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Walking and Trekking in Zagori

50 days walking in Greece's wild and beautiful pindos


£16.95 
 

Zagori in Greece's Northern Pindos National Park is among the last relatively undiscovered and unspoilt hiking destinations in Europe. This guide presents a selection of thirty walks and three short treks showcasing the region's captivating scenery, from dramatic gorges to mystical forests, crystal-clear turquoise rivers, rugged alpine peaks and characterful mountain villages.

Routes vary from easy walks on clear paths to strenuous ascents and mountain traverses, meaning that there is something to suit most ambitions and abilities. Clear mapping accompanies the route description, and the introduction to the guide covers all the practicalities, including getting to Zagori, accommodation, equipment, maps and safety. There is also a wealth of information about the region's rich history, architecture, geology, plants and wildlife, as well as fascinating notes on points of interest encountered on route.

The routes are presented in five chapters, covering Central Zagori, Vikos Gorge and vicinity, Mt Timfi, Konitsa and Mt Smolikas, and Valia Calda National Park and Metsovo, with highlights including Mt Timfi and Mt Smolikas (Greece's second highest mountain), the breathtaking Vikos Gorge, traditional stone arch bridges and the alpine tarns of Drakolimni (Dragonlakes). With so much stunning scenery, this is a region that cries out to be explored.

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Cordee Code: CP0225
Author: Aris-Dimitrios Leontaritis
No of Pages: 224
Page Size: 116 x 172 mm
ISBN 10: 185284941X
ISBN 13: 9781852849412
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Published Date: January 2019
Edition: 1st ed, Jan 2019
Binding: Paperback (encapsulated)
Illustrations: Colour maps and photos
Weight: 280g

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