Limni Plastira

Lake Plastira is actually a man-made project, and not a natural lake. It was created in order to support the dam that supplies water to the whole region of Thessaly.

The project was the vision of the politician Nikolaos Plastiras, from where the lake takes its name.

The greater areas of Lake Plastira are one of immense natural beauty where visitors will find all of the beautiful elements, perfecting forming together to create a scenery filled with lovely colours.

Limni Plastira is 340 km far from from Athens and 230km from Thessaloniki. Driving through the city of Karditsa you will follow the signs, pass the city Hospital and 25km after you will meet the first villages of the lake. The unique spectacle will reward every visitor.

The length of the lake is 14km, maximum width 4km, maximum depth 60m. Limni (lake) Plastira is the embellishment of the Karditsa prefecture. It is found in the Plastira Municipality and is 25km West of the Karditsa prefecture in altitude 1000m.

It was created by the waters of the Megdova river, tributary of Acheloos, and took its name from Nikolao Plastira, a big patriot and visionary of that period. General Nikolaos Plastiras inspired this ambitious project in 1925.

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Koutsodimos, Krioneri P.C.43100 Plastira Lake, Karditsa

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