The majority of people is enganged with cattle-rearing-there
are 90 flocks and 8000 sheep and goats and their products -milk and meat-are
characterised as top quality doods.
The wall-nuts , origon , chamomile
, pork at free grass , chickens at free grass , raki as well
, as the honey (vanilla of Menalo type) of the area are of excellent
The "modern fish-market" of Daphne with fish
Daphne is connected with
and Tropoli by the 111 national road and with Kalavrita
by a good provincial road.
It is also connected with the Ladonas lock by
another road .
It is of course at the end of the province of Kalavrita
in the center of Peloponnese.
It is only 2.5 hours far from the Capital , 1.5
hours from Patras
,Nauplio , Mycenae , Epidaurous
, Sparti , Korinthos ,
less than an hours from Kalavrita , Olympia
, Vitina , Dimitsana
and 2 hours from every end of Peloponnese.
a clean , beautiful anvironment
, clean atmosphere , fresh water , excellent dry climate , beautiful horizon
with pleuty of ridges to gare at , traditional colour , pleuty of
Based on these and the
top-quality local goods , Daphne constitutes an
ideal place for visit , stay
The Ladonas ( and its tributaries Paios , Aroanios
and Tragos ) is suitable for
descent (canoe-kayak) especially for beginners and small
children , due
to its calm current , walking
There are also places suitable for climbing
, cycling , riding.
However , there are no organised facilities. The visits
are made by
groups of alternative tourism and individual lovers
of river sports.
The river is 3 kilometres far from the village.The area
has wild boars that water themselves in the river it is suitable for hunting
for experienced hunters as well.
The lake of Ladonas is suitable for rowing
, wind-surfing , fishing
boating and musing.
Organised facilities do not exist.
It is 4 to 12 kilometres far from Daphne.
The road leading to the monastery of Evangelistria
is a passable east-road
and the place is suitable for religions vision through
the elevation of mind
which the peaceful and imposing nature offers.
Daphne there is a hotel of 18 beads (Mrs Dina Bousiouti
tel 26920-71217) ,
a restaurant (Mr Nikos vobiris tel 26920-71266)
, grill-houses (Mr Giannis Doufexis tel 26920-71369 , Mr Andreas
Theodoropoulos tel 26920-71005 , Mrs Kanela Begou at the lake) , a super
market , a bakery , a gass station , butcher's shops
, discos , bars and traditional coffe shops.
Food and several services exist in small neighbouring
Hovoli , Podogora , Pefko , as well
as the modern village New Paos.
The first weekend after the 15th of August constitutes
a cultural three-day period and a trade-fair place from 8th
to 10 th September.
There's a medical center(tel 26920-71204), a police
station ,(tel 26920-71202)
, a post office for exchange of currency (tel
26920-71216) and thre taxis.
The Town Hall provides informationobout
all the above(tel 26920-71201).