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Kalavrita Railway - Odontoto

Kalavrita, Greece
+30 2692 023050
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Beautiful little cog/rack railway - lovely views.

We were lucky enough to visit when it wasn't busy, & the very nice ticket lady gave us seats facing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gloucestershire, UK
A lovely trip

The Odontotos is a unique railway, at least for Greece. The cost is 9.50 euro, one way, or 19 euros... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia
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A scenic railroad train ride through the mountainous Greek countryside.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kalavrita, Greece
+30 2692 023050
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were lucky enough to visit when it wasn't busy, & the very nice ticket lady gave us seats facing in one direction on the way out, & the other way on the way back, with no-one sat opposite us in the very cramped seats....More

Thank Ducatibabe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Odontotos is a unique railway, at least for Greece. The cost is 9.50 euro, one way, or 19 euros return. You will find such a cog railway elsewhere, too, like those in Switzerland for example. The Kalavryta cog railway is an amazing experience, at...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Don't miss a ride with Odontoto Railway it's simply Amazing!!!! For couples and for family's. You will see the canyon with the live river and the water falls and the amazing construction of the railway passing through the mountains.

Thank Ilias L
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is an absolute must, if you are at the northern side of Peloponnese and love trains and great nature. The train is between the cities of Diakofto and Kalavrita. The city of Diakofto is a nice smaller city, and the train station is very...More

Thank PensionistOle
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely ride with beautiful views and waterfalls. Riding through nature. Fantastic. A must do when in this area.

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I had the opportunity of traveling on the train and it was amazing. The sights and the landscapes were wonderful. I enjoyed very much. I will definitely recommend this to my family and friends.

Thank Ori L
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great family experience while experiencing beautiful pure nature. We took the train from Kalyvryta down first, enjoyed the beach a few hours and went back my train. Unforgettable! Warnly recommended!

Thank IvoValkenburg
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Whilst visiting Kalavryta my girlfriend and I decided to catch the train to Diakofto (rack rail) and back! We are so so glad we did because this definitely is an experience! Travelling amongst the green you will immediately appreciate nature with the luscious green above...More

Thank AncientGreeceTours
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This train ride is unique in that it uses a cog/tooth system on the steeper parts of the track. You can take the train from Diakofto to Kalavrita but it has one stop at Zaklorou village just before Kalavrita which is where my husband and...More

Thank LadyPavlova
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This has got to be one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world. The trip from Diakopto to Kalavrita takes just over an hour and the train passes some stunning scenery through a gorge, rock formations, waterfalls and cliffs. It cost about 12€...More

Thank Anne W
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13 January 2017|
Response from LadyPavlova | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply, I have been asking around for weeks but cannot find information about a bus. There must be a bus service for locals but I am sorry I have not found out where from or when they depart. I would suggest... More
28 December 2016|
Response from LadyPavlova | Reviewed this property |
Personally I normally just turn up and buy tickets on the day. I believe you can buy on line now. There are a few websites to check if you google 'odontotos' and 'diakopto.gr' they will show the timetable I believe. Have a... More
Filipe R
27 July 2016|
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Response from Famotero | Reviewed this property |
no online tickets
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