Found in the heart of Peloponnese, surrounded by high mountains and overflowing with countless rivers, Arcadia is a region lost in time, it’s legends and ancients myths coexisting with writings of European travelers over the centuries. This is a place where simple country life and nature can be experienced in all its glory. In Mythology, this is the birth place of many Gods and it is rumored that it was inhabited by Arcadians even before Selana (the moon) inhabited the sky.
This pine covered Arcadian mountain, reaches 1.980 meters and is a sacred place for Pan – “The goat legged” follower of God Dionysus – a safe retreat for Artemis and the Nymphs. At the foot of the mountain, one can find some of the highest in altitude and historically significant villages in the hole of Greece, while the surroundings scenery is truly breathtaking. At the peak of Mainalon you can find the Ostrakina Ski Resort, a popular destination for ski lovers both for its quality of snow and its proximity to Athens.