Ano Doliana

Ano Doliana is a mountainous village built out of stone in the municipality of North Kynouria, eastern Arcadia, Greece. It extends at an altitude of 950 to 1,050 meters, built amphitheatrically on the northern slopes of Mount Parnon.

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From Athens, follow the European route E65 to Tripoli. Turn right on the exit to Tegea and Sparti. Drive 3.5km on the old Tripoli-Sparti national road, towards Sparti. After 3.5 kilometres follow the sign to Doliana, by making a left turn. After 7.5 kilometres follow the sign towards Ano Doliana by choosing the road on the right. Finally, after another 4 kilometres, turn right following the sign towards Doliana. The village is less than 5 kilometres away from here.

Map of Ano Doliana

A personal or rented vehicle is needed.

  • 37.38795522.4981421 Historical and Ethnographical Museum of Doliana “Nikitaras’ Bullwark”. Nikitaras and his klephts fort upped in this house during the “Battle of Doliana”. (updated Sep 2019)
  • 37.38510122.506331 Saint John’s creek. Small waterfall. (updated Sep 2019)
  • 37.38842322.5057541 Saint John’s chapel. Here, Nikitaras and his klephts spent the night before the «Battle of Doliana». (updated Sep 2019)
  • 37.38711422.4982061 Bust of Nikitaras. (updated Sep 2019)
  • 37.38715822.4981781 Tsakonas creek. Main theatre of the «Battle of Doliana». (updated Sep 2019)
  • 37.38408822.494071 Small, stone built theatre. (updated Sep 2019)
  • 37.3967622.4865951 Ancient marble quarry. This is where the famous “marble of Doliana” is mined since antiquity. (updated Oct 2019)
  • 37.38644322.4982611 Church of Virgin Mary. (updated Sep 2019)
  • 37.38827922.4994911 Church of Saint George. (updated Sep 2019)

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