one of the most
outstanding features of its landscape are the wetlands made by
the big rivers that cut through it the Evros and the Nestos.
Its antiquities date from the Paleolithic era with the
appearance of the first Thracian tribes to the period of Roman
domination (2nd and 3rd century B.C.), when its civilization
reached its peak.
the capital of the district of Evros, is a seaside town known
for its fine sandy beaches. A pretty town with well laid-out
streets and neo-classical buildings. To the northeast of
Alexandroupoli is Feres with its especially important
Byzantine cathedral of Theotokos tis Kosmosotiras. Along the
Greco-Turkish border, to the north, is Soufli, famous for its
silk production and its silks, and even further north are
Didimotiho and Orestiada. The first is a splendid Byzantine
city and the second is a small town built in a fertile area.
through planted fields, flanked by wooded mountains and the
deep blue sea.
pass through cities, villages, and landscapes ossessing a rare
roads lead the visitor through nature, history, and tradition
to the eastern-most point of Greece, wonderful Thrace.