Kissavos Mountain also known as Ossa Mt. is a great Ancient adversary of its neighbouring Olymbos positioned to the north of it. They are being devited by the valley of tembi. Its tallest peak is 1978m. At higher altitudes it is barren and naked.
Here the aesthetic forest is covering 16900 hectars of its eastern slopes. This is a mixed woodland comprised by conifers and broadleaved trees. Sporadic pastures and forest clearings leave space for the growth of wonderfull plants. It is protected by the Natura 2000 and stated as an area of exceptional beauty.
Dominant trees are the Plane, Chestnut, Fir, Beech. The mountain is crossed by many gorges runned by heavy torrents. Many plant species exist including three Lilium species.
Mammal species include the Wild Boar, Roe deer and others and birds like the Vulture, Golden Eagle, Owl, Pheasant, Grouse etc, also amphibians, serpents and insects including butterflies which have not yet been fully documented.
Kissavos is ideal for Tracking, Bushcraft, Birdwatching and other outdoor activities.
Photos to be published soon.