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Xylokastro

19 October

Xylokastro

Xylokastro

Athens Airport (ATH) transfer to/from Xylokastro

We provide the best quality transfer to/from Xylokastro at its best and transparent charges in the market, without the discomfort of you waiting much time at the airport, or anywhere else. Discount on return bookings.

Xylokastro is a seaside town of the Corinthian regional unit. It is the seat of the municipality of Xylokastro – Eurostini. According to the 2011 census it has 5.500 permanent residents and every summer it hosts thousands of visitors and is one of the most important tourist destinations in the Peloponnese.

Main landmarks are the pine forest of Pefkia and the beaches of the area. It is 120 km far from Athens and 100 km far from Patras.

Xylokastro (meaning wooden castle) got its name from a wooden barracks in the area where an observatory was operating during the Venetian occupation.

The forest Pefkia is a natural pine forest between Xylokastro and Sykia. It extends along the coast of the Corinthian Gulf and has been characterized as an aesthetic forest. The salty soil helped 83 species of plants to been developed, among which are the alpine pine, the rope, the myrtle, the wicker, the cedar, the palm tree, the almond, the bear, the cane, the cannibal, the thyme and the hafana.

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