Araxos village is near the international modern airport of Peloponnesus, Araxos GPA. It is only 40 km away from Patras and 50 kilometers from Kyllini port, a gateway point to the Ionian Sea. Peloponnesus is a peninsula in southern Greece that is connected to the central part of the country with the famous bridge Rio-Antirrio.
Explore the magic of Peloponnese
Patra is the third-largest city in Greece and the capital of Achaia. It offers a rich variety of historic sites as well as numerous leisure and cultural options. The new Archaeological Museum of Patras, the Medieval Castle and Ancient Olympia that are nearby, offer a chance to visitors to experience a unique tour to the past. Moreover, Patras is known for the Carnival Festival that exists for more than 180 years. During the carnival period, there are several events like dance events, parades, street theater, fireworks show and the burning of King Carnival. A great destination to discover Greek entertainment and taste the famous sweet red wine "Maurodafni".
Rent a car in Araxos and easily reach stunning beaches and Ionian islands from the gateway point Kyllini port. Some destinations that you can reach on ferries are Zante, Kefalonia, and Ithaca. Zante is the island of Caretta -caretta turtles, Kefalonia has incredible blue lake caves and Ithaca is known from one of the most famous myths of ancient Greece, the Odyssey. Besides, the seaside locations close to Araxos offer a great opportunity to enjoy the Greek sun and the Mediterranean crystal waters as Achaias coastline goes on for many kilometers. Several "Blue flag" beaches can be found in nearby locations such as Kalogria, Lakkopetra, and Tigania Beach. Several options are ranging from golden sandy beaches with shallow waters to cold-deep rocky ones.
Request a car hire in Araxos and discover the beauty of Peloponnesus, an area that combines the seaside and the mountainous landscape. Amazing tradition and history that will surprise everyone.