Escape to the idyllic lake Plastira with its incomparable natural beauty
Lake Plastira one of the largest manmade lakes in Greece is surrounded by a unique landscape of incomparable beauty that magnetizes the visitor at first sight. Dense forests, stone houses, arched bridges, churches, and fountains, host the romantic setting, which offers the traveller the conditions for a quiet vacation close to nature.
In the villages circling the lake, everything revolves around the main squares. But the best is the blue of the lake and its flat routes
One of the most important attractions is the Botanical Garden, located between the villages of Neochori and Kalyvia Pezoulas, which hosts plants from the flora and fauna of the area. In Lake Plastira you can indulge in a variety of activities such as horse riding, archery, water bikes, canoe kayaking, mountain bike by the lake and hiking on the paths of the Belokomitis educational forest. Of course, there are also mountain activities for those who prefer the mountain such as skiing and / or snowboarding at the Agrafa Ski Center
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