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Katakolo: Pyrgos and Katakolo Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

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5 reviews

Activity provider: Grekaland Travel

Katakolo: Pyrgos and Katakolo Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

Activity provider: Grekaland Travel

From US$ 10.20 per person

Drive through the scenic landscape from Katakolo cruise port to the town of Pyrgos. Hop-on-and-off as many times as you like in downtown, the archaeological museum, and a traditional church.

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Audio guide included
English, German, Spanish, Greek, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, French


  • Drive through the scenic landscape of the Peloponnese Peninsula
  • Explore the modern Town of Pyrgos and the Archaeological Museum
  • Start from Katakolo cruise Terminal with 5-stops
  • Enjoy a hop on hop off daily ticket to ride as you please
  • Listen to the multilingual commentary and learn the city's history
Full description

Join the hop-on hop-off bus tour of Katakolo and Pyrgos. Explore the surrounding nature and learn about the region's ancient history. Visit churches, museums, and wander the city streets as you please. Appreciate a bus every 30 minutes, just steps away from the cruise port.

Catch the bus just 2-minutes from the cruise port and experience Katakolo's natural beauty and ancient history. Learn of the city's main export and prominent role in cruise ship tourism of the region. Appreciate the picturesque seaside village, littered with cafes, restaurants, and souvenir shops.

Next, stop at Manolopoulou Street in Pyrgos city center where you can visit the Eparcheion, a tower built on the tallest of seven hills that surround the area. Discover the rich economic history of the city and admire the neoclassical houses constructed in the 19th century.

Arrive next at the Archaeological Museum of Pyrgos which was once a public marketplace. Wander through the various exhibitions that span the entire spectrum of local history. Discover the building's architectural influences and the role it played in the 1950s.

On the way back to the port, make a stop at the Orthodox Church of Saint John. Roam around the streets of Katakolo, shop for souvenirs, or enjoy an ice cream. Swim at a nearby beach if you have time and ride one more stop back to the terminal.

  • Roundtrip bus transportation with 5 points to hop-on and-off
  • Audio guide (English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Greek, Portuguese, Russian)
  • Earphones
  • Printed map
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Guided tour at the attractions
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Hop on the bus at the Katakolo cruise terminal parking lot to start your adventure.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • The bus schedule might be adjusted depending on the arrival and departure times of cruise ships
Customer reviews

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4.2 /5

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July 19, 2022

Pleasant walk. The bus starts from the port at the foot of the boat and we can take advantage of the various stops.

July 6, 2022

Enjoyed commentary. Would have been good to point out shopping areas etc for people who are not historically minded. Had to walk and ask for directions in midday sun.

May 20, 2022

Product ID: 411982