Turtle (Peristyle-High Torch) is a 20 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Messorougi, Western Greece, Greece that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from April until October.

Distance: 20.0 miles Elevation Gain: 8,362 feet Route Type: Out & Back


nature trips


Starting from Peristera (1,050 m), you pass the village of Messorougi and reach the location of "Four Elatas", from where your ascension to the tall Tory of Chelmos (2,355 m) begins. Reference point is the passage from the Styx waters, where depending on the time, the water flow can be very limited. Downhill to the ski center of Kalavryta.

Tue May 21 2019