Text and photos: T. Adamakopoulos
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.
Menalon Trail has eight daily sections:
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.
The best companion along the Menalon Trail is the hiking application Menalon Trail topoguide, available for both Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad) devices.
Menalon Trail topoguide offers active guidance along the trail, as well as an extented guidebook on the geography, the nature and the history of the area.