Italian travel agencies Discover the outdoor activities of Arcadia in the Peloponnese


Italian travel agents visited the Monastery of Panagia Elona in Leonidio.

Representatives of seven Italian travel agencies recently had the chance to experience the outdoor activities of Arcadia in the Peloponnese and enjoy the natural beauty of the area and the additional tourist offers.

The group of travel agents, which promotes outdoor travel packages (trekking, hiking, rafting, etc.) to Italian travelers, visited Arcadia on a familiarization trip organized in early October by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) service in Italy, led by director Kyriaki Bousalidou, in collaboration with the Peloponnesian Tourism Organization.

Truffle hunt on Mount Parnonas

While in Arcadia, travel agents visited some of the region’s most impressive destinations, including Dimitsana, Stemnitsa and Vityna, as well as museums and monasteries.

They also participated in outdoor activities such as rafting in Lousios River, trek on Mount Menalon, escalation in Leonidio, archery in Astros and truffle hunt to Mount Parnonas.

Visit of a local olive oil extraction factory.

Experiential activities in Arcadia also included collecting olives and producing olive oil.

In addition, Italian travel agents participated in a workshop and had the opportunity to discuss future collaborations with local professionals.

The group of Italian travel agents also included a journalist and a blogger.

According to GNTO, travel agents have been impressed with Arcadia’s natural beauty and the possibilities it offers for outdoor tourism activities.

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