The prefecture of Rodopi offers natural beauties; verdurous plains, graphic beaches and tall mountains are disposal for visitors. The region presents intense archaeological interest. It combines the traditional Greek village with the colour of East. All these compose a fascinating mosaic for the visitor, who has also the occasion to enjoy the exceptional beaches in the south.
Komotini, for the Muslim Goumoultzine, has nucleus an old Christian station of Egnatias road, its wall is rumoured to be manufactured in the years of emperor Theodosiou, around in the 4th century.
Porto Lagos, an attractive
fishing village is nearby, as are Avdira, Mesimvria, and
Maronia. Further to the northeast, is scenic Komotini, capital
of the district of Rodopi.
The forts of the area, which date
from pre-Christian times to the Byzantine era, are of special
Finds from all of the archaeological sites in Thrace
are displayed in the Komotini Museum.