Driving the Rough and Rocky Road to Mt. Lakmos
Mt. Lakmos is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.059m (6,755ft) above sea level, located in Greece. It’s one of the highest roads in the country.
Where is Mt. Lakmos?
The mountain is situated on the boundary between the Epirus and Thessaly regions, in the central part of the country, to the north of Baros Pass, within the National Park of Tzoumerka, Peristeri & Arachthos.
Is the road to Mt. Lakmos unpaved?
Tucked away in the mountains of Greece, the road to the summit is entirely unpaved, very rough, and rocky. A 4x4 vehicle is required. The drive features very narrow parts and dangerous drop-offs.
When is the road to Mt. Lakmos open?
Set high in the Pandos mountains, the road is seasonally closed due to snow. It’s usually open from early June to November.
How long is the road to Mt. Lakmos?
The road to the lake is one of the most demanding routes in the country. It’s 17.1 km (10.62 miles) long starting from Chaliki.
Pic: Dimitris Thess