MONDAY 7 OCTOBER 2019 – 7KM – BATSI TO AGIOS PETROS – TOWER VISIT – LUNCH OF LOCAL PRODUCE
7 October @ 10:30 am – 5:15 pm
A 7km Hike from Batsi to the Agia Kastro Monastery and on to Agios Petros ancient tower. A feast at Agios Petros spring hosted by the Agios Petros Cultural Association followed by a guided tour of this Hellenic period tower.
The hike starts from the sea-front parking in Batsi with a climb to the Agia Kastro monastery with wonderful sea views towards the western coastline. We will make a short stop for a visit to the monastery and then continue upwards to the mountain settlement of Agios Petros, where there is an impressive view of Gavrio bay.
The hike ends under the plane tree by the spring in Agios Petros village square where a lunch of local dishes and music will be provided by the Agios Petros Cultural Association.
Lunch will start at around 3pm.
After lunch at around 4:30pm a short descent from the village to Agios Petros Tower for a short tour of this Hellenic Period construction then return by coach to Gavrio & Batsi around 5:15pm.
Hike: Monastery of Agia-Ano Agios Petros
Distance : 7km,
Difficulty : Medium-Difficult
Suggested area to stay night before hike: Batsi or Gavrio
Suggested area to stay night of hike : Batsi or Gavrio
Meeting Time & Place:
10:30am – BATSI Seafront parking
Departure Time & Place:
5.15pm Agios Petros Tower
Hike – Free
Lunch of local dishes – 11.5€
See below for transport prices, routes and meeting points.
Return from Agios Petros to Gavro & Batsi
|Departs – 5:15pm|
TRANSPORT TO AND FROM THE HIKE FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE ISLAND
If you are coming from or returing to the hike from GAVRIO, CHORA, ORMOS KORTHI you will be able to use the reguular KTEL bus service. PURCHASE YOUR TICKET ON THE BUS. Show your Festival ID to get the reduced fare.
|REGULAR KTEL BUS SERVICE|
|(Regular Fare) / |
| 10:00AM – GAVRIO to BATSI|
(15 mins duration )
| The Festival Hike Transport will|
return to GAVRIO after the hike/meal
This needs to be pre-booked
|8:20am – CHORA to BATSI|
(45 minutes duration)
| 7:40pm – BATSI|
| 8.20am – ORMOS KORTHI |
(Approx. 1 hour duration)
|Return to |
| 7:40pm – BATSI|
to ORMOS KORTHI
MEETING POINT LOCATIONS AND INFORMATION
Find details of all the Festival Meeting Points here
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