Private tour - Epicurius Apollo Temple - Monastery of Sepeto & Andritsaina Village (full day)

Type of tour: 
Private Tours
Duration: 
Full day
Licenced guide: 
Upon request
Theme: 
Culinary Experience, Religious Tours, Sightseeing

Trip advisor rating: 5 stars

A full-day program which will take you to an 11th century church on a steep rock over the Tritona River with its unique view and architecture. Climbing further up (1200m), you will have the opportunity to admire the majestic temple dedicated to Apollo Epikourios ("Apollo the helper"), described as the Parthenon of the Peloponnese. The last stop will be in the village of Andritsaina which is one of the most traditional and picturesque villages in North Western Peloponnese, for coffee or lunch.

 

Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monastery of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 1
Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monastery of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 2
Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monastery of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 3
Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monastery of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 4
Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monastery of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 5
Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monastery of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 6
Temple of Apollo Epicurius & Monastery of Sepeto with a stop at the village of Andritsaina 7
From 87.00 €/person
The highlights 
  • Marvel the architecture and location of the monastery which literally hangs over the narrow gorge of Triton, while the homonymous gushing waterfall flows through the dense forest of wild oaks.
  • Continue on the tour to the temple of Apollo Epikourios, the god of the sun – one of the monuments of world cultural heritage of UNESCO.
  • Distinguish its uniqueness as it has examples of all three of the classical orders used in ancient Greek architecture: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, with a full restoration program.
  • Then travel on the road surrounded by lush mountain vegetation which transpires a sense of serenity to find yourself in Andritsaina, "the Lady of Ilia", which combines unique architectural beauty and imposing natural landscape; a village with a long history, it is built amphitheatrically on the slopes of mount Lykaion.
  • Admire the beautiful mansions, traditional cafés, pretty taverns that serve unique dishes, paved alleys, all to ensure a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

 

Important Details 

Included:

  • Transportation by deluxe Mercedes vehicle
  • English-speaking non-smoking driver
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7


Not included:

  • Guided tour by certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism (upon request) 
  • Entrance fees
  • Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch
  • Gratuities


Admission

ticket for archeological site: 12€ per person
reduced ticket for archeological site: Senior European citizens over 65 years old- Non European citizens up to 25 years old
free of charge: European citizens up to 25 years old - Children non European citizens under 5 years old

 

 

Good to know:

ONLY CERTIFIED TOURIST GUIDES BY THE GREEK MINISTRY OF TOURISM MAY CONDUCT TOURS WITHIN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES & MUSEUMS IN GREECE.
THE ORDER OF TOUR EVENTS MAY VARY FOR YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE SO AS TO AVOID THE CROWDS.

Cancellation Policy 

General conditions:

Except otherwise stated, tours, packages or any service canceled without due notice within three (3) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be no refund.

Any cancellation made within seven (7) – four (4) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 25% charge for services.

In the case of cancelation more than seven (7) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 50% charge for services

For cancellations more than twenty (20) days prior to the tour, there will be a full refund (no charge).

For any cancelations due to bad weather conditions leading to a change in the cruise ship itinerary, there will be a full refund (no charge).

In all of the above cases, bank expenses or administration fees that might occur for the refund will be deducted from the amount.

 

Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.

 

No servant or agent of ours can vary our conditions and any such purposed variation shall be of no effect unless it has been signed by one of our directors.

 

All matters concerning this booking shall be subject to Greek Law.

 

 

Small group tours:

Each tour operates to sufficient demand. The Travel Insiders reserves the right to cancel scheduled tours due to limited participation or other reasons beyond our control two (2) weeks before the date of the tour.

In such case, no compensation will be paid or requested from The Travel Insiders. In the event of “Places of Interest” being closed or road conditions en-route prevent the tour as advertised being operated, every endeavor will be made to substitute an alternative, but the company reserves the right to cancel or alter arrangements.

Once the group reaches the minimum number of participants (8 participants) you will receive an email notification two (2) weeks prior to tour confirming that the itinerary of your choice will be conducted as planned.

If there is not enough participation (minimum 8 participants), you will be notified via email, in which case you can alternatively book a private tour at a special price, or if you prefer, you will be fully refunded.

 

Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.