This site uses cookies to improve user experience and experience. If you choose to continue viewing, you automatically accept their use. Detailed information

eTourist

Interreg Greece-Bulgaria

Monuments

Scan with our application for additional information.Barcode ScanYou can download our application from Google Play and App Store

Delta of Evros River

Delta of Evros River in Evros, Greece
It is one of the most important wetlands in Greece and Europe. With a total area of 95,000 hectares (80,000 hectares onshore, 15,000 hectares water area) it has been included in the list of protected areas of the Ramsar Convention (1971), due to its important host species. Part of the Delta is also designated as Special Protection Area and is proposed as a Community Interest Site on the Natura 2000 Network.
It is an ecosystem of international importance located at the southeastern area of the Regional Unit of Evros, 20 km away from Alexandroupolis. Evros river is the second largest river in Eastern Europe (430 km) and the largest in the Balkan Peninsula, while it is Greece's natural border with Bulgaria and Turkey.
Over a total area of 500,000 hectares, there is numerous of endangered species of world fauna and endow many rare plants of European flora. Many species of fish, amphibians, reptiles, and more than 40 species of mammals are living in the waters and small islands created in a majestic landscape of extraordinary beauty. In Delta of Evros river 304 bird species have been recorded from the total number of 423 bird species that are living in Greece. The phytogeographical interest of the area is quite interesting, as it hosts species that rarely occur in Greece. Furthermore, the ornithological interest of the area is also of great interest, as it is a natural habitat for rare or endangered species such as Mediterranean shag, Flamingo, Eagles, Swans, etc. The area also hosts 28 species of amphibians and reptiles, 40 species of mammals and 46 species of fish. 
Rate:

News

Events from the two border regionsParticipation of eTOURIST team at the ITF Holiday & Spa Expo Sofia, 2020
Participation of eTOURIST team at the ITF Holiday & Spa Expo Sofia, 2020

In the period February 13-15, the partners of the eTOURIST project took part in the ITF Holiday ...

17.02.2020 Read
5th Project meeting on the project “eTOURIST”
5th Project meeting on the project “eTOURIST”

On 10.05.2019 in Komotini, Greece, the 5th Project meeting on the project „Promotion and development of natural and ...

13.05.2019 Read

On 10.05.2019 in Komotini, Greece, the 5th Project meeting on the project „Promotion and development of natural and ...

11.02.2019 Read
Promoting and developing the natural and cultural heritage of the Bulgarian-Greek cross-border region through smart and electronic instruments - eTOURIST"INTERREG V-A Cooperation Program Greece - Bulgaria" 2014-2020

The main objective of the project is to promote and develop the cultural and natural heritage and heritage related to traditional foods and wine in the Haskovo-Evros region.

European UnionThe project is implemented with the financial support of the EU