Escape to the idyllic lake Plastira with its incomparable natural beauty
Discover the enchanting allure of Lake Plastira, Greece's vast manmade marvel, embraced by a captivating landscape that lures travelers at first glance. Amidst dense forests, charming stone houses, graceful arched bridges, and historic churches, a romantic ambiance sets the stage for a serene nature-bound getaway.
Villages encircling the lake revolve around bustling main squares, while the lake's cerulean expanse and gentle pathways steal the spotlight. The Botanical Garden, nestled between Neochori and Kalyvia Pezoulas, showcases regional flora and fauna, offering an intimate link to the environment.
Lake Plastira caters to diverse interests, from horseback riding, archery, water biking, to kayaking. Cyclists relish lakeside mountain trails and hikers explore Belokomitis forest paths. Mountain enthusiasts find solace in skiing and snowboarding at the Agrafa Ski Center. Lake Plastira invites you to a harmonious blend of tranquility and adventure, where nature's beauty and recreation intertwine seamlessly.
The quality of the products combined with the tradition of the local cuisine, will excite you. The gastronomy of the area is simple, based on pure ingredients and the aromatic plants. Do not leave without trying grilled meat, casserole, game, and fresh fish from the Lake. Dreamy ribs, sausage with leeks, pork with peppers and feta cheese, homemade eggplant salad and handmade galotyri, Wild boar with homemade noodles, boiled Goat, and lamb on the hull. Visit local distilleries meet the producers and taste local double-brewed tsipouro.
Before you leave, buy honey from local producers, sweets from the Women's Cooperative of Lake Plastira and pies.
Best time to visit Lake Plastira
Lake Plastira is impressive all year round. Spring and autumn are the most beautiful seasons, with the colours and smells to fascinate and captivate the visitor.
How to use transportation in Lake Plastira
Transfer from/to Lake Plastira
Lake Plastira is 325 km from Athens and 250 km from Thessaloniki.
Both routes converge in Karditsa, passing through the Thessalian plain. You can travel by your own car or alternatively by KTEL (Long Distance Bus)
We recommend a Car Rental for this area