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.
Hotel Orfeas Land. A three star hotel at the northwestern foot of Paggaio Mountain. Easy access via the national road at the junction toward Eikosoifinissa Monastery. +30 2347 72778, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.orpheusland.gr.
Hotels at Eleftheroupoli. This is the biggest town close to feet of the Mountain. Offers accomodation, food and other amenities. Click this google search for hotels at Eleftheroupoli.
EOS Kavalas Refuge. Located on the mountain right below the Avgo peak at a height of about 1540m, the refuge provides sleeping and cooking amenities. It has a capacity of 20 beds. In order to stay there, you need to contact the EOS Kavalas mountaineering association and ask for a permission. www.eoskavalas.gr, email@example.com.
Chatzigeorgiou Refuge (SXO Kavalas). This great refuge features 7 rooms and the ability to accomodate 80 people. It has a grand dining room with a beautiful fire place and a fantastic view and fast access to the highest peaks of Paggaio. To book your stay contact SXO Kavalas at +30 6978770560, www.sxokavalas.gr.
Here's a list with associations or companies that organize outdoor activities in the region:
EOS Kavalas. The Hellenic Mountaineering Association of Kavala is a team operating on a voluntary basis and the good spirit of its members. They organize hiking excursions of easy up to hard difficulty every two weeks. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.eoskavalas.gr.
SXO Kavalas. The Skiing and Mountaineering Association of Kavala is one more voluntarism-based group. They organize excursions on a monthly basis. +30 6978770560, www.sxokavalas.gr.
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.