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Great success sealed the familiarization trips for journalists and tour operators recently held during the period 16-21 August 2013, under the European Territorial Cooperation Programme CENET. The trip was organized by the Chamber of Florina and the Municipality of Demir Kapija.

The project CENET is funded by the European Union, concerning cooperation in tourism and tourism education in border areas. The program included tours to places of tourist interest from both sides of the border.

In Florina mission had the opportunity to visit the picturesque Nymphaeum, to tour the Refuge bear environmental ARKTOYROS Center, doing boating in Prespa, discovering the beautiful nature and the Byzantine hermits with unique ecclesiastical rock paintings, the small island of St. Achilles, the lakeside village of fishermen and mountain Agios Germanos the important Byzantine church of the 10th century. Even visited wineries Amyntaiou, packing pepper and showroom Chamber of Florina. The hospitality was excellent and the President of the Chamber, Mr. Sapalidis but other board members escorted and cared for the needs of the mission. Mr. Sapalidis discussions we had with him our expressed intention to restart the older distinction of county within the 10 best destinations in Europe agro and tin extraversion through actions and partnerships with municipalities abroad for the promotion of tourism advantages county.

During the tour of the region of Demir Kapija, the mission visited local wineries and museums such as the winery Stobi and Tikvah, the Museum of Flavors and saw the renovation of the old school where you will be hosted by the Centre for Tourism Training and Networking.