east coast. One hairpin turn after another, sheer drops, no guard rails. Narrow, narrow road. If cross from one side to the other, the pass between the mountains at Aeropolis is easier to navigate than...More

Thank polarbell
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The drive over the Taygetus Mountains between Kalamata and Sparta is just fantastic. Spectacular views as you go through the Langada pass at 5,000 ft above sea level. We started from Stoupa where we were staying drove to Sparta (take the old road, no tolls...More

Thank Dianerandle
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Driving on and around these mountains is an experience in itself. We drove around a number of towns and villages in this area and the views are absolutely breathtaking, literally! We drove on many narrow, winding roads, high up on the mountains, and the feeling...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The road is fine over the mountain route from Sparta to Kalamata and so can be taken steadily even if you are unused to hill driving. Locals will pass when you move in as usual in Greece towards the side of the road. Excellent views...More

Thank LJO67
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This hike is exceptional in spring with the path leading up through a pine forest with glorious bird song and the delicate wildflowers such as cyclamen, crocus and primrose just emerging. The trailhead was a challenge to find because we could not read the Greek...More

1  Thank NadiaHVal_des_Monts
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We drove from Kalamata to Sparta in early January. The road is very good, safe and interesting to ride. Though you need to be careful especially on snowy parts of the route. The views are astonishing. It's so impressive to see how big trees grow...More

Thank B K
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Magic indeed exists!! Try hiking at the mountain and rediscover locked parts of yourself. Whether you reach the peak or just try the paths, the experience is unique.

Thank DVB311
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We drove the mountain route from Sparta to Kalamata and it was astonishingly impressive and a bit scary. The rounds wind round mountain gorges which is a bit oppressive as you fee closed in by the sides of the mountains. At some point there are...More

Thank moose065
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Was not expecting the beauty and entertainment of this drive. Great scenery and challenging drive through the mountain range containing the highest peak in the Peloponnese area. Two-lane highway provides thrills as it winds through this mountain range and features rock overhangs and tunnels through...More

Thank Gingy2015
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Response from Antouli | Reviewed this property |
At mountain there is a shelter but isn't good choice. You can stay at Kalamata city that begins Taygetos
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