8 stops on a road trip in Evros County

Evros County in Thraki (Θράκη) in the minds of other residents of Greece it is the most remote area of Greece. It is actually a magical place, with impressive history and important Byzantine heritage. The river Evros (Έβρος), which flows between Greece and Turkey, determines the past, present and future of the region. The beauties…

10 historic and spectacular Greek monasteries

The history of Greece is inextricably tied to the history of its monasteries. For most of the monasteries the date of their foundation is lost in time. A monk who during his wandering found this place or a Byzantine lord who dedicated the monastery to his patron saint is among the stories you could hear…

Ardas – Cross a river with your car

#uniquedestinations Ardas (Άρδας) is an affluent of river Evros (Έβρος). During the ancient times it was called Arpissos (Άρπησσος). It has a total length of 290 klm, from which 240 klm are in Boulgaria and the last 49 klm in Greece. Ardas meets with Evros near the village Kastanies (Καστανιές) in Evros county. Its riverfront is…