SUNDAY 13 OCTOBER 2019 – 6.3KM – VISIT TO PANACHRANTOS MONASTERY – LIVADIA – CHORA
13 October @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
A 6.3 km hike from the Panachrantos Monastery, through the fertile valley of Livadia with a visit to the Liokitra and Raptaki estates. A meal of Local Dishes and then a short walk back to Chora.
The hike starts with a transfer by coach to the impressive Panachrantos Monastery. After visiting the Monastery, the hike descends, giving wonderful views of Chora and the Messaria Valley, to the riverbed of the Livadia River. We then pass successive intersections with other hiking routes before crossing the riverbed of the Megálou Potamoú (Great River) and continue on to the Liokitra estate where we will have a tour of the citrus orchards. After this we continue along the riverbed passing the impressive fields of citrus trees enclosed by lines of huge cypresses. We stop at the Raptakis orchards for lunch.
At around 3:15pm a meal of local dishes provided by the Livadia Association at the Raptaki Estate
After the meal, there will be a 30 minute walk to return back to Chora.
Hike: Panachrantos Monastery – Livadia – Chora
Difficulty : Medium-difficult
Suggested Area to stay night before hike : Chora
Suggested Area to stay night of hike : Chora
Meeting Times & Places:
10:30am Chora,Vogiatzidis Building (for transport to the hike start)
11:00am Panachrantos Monastery (hike start point)
Departure Time & Place
5.00pm depart Raptaki Estate, Livadia for walk back to Chora
Hike – Free
Tour of the estates – Free
Traditional Lunch provided by the Livadia Association – 12,5€
See below for transport prices, routes and meeting points.
Single Price – 4€
|10:30am – Chora,Vogiatzidis Building to|
|There is no return hike transport as|
the hike will end in Chora.
TRANSPORT TO AND FROM CHORA FOR THE HIKE FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE ISLAND
Outward Travel in the Morning
From Gavrio, Batsi and Ormos Korthi take the REGULAR KTEL bus to reach Chora in time for the hike start.
Show your Festival ID for a reduced fare. Pay on the bus. Times below.
Return Travel from Chora after the hike back at the end of the meal
Special Festival Buses will run to Ormos Korthi, Chora, Gavrio & Batsi.
Don’t forget to book the Special Festival Buses in advance on our Registration & Booking form.
|Departure time/ from / to||(Regular|
|From Gavrio & Batsi|
|9:30am from Gavrio|
(duration 1 hour)
9:40am from Batsi
(duration 50 minutes)
Gavrio & Batsi
(Special Festival Bus)
|5:20pm from Chora|
to Batsi & Gavrio
|From Ormos Korthi|
|8:20am –from Ormos Korthi|
(Duration 1 hour)
| 6:00pm from Chora|
to Ormos Korthi
MEETING POINT LOCATIONS AND INFORMATION
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