About 7 kilometres from Eleonas cottages you will find the manmade Faneromeni Damn, where the rich, natural environment meets man’s work in technology. It is 75m. maximum height and has 19.760.000m3 water capacity.
The dam is situated in an idyllic location, in a verdant valley at the southern foot of Psiloritis Mount. The dam was constructed in 2005, to meet the increased demand for irrigation of the Mesara plain. In the few years of operation, the damn of Faneromeni has become an extremely important wetland, where rare birds and animals nest.
Total length: (a) 14km - (b) 8km
Route duration: (a) 3h & 20 - (b) 5h & 20min
Suggested visiting period: All the year
Route difficulty factors: Relatively easy route
Signaling system: R4
Altitude: 100 meters
WALKING, MOUNTAIN BIKE, CAR (off road)