30 October, 2007
The northern Greek prefecture of Florina has been picked by the European Commission as one of the 10 best European destinations for agro-tourism, according to an announcement on Monday. Florina was among 10 European regions awarded a "European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) 2007" during the annual European Tourism Exhibition that took place in Portugal.
Florina was particularly praised for the ski resort Vitsi and the mountaineering paths on Mounts Varnous, Vernon and Voras leading to the Prespes Lakes.
Source: Athens News Agency