Holidays in Vytina

Vytina info

Vytina, famous mountain holiday resort for many years, keeps the leadership in tourism in Arcadia and is known as the jewel of Mainalo mountain. The village is 44km from Tripoli and you will see it on the highway of Tripoli – Olympia – Pyrgos. Vytina, the capital of the homonym municipality, is a settlement with age-long history. According to the tradition, the village was established in 350AC, after the catastrophe of ancient town Methidrio. Beautiful, cool, calm, green and scenic, civilized and hospitable, Vytina remains the grande dame of tourism development of Arcadia. Stretches lazily in Mainalo, firs and delineating the flavor of that particular scent and freshness that is difficult to forget, and endow with the rare climate that for years was considered therapeutic for body and soul. Noble and beautiful Vytina, with the old stone houses, picturesque narrow streets, lively square with the old church, streets below big trees for walks, the woods and countryside, rewards the visitor with an unforgettable holiday. surrounded by small distances, there are villages of extraordinary beauty, rivers, springs, historical monuments, monasteries, places of magic that is worth to explore. The most important advantage of the holiday in Vytina is that the visitors appreciated a high level of tourist accommodation.

Airtickets to Vytina

Vytina doesn't have an airport, so it can only be reached by car or public transportation. We can offer airtickets to Athens airport through our online booking system and then there is connection to Vytina by bus, train or car.

Hotels in Vytina

There is a variety of hotels, apartments and rooms to let in Vytina, depending on the type of holidays you would prefer. You can find more information at the section of Vytina hotels.

 

Transfer & car rental in Vytina

In order to reach Vytina without using a public transportation, you can rent a car from Athens airport through our online booking system.

 

Sightseeing and tours in Vytina

The heart of this beautiful town beats at the central square, with the church of Saint Trifonas, an outstanding creation of local architecture. It is made from the famous black marble the region has. Next to the church is the city hall, while around the square you will find taverns, coffeehouses and shops with local products (dairy products, pasta, honey, herbage, walnuts and pulses). Don’t miss buying handmade wooden utensils and decorative, as Vytina has a long history in woodcarving.
Worth visiting is the Municipal Library roofed under a historic building, the “Hellenic School” and has a remarkable collection of old and more recent publications. Really impressive is the collection of the Folkloric museum, roofed under a new-built structure.
Vytina has many historic churches that attract thousands of believers. Among them distinguish the church of Saint Apostles dated from the 16th century, the church of Dormition close to Valtesiniko, established during the 17th century, with unique gilded icons. A few kilometers from Vytina is the monastery of Panagia Sfyrida with a fantastic view. During the period of Turkish possession the monastery operated as a secret school.

 

Travel tourism information in Vytina

Tripoli (capital)
•Police:               +30 2710 223039
•Municipality:      +30 2710 222235
•Hospital:            +30 2710 371700
•Rail Station:      +30 2710 241213

Vytina
•Police:               +30 27950 22207


Restaurants and nightlife in Vytina

Food in the restaurants of Vytina is almost legendary, with excellent materials, selected dishes of local cuisine, family atmosphere and kindness. Mainly homemade food and good meat dominate. The restaurants and taverns offer stews and grilled meat. Most are located around the square but there are some good options on the outskirts of Vytina. Beautiful bars, cozy cafes, music venues, all available for any kind of a visitor in order to have fun and relax after a day full of activities.

Special places of interest in Vytina

The ski centre of Mainalo is located in the heart of Peloponnese on the homonym mountain (which has been rewarded internationally for its natural beauty) and specifically in the region called Ostrakina. It is the most important mountainous resort of Peloponnese in the centre of a big municipality, with villages of amazing in beauty, picturesqueness and tourist interests. This place, from the old years, was called “The Switzerland of Morias”.