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A training exercise in nature (rafting in Arahthos) and a visit in the city of Ioannina. 


 The Physical Education Office of the University of Thessaly, in the framework οf sports and cultural activities organizes for all the students of the University and also erasmus students, a rafting day trip in Arachtos

 Our destination is the Arachtos River, Politsas bridge in Ampelohori village. Upon arrival, the necessary equipment (uniforms, shoes neopren, waterproof, lifejacket, helmet and paddle), will be provided to all participants. 
 Once dressed, taken to the start of the descent, the Politsas bridge (20 minutes trip). At that point a briefing process will be followed. The descent begins and lasts for 2 hours. It's a 5km route and a speed with interesting passages (2ndgrade). The road ends at the Plaka bridge. 
 Change in the locker room after a croissant that will replace the lost energy and we'll depart to return back home. 
 Then, a lunch at a traditional restaurant in Ioannina with local food will follow.

 What should I bring on the trip?
• Small towel and swimwear or second change underwear
• Medications, if one follows some medication
• Glasses rope for those who wear glasses.

Participation: 35 euros per person 

 Registration Info: 
You may sign up for the trip:
- Daily at the Physical Education Office between 09:00 - 13:00 or
- By email: [email protected] [email protected] or call: 6947521370 (Mr George Boutlas).
To reserve a seat:
Pls sing up & make full payment (35 € per person) until Tuesday 3-05-2022. This includes: - - transfer by bus to Ioannina (Arachtos)
- local travel (from the base to the river and back),
- fully qualified instructors throughout the duration of the tour
- full equipment rafting (boat, life jackets, paddles, helmets, uniforms, etc.)

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By organising this activity, the organisers want to contribute to the following Sustainable Development Goals
Foster Experiential Learning (NFE)
Mental Health & Well-Being
Nature Conservation
Physical Health & Well-Being
Recognition of Skills
Showcase Natural Heritage
Sustainable Travel & Mobility
This activity was organised by:
The Physical Education Office of the University of Thessaly in Larisa (Gaiopolis)
The Physical Education Office of the University of Thessaly in Larissa (Gaiopolis)