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From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Natural Feature
“Tsivlos (Greek: Τσιβλός) is a small mountain village in the municipality of Akrata, Achaea, Greece. It is part of the community Platanos. In 2011, it had a population of 9. It is built on the slopes of Mount Chelmos (Aroania), above the river Krathis, at about 750m elevation. Tsivlos was mentioned as the settlement of Civlò in the census of the Venetian Francesco Grimani in 1700; it had 33 families and 148 inhabitants.[2] Until 1912, Tsivlos was a part of the municipality of Nonakrida. The village was part of the municipality of Akrata since 1998. In 2011 it became part of the new municipality Aigialeia. On Sunday March 24, 1912, a large volume of rocks and soil fell from the nearby mountain of Gerakari which devastated the village of Sylivena and fell into the Krathis river. The river water flooded a large part of Tsivlos, creating a lake with a depth of 80m and an area of around 200 hectares. Tsivlos is located 12 km southwest of Akrata, 12 km northeast of Kalavryta and 11 km south of Platanos.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Establishment
“Λειτουργεί από το 1988 και διαθέτει 7 αναβατήρες, 12 πίστες, άνετους χώρους στάθμευσης, καφετέριες, εστιατόρια, κατάστημα πώλησης και ενοικίασης εξοπλισμού σκι, σχολή σκι και σταθμό Α' Βοηθειών. Στις εγκαταστάσεις του θα βρείτε ειδική πίστα για moguls ski, για snowboard, τις διαδρομές cross country ski, το μοναδικό πάρκο snow tubes, θα μπορέσετε να απολαύσετε πτήσεις με αλεξίπτωτο πλαγιάς, τις διαδρομές με τα snowmobiles και τις πολλές εκδηλώσεις. Για τους λάτρεις των πτήσεων, το χιονοδρομικό κέντρο Καλαβρύτων αποτελεί ιδανικό τόπο απογείωσης είτε προς την κοιλάδα των Λουσών, είτε προς τα Καλάβρυτα και το Ηρώο.It has been operating since 1988 and has 7 lifts, 12 slopes, spacious parking spaces, cafes, restaurants, a ski shop for rent and hire, a ski school and a first aid station. On site you will find a moguls ski track, snowboard, cross-country ski tracks, the unique snow tube park, you can enjoy parachuting, snowmobile tracks and many events. For the lovers of flying, Kalavrita ski center is an ideal starting point either to the valley of Loussons or to Kalavryta and Hero.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“Do not leave Kalavryta without visiting the The Cave Of The Lakes! A 2km long cave that you walk, spectating the greatness of nature! It is located about 18 kms from Kalavryta (about 25’ drive.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Establishment
“Between 1600-2300m a.s.l. Helmos Ski Center has some of the best organized ski slopes in Greece. Season usually December-April. 12km from Peristera. Ask about snow-ice conditions on road before you go”
  • 4 locals recommend
Church
“Μοναστήρι άμεσα συνδεδεμένο με την ιστορία των Καλαβρύτων, μέσα σε σπάνιο φυσικό τοπίο.”
  • 1 local recommends
Church
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
Natural Feature
“Mythical waterfall of Styx, a 2-hours steep hike up the eastern slopes of Neraidorakhi peak. Locals call it Mavroneri (means black water) named after the black color of the 200m high vertical rock.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
“If you are a religious person, or just love some more history, totally visit Mega Spilaio (Great Cave Monastery in English). ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Locality
“Action-filled holidays: winter sports fans can visit the Chelmos ski centre where there are 12 pistes, 7 lifts, a snowboard park, a mogul field, and a fantastic snow tubing park; quite a few parties and events also take place there. An insight into its older history: within a 5km distance from Kalavryta, make a point of visiting Agia Lavra Monastery. According to records, it was built in the 10th c. and it played a vital role during the outbreak of the 1821 Greek War of Independence. Visit also the imposing Megalo Spilaio Monastery [Great Cavern Monastery], considered to be the oldest one in Greece. The cavern mouth gapes in the practically perpendicular 120m. high rock face, above the steep Vouraikos River ravine. Lovely views and a chance to discover a wonder of nature: the Cave of the Lakes at the foot of Mt Chelmos.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Museum
“Γιατί η ιστορική μας μνήμη είναι εθνική κληρονομιά. Συγκινητικό και καθηλωτικό!!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“About Styx waters According to Greek Mythology: Nine lots of water around "the Earth, apart from the tenth, the water of the Styx. The waters of Styx were associated with theological and philosophical ideas, like those of the Eleusinian Mysteries, the Orpheus and beliefs about reincarnation. Achilles was invulnerable, as we know, as Thetis his mother, just born, plunged into the waters of the Styx to make him immortal. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Travel Agency
“The Diakopto - Kalavryta Tooth Railway and its unique route through the gorge of the Vouraikos River are one of the most beautiful natural attractions in our country. It has been described as the most spectacular railway line in the Balkans.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend