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Gerofotis Traditional B&B est 1892

Egio, Greece
Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by Dimitris
3 guests1 bedroom0 beds1.5 baths
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Uniquely combining Sea & Mountain with astonishing views to wineyards & sea, in an Authentic A' class Traditional hotel est 1892 (the only one in the area).
Enjoy an authentic Greek hospitality in all its aspects, Accommodation, Food, natural scenery

The space
Book one of our 3 spacious rooms (30-35M2) and be prepaired to "loose your breath" with one of the best views you ever experienced.
All rooms are equiped with A/C, central heating, Plasma tv's, hair dryer, shower gels, slippers, tissues, mini bar, free wi-fi, hi-fi with cd.
The Natural scenery is unique and described by many as "the Little Tuscany of Greece".
Here you can really feel the peace and the serenity of the landscape avoiding the maddening crowds of the beach side (especially the Summer time). At the same time when you feel like it, the "action" of the beach bars and the local beaches are at your grasp, just 9km (10-15min) away.

The Guesthouse offers a comfortable sitting room with fire place and a total of 3 spacious rooms and one apartment (25 - 40M2) able to accommodate 2-4 persons.
Combining in a unique way mountains and sea, it is situated in a characteristic black currant producing village (450 mtr. altitude) close to the beautiful beaches, Akoli and Selianitika (8- 9 km).
Our traditional hotel is Top rated in our region since we opened in 2004, by our customers in all well known travel portals.

Our wonderful lounge bar / restaurant with home made traditional Greek food and some carefully chosen international recipes (including vegeterian food), is at your disposal almost all year long (Winter time we open mostly weekends).

The Breakfast & the meals are home made with pure products (many of them organic) from our region. We also use products from Fair Trade.
At our village you can also find a tavern and a traditional café open all year. At the same time the place is ideal for walks and hiking.

Discover the unique in Greece natural landscape of the Aigialia region and the black currant producing villages.

In our region is produced from the 14th – 15th century the best quality of the Corinthian Black Raisin ("VOSTIZZA" currant is verified by European Union Certification of Protected Designation of Origin P.D.O. since 1993), a unique agricultural product worldwide, and the most historic Greek agricultural product, witch at the last quarter of the 19th century gave to the country the necessary money for major infrastructure works such as the Corinth Canal and the railways. At that time the currant exports represented the 70% of the total exports of the country.

In our area called by many “the Greek Tuscany” is produced the Roditis grape witch gives a worldwide distinguished white wine also verified as P.D.O. product. The “wine lover” can visit the local wineries, some with international awarded wines.

AREA SIGHTSEENGS
• Patras Ancient Odeum & Festival
• Aigira Ancient Theatre
• Rack and pinion train Diakofto Village – Kalavrita
• Ancient Kerinia (archaeological place) in Diakofto Village
• Historic Paysanias Plane Tree (2000 years old) & the 12 springs (Awarded as “Natural Monuments”) in Aigio
• Doric Ancient Temple at 1.150m altitude in Ancient Ripiki at Grekas Village
• Panagia Plataniotisa (a Church in a tree)
• Vouraikos Canyon (Natura 2000 area)
In our area the traveler can discover more internationally awarded sightseeing of high interest, such as seven “Natura 2000” areas, six Places of Scenic Beauty and Special Natural Monuments.

EASY DAY TRIPS – EXCURSIONS (1-2 hours)
• Delfoi Arch. place – Galaxidi Village
• Ancient Olympia
• Epidaurus Ancient Theatre – Mycenae Arch. place
• Tsivlos Lake (awarded as Place of Scenic Beauty) – Zarouhla Village
• Mega Spilaio – Kalavrita City – Lake Caves

Guest access
Arhontiko Gerofotis Mansion is on the northern edge of a beautiful and peaceful stone build village named Lakka with astonishing view from 500m altitude to the Corinthian Golf.

Driving From Patras:

We are located in Northern Peloponnese aprox. 35 km (40 min) east from Patras and 9 km (15min) s.w. from Aigion.

Its easy accessible from Patras Port by car. Driving from the national road with direction to Athens for aprox. 30 km, take the first exit to Aigion (or Egio) city sign, going right to the first crossroad (in 30m with the opposite direction from the city) and then left in about 100m following the signs to Lakka. Following the county road be careful for the Arhontiko Gerofotis signs after you enter Lakka village in about 200m from the village sign. Right and left after the small square follow the narrow village road that leads you direct to the Mansion. The total time from Patras port is about 40 min.

Driving from Athens:

We are located in Northern Peloponnese aprox. 188 km (2 hours) west from Athens and 9 km (15 min) s.w. from Aigion.

Its easy accessible from Athens Airport or city by car. Driving to the national road with direction to Patras for aprox. 178 km, take the first exit to Aigion (or Egio in greek Αίγιο) city sign, after passing the city following the old National Road with direction to Patras in about 1-2km be careful for the Lakka sign on your left (about 100m after passing underneath the National road bridge) and follow the signs to Lakka (Λακκα in greek).

Following the county road be careful for the Arhontiko Gerofotis signs after you enter Lakka village in about 200m from the village sign. Right and left after the small square follow the narrow village road that leads you direct to the Mansion. The total time from Athens port is about 2 hours.

Other things to note
breakfast is not included to the prices. It is a 6€ / person additional cost.
From the Guesthouse you can visit the most important archaeological sites of Greece (Delphi, Olympia, Epidaurus and Athens) at a day trip.

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ΜΗΤΕ0414Κ050Α0036401
Uniquely combining Sea & Mountain with astonishing views to wineyards & sea, in an Authentic A' class Traditional hotel est 1892 (the only one in the area).
Enjoy an authentic Greek hospitality in all its aspects, Accommodation, Food, natural scenery

The space
Book one of our 3 spacious rooms (30-35M2) and be prepaired to "loose your breath" with one of the best views you ever experienced.…
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Egio, Greece

Local Interest
The mountain village Lakka is built at an altitude of 450 meters and at a
distance of 9 km from Aigio, between mountain and sea. At the guesthouse you will
find an excelent lounge bar/restaurant working from June to September.
The wonderful beaches of Akoli and Selianitika are 9 km away. Starting from
the village we suggest you take some nice walking tours towards the
mountain.
The wetland of Aliki, at a distance of 10 km, is considered as a shelter for
more than 200 rare species of birds. Do not miss to visit Egio and its two
museums, the Archeological and Folklore museum.
At a distance of about 20 km you will find Diakofto .From Diakofto starts the Unique in GREECE the tootherailway that crosses the beautiful canyon of the Vouraikos river and stops Kalvrita , a village where from
departs the train with touths to Kalavrita. The train passes through some picturesque
scenes, from the canyon of Vouraikos and the journey lasts for about 1 hour.
Half way you will find the Monastery of 'Megalo Spileo' which is worth
visiting.
Next to Kastria, 16 km away from Kalavrita, you mat visit the Cave of Limnon
(guided tour).
During winter time, the lovers of ski will make a stop to the ski center of
Kalavrita and the slopes of Chelmos to practice their favorite sport (60km).
Local Interest
The mountain village Lakka is built at an altitude of 450 meters and at a
distance of 9 km from Aigio, between mountain and sea. At the guesthouse you will
find an excelent lounge…

Hosted by Dimitris

Joined in February 2010
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Hello! My name is Dimos. Discover the unique in Greece natural landscape of the Aigialia region by many called "little Tuscany" and the black currant producing villages. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
During your stay
Owners keep a separate room at the guesthouse to serve the customers. The guests may choose to have breakfast or not, as to dine at the lounge bar / restaurant. Rooms are daily tidied up.
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  • Language: English
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