Trikala is an ideal location if you love canyoning. Not only will you be able to practically commune with nature, you’ll find the varied landscape and habitats provide an endless supply of stunning vistas and experiences. Mountains, waterfalls, rivers, lush forests – the area has it all. Take some time to admire the wildlife and make it a point to wander through the largest fir forest in all of Greece. Ask the locals for tips and advice as to what season is best for the sport and what to be careful of.
Popular canyoning locations include Kontina Waterfall near Aghia Paraskevi vllage which offers five routes, the canyon near Neraidohori village which takes you through thick forests of beech, fir and oak, as well as the canyon near Agio Nikolaos village where you’ll be able to admire the fir forests of Mikro and Megalo Kelasi. Desi Canyon is another popular location for the sport. Your route will take you through beech and fir forests where bears, wolves and partridges roam. Not-to-be-missed is Pindos Canyon near Gardiki village and the canyon near Mirofilo village on Mount Hatzis. MIrofilo’s canyon offers stunning routes through two forests, Petrouba and Selomo, which provide natural habitats for forest fauna.