Menalon Trail is a long mountain trail in Arcadia that unfurls through the Lousios River gorge, the western slopes of Menalo Mt., the valley of Mylaon River and the Northeast Gortynian Mountains.
Menalon Trail is the first path network in Greece certified by the European Ramblers Association (ERA) to comply to a criteria system of 41 quantative, technical and qualitative parameters. Through its european-level certification, Menalon Trail is proposed to walkers from all over Europe as a reliable, attractive and safe mountain adventure.
Menalon Trail stretches to a length of 75 km and crosses 9 settlements (Stemnitsa, Dimitsana, Zygovitsi, Elati, Vytina, Nymphasia, Magouliana, Valtesiniko, Lagkadia), as well as all major historical and cultural features of the area and it is connected to a infinite network of adjacent footpaths.
The most complete hiking guide for Menalon Trail and the wider area of Mt. Menalon is the application topoGuide Menalon Trail which covers the 8 sections of Menalon Trail, as well as 9 more interesting trails. The app provides very detailed off-line maps, accurate tracks, rich descriptions and dozens of photos for each one of the trails.
Menalon Trail has eight daily sections: