Athens - Dimitsana (via Vitina) 200 km
From the plateau of Karkalou to the confluence with Alfios river, Lousios river gathers an impressive volume of water and crosses one of the most beautiful canyons in the Peloponnese, with lush vegetation and spectacular cliffs. On its course and by the numerous springs on its sides more than 100 water-powered facilities (watermills, powder mills and sawmills) were operating. There is a waymarked hiking trail from Dimitsana to the Open-Air Water Power Museum and the Monasteries of Filosofou and Prodromos ending at the site of ancient Gortys. The path crosses the river several times by stone bridges.