The river Acheron and the Amvrakikos gulf they constitute monuments of natural beauty! You must plan a visit!
The river Acheron.
An area of outstanding natural beauty.
Acheron is known worldwide for its mythological contents. "The river of pain" was a stream and swampy lake of the underworld. The daimon charon ferried the souls of the dead across its dark waters in a skiff.
It's about 20 km from Loutsa in a beautiful surrounding with rich vegetation and crystalline waters. A magnificent location with white rocks reflecting in the blue-green water.
For those who want to explore the mysteries of the mythological Acheron river or love nature and it's beauty or like activities like hiking ,horse riding, swimming in the river as well as rafting and cayak. This landscape of rare beauty is
today an ecosystem ,a protected area by the Natura 2000 Network.
The largest wetland in Greece made up of lagoons, reed-bed forests and salt marshes. It's home to aquatic birds and very rich in fish and ells.