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For nature lovers

Menalo Trail Elati

Menalo Trail Elati

65€ / per person
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The trail from Elati to Vitina is a beautiful hiking route in the mountainous region of Arcadia. This scenic trail offers hikers the opportunity to explore the lush landscapes, forests, and traditional villages of the area. The trail typically starts from the village of Elati, which is known for its picturesque setting amidst fir and chestnut trees. The village is situated at an elevation of about 1100 meters, offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.


The hiking route is 10 kilometers long. The trail winds through forests of fir and pine trees, passing by scenic viewpoints and clearings.

Along the trail, you’ll encounter breathtaking views of the Arcadian countryside, with its rolling hills, rugged terrain, and diverse flora. The trail offers opportunities to appreciate the natural beauty of the region and observe local wildlife.

As we hike from Elati to Vitina, we pass near traditional Greek villages, each offering its own charm and cultural heritage. Keep an eye out for landmarks such as old stone bridges, watermills, and chapels along the way.

The terrain can vary from forest paths to rocky sections, so wearing appropriate footwear and carrying sufficient water and snacks is advisable. The difficulty level of the hike is moderate, suitable for hikers with a reasonable level of fitness.

The trail concludes in the town of Vitina, a popular destination known for its thermal springs, traditional architecture, and local hospitality. Take time to explore Vitina and perhaps enjoy a meal at one of the local tavernas.


The best time to hike the trail is during the spring and autumn months when the weather is mild and the landscapes are lush. In summer, be prepared for higher temperatures and bring adequate sun protection.

Overall, the hike from Elati to Vitina is a rewarding experience for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, offering a blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and physical activity. It’s a great way to discover the scenic countryside of Arcadia and enjoy the tranquility of the Greek mountains.


Ascent: 257m
Descent: 401m

Min height: 916m
Max height: 1180m


Route Features

  • Season: all
  • Number of participants: 4 persons minimum
  • Route Length: 9 km (in total)
  • Walking Time: 4 hours (in total)
  • Approach by car: 90 min
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Ratio guide to guest: 1:7

Dress Code

  • Casual, comfortable, light

Don’t forget to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Towel
4 Hour
12+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Open Air Water Power Museum
  • Departure Time
  • Return Time
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable and light

Tour Location

Our meeting point is at the Open Air Water Power Museum at Dimitsana.

The ultra-modern Water Power Museum makes a huge impression as it combines the traditional and the contemporary in an incredible way.
  • Season: all year
  • Route Length: 9 km (in total)
  • Walking Time: 4 hours (in total)
  • Approach by car: 90 min
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Kids friendly: yes
  • Ratio guide to client: 1:7

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