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Plastira Lake

The famed Lake Plastira lake, the lake for all seasons, is situated in the Thessaly region.


The lake is named after Nikolaos Plastiras, a former Prime Minister of Greece, and lies some 30 km west of Karditsa town. To be precise the lake is actually artificial, a reservoir created after the building of an immense arch-shaped dam which stands some 83 m high and measures some 200 m in length.

Lake Plastira is situated in the Agrafa Mountains and is a jewel in the crown, not only of the Prefecture of Karditsa, but also all of Greece. All villages surrounding the lake, such as Neohori, Mesenikolas, Morfovouni, Kerasia, Kalyvia Pezoula, Neraida, Belokomitis, Kastania, Lambero, and many others, are truly charming.


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  • Nevros Hotel Resort & Spa 4****, 43067 Neochórion, +30 24410 93201. Situated in Neochori village, Nevros Resort offers rooms with lake-view balconies, in the tranquil surroundings of Plastira Lake. It features a fully equipped fitness room, as well as a seasonal pool. Nevros Hotel Resort & Spa consists of classically decorated rooms each with each own fireplace. They all have a TV, a safety box and a private bathroom. The scenic area of Meteora is a 50-minute drive away. Free Wi-Fi is available in all public areas of Nevros Hotel and free parking is possible on site.
  • Orama Hotel, Plastira Lake - Koutsodimou - Krioneri Community, +30 24410 92994, . Welcome to Orama Hotel in Karditsa, at Village Krioneri of Lake Plastira, one of the top Karditsa hotels. All the region around the lake is beautiful.
  • [dead link] Oreiades Suites, Koutsodimos, +30 24410 92896. Lakefront guesthouse 3 Star

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