The imposing River Arachthos passes through some of the most beautiful areas of Greece. It springs from the mountains of Northern Pindos and passes between the mountains Lakmos and Mitsikeli, with its four tributaries united (Zagoritikos, Metsovitikos, Kalarrytikos and Vardas) it travels 135 kilometers to Amvrakikos. Along the way it crosses many and impressive canyons giving us unique images and experiences.
Follow a relatively easy route of about 10 km, which is recommended for beginners. Sail in a stream with continuous undulations, bends and passages of 2nd and 3rd degree. Sail to the most beautiful part of the river that starts from the bridge Politsa near the village of Ampelochori and ends at the elaborate Bridge of Plaka. In the middle of the journey, visit and dive into a natural lake formed by the impressive waterfall of Klifki. Then, enter the gorge of Arachthos a spectacular natural wonder with vertical slopes up to 700 meters high. Along the way we meet many water springs.
Some gush from the rocks, give a singular spectacle of pure and drinking water. At the exit of the gorge, before the end of the route admire the largest single-arched bridge in the Balkans, the bridge of Plaka. Difficulty – easy to medium level, suitable for families with children over 5 years.
Excursion hours: 2021-11-03, 00:00 - 00:00