Polithea Trikala Mountain Hideaway

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  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
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Bedrooms: 3

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 8

Type: Villa

Polithea Trikala Mountain Hideaway

Two story fully furnished 3 bedroom villa, located in the resort village of Polithea, Trikala, Greece. The ground floor comprises large fully fitted kitchen, living and dining room with fire place and guest WC. The upper floor house the bedrooms, each with private terraces which overlook the pine forest indigenous to the area. The popular ski resort of Petouli is a short 15 minutes drive whilst the area is well know for extreme sports such as white water rafting, canyoning, caving and paragliding. Home cooked meals can be delivered upon request with welcome baskets on arrival. The perfect Hideaway for summer and winter travellers alike.

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Polithea Trikala Mountain Hideaway
Trikala, Mainland & the Saronic Islands, Greece

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Polithea is a mountain village located in the prefecture of Trikala at an altitude of 1,100 meters on the slopes of the southern Pindos. The village itself surrounded by dense fir and beech forests. The prefecture of Trikala is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the mainland of Greece. It is estimated that about one million tourists (Greek and otherwise) is visited both summer but during the winter months. Major tourist destinations Meteora and Kalambaka, the town of Trikala, the traditional villages of the mountainous county and the ski center at Pertoúlion. A region of outstanding natural beauty; surrounded by the mountains Neraida, Koziakas, Loupata and Avgo and plenty of dense forests, green fields with wild flowers of all possible colours and running waters of rivers and waterfalls.

Pertouli, features the most easily accessible ski centre in Greece, as it is only 45 minutes away from Trikala, the nearest big city. The ski centre of Pertouli is found at 1,170 metres extending up to 1,340 metres and it features three slopes; one for children (green slope; 80 metres length), one for beginners (blue slope; 400 metres length) and one for more advanced skiers and snowboarders (red slope; 1,500 metres length). Two ground lifts operate on the smaller slopes, while one double-seated aerial lift will operate on the bigger slope and offers an enjoyable ride and a great overview of the mountain and the region. The ski centre of Pertouli may not be big enough for expert skiers or snowboarders, but it is perfect for beginners to advanced, families with little children or people who just enjoy being around snow.

What to do:
Hiking, Walking trails, mountain biking, horse riding, kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting, skiing, snow boarding, cross country ski, 4 wheel drive safaris, quad biking, mountain climbing, canyoning, paragliding, caving, bird watching, photography, wildlife tours, museums, monasteries, churches, castles and fortresses,

Places to visit:
the ski centre of Pertouli
the nearby villages of Elati, Neraidochori (fairy village), Gardiki, Vrontero, Athamania, Pyrra, Chaliki
the River Gorge Faraggi tis Manas
the Lake Koziaka between the mount summits Astrapi and Arvanites (altitute: 1,500–1,600 metres)

Monuments and Museums to visit:
the Kokkinostefano Medieval Castle near Mount Giona
the stone bridge Gefyri tis Grias (Old Lady’s bridge) built over a tributary of River Acheloos in the River Gorge Faraggi tis Manas
the Bazeikos water mill with its fossilised trout
the Tower of Chatzigakis (1841 AC)
Events to attend:
the celebration of Aghia Paraskevi on the 6–7 July
the celebration of Metamorphosis tou Sotiros on the 5–6 August
the celebration dedicated to Virgin Mary on the 14–15 August, where meat, traditional pies and dairy products are offered to visitors
the celebration of the honey producers, which takes place in July at the church of Aghia Paraskevi

Food and Drinks to taste
fir tree honey, thyme honey and blossom honey
traditional pies
traditional home-made bread
wild herbs
game meat, such as wild boar, deer, venison, hare, partridge, woodcock

Welcome baskets are a part of our tradition, and include some basic items, such as tea and coffee, sugar and uht milk portions. Grocery shopping is available in nearby Pertouli. Home cooked meals can be arranged upon request for a fee.

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