The area

Drakolimni (Dragon Lake)

The lake' s name comes from the dragon, a mythical creature, which is said to have inhabited it and was in constant battle with the dragon that lived in Smolika.


The legend Dragolimni is overlooked by the nearby peaks of Lapatos and Ploskos and resides at an altitude of 2050m above sea level. The water is crystal clear and the lake' s depth is 5 meters. This is an alpine lake and is considered to be from the ice age. You can only go on foot from the path from the Small Papigo.