Our traditional Greek Village home at Bytina, Arcadia, Greece, the “Myconos” of the mountains is available for you yearround. Bytina is situated in a valley that is being engulfed between two gigantic mountain tops of Mainalon, and is a busy all year long mountain resort, famous for its very good climate, feta cheese and evergreen fern bee honey. Nestled on Mainalon mountain, at 1,000 meters elevation and geographically at the center of Peloponnesos.
Bytina is an authentic, traditional Greek village. It has become a very popular summer resort to wn, and also a very rare Greek spot for skiing and winter sports, and since it is only 2 1/2 hours from Athens , and on the national highway, it is a popular week-end destination year round for Athenians. It is also a great place for day-excursions all around Peoloponessos. One hour to Olympia , One hour to Patras, 1-2 hours to Sparta, Mani and Kalamata and about an hour to Korinth.
In a region and a village re known for its large black marble s to ne homes, with a unique vaulted window architecture, our home at Bytina, is right at the center of the village. Part of a traditional 18th century “Archontiko”, or large village family home, it has been in our family for generations and we have completely updated and modernized it recently, with an effort not to lose it’s authenticity. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a open space living room, kitchen and dining area. It has a large patio at its entrance, and a sizable back garden, which is facing the Mainalon Mountain, a large fern evergreen forested covered scene. The village offers it’s self to exploration with its labyrinth of black marble stone pathways, the friendly people, restaurants bakeries woodcarving artist studios, honey bee store, cheese store, grocery store... Bytina is also near Ostakina Mainalon ski resort, Mainalon mountain walks or drives, Lousios river kayak sports and Ladonas river dam, for fresh water fishing.
You can explore the Peloponessos. Again it is a day trip away fom sites like Mycinae, Olympia , Patras, Corinth , Sparta , Mistras. Our home at Bytina can accommodate you very comfortably.
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We would very much want to have you , as our guest in Greece, either all at Bytina or a combination with our other vacation homes . You can not only enjoy the excitement of Athens, but also, the idyllic Arcadian mountains, and the essence of a Greek village in Bytina, the friendly people, the great food, the mosxofilero vineyards, the pine trees, the geraniums the thyme, the oregano, the sunshine, the brisk cool breeze at dusk time, the towns and villages around, the day trips to most "must do" Greek spots, Ancient Corinth, Mycenae, Delphi, Olympia, Sparta, the shores of the Aegean and your photo by the Parthenon of Athens ...