Vouraikos Gorge

Cog railway Kalavrita-Diakofto - Odontotos


Useful Information

Location: Diakopto railway station, in the middle of the town Diakopto, at the northern coast.
(38.191963, 22.197798)
Open: From Diakopto: All year Mon-Fri 8:10, 11:15, 14:12, Sat, Sun 8:10, 11:15, 12:33, 14:12, 15:32.
From Kalavrita: All year Mon-Fri 9:28, 12:27, 15:30, Sat, Sun 9:28, 12:27, 14:10, 15:30, 17:57.
[2021]
Fee: free.
[2008]
Classification: GorgeGorge
Light: n/a
Dimension: L=22 km, VR=750 m.
Guided tours: S=6-15km/h, D=1 h,
Photography:  
Accessibility:  
Bibliography: J.H. Price (1962): Day trip to Kalavryta, The Railway Magazine. London, UK: Toothill Press Ltd. 108 (737): 642–645, September 1962.
Address: Vouraikos Gorge, Tel: +30-, Fax: +30-,
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History


Description

Vouraikos Gorge is a unique sight, it is not only a spectacularly narrow gorge, the Americans call them "slot canyons", it is accessible only by train. The combination historic cog train, steam engines, and spectacular landscape, is quite unique and makes this railway a popular tourist attraction.