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  • DIAKOPTO
    Diakopto or Diakofto is a very beautiful small town in Achaia and a place where you can have a good ...

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  • RODIA
    Rodia  is a pretty village typical of the region with a large square and a picturesque church with a...

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  • MAMOUSIA
    From Rodia begins a road that leads to the small picturesque village Mamousia.
    There is an arc...

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  • TRAPEZA
    Trapeza  has the wonderful beach of the (Punta) and as you go higher you can enjoy the panoramic pos...

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  • ANO DIAKOPTO
    is a mountainous area that  municipal units dominates the Upper village with a prestigious cool clim...

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  • KATHOLIKO
    katholiko named To Catholic village located near Upper Diakopto  is another place with a fantastic v...

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  • ZACHLORITIKA
    Zachloritika is a picturesque village west of Diakopto at the foot of Mount Marathia. Their church, ...

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  • ELIKI
    ELIKI Local Community Eliki is located on the foothills of the Prophet Elijah. It is developed by a ...

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  • KERINIA
    keriniaDipla located in helix New Kyrenia, a new village with modern houses and a large square which...

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  • VROSTHENA
    The  village "Vrosthena" or "Hill", the Municipal Unity Diakopto, is nailed to the mountain, 22 kilo...

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  • Kalavryta

    Kalavryta today is a tourist attraction especially during the winter season as they have one...

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The  village "Vrosthena" or "Hill", the Municipal Unity Diakopto, is nailed to the mountain, 22 kilometers off the switch and an altitude of 800 meters, the road to the Great Cave and Kalavryta. Its history is lost forever. We meet for the first time on record, the "land of Vostitsa" Venetian, called "Vrestena" or "Vrostena" as the neighborhood then switch. The text is the 1690. Reported in 1818 in the archives of London, as a "village with 12 houses." In 1821 there remains a notable fighter Christodoulos and Halabja. His son Andreas, participates in the famous "meeting of Vostitsa", the January 1821.

The village has another fighter, the Koumoutsos, striking the Egyptians Vouraikos Gorge in 1827. After the revolution, he joined the municipality Vrosthena Vouros. In the mid-nineteenth century, many inhabitants of the village came in today Diakopto. At the same time, settled in the village, families from the villages Zachlorou of Kalavryta. In 1912 part of the community Diakopto. The 1950's the "Vrosthena" renamed "Hill". In the village center there is a large tower, called "Pasha mansion." The construction began his rather Venetians and the Turks ended. The legends about him a lot.

KSOKLISI is in a  little distance from the village, stands an old chapel dedicated to the Virgin. It is probably built on an ancient temple. The legend says that from there, the monks began to build the Great Cave. By the late nineteenth century, there was a monk. The church is the "St George", but the village has a festival, the "holy apostles", 29-30 June. The last Saturday of July each year, the club organized the village, the "feast of sheep." The inhabitants of the village were occupied and engaged mainly in agriculture and animal husbandry and lately with tourism.

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