Bridges

#148 Bridge of Megali Vrisi

 

Dated to the late 19 th century and kept in very good condition, and after maintenance incurred in 2006. Is identified in the homonymous village location Vourgareli as going to Athamanio, bridging Aracthos.
 

Construction characteristics

 

  Arched, stone bridge dating to the late 19th century. The identify of the homonymous village location Vourgareli going to Athamanio, bridging tributary Araxthos built at an altitude of 757 m.

The opening arc is 9.50 m. and height of 10.70 m. The length of the deck not exceeding 16.80 m., the width 3,50 m.

Keep in very good condition after maintenance incurred in 2006.

Additional historical, cultural and touristic data

  Horse Riding in Vourgareli

Vourgareli is one of the biggest villages in the mountainous Arta and is 58 km. away from the capital of the county. Located on the south side of Tzoumerka at an altitude of about 800 meters between two firs hills, the Prophetes Elias at east and at west Omali, which protect it as a natural embrace.

It is a highly favored village of the same nature, with the green of the trees in all its hues dominated anyway. The abundant springs result in two rivers on the edges of the village.

So, there, in a dense forest of fir we identify the unit of touristic riding at an altitude of about 900 m. The unit is 500 meters from the village center and has all the necessary touristic infrastructure like hotels, lodgings and taverns. The paths that can follow the riders cross the forest end up to the tops of Tzoumerka.

Naturally, the options and opportunities available at routes are innumerable. In order to discover more, someone needs to come in contact with the Equestrian Club of Arta to obtain the necessary information and guidance.

In equestrian programs are offered classical riding, equestrian, horse racing, hurdles, therapeutic riding, educational and promenade, sports games and all kinds of cultural activities.

Vourgareli Event: May 5 - dedicated to Voulgareli bombed by the Germans on May 5, 1943.

Local Festival: Prophetes Elias (July 20)

Imprinting figures

  Directions: It is found in our left hand, leaving the Vourgareli and leading to Athamanio.

County: Arta

Community: Vourgareli

River: Kalentinis

Coordinates: N 39 ° 2240,7E 021 ° 1155,0

Elevation: 757 m.

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