Xylokastro, in the vicinity of the alpine Trikala, and its touristic activity all year long can afford numerous types of daily escapes and adventures.
Mountain trails with modern signage across Ziria for hiking enthusiasts
Magnificent caves (Caves of Mercury in Trikala - Cave of the Lakes in Kalvrita) for the adventurous ones.
Dozens of monasteries and churches scattered in the mountains of Zireia and across the beautiful plateau of Feneos. Mountain lakes, water sources, shelters are some of the beauties waiting to be discovered by nature lovers at distances up to 2, at most, hours from Xylokastro.
Especially during summer months, the opportunities offered are diverse and rich. We are always more than happy to help you plan day trips such as cruises to the Saronic Gulf, crossing the Corinthian Canal with a boat, or sailing to the scenic Galaxidi just across Xylokastro. (on request)
For History lovers Xylokastro can offer several options for Archaeology focused gateaways.
Mycenae and ancient Epidaurus with its world famous theater and its beautiful museum, are both city-states of ancient Greece; famous birthplaces of the Mycenaean civilization and of immense cultural contribution, in a distance of less than two hours away, waiting to be explored.
Ancient Olympia and Delphi which according to our ancestors was the center of the known world back in the past, are both day-trip destinations but require planning in advance, due to the distance and available means of travel.
Finally, for those who love the ancient and always timeless God Dionysos, in the region and in particular in the mountainous area of Nemea, you can discover the descendants of Fliasiou wine, the world famous red wines of Nemea.
We would be more than happy to assist you in planning a visiting tour at famous cellars, where you will taste quality flavorful wines, but also get to know the ancient rituals of wine production. It will most definitely be a memorable experience.