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Ecomember 2016

On the donkey to Petri, Petra or Vafeios

1x1-pixel On the donkey to Petri, Petra or Vafeios

Explore the unique landscape of North Lesvos on the back of a donkey! Pandora Travel is happy to offer you two new day trips, to Petri and Petra. And the shorter afternoon trip will bring you to the astonishing sunset of Petra- To Petra: Trekking along the same route as on the day trek, you can enjoy the famous sunset while sitting on a saddle, just like the old days.. The good old trip to Vafeios is also still available.

The day trips start at 10 am. After choosing a donkey to suit every one, Michaelis guides you at a relaxed walking pace. There are three different routes available, all starting at Michaelis´ donkey farm between Molyvos and Eftalou:

To Petri:

The trek leads through back roads and natural trails, passing the water reservoir of Petra, past rugged rock formations and olive groves, up the hills to the small mountain village Petri, where you can enjoy fantastic local food in a traditional taverna.

  • Duration: Approx. 2h
  • Price: 22 Euro for adults, 14 Euro for children under 12 years

To Petra:

This trek also leads to the water reservoir of Petra, then branches off through fields, past typical greek houses, gardens and olive groves to arrive in Petra, where we finally reach the impressing rock church in the center of Petra. You can spend the rest of the day at the nearby beach or refresh yourself in one of the tavernas and bars of Petra.

  • Duration: Approx. 1,5h
  • Price: 18 Euro for adults, 12 Euro for children under 12 years
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To Vafeios:

The trails leads through lush green valleys, across dry river beds, past olive groves and along hidden mountain paths to the village of Vafeios.
The scenery along the way is stunningly beautiful and the coastal views stretch right across to nearby Turkey. The trek ends in traditional taverna in Vafeios.

  • Duration: Approx. 2,5h
  • Price: 25 Euro for adults, 16 Euro for children under 12 years

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The evening track

Starts at 18.45 pm. Trekking along the same route as on the day trek, you can enjoy the famous sunset while sitting on a saddle, just like the old days.

  • Duration: Approx. 1,5
  • Price: 18 Euro for adults, 12 Euro for children under 12 years
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