Nymfaio

  • Neveska
  • Nevesca RUP
  • Nebeska SR

Village in West Macedonia

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Nymfaio

The central square of the village surrounded by traditional stone-built houses.
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Square of Nymfaio

Around the central square of the village, there are shops with souvenirs and local products, as well as tavernas and cafeterias.

The stone-built fence and the exterior of the building of Nikios Scholi in Nymfaio.
↗ NE   < 1km

Nikios Scholi, Nymfaio

A structure of 1928, based on architectural drawings brought by the donor Ioannis Nikou from Sweden, it served as a school until 1980.

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Overview of the buildings of the central part of Nymfaio, with the belfry of St. Nicholas church visible in the middle.
↓ S   < 1km

Church of Saint Nicholas, Nymfaio

The main church is famous for its mosaics and dates from 1867, but it was rebuilt to a great extend in 1951 due to the fire of 1947.

The shelter's wooden fence among a winter landscape, as well as signs to orientate and ask for silence from the guests.
↗ NE   ≈ 1.7km

Arcturos Brown Bear Sanctuary

An environmental center located at the forest of Nymfaio, that provides shelter and refuge to formerly captured and injured bears.

Horses in a green field surrounded by trees.
photo: stefg74 / CC BY 2.0
↓ S   ≈ 3.9km

Artemis Horse Riding School, Sklithro

Offers a series of activities in nature such as horseback riding, canoeing, and mountain biking.

A white wolf inside the Arcturos Wolf Sanctuary in Agrapidies of Nymfaio.
→ E   ≈ 4.6km

Arcturos Wolf Sanctuary, Agrapidies

A 70-acre protected forest area is transformed into a refuge of wolves that cannot integrate and survive into their natural environment.

An overview of the lakes Chimaditida and Zazari from a spot very close to Nymfaio village.
↘ SE   ≈ 7.9km

Lakes Chimaditida & Zazari

Both lakes construct unique wetlands, that attract rare bird species, thus they compose the ideal environment for birdwatching.

The mount Vitsi (or Verno as it is also called) covered with snow.
photo: Dgolitsis
← W   ≈ 14km

Vitsi Ski Center, Verno Mountain

Its 5 slopes are situated at an altitude ranging from 1610 to 1875 meters, while its function starts normally from December and ends in March.

The exterior of the building of the railway station of Florina.
↖ NW   ≈ 23.2km

Florina

The cold winters & the picturesque river are the main characteristics of the city of Macedonia region located at the northern borders of Greece.

The yard of Agios Minas, the main church of the village of Emporio.
photo: Erisa Desu
↓ S   ≈ 25.4km

Emporio Kozani

Built at the foothills of the homonymous mountain, it is an old traditional settlement ideal for quiet and relaxing vacations.

Christmas manger in the snowy center of Ptolemaida.
↘ SE   ≈ 30.1km

Ptolemaida Town

Provincial town with that is for decades the most significant energy center of Greece, due to its lignite deposits and energy production plants.

A part of the city of Kastoria and the mountain in the background reflecting at the calm waters of the lake.
↙ SW   ≈ 31.9km

Kastoria

The charming city of Macedonia region that is defined by its lake, the traditional architecture and its rich historical past.

A snowy slope and a lift of the ski center of Pisoderi - Viglas.
photo: Ckyr / CC BY-SA 3.0
↖ NW   ≈ 33.2km

Ski Center Pisoderi - Viglas

At an approximate altitude of 1650 meters over the sea level is located a ski resort that is famous for the quality of snow and its long slopes.

The pedestrian bridge that connects the island of Agios Achillios in Small Prespa with the mainland.
← W   ≈ 48.3km

Prespa National Park

A natural reserve standing for its biodiversity, while at the same time it is a part of a larger park between three different countries.

Questions & Answers about Nymfaio

Why Visit Nymfaio?
  • Home of the Arcturos sanctuary and environmental organization.
  • According to UNESCO, among the 10 most picturesque villages of Europe.
  • 1350 m above the sea level, famous for stone-built houses and cobblestone paths.