Acherontas river and its springs, a paradise on earth.

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In Preveza perfecture, at Northwest Greece, is the hidden gem of Acherontas river. This place of outstanding natural beauty attracts people from all around the world.
 
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Once your arrive, you follow the path in the forest that leads to the springs of the river. Stop and admire the water that springs out of the ground. As you walk further down, the paths become wet so make sure you wear appropriate shoes. Then you reach a point where you must get into the river and walk against its current. A lot of people can not stand the feeling of the freezing water and they stop there. Standing is unbearable but you get used to cold once you start walking. The braver ones swim in the summer. You will definitely feel blessed, being on this paradise on earth, watching the water that runs through the rocks, behind the trees and the ground. 
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Kayaking and rafting activities take place in the area for those who like water sports. Apart from the long routes for those who are experienced in kayaking and rafting, there are water sports companies that organize kayaking and rafting on a short and enjoyable route for beginners. Also horse riding in the river is very popular in the summer. Trained horses are available to give you one of the best riding experiences of your life.  
Tip: Trekking Hellas organize outdoor activities and guide you through the natural wonders of the area. 

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