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Pefkias Forest



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The Pefkias Forest, also known as the Pefkias Pine Forest, is a picturesque natural area situated near the coastal town of Xylokastro in the Corinthia region of Greece.

Location: The Pefkias Forest is located on the northern coast of the Peloponnese peninsula, overlooking the Gulf of Corinth. It is approximately 120 kilometers west of Athens, the capital city of Greece.

Vegetation: The forest is primarily composed of Aleppo pine trees (Pinus halepensis), which give it its characteristic scent and appearance. These pine trees create a dense canopy that provides shade and shelter to visitors.

Hiking Trails: Pefkias Forest is crisscrossed with numerous hiking trails, offering opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to explore the natural beauty of the area. The trails vary in difficulty and length, catering to hikers of all levels.

Flora and Fauna:In addition to pine trees, the forest is home to a variety of plant species, including shrubs, wildflowers, and herbs. It also provides habitat for various wildlife species, such as birds, small mammals, and insects.

Scenic Views: The forest offers stunning views of the Gulf of Corinth and the surrounding coastal landscape. Visitors can enjoy panoramic vistas of the sea and the mountains while hiking or simply relaxing amidst the tranquil surroundings.

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