Prefecture of Florina Things to Do

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    different kinds of beans from Greece
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Prefecture of Florina Things to Do

  • SPP=Society for the Protection of Prespa

    Dr Luc Hoffman and some Greek scientists, Thymios Papayiannis, a conservationist, Myrsini Malakou and Dr Giorgos Catsadorakis, biologists, worked hard to save this wonderful land and give life a chance to marvel. They cooperated with WWF and other international organisations and founded the Greek WWF and the SPP – Society for the Protection of...

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  • Agios Ahilios Mikri Prespa

    This tiny island in the middle of Mikri Prespa is the center of very important activities. First of all it is surrounded by the wonderful wetlands that were the excellent ecological result of local and international combined efforts to save and protect this fragile haven of so many species of birds and other animals and insects, some of them unique...

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  • The Prespa lakes

    The two magnificent lakes together with the lake Ochrid in Fyrom are the largest lakes in the Balkans and some of the oldest in Europe. Their age is estimated to be 70 million years! They are located at an altitude of 850 meters and are surrounded by 2,000meter tall mountains!. The Great Prespa (Megali Prespa) is shared with Fyrom and is 282 square...

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  • Nymfeo - Florina

    Nymfeo is a traditional settlement at an altitude of 1346m. It has developed with the personal work of its inhabitants and the help of the state. Today it is an admirably well maintained village with its cobblestone streets and its amazing stone built houses, with traditional elements and spirit. If you step inside you will be transferred in time...

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  • Sklithro

    Sklithro is a village at the foot of the mountain Vernon (Vitsi), next to village Aetos. Going up to Nymfeo you can see it lying at the foot of the mountain. It is a very pretty village with many old traditional houses, some of them being restored. It is good for photography because everything here is really authentic since there is very little...

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  • Arktouros - Nymfeo - florina

    Yiannis Boutaris started and supported the idea of protecting wild life and is today the president of the center “Arktouros” which protects the Brown Bear and the Wolf, both in danger of extinction, as well as other animals. Initially the idea was to protect the Bear “dancer” which was really a shame to be going on among civilised people....

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  • Folkloric Museum Nymfeo - Florina

    Almost all the houses in Nymfeo look like museums but the real Folkloric Museum is next to the church.. Entrance is 1,5e. I found it very interesting. It displays tools and utensils from older periods, handicraft, wall painting, wall decorations and a whole room presenting the usual “living room” in an old mansion! Click on photo!

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  • Vrondero-Prespes

    Vrondero is 19 kilometers away and is the only village that lies away of the lakes. It is located in a pure and impressive environment on Varnous mountain. The locals are occupied in animal raising the way thay have done for hundreds of years. Hike around the primitive but absolutely authentic area.Zahariadis' cave is a few kilometers away from...

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  • Florina city

    Florina is the capital of the prefecture just 58 kms from Prespa lakes' region and 550 km from Athens. It is a lively city, very pleasant for an evening stroll especially along the banks of the river. Built at the feet of Mounts Vernon and Varnous, Florina is spreading out in the verdant valley. About 20,000 people live in the city and they are...

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  • Prespa beans

    The use of chemical fertilisers and hormones is generally avoided. All diseases are confronted with natural methods! Biological methods of cultivation were introduced in Prespa region in 1992. With the support and urge of SPP the locals managed to insist on organic farming. So today the production has increased a lot with certifications from the...

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  • Bean Festival

    The Bean Festival is organised every August and gives the opportunity to the locals to promote their products and their concern about the environment. The visitors can be informed about the natural methods of cultivation and taste a lot of delicious local recipes which include besides beans, fish from the lakes, tasty pies (pites) and biological...

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  • Agios Germanos

    Agios Germanos is a pleasant village at the foot of mountain Varnous. It is the transport hub of the area and you can can always find a taxi there. It has some nice traditional style houses, a lot of gardens, and a peaceful atmosphere. The Information Center of Prespes is a perfect example of an ecologically run building with a self-source system....

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  • Psarades village-Prespa lakes

    Psarades village is the last village before you reach the border with Albania. Most of its population has immigrated to USA or Australia. Some of them have helped offering money and supported thus the local economy. There is a monument near the lake donated by the Association Macedonia of Chicago ( Greek Macedonians ). The houses keep the local...

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  • Prespa region

    Away from the procedure of intense construction and urbanisation the region has tried to maintain its traditional style of life and architecture. The efforts are continued until today. It includes several villages, most of which are built near the lakes in a magnificent verdant landscape!There is an excellent Information Center in Agios Germanos....

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  • ÐñÝóðåò - Prespa Lakes

    There are two lakes: the Big (Megali) Prespa and the Small (Mikri) Prespa.In the Small Prespa Lake there is the island of St Achilleios with St. Achilleios church.At the Big Prespa Lake there is the village Psarades. From there you can make a tour by boat to the hermitages at this lake (wall paintings on the rocks, hermitages of the Ascencion, of...

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Prefecture of Florina Hotels

  • La Moara, Yades

    NYMPHEO FLORINA, Florina, Florina, 53078, GR

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Philippion Hotel

    38 Ag Paraskevis Str, Florina, 53100, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Lingos Hotel

    Tagmatarchou Naoum St., Florina, 53100, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • King Alexander Hotel

    68 K Karamanli Street, Nikis Ave, Florina, 53100, Greece

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

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