Plaska Bridge - Kayaking Trails

Plaska Bridge - Kayaking Trails


Plaka Bridge (Greek: Γεφύρι της Πλάκας, Gefýri tis Plákas) is a 19th-century stone one-arch bridge in Greece that collapsed during the floods of 1 February 2015. It is located at the borders of Arta and Ioannina prefectures, above the waters of Arachthos River. Administratively, it belongs to the community of Plaka-Raftaneon. With its arch of 40 metres (130 ft) width and 17.61 m (57 ft 9 in) height, it was the largest one-arch bridge in Greece and the Balkans, and the third largest one-arch stone bridge in Europe. It also had two small auxiliary arches of 6 metres (20 ft) width on its two sides. It was considered "one of the most difficult, single-arch bridges to construct." The bridge was the starting point for rafting and canoeing on Arachthos River.

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Est. time
2 hours 45 minutes
Distance
2.5 km
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