Plakida Bridge


A stone-paved trail leads down from the roadside parking area to this stone bridge, one of the prettiest in the Zagori region and a rarity in its triple-arched design, which makes it look a bit like a caterpillar inching over the Voïdomatis. It was built in 1814.

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