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Trikala Corinthia is a captivating cluster of villages [Ano Trikala, Mesaia Trikala, and Kato Trikala] nestled amidst the slopes of Mount Kyllini (Zireia), constructed upon the ancient ruins of Mysaeus.

This historic area has a mythological allure as it is believed to be the birthplace of God Hermes and the site that hosted Hera, Hercules, Pan and the Nymphs.
Just 24 kilometers away from Xylokastro, the journey to Trikala unveils a picturesque route that delights with its scenic beauty. Ano Trikala, perched at an altitude of 1100 meters, boasts a mesmerizing panoramic view, while Mesaia Trikala, characterized by its traditional stone buildings, exudes an old-world charm. Kato Trikala, positioned at 900 meters altitude, features a central square adorned by two magnificent plane trees, creating a serene focal point.

Trikala Corinthia is endowed with excellent tourist infrastructure, making it an ideal haven for winter holidays. In the interwar years, it was esteemed as a privileged health resort due to its favorable climate, attracting visitors seeking rejuvenation and relaxation.

From Trikala, the road unfolds towards the expansive plateau of Kyllini or Ziria and the enchanting ravine of Flabouritsa. The region’s beauty is enhanced by a diverse flora, showcasing an array of plane trees, poplars, cedars, firs, and evergreen trees, creating a captivating natural tapestry.

For hikers, Trikala offers a paradise with an extensive network of paths leading to various destinations. Whether exploring the Flamuritsa valley, the serene Lake Dassiou, or ascending the high peak of Ziria mountain at an impressive 2,374 meters, the area presents a myriad of enchanting trails and vistas.

Corinthia’s Trikala is a destination that perfectly combines natural splendor and historical richness, inviting travelers to indulge in its serene landscapes and embark on unforgettable adventures amidst its picturesque villages and enchanting surroundings.

Experiences in Trikala Corinthia

  • Ziria Ski Center: Embark on a thrilling adventure just 20 minutes from Ano Trikala at the Ziria Ski Center. This destination offers plenty of activities in a stunning backdrop ensuring a memorable escape for all tastes.
  • Ancient Mysaion trail: Immerse yourself in history with a day trip on the marked “Ancient Mysaion” trail, which stretches from Mesaia to Ano Trikala. A 45-minute journey through the lush forest unfolds an enchanting journey. Discover the route details here.
  • Flambouritsa valley: Explore the enchanting valley of Flambouritsa, nestled between the imposing mountains of Megali and Mikri Ziria. The natural beauty of the valley will captivate your senses.
  • Ziria Music Festival: Indulge in a harmonious blend of music and nature at the Ziria Music Festival, a standout cultural event in Trikala Corinthia. Mark your calendar for the last weekend of August, as this festival transforms the Ziria Ski Center into one of Greece’s premier music destinations.

The top sights in Trikala of Corinth:

  • Kato Trikala Square: Immerse yourself in the charm of Kato Trikala, adorned with centuries-old plane trees and surrounded by the historic churches of Agios Dimitrios (1697) and Agios Ioannis (1853).
  • Middle (Mesea) Trikala: Discover the ancient allure of the Church of the Transfiguration of the Saviour, a hidden gem dating back to the 9th century.
  • Ano Trikala: Ascend to Ano Trikala and find tranquility in the quaint square near the small church of Agios Nikolaos. Enjoy panoramic views and explore the Notara family mansion, the birthplace of Agios Gerasimos.
  • Monastery of Agios Vlasios: Step back in time at the 17th-century Monastery of Agios Vlasios, surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery that adds a touch of serenity to your visit.
  • Lake Dassiou: Nestled on the Ziria plateau, Lake Dassiou invites you to unwind and connect with nature. Enjoy the serene atmosphere surrounded by the beauty of the landscape.

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