- Sport levelBeginner
- Spoken languagesEnglish, Greek
- Duration5 hrs
- Opening seasons:
Valia Calda means "warm valley" and it's one of the most fascinating trails in Greece and Europe. Get on a jeep tour and admire the spectacular greenery of Valia Calda.
Set out on a fascinating journey to Valia Calda National Park, you will have the chance to admire the high, impressive mountain ranges, the forested slopes and the stunning natural landscape unfolding in front of you. Hit amazing trails in a truly unspoiled paradise that will definitely wake up your senses.
The advneture starts at Perivoli, a village 23 km west of Grevena. To reach the trekking path, you need to get on the jeep for some off-road adventure. Leaving Perivoli behind, you will follow the path to Exarchos spring. There you will see the Avyo peak and its beautiful lake.
Next stop is at Stavros (meaning crossroads) to get a panoramic view over Valia Calda valley. You will also be vising a natural spring source at the end of the off-road adventure.
Leaving the four wheel behind you will take the follow the European path E6. You will have the chance to take a look at Flégkas lakes, and go uphill through old beech trees and meadows. After the lakes, you will go on uphill where the artificial Aóos Lake lies amidst a spectacular mountain scenery.
The best way to go back is by walking down the ridge. The alternative route by the lakes leads through very steep slopes that require technical climbing.
Visitors are likely to spot in the highlands of Valia Calda brown bears ambling down to Arkoudórema (meaning Bear Creek) to drink water. The Valia Calda reserve is a unique ecosystem, and a safe refuge to several mammals (wolf, fox, wild hog and mountain antelope), rare bird species (the golden eagle and the black stork) as well as reptiles.
→ You are automatically reimbursed for the full activity price
2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% reimbursement
3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No reimbursements will be effected
Starting from the meeting point at the square of Perivoli village in an hour driving with the jeep you arrive in Stavros. First stop.
You will continue by cars up to the valley and the area of Arkoydorema. Hiking take place at valley of Valia Calda with beautiful scenery the dense and lush vegetation, towering pine trees and rich fauna.
The park of Valia Calda consists of black pine, some oak clusters, some people red pine and the larch vitiligo, Valia Calda springs Aoos a tributary which flow the foaming waters in the middle of the valley.
You will walk along the river to get to the bridge that allows to pass on the opposite bank. You will enjoy the landscape and we will follow the path that will lead you to the waterfalls and then get back to the car.
- All necessary equipment
- Trekking shoes