Travel to Prespes, a real spectacle of nature
Nestled in Greece's northwestern embrace, Prespes beckons as a captivating haven where nature's artistry and history's echoes harmonize. At the crossroads of three Balkan nations, the tranquil Prespes Lakes unveil a water paradise, cradling diverse flora and fauna in serene waters and lush meadows. Amidst beech and cedar forests, echoes of history abound, epitomized by charming villages, time-honored monuments, and evocative relics.
From the rustic charm of Antarctic to the panoramic vistas of Pervali, every corner exudes enchantment. Mikrolimni, nestled in nature's embrace, reveals small Prespa's delicate allure.
Agios Germanos, embraced by Varnounta, exudes charm. Agios Achilleios islet, a testament to time, graces small Prespa's waters.
Embark on a boat odyssey to Cape Roti's hermit monk rock paintings. Prespes, where nature and history coalesce, promises an indelible journey. Experience captivating wetlands, explore picturesque villages, and embrace history's embrace. Prespes' allure, whether in tranquil waters, lush forests, or time's embrace, guarantees a timeless sojourn.
Food and local cuisine
The Prespa area offers a wide range of local products that pioneer the flavors and dishes of the local cuisine. The florin peppers, the beans of Prespa (ideal for bean soup or cooked in a pan, plate), as well as the wide variety of fish from the lake (carp, chironi, eels, mullet) and the local tsipouro will excite you.
When to visit Prespes
Visit Prespa at any time of the year, depending on the activities you have chosen to do. In spring the nature is impressive, while in summer you can combine your visit with a swim in the sandy beach of Koula in Megali Prespa. In autumn the season is ideal for beautiful nature walks, while in winter Combine your trip to Prespes with activities at the ski resort of Vigla Pisoderio.
How to move to Prespes
Moving from/ to Prespes
Take the road to Prespes via the road network to Florina and the area of the lakes. There are daily intercity bus routes to Florina, while you can also go by train to Florina and from there, by road to your destination of choice.
Transportation in Prespes
The movement in Prespes and the wider area is ideally done with the use of a private car. Take your personal car to the permitted point of the routes and then walk. Alternatively use wooden boats (floats) to tour the lakes or adjacent areas.