Hiking in the famous canyon of the river Asopos.
The Asopos River is a small river that starts near the highest peaks of Oiti.
After a few kilometers, the water reaches high speed and crosses the rocks forming a beautiful canyon. Ideal for summer hiking and swimming.
Hiking hours: 6:00 (12km)
Kamena Vourla – Skamnos: 30 minutes by bus
Departure from the hotel. We are going to see were the battle of Thermopyles took place. The hiking starts a bit
higher, at the «path of Efialths». It is said that this is the path that Efialths lead Xerxhs and his Persian army to
defeat Leonidas and his army of 300. The view from the path is panoramic so we can see the place of battle and
imagine the whole thing
Hiking hours: 6:00 (16km) Altitude deference: +500m
Visit the statue of Leonidas and the place of battle. Next to this there are streams of natural warm “healing”
water. If you wish you can bathe in nature’s pools.
Hiking at the «Path of Railway». At the end of the 19th century a French company built the Greek railway. The
area of mount Kallidromo was difficult to go to nevertheless to built something there so they had to take the
equipment there trough some paths therefore the «Path of Railway». It is a path sculpted on the rock next to
cliffs and through tunnels.
Hiking hours: 4:30 (11km) Altitude deference: +290m
Hiking on mount Kalidromos. With start point the village Eleytherohori at 900 m above the sea the path takes us
to a magical lake at 1150m. Surrounding the lake are tall and old trees. To continue our hike we go further up
the mountain to the top. The view from the top Paliovoros is fantastic. From there you can see all the mountains
of central Greece (Parnassos 2455m., Vardoysia 2495m.,Giona 2510m. etc).
Hiking hours: 4:30 (10km) Altitude deference: +400m
The Meteora rock towers are an intriguing geological phenomenon in itself. But what has made Meteora
world famous is a series of ancient monasteries which were built by “climber-monks” in the 13th century on
top of the rock formations.
Try climbing the massive rock blocks, hike the green paths and visit those truly remarkable monasteries.
(Kamena Vourla – Meteora: 160km (2 hours with the bus)
1. Trekking: 5 hours (includes 1 hour for the visit of the monastery)
2. Rock climbing: 5 hours for a group
Departure from the hotel with destination the village of Pavliani at mount Oeta. Oeta is a national park since it is the
home of 1500 deferent kind of plants. The hike starts from Pavliani and leads us to the archeological area «Pyra
Heraclius». There we can find the remainings of Hercules’s temple. According to mythology this area is the area
were Hercules put an end to his life.
Hiking hours: 5:30 (15km) Altitude deference: +530m.
Kamena Vourla – Pavliani village: 55km (almost 1 hour with the bus)
Visit the archaeological place Delfoi. The hiking is on an ancient path and it takes us to Korikio Andro. A beautiful
cave with stalactites and stalagmites.
It was said that this cave was the gate to Ades and it was dedicated to the Nymfes. Our return is from the path it
takes us back to Delfous but also the view is spectacular.
Hiking hours: 4:30 (12km) Altitude deference: +100m
Kamena Vourla – Delfi: 95km (almost 2 hours with the bus)