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Papikio Mountain, Rhodope, Greece (Credit: Ggia, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Rhodope: Multicultural and with rich natural heritage

OVERVIEW Rhodope regional unit is part of the region of East Macedonia and Thrace. Its name is derived from the Rhodope Mountains, which cover the northern part of its territory. A place of legendary natural beauty, Rodopi boasts a rich natural and cultural heritage. Fertile plains, forests, rivers, lakes, wetlands and beaches compose a fascinating mosaic for the visitor. The…