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The Best Hiking Trails in Peloponnese (Greece)

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Photo of Menalon Trail section 1: Stemnitsa - Dimitsana Photo of Menalon Trail Section 8: Valtesiniko - Lagadia Photo of Mikros Simos - Ligia - Kato Nisi - Vardia - Mikros Simos
  • near Stemnítsa, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    8.61mi
    Elevation +
    3314f
    TrailRank
    73| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Menalon Trail section 1: Stemnitsa - Dimitsana Photo of Menalon Trail section 1: Stemnitsa - Dimitsana Photo of Menalon Trail section 1: Stemnitsa - Dimitsana

    The trail head for this first route is Stemnitsa, the village of goldsmiths and headquarters for the Peloponnesians Senate in 1821, point of convergence of many other routes and trails. Follow the  coming out of the vil...

    Tough walk but beautiful
    Becky Chantry
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  • near Valtesiníko, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    9.26mi
    Elevation +
    1818f
    TrailRank
    72| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Menalon Trail Section 8: Valtesiniko - Lagadia Photo of Menalon Trail Section 8: Valtesiniko - Lagadia Photo of Menalon Trail Section 8: Valtesiniko - Lagadia

    From Valtesiniko square, following , pass by the impressive stone built school and access the upper peripheral road of the village, from here the view overlooks all the northern plains. Gain altitude from the footpath a...

    Lovely climate to start off with with extra views at the top. Then forest walk and at the end along descent (a little sl...
    michael.cadier
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  • near Káto Nisí, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    7.68mi
    Elevation +
    1122f
    TrailRank
    71| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Mikros Simos - Ligia - Kato Nisi - Vardia - Mikros Simos Photo of Mikros Simos - Ligia - Kato Nisi - Vardia - Mikros Simos Photo of Mikros Simos - Ligia - Kato Nisi - Vardia - Mikros Simos

    Moving time: 4h - 4,5h The trail begins from the beach of Mikros Simos and continues along the coast until Ligia. Then it makes a turn right to reach at the beach of Kato Nisi crossing a small cedar forest. The way b...

    Belle rando ...même par grande chaleur.
    Cire49
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  • near Eláti, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    5.64mi
    Elevation +
    679f
    TrailRank
    69
    Photo of Menalon Trail Section 4: Elati - Vytina Photo of Menalon Trail Section 4: Elati - Vytina Photo of Menalon Trail Section 4: Elati - Vytina

    The route descends from Elati to the riverbed of the Milaon River (in this first part the marking is with ), where it meets the obvious pathway situated on the banks. (from this part and after the marking is with ). Fo...

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  • near Zigovísti, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    10.55mi
    Elevation +
    2228f
    TrailRank
    69
    Photo of Menalon Trail Section 3: Zigovisti - Elati Photo of Menalon Trail Section 3: Zigovisti - Elati Photo of Menalon Trail Section 3: Zigovisti - Elati

    The Zigovisti–Elati section straddles the Western Menalon massif. This section is marked with . Leave Zigovisti behind passing by the old church of Agios Ioannis and the Pera Vrisi fountain where the trailhead wends thr...

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  • near Nymfasía, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    6.35mi
    Elevation +
    2589f
    TrailRank
    68
    Photo of Menalon Trail Section 6: Nimfasia - Magouliana Photo of Menalon Trail Section 6: Nimfasia - Magouliana Photo of Menalon Trail Section 6: Nimfasia - Magouliana

    Coming out from Nymphasia the route follows a small road that that enters a pleasant oak wood, to the trailhead that heads downhill to cross the Kernitsa Bridge. From the bridge the trail ascend to the Kernitsas Monaste...

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  • near Vytína, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    3.72mi
    Elevation +
    696f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Menalon Trail Section 5: Vytina - Nimfasia Photo of Menalon Trail Section 5: Vytina - Nimfasia Photo of Menalon Trail Section 5: Vytina - Nimfasia

    After resting and provisioning, leave Vytina and continue on the route leading to Nymphasia. After walking 850 meters on asphalt you’ll reach Old Vytina and the trailhead of the footpath that will leads to Mavra Litharia...

    Absolutely beautiful trail although there is a lot of up and down
    Becky Chantry
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  • near Magoúliana, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    4.39mi
    Elevation +
    577f
    TrailRank
    67
    Photo of Μenalon Trail Section 7: Magouliana - Valtesiniko Photo of Μenalon Trail Section 7: Magouliana - Valtesiniko Photo of Μenalon Trail Section 7: Magouliana - Valtesiniko

    Walk across Magouliana (the village of loggers) through small roads and arrive to the saddle west of the village, where an intersection to Lasta is located and point of splendid views, surrounded by stone built threshing...

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  • Ladonas Gorge

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    near Dímitra, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    9.04mi
    Elevation +
    2310f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo of Ladonas Gorge Photo of Ladonas Gorge Photo of Ladonas Gorge

    A really nice circular walk through the gorge. The middle section is along the river without a path. You have to find your own way. The river is passable but you should not do this section of the river is in spate or it...

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  • near Dimitsána, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    2.47mi
    Elevation +
    879f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo of Menalon Trail Section 2: Dimitsana - Zigovisti Photo of Menalon Trail Section 2: Dimitsana - Zigovisti Photo of Menalon Trail Section 2: Dimitsana - Zigovisti

    The section Dimitsana-Zigovisti ascends from the Lousios valley to the outskirts of the fir forest. The trail head starts in Dimitsana and passes next to important historical buildings like the Library. Heading out from ...

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  • near Krionérion, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    13.17mi
    Elevation +
    4150f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo of Taygetos loop (Sparta camp, Kalamata camp, Summit) Photo of Taygetos loop (Sparta camp, Kalamata camp, Summit) Photo of Taygetos loop (Sparta camp, Kalamata camp, Summit)

    A long but very nice trail that starts from Sparta’s refuge camp with a south direction to Kalamata refuge camp in order to get the trail for the south approach of the summit. Lots of different scenery. What’s nice about...

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  • Karia-Artemisio

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    near Kariá, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    5.86mi
    Elevation +
    1913f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo of Karia-Artemisio Photo of Karia-Artemisio Photo of Karia-Artemisio

    The easiest way to reach Artemisio peak 'Malevos' is by this trail.First 3 klm follows forest muddy roads and after a while you will find red signs leads you to the top by trail.the most demanding spots are the last 500m...

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  • Taygetos

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    near Kastánia, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    16.66mi
    Elevation +
    6834f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo of Taygetos Photo of Taygetos Photo of Taygetos

    By bicycle from Kastania to Panagia Giatrissa and Agios Dimitrios. By foot along the south ridge to Profitis Ilias, the highest summit of Taygetos. Let me report a comment that I added to my 360° panorama: My asce...

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  • Skiritida forest

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    near Vlachokerasiá, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    8.85mi
    Elevation +
    1617f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo of Skiritida forest Photo of Skiritida forest Photo of Skiritida forest

    Extremely well marked path through the beautiful forest of Skiritida, starting from Vlachokerasia. There are quite some challenging parts when crossing the little streams, some climbs were supported by ropes.

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  • near Krionérion, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    5.11mi
    Elevation +
    4662f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo of Taygetos: Maganiari spring - Profitis Ilias Photo of Taygetos: Maganiari spring - Profitis Ilias Photo of Taygetos: Maganiari spring - Profitis Ilias

    Hike from Maganiari spring up to Profitis Ilias peak. We went up in the afternoon, stayed overnight at the top in bivacs to see the pyramid shape shadow of the mountains at sunrise and went down the following morning usi...

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  • Foiniki 3 churches

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    near Foiníki, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    6.48mi
    Elevation +
    640f
    TrailRank
    52| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Foiniki 3 churches Photo of Foiniki 3 churches Photo of Foiniki 3 churches

    Nice walk along olive groves and some bushes and fields and ofcourse 3 little churches with magnificent view.

    Lovely walk with fabulous coastal and snow capped mountains views.
    improka
    Beautiful trail, nice churches, stunning views.
    Gerben Otter
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  • near Kardamýli, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    6.23mi
    Elevation +
    1808f
    TrailRank
    52| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Kardamili-Sotiros Monastery-Agia Sofia circuit Photo of Kardamili-Sotiros Monastery-Agia Sofia circuit Photo of Kardamili-Sotiros Monastery-Agia Sofia circuit

    This hike starts in Kardamyli, going up the Viros Gorge for about 5 km as far as Sotiros Monastery, then climbs out of the gorge on a good road and descends to Kardamyli via Agia Sofia church. There's no path in the gorg...

    Good for finding the right route at intersections and as a guide for how long the trail takes. Thank you!
    Hashdene
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  • Doliana chestnut trail

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    near Doliána, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    3.57mi
    Elevation +
    26f
    TrailRank
    51
    Photo of Doliana chestnut trail Photo of Doliana chestnut trail Photo of Doliana chestnut trail

    E4 European path (part). Walking through chestnut trees and beautiful landscape of arcadia. Enjoy the view of Argolic sea.

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  • Exochori-Kardamili circuit

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    near Exochóri, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    6.56mi
    Elevation +
    1421f
    TrailRank
    50| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Exochori-Kardamili circuit Photo of Exochori-Kardamili circuit Photo of Exochori-Kardamili circuit

    This walk starts in Exochori, dropping down to Kardamili on the route marked with red/white paint blazes. Much of the route follows kalderimi (stone-paved paths built for livestock), some in excellent shape and others qu...

    It is not difficult. I'd say at most moderate
    Rody Manuelli
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  • near Costa Navarino, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    3.26mi
    Elevation +
    446f
    TrailRank
    50| Rating 4.0
    Photo of Nice loop via the circular beach  a cool cavern and the Navarino castel Photo of Nice loop via the circular beach  a cool cavern and the Navarino castel Photo of Nice loop via the circular beach  a cool cavern and the Navarino castel

    See """ http://fr.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/spatialArtifacts.do?event=setCurrentSpatialArtifact&id=4899644 """ for the access from the main road This treck is a very nice loop via the Voidokilia circular beach the circu...

    Très bonne balade entre la Navarino Bay et le lagoon de giolava. Le château est vraiment splendide et l’ascension très i...
    jessica.deldicque
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  • near Koumoustá, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    3.50mi
    Elevation +
    3048f
    TrailRank
    50| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Taygetos: Mountaineering Club of Kalamata Hut (Forest of Vasiliki) - Profitis Ilias (Ταύγετος Βασιλική-Πρ. Ηλίας) Photo of Taygetos: Mountaineering Club of Kalamata Hut (Forest of Vasiliki) - Profitis Ilias (Ταύγετος Βασιλική-Πρ. Ηλίας) Photo of Taygetos: Mountaineering Club of Kalamata Hut (Forest of Vasiliki) - Profitis Ilias (Ταύγετος Βασιλική-Πρ. Ηλίας)

    This is an easy hike to Taygeto's highest peak "Profitis Ilias" from the hut of the Mountaineering club of Kalamata which is located at a small clearing in the beautiful coniferous "Vasiliki" forest . (the hard part actu...

    We repeated this trail in 10/3/2019 as part of a circular route (pigi maganiari - refuge - ag. dimitrios (camp) - ridge ...
    thomas ditsas
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  • Oítilon

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    near Oítilon, Peloponnese (Greece)
    Distance
    6.31mi
    Elevation +
    810f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo of Oítilon Photo of Oítilon Photo of Oítilon

    Last part of 4 km extreme difficult. You have to go through the canyon wich is blocked at a lot of places.

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