Lake Plastiras is located in the southwest part of the prefecture of Karditsa. Mesenikolas and Morfovouni constitute the "balcony" of the area overlooking the Thessaly plain. Attractions are: The Holy Monastery of Korona, the Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos the chapel of the Life-Giving fountain (Zoodohou Pigis) in Mesenikolas, the Monastery of the Holy Trinity in Morfovouni. Plenty of activities you can enjoy like fishing, mountain bike, swimming, trekking, wine tasting etc.
The long experience of the viniculturalists, the favourable climate conditions and the morphology of the ground in the area have contributed to the production of quality vinification and distillation products. The prefecture of Plastiras includes the VQPRD Viniculture Zone of Moshato - Mesenikolas - Morfovouni, where the following varieties are cultivated: Roditis, Batiki, Hamburg Muscat, Chardonnay, Carignan etc. The local black Mesenikolas variety, a mixture of Syrah and Carignan stands out, producing the red VQPRD wine "Mesenikolas", quality wine produced in a specific region, after ageing in oak barrels.
Mesenikolas, is 22 km from Karditsa, in an altitude of 700 m, with a long history and rich viniv tradition. It has a quite good tourist infrastructure and a Wine and Vine museum. Every year on the 15th of August, the Wine Festival is held with a rich cultural programme and many other events. The area is rich in flora and fauna.
From April to October every weekend. Departing Friday from Athens. Return on Sunday night.
Price per Person:
Transfers from Athens to Karditsa | Lake Plastras (round trip) plus carriage of Bicycles
Escort throughout the trip
Two (2) nights’ accommodation and breakfast in Traditional Hotel with breakfast
Dinner at Hotel on Friday night (drinks excluded)
Lunch on Saturday at Mesenikolas Village (drinks excluded)
Dinner at local restaurant on Saturday night (drinks excluded)
Lunch on Sunday at Pezoula Village (drinks excluded)
Don't miss the chance to buy meat & Greek sausages from butcher shop Karakatsanis in Mesenikolas.
Visit the grocery shop Zoukas. Traditional shop where you can find almost everything..
Visti Monastery Panagia Pelekiti. Built inside a rock.
Visit the Monastery of Koroni.
Visit the observatory of fire service. Best view of the lake and its fiords