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Tour of Nestor's Cave

The shape of Voidokilia Bay resembles the letter "omega". The Nestor’s Cave is located on its southwestern edge in the vicinity of Pylos. It has been used by people since the 3rd Millennium BC. It is shrouded in legends and myths. According to one legend, 50 cows were hidden there. Hermes stole them from Apollo. According to another myth, the herd of Nileas spent the night in it. He was Nestor's father. Scientists found animal remains and numerous objects in it. They were used for religious rituals.
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You will have the opportunity to go here on a tour. You can walk along the hot sand beach to reach the entrance to the cave. Then you should go up the mountain path. Snakes often crawl on it. A beautiful view of the bay opens from here. It compensates for the difficulty of climbing. You can see the stalactites once inside the natural attraction. They resemble animals with their bizarre shapes.

Climb the Hill where the Palaiokastro Fortress Stands

The northern part of Pylos attracts the attention of locals and tourists. There is a 200-meter hill here. The famous Nestor’s Cave is located on it. The Venetians built the Palaiokastro Fortress on top of it in 1278. Only the walls, several towers, 2 arches, and the entrance have survived to this day. The entrance is made of stone. You can climb the hill after seeing all the sights of the city. You can look at the ruins of an ancient fortress and admire the city from a height. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Journey through the Vlychada Cave

The Vlychada Cave was discovered in 1898. Deposits of minerals and bones of animals that lived several million years ago were found in it. Its research began in 1949. It has become one of the most popular attractions in Pylos today. You can take a trip through the cave. You will see an underground lake with a depth of 35 meters. Eels are found in it. You will also see huge stalactites. They resemble figures of various animals and people.
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Active Leisure in the Port of Pylos

If you want to diversify your stay in Pylos, you can go to the city port and contact the local tourist office. Its staff will provide detailed information about the places where Turkish ships sank during the naval battle. You can go there for snorkeling or scuba diving. You will also have the opportunity to take a walk along the picturesque Bay of Navarino. You will take a boat from one of the many rental points.
This is a small and cozy Greek town that will be exceptionally attractive to fans of quiet rest and comfort. Many people call Pylos "a little Switzerland". The reason for this is in the fact … Open

Voyage to the Island of Pylos

A small island is located to the west of the city. It has the same name. The French erected a monument to the sailors who died during the naval battle of Navarino. It was erected in 1890. You can get here on a rented boat. The boat will dock at a small pier on the island. Then you will have the opportunity to get to its highest point. You will use the stone staircase. It has 134 steps. You will be able to admire Pylos from a new angle standing on the top and looking in one direction. If you look in the other direction you will be able to enjoy the amazing view of the Ionian Sea.

Look at the Waterfall Kalamaris

The resort city of Yalova is located at a distance of 6 kilometers from Pylos. Active beach holidays are waiting for you there. There are 3 beautiful waterfalls 500 kilometers away. Kalamaris Waterfalls is the closest to the city. You need to walk along a barely noticeable path. It winds through the forest. You will also have to overcome a 1.5-meter wide ravine and cross the waters of a small mountain stream to get a chance to see this natural attraction.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Pylos and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Pylos
♥   Castle 'Methoni Castle' Methoni, 10.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Koroni Castle' Koroni, 27.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Kalamata Castle' Kalamata, 40.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Mystras Palace' Mystras, 62.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Karytaina Castle' Karytaina, 70.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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