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EXCURSIONS

Mushroom Festival in Sklithro: Every October in Sklithro at eastern Kissavos is organized annual mushroom festival at the school yard of the village by the Local Cultural Association in collaboration with the association "Friends of the Forest, Fungus and Flora" and the support of the Region of Thessaly and the Municipality of Agia. Mushroom friends from all over Greece gather in Sklithro to exchange knowledge and experiences for fungus, to cook mushroom recepies and enjoy the natural beauty of the area while taking long walks for searching and collecting wild mushrooms in the beautiful woods of Mavrovounio. The event includes lectures, walks in the wood to find mushrooms, tasting (mushroom soups, mushroom pies, grilled mushrooms are offered) and outdoor activities for children.

Excursions to Kissavos shelter and climbing to the top of Prophet Elias: Follow the path to Spilia and head to the position "Kanalos" from where you can visit the shelter. Start hiking up to the top of the mountain (altitude 1.978 m.) The trail is visible and offers a magnificent view of neighboring Olympus Mountain.