The traditional house is a duplex, 215 m2 with 650 m2 of garden.
The house consists of 4 double bedrooms, service room & service bathroom, 3 bathrooms, kitchen fully equipped with electrical appliances, dining room and 2 sitting-rooms with 2 fireplaces (one in each level). The house has autonomous heating on both levels, as well as hot water.
The house has a spacious veranda with great view.
Next to the house, an autonomous small cottage, with one double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen remains at the visitors’ disposal.
The large garden has numerous trees from which visitors may even taste apples, pears, almonds & plums.
Lafka is a small village, of approximately 250 residents, in mountainous Corinth, just two hours drive from Athens. (Approximately 150 km)
The village is surrounded by three mountains Oligiros, Skiathis & Gerontion making it an ideal destination for hiking, trekking daily excursions as well as 4*4 wheel drive. Lafka is surrounded by forests of unspeakable beauty, very close to Stymfalia lake, a rich area in birds, amphibians and rich plant life.
Ski lovers can drive to Kalavryta ski center (74 km from Lafka) which is about one and a half hour drive from Lafka, while in summer one can visit the beach of Kiato which is no more that 40 min drive.
In the village one can find one traditional tavern, 2 traditional coffee shops and one mini market.
Don’t miss the chance to visit the river Ladonas in just 1 hour drive, where one can have a swim in its fresh water, and also do rafting! For more info please visit the following:
In approximately an hour drive from Lafka one can visit the Cave “Splilaio limnon” an impressive cave of lakes with stalagmites & stalactites. For more information please visit the following:
In 88 km from Lafka (1.45 min drive) one can visit Dimitsana, one of the most beautiful villages of Arkadia, with traditional stone houses and lovely monasteries, as well as the famous outdoor water power museum. The villages “Karitena” and “Elliniko” must be visited as well.
In 124 km from Lafka (2 hours & 30 min) you can visit Ancient Olympia, where the Olympic Games were, like nowadays, held every four years throughout Classical Antiquity. That dates back from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD.
If you are up to some wine tasting visit Nemea (36km from Lafka) Nemea is one of the largest winemaking regions of Greece and produces some of its best wines. The well known “Ayoryitiko” is produced there and waits for testing!
In 58 km from Lafka one can visit the Mycenae, where apart from the rich archaeological sites one can visit the famous Lion Gate, the Treasury of Atreus and the walls of Tiryns.
Among others, don’t forget to visit the village named “Kastania” only 15 min drive and try traditional sweets & coffee while enjoying the great Mountain View.
Finally among the most beautiful lakes, Doksa Lake is only 40 min drive from Lafka. Don’t forget to visit the monastery and taste there handmade traditional sweet!
If you wish to go hiking you can do the “Oligyrtos paek” starting from Lafka to Agia Sotiria-Skipiza as well as the one from Kefalari to Mikri Ziria.Get the full listing »