It is located on the foothills of Mount Holomontas and in the 2001 Consensus had 449 residents. The cultural club “Geroplatanos” organizes various happenings throughout the year.
The chapel of Panagia (Our Lady) on a wooded area filled with plane and walnut trees is one of the most noteworthy sights in the village. Paleochori and Geroplatanos form the Zervochoria which have given their name also to the Municipality.
The name of the village comes from the long-lived plane tree, standing in the village square at more than 20m. high, while its perimeter exceeds 15m. The tree has indeed been declared and listed as a monument of nature in 1976.