Arcadia – Messene
Four day unguided motorcycle tour that will lead you to the Peloponnese and in particular in the prefectures of Arcadia and Messene. We will meet and greet you in our head offices where you will get acquainted with your BMW rental motorbike. We will do a short briefing on the tour and the itinerary and then you will take off for your moto tour.
Arcadia lies at the center of the Peloponnese peninsula and its varied landscape, the large mountains (Mainalo and Parnonas) and Argolis Bay make it an ideal year round motorcycle destination. It presents landscapes of incomparable beauty, areas of exciting archaeological interest and historic locations. Its first inhabitants were the Arcadians, one of the oldest most prominent tribes of the Peloponnese.
Nowadays the villages of Dimitsana, Stemnitsa, Vytina and Laggadia fulfil every travelers dream by offering excellent services, traditional accommodation in stone built mansions with exquisite local cuisine.
You’ll visit the Library, the open-air Water-Power Museum and be impressed by this unique village which was amphitheatrically built.
You’ll admire the clock tower of St George’s Orthodox Church, as well as the Monasteries of Prodromos and the Philosofos Monastery.
you’ll be impressed by the architecture as well as the amazing castle one of the well-fortified in the Peloponnese.
Located at the south west of the Peloponnese will simply captivate you. Its vast olive groves, rivers, mountains, gorges and coves along with the exquisite sandy beaches will realize every travelers dream. Ancient Messene, where Nestor ruled, is a stunning site that lies in a serene valley, surrounded by the Arcadian Mountains on one side and the Mediterranean Sea on the other; a truly a spectacular setting. The remains of this tremendous ancient city are complete with a grand ancient stadium, an Ancient Agora, an ancient theatre with a capacity of up to ten thousand spectators, and a fountain house. It is so well-maintained that you can easily envision the city in all of its glory. Next to the archeological site, there is a museum with thousands of findings uncovered by archaeologists.
Methoni and Koroni will simply leave you in awe. The castles of Methoni and Koroni, are some of the most important and most beautiful castles in Greece. Methoni was built by the Venetians after 1209 at a strategic location, on a rock penetrating the sea and is separated from the land by an artificial moat. Koroni existed since 7th Century AD and was reconstructed by the Venetians in the 13th Century.
Nowadays both fortresses, even though in ruins, continue to be impressive and will simply charm you.
- Vacation Style Holiday Type
Four day unguided motorcycle tour that will lead you to the Peloponnese and in particular in the prefectures of Arcadia and Messene.
- Use of motorcycle for 4 days
- GPS with routes and POI
- Night accommodation : 3
- Breakfast : 3
- Planning of the tour and organization
- Use of helmet
- All Fees and Taxes
- Lunch / Dinner
Motorcycle apparel suitable for the time period you will enjoy the tour