Villages at the west side of the lake
Kryoneri - coming from Karditsa and basically entering Lake Plastira from the northern part to the west side as we see it on the map we are approaching the village of Kryoneri. Kryoneri is built at 850 meters altitude and has permanent residents and offers a beautiful view of the landscape of Lake Plastira. In Kryoneri you will find hotels and accommodation for your stay.
Kerasia - Kerasia village will be found after Kryoneri and before Anthochori in the northern part of Lake Plastira.
Koutsodimos - small settlement before you meet Kalyvia Pezoulas. In Koutsodimos you will also find one of the gas stations in the area.
Kalivia Pezoulas - Kalyvia Pezoulas are also one of the most developed villages you will find in Lake Plastira since here you will find many hotels and rooms, taverns, pharmacy and cafes to enjoy a drink. It is a village that is at a low altitude compared to the others. From Kalyvia Pezoulas you can also go to Pezoulas beach and walk by the lake and visit the open-air stone theater you will find there.
Pezoula - uphill from Kalyvia Pezoulas and at a higher altitude you will find Pezoula built next to the Great River. Pezoula is a verdant and quiet village. In Pezoula you will also find a picturesque watermill. Close to Pezoula is the village Phylakti .
Phylakti - a beautiful, small and picturesque village that you will find at high altitude with a view of the Agrafa peaks.
Neraida - Neraida (=Fairy) is also one of the mountain villages located on Lake Plastira. It is built at 1,120 meters altitude.
Neochori - one of the famous villages you will find in Lake Plastira. Neohori is also built on a slope overlooking the lake. It gathers many facilities since in Neohori you will find a wealth of hotels for your stay as well as taverns. If you find yourself in Neohori, it is also worth seeing the church of Agios Nikolaos, where you can see frescoes of the 17th century.
Belokomitis - the village of Belokomitis is located at an altitude of 920 meters and a short distance from Lake Plastira dam. It is a small village with beautiful and stone houses and small alleys. According to tradition, the village of Belokomitis owes its name to the word Belokos, which means a glossy place and the word nose. After crossing the village then you have the choice to go to Zygogianneika and the observatory and to the Holy Monastery of Panagia Pelekiti. The Holy Monastery of Panagia Pelekiti is one of the most important ecclesiastical sights you will find in Lake Plastira. The location of the monastery is magnificent and definitely worth a walk. What's also fascinating is the location of the observatory at an altitude of 1,500 meters.
Villages at the east side of the lake
Kastania - a beautiful village at an altitude of 800 meters, with the infrastructure of Kastania where the Agrafa flora and fauna museum is located. Kastania is built in a beautiful place with fir trees, the ideal destination is the winter-summer Kastania. It is worth seeing if you find yourself in Kastania to visit the monastery of The Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the small footwear museum.
Lampro - Lampero is like Kalyvia Pezoula just around the eastern side of the lake. Thus, Lampero is a village located at 740 meters altitude with stunning views of Lake Plastira and the peaks of Agrafa, especially in winter, if you see snowy ones, you will make many shots. Also nearby is the beach of Lamberou where you will find a beautiful café next to the lake.
Agios Athanasios - beautiful settlement with rooms and taverns. If you find yourself in Agios Athanasios at Lake Plastiras, do not miss to visit the Holy Monastery of Petra, dating from 1.550 m.
Moschato - a village known for its wine of course. The OPAP Moschato wine is well-known for its quality and taste. Its name naturally owes it to the variety of vineyards in the village. Just before the village you can admire the stone bridge that is there.
Mesenikolas - another village on Lake Plastira known for its wine. Mesenikolas is a village built in 700 meters surrounded by chestnut and oak forests. Mesenikolas is known for the variety of wine that only comes out of it and of course we refer to the wine Mavro Mesenikola, a special red variety.
Morfovouni - It is one of the first villages when we approach Lake Plastira from its northern part. There we find the analogous sign that tells us to Morfovouni. Morfovouni is the village of Nikolaos Plastiras and offers beautiful views to the plain of Karditsa. If you are in Morfovouni, it is worth visiting the museum that is in honor of Nikolaos Plastiras, the Holy Trinity Monastery and the church in the square of the village which is typical for its red color.