Hostel Elisson

General information

The ELISSON hostel is an agro-tourism enterprise of people living in the mountainous village of Kryoneri Korinthias, 150 km from the Athens Airport. The hostel was built above the valley of the river Elisson, offering a large view over the river. The architecture of the building – stone, timber, tile – is in complete harmony with the old local traditional architecture, as well as with the surrounding natural landscape. The hostel has five rooms with big verandas, a common living – with a fireplace and an open kitchen, a small library with computers and a seminar and meeting room, as well as a nice green courtyard of 5 acres, with trees, grass, flowers and an organic vegetables garden.

From Kryoneri it takes only 15 km to the next beach of the famous Gulf of Corinth. Kryoneri is the ideal place to go hiking in the beautiful mountains or to go for a swim in the Gulf of Corinth. 

The hostel offers hospitality to individual visitors, families, but also to groups. It can host meetings and campaigns organised by young people or students teams, naturalists, hiking and biking associations. They can enjoy their stay in a beautiful and relaxing environment, for training, recreation and cultural purposes. No matter if you are visiting Greece for a short trip or a longer vacation, ELISSON is the ideal solution. Here our guests can lie back and relax or enjoy days filled with various activities.


  • Washing-machine,
  • Satellite TV,
  • free Internet and WiFi,
  • daily transfer with our mini-bus (9 seats) to the beach and back and to Athens International Airport.

Elisson hostel is the best choice for groups, families with children and for people travelling on their own! Relaxing, experiencing Greek culture, getting to know the country and its people!

Description of Hostel Elisson:

Distances & travel time to Kryoneri:

  • Athens – Airport (150 Km, 1.52 h)
  • Athens – City centre (128 Km, 1.30 h)
  • Patras (115 Km, 1.15 h)
  • Kiato (Beach, Corinthian Gulf): 15 Km (15 min.)
  • Corinth: 41 Km (43 min.)
  • Stymfalia Lake: 27 Km (33 min.)
  • Nemea (Wine road): 33 Km (48 min.)

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Elisson Hostel

Getting to us

Airport Athens (ATH) 150km

From Athens’ Peloponnese Bus station to Kiato. From there you can take a taxi from Kiato or we can pick you up with our own minibus. KTEL Korinthias Kiato 15km

Piraeus or Patras harbour

You drive to the seaside town Kiato (Corinthian Gulf) using the motorways “Attiki” (A6 / E94) & “Olympian” (A8 / E94) (Athens airport – Corinth -Patras) exit 15 Kiato / Stymfalia. You continue towards Stymfalia and you will reach Kryoneri in 10 Km and 10 min. drive. The road Kiato – Stymfalia – Kryoneri brings you quickly & comfortable from the sea to the alpine world on the mountains. The wine & raisins road drives you from Kryoneri to the famous Nemea wine region offering a wonderful panorama over the Corinthian Gulf & the vineyards.

If you wish to use public transportation you can take the train PROASTIAKOS from Athens airport or from Piraeus harbour to Kiato. From there you can take a taxi from Kiato or we can pick you up with our own minibus.