To the beach: 4 kms
To the airport: 220 kms
To the city: 30 kms
Orama" apartments and Studios , located between Krioneri (2 km) and Kalivia Pezoulas , right on the lakeside road, with a view to the lake which is equally enjoyable in the winter as well as in the summer time.
The hotel was built and setup aiming at satisfying most of the requirements of the modern visitor, with full respect to the rules of the traditional architecture. It consists of especially roomy studios, apartments and a suite with a fire place. They are all equipped with colour television, telephone, refrigerator and they all feature private lakeview balconies.
The area around the hotel is fantastic all year round. Although most winter days there is quite a bit of snow in the area, that does not cause any traffic problems, as the responsible department of the prefecture is striving to keep open the main roads in the mountain region. In the springtime, when nature slowly wakes up, the area is scented with fragrances giving a very pleasant feeling to the visitor.
In the summer the entire area becomes green with lush vegetation and it is an ideal destination for escaping the heat and the noise of the city. In the autumn the surrounding area is a perfect setting for contemplation.
In a warm and friendly atmosphere we combine idyllic tradition with luxury. Our traditionally furnished apartments express the unique character of our region. The landscape in which the Hotel ORAMA is located indescribable and is in a perfect position for day trips to the historical monasteries of the region.
A short distance from the hotel mountain biking, horse riding, fishing and swimming in the lake and even rambling on one of the many mountain walks in the surrounding area.
The hotel ORAMA is open all year round. In the central street around Plastira Lake, with comfortable parking our hotel is easily accessible for each visitor wants to combine an easy access and a splendid mountainous destination.
The road network of our region is excellent and there many opportunities to take excursions to other villages and explore the lake. You can reach the ORAMA hotel from the city of Karditsa following the signs to Kryoneri town.
Lake Plastira is actually a man-made project, and not a natural lake. It was created in order to support the dam that supplies water to the whole region of Thessaly.
The project was the vision of the politician Nikolaos Plastiras, from where the lake takes its name.
The greater areas of Lake Plastira are one of immense natural beauty where visitors will find all of the beautiful elements, perfecting forming together to create a scenery filled with lovely colours.
Limni Plastira is 340 km far from from Athens and 230km from Thessaloniki. Driving through the city of Karditsa you will follow the signs, pass the city Hospital and 25km after you will meet the first villages of the lake. The unique spectacle will reward every visitor.
The length of the lake is 14km, maximum width 4km, maximum depth 60m. Limni (lake) Plastira is the embellishment of the Karditsa prefecture. It is found in the Plastira Municipality and is 25km West of the Karditsa prefecture in altitude 1000m.
It was created by the waters of the Megdova river, tributary of Acheloos, and took its name from Nikolao Plastira, a big patriot and visionary of that period. General Nikolaos Plastiras inspired this ambitious project in 1925.
Limni Plastira Article:
Standing at the edge of the river, where lies today the sluice of Megdova River (or Tavropos), he envisioned this area as a huge artificial lake.
In 1959, six years after his death, his vision of a beautiful lake came to life, providing with water the thirsty villages of Karditsa and offering electricity of some hundred million kilowatt-hours. Limni Plastira is one of the bigger artificial lakes in Greece.
It constitutes a source of life for the entire of Karditsa. By the lake is drawing all the city of Karditsa and many communities. The water of the lake is the life for the Larisa 's fields during summer times. The landscape is magical; the exquisite lake with the deep light blue is surrounded by high and overgrown mountains and thick woods.
The region is considered a "paradise" for the nature-worshippers and is an excellent choice for many activities. At the beautiful and peaceful setting of the lake you can enjoy mountain sports such as: hiking through fir, oak, plane and chestnut trees, riding well trained horses, cycling on a mountain bike, canoeing, boating or riding a hydro bike in the lake, take a long walk in the peaceful mountain land or cross-country driving with 4x4 jeeps.
Every season is beautiful at the Lake. Autumn is a colourful picture, winter is the white picture, spring and summer everything is green. Include Lake Plastira in your tour and give a different touch to your tour.
Limni Plastira Activities:
Some of the popular activities that visitors can enjoy include trekking and hiking.
You can follow some wonderful paths and trails, passing along inspiring and unique landscape.
It is strictly forbidden to use any engine boat or water vehicle on the lake, but there are special water bicycles that one can use.
Lake Plastira and Karditsa as a whole are extremely scenic and beautiful parts of the country that really need to be explored to be appreciated.
Enjoy kayiak and canoe and other watersports, which are amongst one of the most popular activities with visitors here.
Destinations in Limni Plastira:
Fylakti is a village at an altitude of 1200m with view to the forest of fir trees.
Neohori , capital of Agrafa during 16th and 17th century, still maintains its traditional character and is the most well known village of Plastira lake.
In Neohori, the botanical gardens that host plants making up the ecosystem of the area is worth visiting.
Moshato is one of the most beautiful and picturesque villages with a small stone bridge and cobbled road that leads to the square.
You will also meet the villages: Mouha, Kastania, Lambero, Agios Athanasios.