Region: Lake Kerkini, Serres region
We speak: English, Ελληνικά
Location: Limneo Hotel is a cosy, well-appointed hotel in the village of Chrysochorafa, in Serres region. It is the perfect base for exploring Lake Kerkini (a Ramsar Site) and its surrounding plains and hilly forests. The largest national park in Greece and one of the top birding sites in Europe, it is wonderful at any time of year (but especially during winter and migration periods), not only for birds but for a wealth of plants and other wildlife. On the lake, there are patches of water lilies where Whiskered and Black terns breed. The Greater Flamingos and Dalmatian Pelicans being the main attraction of Kerkini. There are also many other breeding birds including Pygmy Cormorants, Grebes, Herons and Ducks, while Lesser White-fronted Geese, Spotted Eagles and even White-headed Ducks occur in winter, with an outstanding bird tally of over 300 species recorded in the area.
Services: You will be very warmly welcome and treated at Limneo. A reputable English-speaking bird guide is available on request, able to present current updates on bird activity around the lake and surrounding countryside. Transport, optics, tripods observation towers and boats are available on request. Packed lunch and dinner can be provided by prior arrangement to suit your needs and early breakfast is served in the large living room. Multimedia presentation about national park and surrounding areas is provided by English speaking knowledgeable local expert.
Guestrooms: All 8 twin-bedded and double-bedded rooms are spacious and airy, have private toilet and shower, free wireless internet connection, air conditioning, central heating, fridge, fireplace, TV, DVD and balcony.