Speleology

The area of ​​Aspropotamos of particular geological and morphological character, thus hiding a remarkable number of horizontal and vertical caves. Specifically, the mountain Koziakas structured to a greater extent from the limestone susceptible to erosion is the focus of speleological interest. With processes take time and water created spectacular potholes and caves, explored or not. Some of them are the cave of Mpei sink that collects a part of the mountain water (there is a detailed article here), the vertical Hole Volioti impressive chasm 85 meters two snowpit the Tsimouris the Pitsinisi is a narrow discontinuities 75 meters depth and others. While nearby there are underground rivers "Kazania", "Legko" and "Aera" near Pyrra villages, Desi and Palaiokarya respectively. Finally the neighboring mountain Itamos located Koudounotrypa, still an impressive precipice and deeper so far in the region, a depth of 105 meters. Many of these caves recorded caving Thessaloniki Proteus, a mission carried out in 2011. Finally Cave Bey can visit the group of people accompanied by experienced speleologist and in consultation with the hotel.
Cave of Mpei, Elati Trikala

Cave of Mpei, Elati Trikala

Legko cave with the underground river, Desi Trikala

Legko cave with the underground river, Desi Trikala

Legko cave with the underground river, Desi Trikala