Small Prespa Lake is a lake shared between Greece and Albania . It is the smaller of the two Prespa Lakes.DetailsSmall Prespa Lake in particular has been recognized as an important wetland ecosystems favoring breeding and feeding of rare water bird species. It is best known for hosting the largest breeding colony of the Dalmatian pelican in the world. The flora in the region is composed of more than 1,500 plant species of which 146 endemic species in the Lake Ohrid and 39 endemic species from the Prespa Lakes.The villages surrounding the lake are Agios Germanos, Laimos, Milionas, Platy, Kallithea, Lefkonas, Prespes, Karyes, Mikrolimni, Oxia, Pyli and Vrontero.During 1970 significant amounts of water from the Devoll river was diverted into the lake with the intention to use it latter during the summer time for the irrigation purposes. Due to the high suspended solids in the river water significant siltation did occur on the Albanian side. The practice has recently stopped. The Albanian part of this lake has a surface of 420 hectares. In 1999 the Society for the Protection of Prespa received the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Award for its conservation efforts regarding the Lake Prespa Ramsar site.Agios AchilleiosSmall Prespa Lake contains the island of Agios Achilleios ; in February 1948, in the midst of the Greek Civil War, Nikos Zachariadis, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece, married Roula Koukoulou, his long-time lover, on this island, in a widely publicized ceremony.To visit Prespa Lakes and other attractions in Florina, use our Florina trip planner .
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Όμορφη χιονισμένη διαδρομή περίπου 45 λεπτά από την Φλώρινα--Αφού αφήσεις πίσω σου το Πισοδερι (χιονοδρομικό) κάνεις δεξιά στη διασταύρωση για Πρέσπες και σε λίγη ώρα το θέαμα είναι καταπληκτικό!!! Mu... more »Beautiful snowy path approximately 45 minutes from the Florina--After unburden the Pissoderi (ski) do right at the junction for Prespa and in little time the sight is amazing!!! Must: all 3 villages--St. Germanus, St. Achillios, Anglers
Αν ειστε λάτρης των τοπίων τότε αξίζει τον κόπο και συστηνεται ανεπιφύλακτα. Ιδανικός τόπος για φωτογραφίες γαλήνη και ηρεμία. Όλα τα χωριουδάκια είναι εξαιρετικά αλλά δυστυχώς άδεια (Ψαράδες, Αγ. Γερ... more »If you are a lover of landscapes then worth it and recommended it highly. An ideal place for peace and tranquillity photos. All villages are extremely but unfortunately license (Fishermen, St. Germanos, Agios Achillios). Beware of cows!
Ο τόπος είναι μοναδικός. Η απέραντη ομορφιά του γαλάζου, κάτω από το βλέμμα των ασκηταριών των βράχων, το ιλλαρό βλέμμα των εικόνων και τις ανοικτές χρυσές σελίδες της ιστορίας που ομιλούν γιά την θυσ... more »The place is unique. The vast beauty of galazoy, under the gaze of askitariwn rocks, illaro look of pictures and short golden pages of history who speak for the sacrificial love for the homeland.
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