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Refuges: Macedonia - Thrace - Iperus
Refuges: Thessalia - Sterea - Peloponnese


Mountain Refuge Name Mountain Refuge Name
Thessalia down ParnithaBafi
down OlymposVryssopoules down DirfiDirfi
down KissavosKissavos Peloponnese
down PilioAgriolefkes down PanachaikoS.Gerokostopoulos
down PilioAfendoulios down KilliniZiria A'
Sterea Ellada - Attiki - Evia down KilliniZiria B'
down OitiTrapeza / 1.850 m. down HelmosV.Leondopoulos
down Tymphristos (Velouhi)Takis Flengas down MainaloOstrakina
down KaliakoudaE.O.S. Karpenissi down ParnonGeorge Pierce
down Grammeni OxiaGrammeni Oxia / 1.700 m. down TaygetosVarvara / 1.600 m.
down VardoussiaPitimaliko Creta
down GhionaGrigoris Perdikis down Lefka OriVolikas
down ParnassosSarandari / 1.900 m. down Lefka OriKallergis
down KitheronVangelis Tsakos down PsiloritisPrinos
down ParnithaFlambouri down PsiloritisSopata
down KallidromoKallidromo

Information

Thessaliamap
MountainOlympos
Site

Vryssopoules (1.800 m.)(situated inside military installations)
Refuge Name

Vryssopoules
Started operating

1957
Refuge Phone No

041/226137-39 . 217
Sleeping capacity

60 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace, heaters
Source of water

Nearby spring
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor and outdoor
Information

Elassona Ski & Alpine Club Argonafton 15 402 00 Elassona Tel: 0493-23467
Access

a) From Elassona:40 km. b) From the village of Olympiada:20 km of cart track which is passable by car but generally in poor condition.
Note

Non-Greeks will require a permit from the Ministry of Defense (obtainable from the Army General Staff Head-quarters on Messogeion Avenue, Holargos, Athens).
State

Average - Good
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Thessaliamap
MountainKissavos
Site

Kissavos (1.600 m.)
Refuge Name

Kissavos Refuge
Refuge Phone No

0495/51485
Sleeping capacity

35 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace,2 stoves
Source of water

Piped from spring
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Larissa Alpine Club Papanastassiou 6 412 21 Larissa Tel: 041-220097
Access

From Larissa to Sykourio:17 km of asphalted road. From Sykourio to Spilia:13 km metalled road. From Spiliato the refuge:12 km of forest road, or 2 hour walk along a footpath.
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Thessaliamap
MountainPilio
Site

Agriolefkes (1.350 m.)
Refuge Name

Agriolefkes
Refuge Phone No

0421/99136
Sleeping capacity

80 persons
Method of heating

Central heating
Source of water

Spring
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

0428-73702
Access

From Volos to Hania:27 km of asphalted road. The refuge is situated 2 km beyond Hania.
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Thessaliamap
MountainPilio
Site

Agios Georgios Zagoras (480 m.)
Refuge Name

Afendoulios
Refuge Phone No

0426/22167
Sleeping capacity

8 persons
Method of heating

Wood-burning stove
Source of water

Local main suppliy
Kitchen facilities

Not organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Private ownership, tel: 0421-25696
Access

From Volos:48 km of asphalted road.
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Sterea Elladamap
MountainOiti
Site

Trapeza (1.850 m.)
Refuge Name

-
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

24 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace,wood-burning stove
Source of water

Tank,springs at distance of 80 and 100 metres
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Outdoor
Information

Lamia Alpine Club Ypsilandou 20 351 00 Lamia Tel: 0231-26786
Access

From Kastania:12 km of moderately viable dirt road. From Ipati:4-hour walk following signposted footpath.
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Sterea Elladamap
MountainTimfristos or Velouhi
Site

Diavolotopos (1.840 m.)
Refuge Name

Takis Flengas
Refuge Phone No

0237/22002
Sleeping capacity

30 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace,oil stoves
Source of water

Tank
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Karpenissi Alpine Club Georgiou Tsitsara 2 361 00 Karpenissi Tel: 0237-23051
Access

From Karpenissi:12 km of asphalted road. From Karpenissi:2 hour walk following signposts.
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Sterea Elladamap
MountainKaliakouda
Site

Lakomata (1.400 m.)
Refuge Name

Karpenissi Alpine Club Refuge
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

15 persons
Method of heating

Oil stoves, fireplace
Source of water

Spring
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Karpenissi Alpine Club Georgiou Tsitsara 2 361 00 Karpenissi Tel: 0237-23051
Access

a) From Karpenissi to Megalo Horio:14 km. From Megalo Horio to the refuge:10 km of dirt road. From Karpenissi to Aniada:25 km of asphalted road. From the village of Ariada:8 km of dirt road. c) From Megalo Horio:2 hour walk along a signposted footpath.
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Sterea Elladamap
MountainGrammeni Oxia
Site

Karvounolaka (1.700 m.)
Refuge Name

Grammeni Oxia Refuge
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

40 persons
Method of heating

2 fireplaces, oil stove
Source of water

Piped (from distance of 70 m)
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Lamia Alpine Club Ypsiladou 20 351 00 Lamia Tel: 0231-26786
Access

From Lamia to Gardiki:62 km of asphalted road. From Gardiki:16 km of dirt road.
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Sterea Elladamap
MountainVardoussia
Site

Pitimaliko (1.920 m.)
Start operating

1985
Refuge Name

Vardousia EOS Refuge
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

50-60 persons
Method of heating

Oil stove, fireplace
Source of water

Piped from a nearby spring
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

And shower inside the refuge
Information

Amfissa Ski & Alpine Club Areiou Pagou-Salonon 9 331 00 Amfissa Tel: 0265-28577, 29201
Access

From the village of Athanassios Diakos (Ano Mousounitsa):13 km of moderately good dirt road and then a 20-minute walk. he European Rambles Trails E4 passed through the village of Athanassios Diakos and goes quite close to the refuge (3 hour walk). Apart from E4 path, the refuge is accessible by road all the way up.
Remarks

During the winter it operates on weekends under a guard and offers food.
State

Perfect, re-organised lately.
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Sterea Elladamap
MountainVardoussia
Site

Pitimaliko - Metrizia (1.900 m.)
Refuge Name

Vardoussia Refuge
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

14 persons
Method of heating

2 oil stoves
Source of water

Spring (10-minute walk away)
Kitchen facilities

Partially organized
Toilet facilities

-
Information

Athens Hiking Club Harilaou Trikoupi 51 106 81 Athens Tel: 01-3634549
Access

From the village of Athanassios Diakos (Ano Mousounitsa):13 km of moderately good dirt road, followed by a 1-hour walk.
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Sterea Elladamap
MountainGhiona
Site

Lakka Karvouni (1.850 m.)
Refuge Name

Grigoris Perdikis
Started operating

20/9/1959
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

20-25 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace,wood-burning stove
Source of water

Nearby spring (10-minute walk)
Kitchen facilities

Partially organized
Toilet facilities

-
Information

Athens Hiking Club, 45, Zaimi street Athens, Tel. 01/8218401
Access

a) From Amfissa to Prosili:12 km of asphalted road. From Prosili via the Rekka Ravine:a 6-hour walk. b) From the village of Kaloskopi:40 km of which 18 km are dirt road, a 5-hour hike from the cemetery at Kritharolakka.
Note

During the summer months the road to the mines go as far as Lakka Karvouni, 15 minutes from the refuge.
The region is not the most right. There should be built a big refuge in Vathia Lakka
State

Poor, deserted
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Sterea Ellada
MountainParnassos
Site

Sarandari (1.900 m.)
Refuge Name

Parnassos Refuge
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

16 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace,2 oil stoves
Source of water

Tank
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Amfiklia Alpine Club 350 02 Amfiklia Tel: 0234-22640
Access

From Amfiklia:25 km of asphalted road. From Arahova:20 km of asphalted road.
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MountainKitheron
Site

Petalo (1.100 m.)
Refuge Name

Vangelis Tsakos
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

30 persons
Method of heating

Fireplaces
Source of water

Tank
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Elefsina Alpine Club Iroon Polytehneiou 23 192 00 Elefsina Tel: 01-5546572
Access

From Athens to Vilia:57 km of asphalted road. From Vilia to the refuge:8 km of asphalted road. From Vryssi Tsias:1 ? walk following a signposted footpath.
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Attikimap
MountainParnitha
Site

Flambouri (1.158 m.)
Started operating

1981
Refuge Name

Flambouri
Refuge Phone No

01/2464666
Sleeping capacity

40-50 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace,central heating
Source of water

Piped from spring
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Aharnes Alpine Club Kentiki Plateia 16 136 71 Aharnes Tel: 01-2461528
Access

From Athens:33 km of asphalted road and 2 km of dirt road. From Thrakomakedones:1 hour walk following signposted footpath.
Remarks

During the winter, it operates during weekends under a guard.
State

Perfect. A modern refuge
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MountainParnitha
Site

Bafi (1.160 m.)
Refuge Name

Bafi
Refuge Phone No

01/2469050
Sleeping capacity

50 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace,oil stoves, electric heaters
Source of water

Piped from spring
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Athens Alpine Club Plateia Kapnikareas 2 105 63 Athens Tel: 01-3212429, 3212355
Access

From Athens:30 km of asphalted road. From Houni (cable-car station):2-hour walk following signposted footpath.
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Evoiamap
MountainDirfi
Site

Leiri (1.120 m.)
Refuge Name

Dirfi Refuge
Refuge Phone No

0228/51285
Sleeping capacity

50 persons
Method of heating

Stoves, fireplace
Source of water

Piped from a spring
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor. There is also a shower with hot water
Information

Halkida Alpine Club Angeli Gyviou 22 341 00 Halkida Tel: 0221-25230
Access

From Chalkis: Steni Stroponon 39 Kil. asphalted road. and 1,5 Kil. dirt road in good state (20 walk)
Remarks

In the winter it operates under a guard during weekends
State

Very good. One of the most organised and nicest refuges.
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Peloponnesemap
MountainPanachaiko
Site

Psarthi (1.420 m.)
Refuge Name

S.Gerokostopoulos
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

50 persons
Method of heating

2 oil stoves
Source of water

Spring alongside the refuge
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Patras Alpine Club Pantanassis 29 262 25 Patras Tel: 061-273912
Access

From Patras to the village of Romanou, following the route linking Zastova and Kokkinovryssi with the refuge:10 km of dirt road. From the village of Pournarokastro:2 hour walk along signposted footpath.
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Peloponnesemap
MountainKillini or Ziria
Site

Oropedio (1.520 m.)
Refuge Name

Ziria A'
Started operating

11/11/1934
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

30-40 persons (13 beds)
Method of heating

2 oil stoves
Source of water

Piped from borehole
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Outdoor, poor condition
Information

Egio Alpine Club Sotiriou Pontou & Aratou 251 00 Egio Tel: 0691-25285
Access

From Ano Trikala (country of Corinth):15 km of asphalted road. On foot from Ag. Vlassis Cloister (Ano Trikala) partly through a path (2.30).
Remarks

Re-organised a few years ago from EOS of Aigion. Then it got deserted
State

Average. It needs a radical re-organising
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Peloponnesemap
MountainKillini or Ziria
Site

Portes (1.680 m.)
Refuge Name

Ziria B'
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

16 persons
Method of heating

Oil stove
Source of water

Tank
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Outdoor
Information

Corinth Alpine Club Kolokotroni 30 201 00 Corinth Tel: 0741-29970/24335
Access

From Ano Trikala (country of Corinth):16 km of dirt road followed by a 20-minute walk. From Ano Trikala (Neroulia):a 3 hour walk to the refuge following a footpath.
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Peloponnesemap
MountainHelmos
Site

Diaselo Avgou (2.100 m.)
Refuge Name

B.Leondopoulos
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

12-16 persons
Method of heating

Oil stove, fireplace
Source of water

Spring 200 m away
Kitchen facilities

-
Toilet facilities

-
Information

Kalavrita Alpine Club 250 01 Kalavrita Tel: 0692-22611
Access

From Kalavrita:15 km of asphalted road as far as the Ski Center, from where there are two possible routes: a) Continue on the dirt road for 5 km as far as the spring at Pouliou, then take a turning 300 metres down which lies the refuge. b) hour walk along a footpath from the Ski Center. From Ano Loussi:1 hour walk following signposted footpath.
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Peloponnesemap
MountainMainalo
Site

Oropedio Ostrakina (1.600 m.)
Refuge Name

Ostrakina Refuge
Refuge Phone No

0796/22227
Sleeping capacity

40 beds
Method of heating

Power generator, heating in all the rooms
Source of water

Tank
Kitchen facilities

Organized, one can order and have warm food.
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Tripoli Alpine Club Ag.Konstantinou 6 221 00 Tripoli Tel: 071-232243
Access

From Tripoli to Kardara:18 km of asphalted road. From Kardara to the refuge:5.5 km of asphalted road and 3.5 km of good dirt road. Crosses the European Rambler Trails E4.
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Peloponnesemap
MountainParnon
Site

Arnomoussa (1.400 m.)
Refuge Name

George Pierce
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

35-40 persons
Method of heating

Oil stoves, fireplace
Source of water

Piped from spring 200 m away
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Sparti Alpine Club Akropoleos 3 231 00 Sparti Tel: 0731-22574, 24135
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Peloponnesemap
MountainTaygetos
Site

Varvara - Dereki (1.600 m.)
Refuge Name

Taygetos Refuge
Started operating

1962
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

24 persons
Method of heating

Oil stove
Source of water

Tank and spring 200 metres away
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Outdoor
Information

Sparti Alpine Club Akropoleos 3 231 00 Sparti Tel: 0731-22574, 24135
Access

From Sparti to Palaiopanagia:11 km of asphalted road. From Palaiopanagia via poliana to the refuge:11 km of poor dirt road.
Remarks

Obligatory escort by the EOS guard.
State

Good, needs expanding
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Cretamap
MountainLefka Ori (White Mountains)
Site

Volikas Keramion (1.360 m.)
Refuge Name

Refuge Volikas
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

25 persons
Method of heating

Wood-burning stove
Source of water

Nearby spring
Kitchen facilities

Basic
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Hania Alpine Club Stratigou Tzanaki 90 731 00 Hania Tel: 0821-24647
Access

From Hania to Kambi Kydonias:27 km. From Kambi Kydonias to the refuge: a 3-hour walk following a footpath.
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Cretamap
MountainLefka Ori (White Mountains)
Site

Kallergis (1.580 m.)
Refuge Name

Kallergis
Refuge Phone No

0821/54560
Sleeping capacity

40 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace, wood-burning stove
Source of water

Rain-water tank
Kitchen facilities

Organized
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Hania Alpine Club Stratigou Tzanaki 90 731 00 Hania Tel: 0821-24647
Access

From Hania to Omalos:41 km. From Machi Omalou to the refuge:5 km of moderately good agricultural road.
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Cretamap
MountainPsiloritis
Site

Prinos (1.100 m.)
Refuge Name

Prinos Refuge
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

25 persons (14 beds)
Method of heating

2 wood-burning stoves (1 with drying closet)
Source of water

Rain-water tank
Kitchen facilities

Spring (50 m.)
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Herakleion Alpine Club Dikaiosynis 53 712 01 Herakleion Tel: 081-227609
Access

From Herakleion to the village of Ano Assites near Malevizio:23 km of asphalted road. From Ano Assites to Melisses:2 km of dirt road, and from there a 1 hour walk along a footpath leading to the refuge.
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Cretamap
MountainPsiloritis
Site

Stoumbotos Prinos or Sopata (1.500 m.)
Refuge Name

-
Refuge Phone No

-
Sleeping capacity

50 persons
Method of heating

Fireplace,wood-burning stove
Source of water

Rain-water tank
Kitchen facilities

-
Toilet facilities

Indoor
Information

Rethymnon Alpine Club Moatsou (beneath Post Office) 741 00 Rethymnon Tel: 0831-22710, 22229, 23666
Access

a) From the village of Kouroutes, near Rethymono:5 km of agricultural road as far as Agios Titos church in Pardi forest. From there to the refuge:5 km walk following footpath. b) From the village of Lochria, near Amario, to Kouroupito agricultural road. From Kouroupito the refuge is approximately 1.5 km.
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Sterea Ellada
MountainKallidromo
Site

Nevropoli Lake
Refuge Name

Kallidromo
Refuge Phone No

0231/23170 (Mr. Bilalis)
Sleeping capacity

35 persons
Method of heating

-
Source of water

-
Kitchen facilities

-
Toilet facilities

-
Information

OFY Lamia, EOS Lamia, 0231/23170 (Mr. Bilalis) & 0231/26786 (EOS Lamia)
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