Drakolimni Verliga Chaliki Aspropotamos – In search of the soul of beauty
It all starts here. The springs and the beauties of the natural landscape of the prefecture of Trikala. Pindos is the womb for anything born in nature. And here, at 2,000 meters, one can find Drakolimni Verliga, on Lakmos or Peristeri, mountain of Pindos.
So, Heaven on Earth is the sources of Acheloos River; here “verliges”, the word for twirl in Vlach, start here, to end up in the rage of the long river. The youthful form of Acheloos includes the beauty of Drakolimni Verliga, just before hiding again deep within the Earth, to reveal its maturity as its riverbed widens.
Almost healing, this route starting from Chaliki village, which preserves its Vlach origin with stone alleys, traditional square, picturesque houses. It is the starting point of an about one-hour climbing, to reach, through the marked trail, and see the scenery of Verliga and its breathtaking beauty, which campers can also enjoy with respect.