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Mount Mainalo – Utopia

16.03.2017 in Travel

The Impressive and Abundant Mt. Mainalo, a Utopian Land Home to goddess Demeter and Nymphs, Mainalo echoes with “shepherds’ love songs and Pan’s flute.” Mt. Mainalo with an altitude of 6,496 feet occupies the center of the Peloponnese and the greater part of Arcadia’s western side. It extends from Tripoli to river Lousios, to the west, and from Megalopolis to river Ladonas, to the north. The purely mountainous area is approximately 172,974 acres so Mainalo is considered one of the most extensive mountain ranges in Greece! The landscape features dozens of peaks and ravines interchanging with pastures and plateaus. It…