Have you ever visited Lake Plastira, very close to Trikala? This is the most famous and largest artificial lake in Greece, dating back to 1928 and the vision of General Plastiras. At an altitude of 750 meters above sea level, the lake is an exceptional example of joined forces from nature and man. The outcome is purely mesmeric and this is why the entire region attracts visitors 365 days a year. However, there is something even more special when it comes to Christmas in Lake Plastira. So if you are reminiscent of your childhood during this festive time of the year and if you love nature, you should not miss out on this chance to experience the holidays in an original, authentic manner.
The snowy mountain peaks and the crystalline cold waters of the lake, the tall trees and the endless winter activities will make you fall in love with the place. Horseback riding is one of the most cherished activities, offering you the opportunity to enjoy nature at its finest moment. Tranquility all around also provides the perfect scenery for laid-back moments of relaxation and pleasant walks along the lakeside. Mountain climbing, birdwatching and so much more is available on site. And it is true that accommodation near Lake Plastira consists of picture-perfect lodgings, made of wood and filled with warmth, unpretentious beauty and coziness.
Within short distance from the lake, the city of Trikala encompasses the absolute true meaning of Christmas. Once you go there, you should not leave out a visit to the Mill of the Elves. This is one of the most famous Christmas Theme Parks in Greece and you are highly recommended to mingle with the elves, even if you are traveling solo. Drink hot chocolate prepared by Santa’s assistants and shop around, in a magical atmosphere that will remind you of utter happiness and bliss. So let’s join the fairy-tale and enjoy Christmas in Lake Plastira, for a memorable vacation to cherish for a lifetime!