Breathtaking cliffs, skiing, paragliding, E6 trail! Mountain Falakro is the last ‘outpost’ of the vast Rodopi Mountain Range. It is naturally separated by the lakes of river Nestos and raises at 2229m above sea level. Falakro features one of the few ski resorts in Northern Greece with many ski tracks, operating every year during the winter months. A second mountain, Agios Pavlos (part of Falakro Mountain Range), reaches 1768m adding up to the hiking network.
Hotels at Volakas Village. The mountainous village of Volakas offers many choices for those who want the fastest access to the Ski Center of Falakro Mountain. Just google 'hotels volakas dramas' and you'll find the one that suits you out of a wide variety.
Hotels at Granitis Village. The mountainous village of Granitis offers accommodation too. For very cold nights in front of the fireplace and the fastest access to Agios Pavlos Mountain, google 'hotels granitis dramas' and pick your place for the night.
Hotels at Nevrokopi Village. The village of Kato Nevrokopi offers quick access to Granitis and Agios Pavlos Mountain.
Association of Hoteliers of Drama Prefecture. This association has a full list of the hotels and hostels in Drama as well as more info. Check it here.
Jennifer Home Hotel. The rooms of Jennifer Home are located at Taxiarches, a lovely small village North of Drama. It has been awarded many user-based badges for extraordinary services and hospitality. +30 25210 30005, www.hotel-jennifer.com.
Petrini Gonia. These stone-built rooms are situated at the village of Livadero, an excellent for the fastest access to Falakro, the Nestos lakes and the West Rodopi Mountains. +30 25210 30005, www.petrinigonia.gr.
Pension Katerina. Small pension perfect for paragliding pilots with space for equipment storage, place for bikes and car parking. +30 6996529281, firstname.lastname@example.org.
EOS Dramas Refuge. The Mountain refuge of EOS Xanthis Mountaineering Association. Contact them at +30 6972003910, email@example.com, www.eosx.gr.
Here's a list with associations or companies that organize outdoor activities in the region:
Falakro Ski Center. The Falakro Ski Center is one of the few ski resorts in Northern Greece. Offering 21 tracks, 8 lifts and two cafes - restaurants, one at the highest top of the Mountain. www.falakro.gr.
Fly Drama. Kjell and Rita, the Norwegian paragliding instructors, will offer you a thrilling paragliding experience from the southern Falakro Mountain hills. www.flydrama.com.
Aiolos Air Club. Learn about how and when to fly with them at www.aiolosdrama.org.
EOS Dramas. The Hellenic Mountaineering Association of Drama organizes hiking tours of easy up to hard difficulty every week. +306940633339 firstname.lastname@example.org, www.facebook.com/eosdramas.
Vasilis Katsoulis. Based in Kavala Vasilis is a very experienced Mountain Leader - River Guide. Walking, rafting, climbing, canyoning, mountainbiking with Vasilis is adventurous and fun! +30 6946150116, www.mountainleadergreece.com.
North Star Enduro Touring. This team organizes enduro rides in the wild, ranging from easy riding up to "madness" extreme riding levels. +30 6937014584, www.enduro-touring.gr.