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About Kaimakstalan

The term Boras or Kaimaktsalan (name of the mountain which means white top) is the third highest mountain of Greece at an altitude of 2,524 m. The Kaimaktsalan rises along the Greek-Yugoslav border, while the largest part  of the Greek section belongs to the prefecture of Pella. The mount Boras attracts nature lovers and hikers, as well as thousands of skiers who visit the modern facilities of Ski Center Boras, while the Greek skiing national team and most ski schools  start their preparation there. The Ski Center-Bora Kaimaktsalan is 45 km from the beautiful city of Edessa and grows in the southeast side of the mountain at an altitude of 2,050 to 2,480 feet.

Kaimakstalan mountain tour

The highlight of this mountain tour should be a visit to Vegoritida Lake, in the village of Ayios (Saint) Pandeleimonas on the western slope of Mt. Vóras. The lake is the second biggest (72,500 square metres surface area and about 80m depth), and one of the most beautiful lakes in Greece. It is also part of the NATURA 2000 network as an important habitat of over 160 bird and 11 fish species. While in the area, welcome the opportunity to participate in environmentally-friendly activities, such as rowing, canoeing and kayaking, kite surfing, wind surfing, bird watching, sailing and swimming! A tour around the villages of the lake (Árnissa, Peréa and Ayios Pandeleimonas) unveils beautiful landscapes offering you the opportunity to enjoy the famous local hospitality, and to taste delicious local specialties!

Skiing

The term Kaimaktsalan and the ski center is an attraction for nature lovers and hikers, as well as thousands of skiers who visit the facilities of modern Voras Ski Center, while the national team and most ski schools start their preparation there.

The Ski Center Vora-Kaimaktsalan is just 45 km from the beautiful city of Edessa and developed on the southeastern side of the mountain at an altitude of 2050-2480 meters. At the top of the mountain there is the beautiful chapel of Prophet Elias. Guests staying in Edessa can easily reach the wonderful ski resort and village Kaimaktsalan to enjoy the winter sport, skiing.

Links:

http://www.greekholidaydestinations.com/kaimaktsalan.html

http://www.visitgreece.gr/en/nature/touring_in_kaimaktsalan

http://www.kaimaktsalan.org/

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