Valia Calda Adventure Off-Road & Cooking Experience
Are you a nature lover and enjoy swimming in rivers? Join our off-road excursion in Pindus National Park (Valia Calda) and discover the breathtaking landscapes of Vovousa and Aoos river. Take a short hike (40 min.) and cool off in the natural pools of Arkoudorema stream, surrounded by stunning colors and spectacular trees. Experience the wild beauty of the Pindos National Park and immerse yourself in a magical mountain landscape that nature has given us.
Our adventure begins with a journey through stunning landscapes with tall black pines, streams, and high peaks. Our first stop is Valia Calda, the core of the National Park, where we will embark on a hike to the natural pools of the Arkoudorema stream. As we hike through the wilderness, we'll take in the awe-inspiring beauty of the surrounding nature.
Once we reach the natural pools, we'll take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters and soak in the peaceful surroundings. After our swim, we'll head back to our vehicle to cook up some delicious traditional meals using fresh local ingredients. Our culinary delights will be the perfect treat to refuel us for our next adventure.
Next, we'll make our way to the picturesque village of Vovousa. Here, we'll take a break and relax by the tranquil waters of the Aoos river, under the bridge of Vovousa. For those who love swimming, this will be an excellent opportunity to cool off and enjoy the natural beauty of the river.
Finally, we'll visit the breathtaking Lake of Aoos Springs and explore the incredible mountain landscapes around the lake. The views are truly spectacular, and we'll be sure to take plenty of photos to capture the memories of our unforgettable adventure.
This excursion is perfect for nature lovers and those who want to experience the beauty of the Pindos National Park. Come and join us on this exciting journey and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime!
- We will visit one of Greece's most important, protected, and untouched forests.
- Valia Calda is also called "bear park" as it is one of three areas in Greece that hosts a population of Eurasian brown bears.
- Valia Calda belongs to Nothern Pindus National Park and is part of the Natura 2000.
- We will visit Vovousa village, where we can rest and swim in the Aoos river.
- We will visit Aoos Spring lake, a beautiful environment of 1300 m. altitude.