Nature’s calling Trekking is the best way to discover the secrets of the mountain and the forest. You have the opportunity to escape from the suffocating rhythms of the city, cross paths through the National Parks, conquer the tallest peaks, discover the flora and fauna of this blessed land and also the unique local architecture. Trekking helps you to listen to the sounds of the nature, feel its greatness and become part of it. The prefecture of Ioannina, thanks to its strong vertical division attracts trekkers and climbers of all ages and levels. In Kalentzi you can select from a variety of tracks of diverse difficulty, such as: -Mild route through the valley -Moderate difficulty route to Kastri with views to Arachthos -Increased difficulty route to Klifki’s sources -Mountain path of Xerovouni etc.
Λευκή μαγεία, αδρεναλίνη στο κόκκινο White magic, adrenaline rush The prefecture of Ioannina is ideal for those that love snow and winter sports. In the ski resorts operating in the area, visitors can practice alpine ski, snowboard and snowmobile. There are trails of all levels, organized ski schools, as well as equipment rental stores.
An authentic adventure for the demanding traveller. Canyoning is maybe the ultimate extreme sport. The prefecture of Ioannina, full of impressive gorges with vertical cliffs, great depth and rich wild flora and fauna is a paradise for adventure lovers. Crossing canyons offers a unique experience. Trekking, mountaineering, climbing or diving in crystal waters is an adventure. Arachthos gorge, near Kalentzi, offers many opportunities. The best could be walking up to the sources of Klifki and then along the river or up to the village Raftanaioi
Discover a paradise of foaming waters and let yourself experience an unprecedented excitement. Rafting and kayak are activities for every public of all ages. The rivers of the region with crystal clear waters are ideal for these kind of sports. They are of the most popular all around Europe. They offer strong experiences with rapid passes through magnificent gorges and waterfalls. There are trips for beginners or experienced rafters. The best place for rafting and kayak is in Arachthos river, from the bridge of Politsa to the bridge of Plaka. The sources of Klifki are the perfect place to have a rest and regain forces before continuing trip. We strongly recommend rafting for everyone. You can find an experienced driver in one of the many outdoor sports companies of the region.
Ανακαλύψτε τον παράδεισο των αφρισμένων νερών και αφεθείτε να σας παρασύρουν σε πρωτόγνωρες συγκινήσεις. Tο rafting και το kayak ποταμού είναι δραστηριότητες που απευθύνονται στο ευρύ κοινό κάθε ηλικίας. Τα ποτάμια του νομού με τα πεντακάθαρα νερά τους είναι ιδανικά για καταβάσεις και θεωρούνται από τα δημοφιλέστερα στην Ευρώπη. Προσφέρουν δυνατές εμπειρίες με ταχύτατα περάσματα, μέσα από επιβλητικά φαράγγια και καταρράκτες και διαθέτουν διαδρομές για αρχάριους, αλλά και για έμπειρους rafters. Στον Άραχθο ποταμό από τη γέφυρα της Πολιτσάς μέχρι τη γέφυρα της Πλάκας είναι η ομορφότερη διαδρομή για rafting και kayak.Οι πηγές της Κλίφκης Καλεντζίου προσφέρουν μια ανάσα ξεκούρασης και ανασυγκρότησης στη διάρκεια της διαδρομής. Συνίσταται ανεπιφύλακτα το rafting για όλους, με έμπειρο οδηγό που διαθέτουν οι πολλές εταιρείες υπαίθριων σπορ που δραστηριοποιούνται στην περιοχή.
Flying fox over the river is done using a pulley and climbing equipment. Katsanohoria location: Passage of Arachtos near the historic bridge of Plaka (70 meters, moderate), 14 km from Kalentzi. Passage of Arachthos near Touka’s monastery, 15 km from Kalentzi.
Give wings to your dreams and live like Icarus The mountains of Ioannina are ideal for air sports such as paragliding and tandem. They are activities that offer breathtaking views, a sense of freedom and excitement. If you want to do air sports without having to get trained, you have the possibility to fly on a two-seat glider (tandem) with an experienced instructor of the Greek Air Sports Federation. Kalentzi in Xerovouni has one of the best launching bases for paragliding in Greece.
Escape, adrenaline and adventure Downhill on steep rocks using equipment. Fields for rappelling: Kalarrytes Platanousa Bridge Kokori Bridge Klidonia Klifki
Our only limit, the sky Rock climbing can be done during the summer on dry rock, but also in winter, on snow or ice. Training areas: Kastritsa Frontzos Mitsikeli (area of Krya) Terovo Kleisoura Vikos Gorge Konitsa Metsovo Paleohori (Peristeri) Ioannina’s Lake Island Climbing Areas: Gamila Astraka Tsouka Rossa Vrisohori Goura Tzoumerka Pramanta
Archery is a leisure activity that you can practice outdoors and is aimed at ages 12-13 and above. Test your shooting skills and discover a different aspect of the sport in a unique natural environment. You can have fun in the nature and also practice your patience and ability to concentrate. There are many experienced instructors in the area
Explore the beautiful natural environment of the region. You will feel a sense of courage and excellence that horse riding offers and also you will get closer to one of the most intelligent and proud animals, the horse. At Ippostrouth farm in Aetorahi, 7 km from Kalentzi you can enjoy a ride on a horse or pony.
Cross the region through the provincial or forest roads. Get to know its nature and discover its small beautiful villages. Visit Katsanohoria and Tzoumerka or discover your own path from Kalentzi to Klifki or Xerovouni. In Elliniko, 14 km from Kalentzi is situated a racetrack of Ioannina’s 4x4 Club.
Draw your own path and discover the beauty of the mountainous area. Mountain biking offers a unique sense of adventure for those who love to get closer to the nature. It is a quite easy activity that can enjoy people of all ages, provided that they know to ride a bike and they have a good physical condition. The prefecture of Ioannina thanks to its mountainous natural environment is ideal for mountain biking. It offers routes through forested mountains with towering trees, beautiful trails, inaccessible slopes full of rare wild flowers, but also through traditional villages, stone bridges, picturesque churches and watermills. In RODAMI you will find mountain bikes to enjoy the surrounding area.