The protected area of the National Park of Tzoumerka, Peristeri and Arachthos Gorge is ideal to relax, to enjoy the adventure and to enrich your knowledge about the nature and culture.
Presidential Decree establishing the National Park, determined the places where various leisure activities can take place. In this way in addition to the fun, can be maintained the wild beauty of natural environment!
We need visitors’ collaboration to maintain the balance of all the unique features of the National Park.
Rafting or kayaking in the rivers of the National Park
If you are font of water element and you want to live an unforgettable experience, rafting in Arachthos River is a recommend activity!
Arachthos River is the most popular river in Greece for rafting and it is navigable almost all year round. For rafting in certain routes you do not need prior experience or special physical fitness.
The River Aspropotamos is also navigable and breathtaking. The route starts from the position “Three Rivers” next to the Information Center and ends at the Alexiou Bridge.
Tzoumerka and Lakmos abundant water, the morphology of the rocks, the impressive waterfalls, the majestic mountains, the traditional stone built settlements, form a special environment, suitable for activities canyoning!
The crossing of the gorges has become more widespread in recent decades and combines hiking, climbing, caving, swimming and knowledge of geology ecology, biology etc.
The descents into the gorge below Petrovouni, sources of Klifki, Gorge Korovesis to towering waterfalls Matsouki and East, satisfying even the most demanding lovers of canyoning!
There are plenty of trails with varying difficulty in this pristine and relatively unexplored protected area. Breathtaking landscapes with rich wildlife can be seen either in high Mountains or near rushing rivers.
Because, some trails are in very remote areas, and the signs may be damaged, or destroyed somebody needs to obtain all the necessary information, the right equipment for safety reasons.
Biking is a real challenge for persons in good fitness but also a unique!
You can enjoy rides in the Arachthos River or near Lazaina and come in contact with such an adorable animal as horse.
There are some places that experienced climbers can enjoy climbing at the National Park.
During the winter season you can visit the center for winter activities in Theodoriana and the modern ski center in Anilio.
For more information please contact the mountaineering associations and/or responsible and skilled operators.