The prefecture of Karditsa is the smallest of the 4 prefectures in Thessaly. It is a place with intense contrasts, combining the majestic mountainous range of Agrafa on the west with the vast Thessalic plain on the east.
The position of the prefecture in the centre of mainland Greece, made it a crossroad of peoples and civilizations, which left their imprints on the area. The prefecture of Karditsa is ideal for those of us who avoid crowds and organised tourism and seek unexpected and beautiful places to enjoy a quiet vacation.
In the prefecture of Karditsa you can admire many important archaeological findings indicating that the area has been inhabited since the Neolithic era. The plethora of monasteries with rare icons and magnificent chancel screens introduce the visitor to the rich history of the area.
The lake of Plastiras is the ornament of the mountain range of Agrafa. It offers an exciting and magic setting embraced by high and verdant green mountains. The area is considered a “paradise” for nature lovers, offering many types of alternative tourism, including hiking, fishing, walks in the forest, swimming and hunting. Without any doubt this unique experience will satisfy every visitor.