One of the largest artificial lakes in Greece is located in Thessaly. Not only does it boast superb natural beauty, but it is the absolute blend of nature and man’s mastery. The wider area is amazing, due to its authentic character and the abundant activities available. Do you seek a serene retreat, surrounded by fir trees and verdant forests? A place where you can indulge in biking or trekking, kayaking or bird watching? Lake Plastiras has got it all and is waiting for you to discover!
Its name has been given after the person who had envisioned the artificial lake in Thessaly. Nikolaos Plastiras was a Greek General who went on to become Prime Minister of Greece. A marvelous dam was his inspiration, a place where nature was celebrated by everyone. And as soon as you reach the lake, you are taken by surprise by the endless possibilities unveiled before you. Mountain sports and canoeing, paragliding and even horseback riding, they are all here for you to explore and fall in love with!
There are traditional lodgings along Lake Plastiras covering all needs and preferences. Quaint
settings, lovely neighborhoods and green all around! When you are there, try out the local delicacies. Traditional gastronomy is the best, especially dishes that have been formed after years and years of care by housewives in pursuit to satisfy their loved ones. Karitsa and Kastania, Mesenikolas and Morfovouni, Neraida (meaning Fairy in Greek) and Fylakti, all these villages have been scattered around the region perfectly.
Thessaly has always been interlinked with nature’s bliss. Lush greenery, crystalline waters and beaches of divine beauty create a magical environment. Lake Plastiras is a fine example of how man and nature can work together…so as to create magic that resembles dreams and fantasies! A splendid combination of tradition and cultural heritage, along with natural surroundings of exquisite value… All that topped with extraordinary services and unique experiences. What more could you ask for?