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Plastira Lake

The Plastira lake lies 25km west of Karditsa, at an altitude of 800m. It is 325km away from Athens and 250km. from Thessaloniki, marking the one of the most easily accessible destinations in Greece. The scenery is breathtaking and the beautiful lake is surrounded by tall verdant mountains. The area is considered a “paradise” for nature lovers as it provides the opportunity for hiking , fishing , training in all kinds of mountain sports and walks in the woods. The main motivation to travel there is to get somewhere to escape, even temporarily, from the routine, constraints and stress of

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Prespes Lakes

The lakes of Prespes lie on the borders of three countries, Greece, Albania and the Republic of Skopje. A vast 300 square kilometers plateau  lies west of the mountains of Varnounta, east of Mount Vrontero north of the green slopes of Mt Triklario and south of the usual snowy mountains of Albania and the Republic of Skopje. The Great Prespa Lake, the largest lake in the Balkans, lies at an altitude of 853m. and has a maximum depth of 50m. It covers an area of 288 sq. km, of which 37 belong to Greece. A narrow neck of land, 5

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The mountain of Pelion

Pelion is a mountain in the prefecture of Magnesia next to the city of Volos , with a height of 1,624 feet (top Pourianos Cross). In Greek mythology it was the summer residence of the gods and home of the Centaurs . It spreads from northwest to southeast with an approximate length of 44 km and a width ranging from 10 km in the south to 25 km in the north. The highest peak is located on the north side of the mountain and not is visited because of the existence of military bases. The whole mountain is covered with

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