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At the mountain
Riding

Located just 10 minutes from Patras into forested area of 12 acres ,the Patras Riding Club (Riding School),offers well-equipped facilities for beginners and advanced riders but also to the people who are enjoying good food and they are able to enjoy several of traditional meals into the Club Restaurant, surrounded by dozens of horses.

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Climbing

The ... paradise is unreachable in the prefecture of Achaia. Just to enjoy the panoramic views of the region you should climb to the key positions. And there are several positions for the climbing lovers who are founding the changeling to the rocks and the pleasure to harness the grimly, to confirm the eternal relation of the noble struggle of man and nature. So come and climb on the rocks of Achaia.
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Paragliding

Whether amateur or a gliding expert, the skies of Achaia are offered for gliders. If you are interested in an acquaintance with the county from a high altitude, you have plenty of paraglide positions to choose. Paragliding Club of Patras was founded in 1990 and today has over 100 members. It is a member of the Greek Air Sports Federation and is overviewed by the General Secretariat of Sports (tel. 2610 621 494). In collaboration with the Club, we have identified the following gliding sites.

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Mountain Bike

Assuming that you have a strong stamina, the entire Achaia prefecture is ideal for cycling and even more mountain biking. The mountainous area of Kalavrita with its magnificent forests of Tritaia region (between the villages of Alepoxori and Kalentzi), Ladonas River and the homonymous lake, Mount Movri at western Achaia, are only a few of offered routes for wonderful walks through nature. 

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Vouraikos Canyon

_________________________________________________________________________________________________.gif This canyon is associated with the myth of Hercules who uses his sword to cut the rock into two and reach Evristheas or, according to another version, his beloved Voura, daughter of Eliki. Vouraikos was named after Voura. Ancient Greeks called it Erassinos.

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Cave of Lakes in Kastria

spilea7.jpg The cave is a rare creation of Nature. Apart from its labyrinth of corridors, its mysterious galleries and its strange stalactite formations, the "Cave of the Lakes" has something exclusively unique that does not exist in other well known caves. Inside the cave there is a string of cascading lakes forming three different levels that establish its uniqueness in the world.

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Hiking - Climbing

If you've forgotten what it was like walking in serene scenery and in extremely healthy climate, be sure that Achaia will remind it to you and it will be hard to resist to the temptation walking in areas of beautiful nature. This wild beauty will reward your senses and also your health. Hikers and climbers either experienced or novice, will find their way out to the mountains of Achaia, with their legends, beauty and obstacles for those who enjoy the difficult ascents. For the hiking and climbing routes that we recommend, you will only need three things: Good mood, attention and above all organization.

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Πεζοπορεία - Ορειβασία
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Αν έχετε ξεχάσει τι θα πει περπάτημα και μάλιστα σε τοπία ειδυλλιακά και κλίμα άκρως υγιεινό, είναι σίγουρο ότι στην Αχαΐα θα το θυμηθείτε και δύσκολα θα αντισταθείτε στον πειρασμό να διασχίσετε με τα πόδια περιοχές στις οποίες δε φτάνει η βοή των Ι.Χ. Αυτή η άγρια ομορφιά είναι που θα σας ανταμείψει και θα κάνει καλό στην υγεία σας. Πεζοπόροι και ορειβάτες με εμπειρία ή και πρωτάρηδες θα βρουν λύσεις στα βουνά της Αχαΐας τα οποία βρίθουν από μύθους, ομορφιές και ευχάριστα εμπόδια για όσους αρέσκονται στις δύσκολες αναβάσεις. Για τις διαδρομές πεζοπορίας και ορειβασίας που σας προτείνουμε χρειάζονται μόνο δύο πράγματα: Διάθεση και προσοχή. Και πάνω απ’ όλα οργάνωση.

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Ski and snowboard

The snow which "freezes" the shoulders of Chelmos is the ticket for skiers ... to surrender to the joys of balancing on the ice. Achaia visitors can feel free take with them their ski equipment. They are sure to find a way to use them on ski tracks that are the best and safest in Greece.

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