Situated a mere 120 klm away from Thessaloniki, Kerkini Lake with it’s fascinating landscape, has become one of the most beloved birding and naturalist destinations in Europe, with a year-round interest for rare species peaking of course in spring.
Photographing dalmatian pelicans in Kerkini Lake © Haris Kourouzidis
In a seemingly absurd landscape lined with warehouses and wastelands, the lagoons of Kalochori and Gallikos Delta host a surprising variety and numbers of waders, just 8 klms away from the city center
A very diverse area with two large lakes, surrounded by hilly and mountainous regions offering a rich variety of species ranging from waterbirds, to raptors and passerines. Here are the best spots for Lesser Kestrel and Roller.
The Heron tree in Scholari, a declared Monument of Nature © μ2
Chortiatis Mt., at only 25 klms away from the city, is worth a visit for anyone who loves the forest, it’s smells and refreshing feeling.
Walking in the autumn forest © μ2
A birding stroll along the seafront or the city walls