Walking trails in the Grecian Juniper Woods

The Prespa basin is home to one of the largest and most well-preserved areas of juniper woods in the Balkans, covering more than 2,000 hectares. Through the pleasant trails, one can walk in the Greek juniper woods and observe their unique plant species. The trails that are proposed below are two of the best routes that are dominated by junipers trees.

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The Cape Roti Trail: Psarades - Roti

An easy walking trail of 5,2 km around the Lake Great Prespa, where the hills of Psarades are dominated by the tree juniper (Juniperus foetidissima) and theMacedonian Oak (Quercus trojana), a rare type of forest in Greece. A gentle stroll around the head of a bay links to a path through scrub to a remote and shaded viewpoint overlooking the lake, to Cape Roti.     

The Floral Trail: Agios Georgios to Mount Devas

A medium level walking trail that starts from the ancient Grecian juniper woods of Agios Georgios and continues along a ridge-back rising high above Koula. It passes some ruins and fortifications. Beyond the ruins of Agia Varvara you may turn back to your starting point or climb higher to the top of Mt Devas, which has grandstand views all round.