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Pylos-Methoni Private Day Trip from Costa Navarino

Costa Navarino, Greece
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From $576.17 per group (up to 4)

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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Pylos and Methoni are two of the most picturesque villages along the Peloponnese coast, and this private full-day tour from Costa Navarino visits both in one day. Enjoy views over Navarino Bay, take a walking tour of historic Pylos, and explore the water castle of Bourtzi in Methoni. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Private tour of Pylos and Methoni from Costa Navarino
  • Enjoy views over Navarino Bay in historic Pylos
  • Visit the water castle of Bourtzi in Methoni
  • Great-value tour includes hotel pick-up and private transport
  • This private tour can be customized to your interests and ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide
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Driver/guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by private vehicle
Entrance fees - 8 eur per person
Food and drinks - Between 5 and 30€ / person, depend on the client's request!
Gratuities
Guide
Your tour begins with morning pickup from your central Costa Navarino hotel. Traveling by private vehicle, set out on the drive to Pylos, stopping along the way to admire the views over Navarino Bay and the island of Sfaktiria.

On arrival, follow your guide on walking tour of Pylos and learn more about the town’s fascinating history. Stroll along the scenic waterfront; pause to enjoy a coffee (own expense) at one of the traditional tavernas or cafés, and visit the hilltop Niokastro castle.

Continue down the coast to Methoni, where the highlight is the water castle of Bourtzi. After exploring the medieval castle, you’ll have chance to enjoy lunch (own expense) at a traditional tavern in Methoni, before setting out on the return journey.

Back in Costa Navarino, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Kalamata Beach
Our trip will begin from your hotel and crossing streets filled with olive and orange trees but also with myths and traditions, for about an hour, we will reach the hill in front of Pylos.
Stop At:  
The Bay Course - Costa Navarino
The first time that you confront the bay of Navarino, combined with the castle and the green colors of Pylos, is going to be one of the moments of the tour that you will never forget. From up there, where is going to be also our first stop, you will be able to see both small and larger islands. The huge rocks in front of us look like an entrance to the sea and are parts of the island of Sfaktiria. At the southern end of this island, you will be able to admire the ruins of a fortification wall built by the Spartans, in 425 BC, during the Peloponnesian war.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Castle of Pylos
The picturesque town of Pylos will welcome us soon. While enjoying your coffee at the town's main square we will learn everything about its history. There, among the plane trees, stands the monument of the Three Admirals from Russia, France and England. You will also learn stories and tales of these three philhellenes. Before we leave Pylos, we will make our next stop at the castle known as Niokastro. It was built by the Turks in 1573 AD, but like every other castle in the region it constantly changed hands. As you walk the cobblestone streets you will admire the four cylindrical towers and the aqueduct, a legacy left by the Venetians.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Methoni Castle
Our next stop will be the nearby town of Methoni. The castle of this town is one of the most impressive of the Peloponnese, since one of its parts, Bourtzi, reaches into the sea, like an artificial ... island! Walking between walls and battlements, it will whisper its own secrets, starting from 1500 AD, when Venetian soldiers started to build it.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please notice that extra charges may apply per person or in total of the group for pick-ups from hotels- villas- airbnb outside the proximity of our tour selected pick route. In that case we can provide round trip transfer for customer(s) convenience ad-hoc quoted as per location of customer(s)' property.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY MTM D.M.C Ltd

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Pylos-Methoni Private Day Trip from Costa Navarino?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Pylos-Methoni Private Day Trip from Costa Navarino.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Pylos-Methoni Private Day Trip from Costa Navarino?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Pylos-Methoni Private Day Trip from Costa Navarino.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Pylos-Methoni Private Day Trip from Costa Navarino?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Pylos-Methoni Private Day Trip from Costa Navarino.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Pylos-Methoni Private Day Trip from Costa Navarino?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Pylos-Methoni Private Day Trip from Costa Navarino.

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