Kato Doliana in Arcadia
The residents of Ano Doliana not handle the heavy climate in the winter, harmful for their sheepherds and land, they decided to descent to warmer places, near Astros bulid their householdings, founding Kato Doliana, a traditional settlement, just 120 m above the surface of the sea and counting 800 and more residents in the winter and many more in the summer time even though a part of them return to Ano Doliana...
To reach Kato Doliana from Tripoli following the road to Astros and meet the traditional settlement at 38th km in the beginning of the countryside of Thirea and next to the river Tanos· for which Euripides makes a comment about him at his famous"Ilektra".
It is a magical area full of of olive trees, mainly, but also citrus trees that is the main activity of the residents, that is the production of oil and fodder products.
There, at Kato Doliana, is the ancient city of Eva and further, the famous mansion of "Herodus Atticus".
The monastery of Loukous is just before Kato Doliana in the road of Tripoli – Astros and celebrates the " Metamorphosis of Sotira". It is a monastery with ten nuns, a dreamy and miraculous, from every sense, place. Also marvelous are the fountain of Loukou, waterbridge and watermill...
For your stay in Arcadia and Mountainous Arcadia you can book a room in one of the hotels and Bed & Breakfast inns.
In Vytina, Dimitsana as well as in many other areas of the County, there are hotels and accommodations of various categories and types (rooms to let, residences, Bed & Breakfast inns, studios, hostels, guesthouses and furnished apartments) that can satisfy every visitor's demands and needs for a pleasant and enjoyable stay.
You will find wonderful hotels, rooms and apartments to let of all categories and price ranges.
You can find a list of hotels and rooms to let, as well as special offers for low cost holidays, in the list of lodgings in the area and the accommodation offers and deals.
Access to Arcadia is easy by car through the existing road network.
One of its advantages is the short distance from the capital, and therefore a fast and low-cost access for many visitors.
The best way to explore the nature and sights of Arcadia is to have your own vehicle.
It's worth visiting places that public transport and the organized trips do not reach.
For your convenience, you can use the route map on the field “Routes” with information about the mileage, the time you need and the route you will follow, selecting the points of interest.
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For your entertainment in Arcadia, you will find many restaurants, taverns, cafeterias with excellent service and variety of products and services.
Arcadia consists of many traditional, simple but also luxurious places where you can have any type of food you want.