Acheron

The Acheron river is located in Epirus, crossing the prefectures of Thesprotia, Ioannina and Preveza. Acheron is known worldwide due to the myths surrounding its name. Specifically, the river was considered the entranceto the Lower World as Hermes handed over the souls of the dead to Charonwith destination the dark kingdom of Hades. There are many references to it as “the river of woe”. They believed that the entrance to the river gorge was the Gates of Hades. The excursion starts with hiking outside and inside the river up to the springs of Acheron, from there rafting till the restaurant where we will enjoy our meal right next to the river.