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...the glory of nature...
The County of Drama is a magical, undiscovered region, full of unique natural beauty. Its majestic mountains, colourful plains, mountainous valleys, enchanting forests, inaccessible ravines, remote gorges and the beguiling beauty of its caves compose one of the prettiest pieces in the mosaic of Greece's natural environment.
The birch and spruce forests in the area which are the most extensive and productive in Greece and unique of their kind nationwide,as well as the undisturbed ecosystem of the Virgin Forest of Frakto, the variety in plant life, the southern most limits where several animals and plants can be found, they all give this mountainous region a special character.
The County of Drama is a genuine gift of nature as it is crossed by Nestos River and its numerous, maze-like torrential streams, together with the imposing Falakro Mountain with the best ski centre nationwide and with the high quality wine varieties and splendid marble.
In harmonious continuity with the past, old customs are preserved alive, passed from generation to generation. Popular culture with special interest, a plethora of traditional festivals that originate in the worship of god Dionysos, enriched with the culture and creative air of the refugees from Pontos, Thrace and Asia Minor.
The region represents a constant challenge for the modern traveler who is in quest of an alternative way of entertainment, relaxation and physical exercise, away from the large city stress.
It is a true joy for trekking, skiing, climbing, photography, adventure, a joy for nature lovers, a unique opportunity for the city dweller to get
acquainted with farming activities and the culture of local people.
The County of Drama is one of the most impressive and interesting areas in Greece, where nature wears her" Sunday best" year-round.