Kalyves and Kolatsos Beaches

In Kalyves

, 8 kilometers from Gavalochori

kalyves beach
Harbor, Kalyves. Luka Tica, Foundation for Gavalochori

Kalyves Beach (Παραλία Καλυβών) is close to Gavalochori (8 kilometers or 5 miles away) and has a larger array of tourist services than Almyrida Beach. The main Kalyves Beach can become quite crowded, but to the west of Kalyves, opposite the SYN.KA supermarket, is a road that leads to the Kolatsos Beach (Παραλία Κολάτσος). This beach has a number of amenities and is usually not crowded. The Koiliaris River (Κοιλιάρης Ποταμός) at the west end of this beach flows into the sea here, so while you are swimming in the warm waters of the Aegean, you’ll be able to cool down by stepping into the stream of water flowing directly into the sea from snowmelt from the White Mountains.

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Round-trip distance is 234 km
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200 m from main square
Bernard Gagnon, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons


Round-trip distance is 85 km
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Amazonas Park

Amazonas Park

167 km from Gavalochori

Labyrinth Theme Park

139 km from Gavalochori
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Lafkas Brewery

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Round-trip distance is 146 km


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Church of Saint John

Church of Saint John

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Elementary School (“Old School”)

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Folklore Museum

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Round-trip distance is 136 km
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