The Prefecture of Grevena is waiting FOR you to love it!
Discover a region blessed by nature, a land of incomparable natural beauty that offers unforgettable experiences to visitors year - round in a few days.
The Prefecture of Grevena is a region blessed by nature, a land of incomparable natural beauty that offers unforgettable experiences to visitors year-round. It occupies the southwestern part of the Western Macedonia region. It is a mountainous prefecture with high mountains forested with pine trees, beech trees and rombola, with hospitable and cheerful people, rich history and tradition, significant struggles and contribution. This is a land whose name is synonym with wild natural beauty, alternating landscapes, legends and tradition. Grevena region is a huge geopark with a heritage of a billion years of world history! Today visitors can be accommodated in comfort and live their dream at the area’s suitable infrastructure (hotels, guesthouses, taverns). They can ski at the ski-center in Vassilitsa, lose themselves on the paths of the Brown Bear in Valia-Kalda, have an exciting experience with river rafting, admire the architecture of the stone bridges that stand against the passage of time, get in touch with the spiritual at the countless Byzantine and post-Byzantine churches and monasteries, visit traditional settlements, travel in the world of gastronomy with local delicacies prepared with special care.
The following are a “must” visit:
1. The National Park of Valia Calda. 2. The ski center of Vassilitsa (the only ski center that retains snow through May and has a snow-board arena) 3. Religious monuments: The prefecture is strewn with Byzantine and post-Byzantine churches and monasteries with unique murals and icons. 4. The stone bridges: Significant works-monuments “nailed” on the banks of rivers, merging harmoniously with the natural environment. 5. The small villages that have retained tradition and authenticity. 6. Mount Orliakas with an enormous geological interest. Theirthe geological center of the ocean of Tethys has been identified, where millions of years ago Europe was born! 7. The Mushroom Museum. Τhe Mushroom museum in Lavda Grevena opened on 6 November 2011. In a traditional stone building and hosts natural wild mushrooms , dried and sculptures , which were incorporated in showcases which are miniature of nature.For all mushrooms are given information with rich literature and audiovisual material. Moreover an opportunity is provided for microscopic examinations. The room with the audiovisual media is suitable for seminars and workshops and can be converted to a presentation room with an educational and informative content .It gives the opportunity to schools and groups to visit the area and satisfy the learning pursuits in nature and the envirnoment. 8. Museums Of Natural History (Museum of Paleontology). The area of Milia became interantionally known when excavations unearthed a pair of the larger tusks worldwide *(4.39 and 5.02 meters) and occupied a place in the Guniness Book of records the 2011!