2 independent reviews for Messinia cycling holiday in Greece

Reviews for Messinia cycling holiday in Greece

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review 6 Aug 2017

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Meeting an old woman and her goat on a back road outside Petalidi. Couldn't understand a word she said except for "kafe" but with body language I understood she was inviting us for a coffee after our ride. A great example of being able to get closer to the people in a country visited.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Don't go in the hot months! We were there in Late July, and were spent at the end of our ride each day.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Certainly by biking and buying from small businesses we contributed. Also interaction with the local people must have had a positive impact for both cultures.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

I would use this method of travel again. Great experience in Greece!

review 27 Sep 2015

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Visiting Koroni, Methoni and Pylos - beautiful, historic seaside towns.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

You need to be pretty fit as there is a lot of uphill cycling! The last two days were fairly easy going as the coastal road was flat, but the first few days were very hilly and one day especially, we cycled up a mountain and down the other side.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Cycling is always environmentally friendly and the local people seemed pleased to cater for tourists in what is a very difficult economic climate.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

I would rate the holiday with 3 or 4 stars. I would only recommend the holiday to a very fit friend!

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