Forest of Polydendri

The forest of Polydendri located in Maurovounio mount and is 30 km. far away from Agia and 67 far away from Larissa. There is the famous former royal
estate Polydendri area 34.791 hectares and altitude 1,054 m. It is one of the most organized, rich flora and fauna, the country’s forests. Bordered by
two streams, the “Bubbles” and “Rakopotamos”. The unique beauty of vegetation and generally mild slopes soil make a space with great interest, ideal
for leisure visits, relaxation, rejuvenation and a variety of activities such as hiking or cycle inpaths.

The stream of “Rakopotamos” has water all year round and is ideal for Canyoning. From a team of experienced escorts organized beautiful route
(April-August) starting from Mavrovounio and ending in the Aegean sea through dense vegetation, natural lakes and rappel waterfalls height 8-37 meters.
The sources of the stream, at “Vella” the forest filled with fir trees, forming a landscape that captures the eye.

Here are built two churches, the Church of Panagia of Polydendri with the huge oak tree next to the church, which celebrates at the 15th of August.
The temple is built in the mid of 16th century. Decorated with paintings of very good art, and ancient inscriptions in the Temple flooring is evidence
that there existed ancient temple.