Nature and activities

In the area there are businesses offering alternative tourism.  With their help, you can participate in activities such as rafting, canyoning, river trekking, mountain biking, bird watching, archery, water sports, trekking on Kissavos and hang-gliding.

 

Hiking trail of Kissavos.

t is a route from the village of Old Sotiritsa to Velika.  The trail passes through the heart of Velika’s stream, and you can see outstanding landscapes with plane forests, nut trees, chestnut trees and thick ferns.  The trail is easy for every age.  Along the hike there are many wooden bridges, benches, tables and water fountains.

The hike lasts about an hour.


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The forest of Polydendri

Former Royal Estate of Polydendri

For the former Royal family of Greece it was a place of countryside rest and hunting.  Today it belongs to the Greek public. There are hiking trails and a bicycle route that run across the estate.  It is considered to be one of the best organized recreation forests in Greece.  The former Royal estate of Polydendri is calling its visitors to participate in an idyllic journey of Mavrovouni, which has rare flora and fauna.  It is all green and full of trails.  There is a recreation areawith kiosks and benches overlooking the Aegean Sea.

Βασιλικό κτήμα πολυδενδριου