As the winter’s sown melts and the rivers come to life, gushing waters cascade the mountainous area creating the majestic spectacle of waterfalls. Engulfed within lush forests fragranced by wild shrubs with melodies of nightingales, are the jewels of nature. Discover the famous Kaledonia waterfall, the Millomeris waterfall, holding the title of the highest waterfall of the islands, the Hantara waterfall and the Mesa Potamos waterfall. Trek along the nature trails and learn more about the endemic flora and fauna as well as admiring unforgettable landscape views.
An island with a deep religious background offers numerous ancient chapels, churches and monasteries each ready with its own story to tell and boasting magnificent art. Two unique monasteries are the Monastery of Panayia Trooditissa located 5km northwest of Platres and the Timios Prodoromos Monastery at Mesa Potamos.
The old and renowned village of Platres, has to offer adventure, accommodation and pleasure.
For the adventure enthusiasts, the Platres sports centre is the ideal destination.
Chocoholics and indulgence pursuers, a visit to the chocolate workshop is the perfect indulgence.