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Nestos River, Thrace

Thrace or Thraki is the northeastern part of Greece which borders both Turkey and Bulgaria. The region begins at the Nestos River and ends at the Evros River which is the border with Turkey. In between these two rivers are wooded mountains, agricultural plains, cities, towns, villages, beaches, archaeological sites, Byzantine churches and mosques. When Greece and Turkey exchanged populations after the Asia Minor Disaster of 1922, the Muslims of Thrace were not included, which is why the region has a character that is very different from the rest of Greece. It is the least touristy part of Greece. But that does not mean it is not worth visiting as more and more people are discovering.


Xanthi, Thrace, Greece

Evros River


Nestos River
Around Thrace

Hotel in Thrace
Hotels in Thrace

Car Rentals
You will need a car to really explore Thrace. Contact Elias at
Swift Car Rentals in Athens if you are starting your trip from there. He also cooperates with car rental companies in Thessaloniki and can usually find whatever kind of vehicle you need. Otherwise contact Aegean Thesaurus Car Rentals for cars in Alexandroupolis and Thrace.

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