Asprovalta and Nea Vrasna region is renowned for hospitable hosts, beautiful, long beaches and marvelous sea. These commendable distinctions aren’t the only things that feature this outstanding region because the surrounding area of the Strymonikos gulf is characterized by hills and mountains with exceptional nature.
The sea of greenery dominating over Asprovalta and Nea Vrasna enticed various fans of adventure and alternative tourism to come to the region and enjoy various outdoor activities. The Kerdyllia Mountain, with the highest top 1092 meters above sea level, is an exceptionally beautiful natural resort, featuring various tree species (beech, pine, fir…) that form an outstanding natural beauty. The mountain is crisscrossed with various paths and trails, allowing you to fully discover its distinctiveness.
Whether you choose to ride a bike, motorbike or simply hike, you are about to discover an exceptional natural diversity, archaeological, religious and other points of interest. Don’t falter before reaching the spot from where you can experience breathtaking panoramic views over the Strymonikos gulf.
Another noteworthy natural resort located close to Asprovalta and Nea Vrasna is Makedonika Tempi, a wooded region comprising willow trees, elms, limes and poplar trees among many others. Because of outstanding herbal diversity of Makedonika Tempi, numerous bird species, among which numerous predatory birds can be spotted, inhabit the area. Ivy plants, “makia” bushes and ferns are some other prevailing plant types. Besides the birds (magpies, hawks, owls, redbreasts, woodpeckers and other species), Makedonika Tempi is also inhabited by small mammal and reptile residents.
You can explore the region around Asprovalta and Nea Vrasna in several ways. Among above-mentioned activities you can also include horse riding as perhaps the most convenient way to explore the region’s natural beauty from a completely different perspective.
So, as you pick Asprovalta or Nea Vrasna for your summer base, don’t forget to pack your hiking, biking or riding gear and set on a discovery that will enrich your vacation a great deal. And who knows, maybe along the way you might even stumble upon some surprising structure or remains of an ancient city.