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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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.