Sterea ( Central Greece) is a traditional region, located to the north of the Peloponnese, to the south of Thessaly and Epirus, bordering the Aegean Sea to the east, the Ionian Sea to the west and the Korinthian Gulf to the south. There are remarkable archaeological sites and museums. It is one of the most mountainous regions, with well known ski resorts, trekking routes, forests, rivers, lakes, gorges, ideal for all kind of mountain sports. Tourism is a major industry all year round. In the coastline there are beautiful long beaches with great tourist facilities.