Going a little higher between the mountains of Oligyrtos and Kyllini we reach the beautiful plateau of Feneos with the ruins of the homonyme ancient Arcadian city.
The place is inhabited since antiquity, and according to Homer, the city took part in the Trojan War.
The mythology of the area says that once when Hercules went to Delphito get a oracle Pythia refused to give, and then Hercules grabbed her tripod and brought it to Feneos in order to establish here another oracle. But at Feneos, Apollo awaited him and so began a struggle among the brothers. Zeus, seeing the brothers to be in quarrel, he threw a thunderbolt among them to separate them. Finally Apollo took back his tripod and Heracles the oracle he wanted.
In this Alpine scenery we will visit the Monastery of St. George, the beautiful Lake Doxa and the church of Agios Fanourios by the lake.
With this epic 10day journey you come in contact with classical Greece, with the legendary Peloponnese, with the glorious cities of Macedonia where Alexander the Great lived before the long and glorious campaign to the East and with the wonderful geological formations of the Meteora of Thessaly that in the late Byzantine period were changed to Christian monastic enclaves.
Get ready for an amazing 10-day / 9-night, high-end Culture Route program that combines astonishingly the private tour of the impressive Greek Mythology of seven of the twelve tribes of Heracles in the Peloponnese.