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Route 13 Patra- Halandritsa – Kalavryta, Bypass to: Leontio - Rakita - Autokinitodromio - Koumani - Kalousi

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Our destination is Municipality of Farres and eventually Kalavryta. We exit Patras city and we reach Korlamba’s location...

At 1 km, a road on the left leads to Platanovrysi. We keep on straight, admiring on our right the fields of Farres area, full of olive trees and grapevines. People here are also into cattle-breeding as well.

At 5.7 km on our left we see Halandritsa’s Healthy Centre. Halandritsa is a beautiful small town, seat of Municipality of Farres. At 6.9 km of our route there is a label informing us about a Mycenaean Settlement on our right. After 400 m there is our first chance to bypass. The road on our right leads to Aytokinitodromio, Industrial Zone, Valmantoura, Elliniko, Kalousi. But we go on straight, to Kalavryta. A bit outside Halandritsa, there is a road going to Mirali and Thomeika. From this road we can reach the mountain peak Zoubata and Rakita, a beautiful resort, ‘drowned’ in fir trees. Lets’ keep on straight to the Road of Patras – Halandritsa – Kalavryta. At 13.5 km we enter the mountainous village called Katarraktis and at 18 km there is a second bypass. If we keep on straight we soon reach Kalanistra and Kalanos and a bit forther, there is Chrysopodaritissa Monastery. 

After Kalanos, we enter Platanos Village, and then Dendra and Neo Kompigadi. In all those villages, there are numerous cafes and taverns serving traditional specialties. At 28 km a label informs us that the road on our left goes to Miha and Tsapournia two wonderful resorts, ‘drowned’ in firs, will offer you fresh air and pure nature.

At 28.8 km a road on your left leads to Profitis Ilias peak. We have finally reached Municipality of Kalavryta. If you notice carefully, you will see on the top of a hill the Vlasia Monbastery. At 32.7 km the road on our left leads to Ano and Kato Vlasia. We pass through Metohi and then Manesi. At 42.3 km the road on our right goes to Boubouka and Kryoneri. At 45.7 km the road on our left leads to Megalos Pontias and Makellaria Monastery. The road continues up to Rakita and reaches Krini and Kounina.

 

Keeping at the main road to Kalavryta we pass by Ortholithi village and the road leading to Drosato, Plataniotissa, Pteri, Aigio. At 53.1 km the road on our right goes to Kouteli and at 57.3 km we meet a label informing us that: 

  • On our left the road goes to Agia Layras, Kleitoria, Tripoli. If we keep on straight the road goes to Kalavryta, Spileo Limnon.
  • If we turn left we reach Skepasto village. If we keep in straight, we eventually reach the centre of Kalavryta.

Bypass to: Leontio – Rakita

At the 18th km of Kourlambas-Halandritsa-Kalavryta route, we turn left to Leontio and Rakita. It is a mountainous route, with some really beautiful spots which will make us get out of the car and enjoy them. At 8.7 km of the bypass, the road on our right goes to Mmihaleika, Kerasi, Pontia while at 9.4 km we enter Demestiha Village. At 14.7 km we finally reach Leontio. We enter the village after 1.8 km. The road on our left goes to Veteika and Rakita.

Bypass to: Autokinitodromio - Koumani - Kalousi

At 73 km, if we turn right the label shows us that we are heading to Aytokinitodromio, Industrial Zone (VIPE), Valmantoura, Elliniko, Kalousi. We pass by Halandritsa, where the label informs us that:

  • If we keep on straight we will reach VI.PE
  • If we turn left, we will reach Rentes, Valmantoura, Elliniko, Kalousi, Hryssopigi, Lakkomata.

We turn left, passing by cultivated fields full of grapevines and cereals. At 3 km of the route, you are in Rentes, where Aytokinitofdromio will be constructed one day. You might also meet Schumacher here one day!

As you keep on straight the scenery turns to semi-mountainous with lots of plane trees and bushes. At 5 km we reach Valmantoura with its nice taverns. At 8.9 km we enter Elliniko. After 3.5 km, the road splits in two:

  • If you keep straight, you will find Koumani, Hrysopigi and Lakkomata Villages.
  • If you turn right, the road goes to Kalousi. At 14.3 km of the bypass, we reach an amphitheatrically built village at Olenos foothills, 880 m above sea level.

On our way out from the village, the road on the right goes to Kalousi Prey Breeding Centre, and behind the village there is "Trano Lithari" rock, which is a meeting point for all hikers, enjoying there their favourite sport.

 

 

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