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Agios Achilleios Macedonia Greece
Agios Achilios ( Prespes ) is a small island in the Small Prespa Lake, 60 km from Florina at an altitude of 853 meters. The settlement is reached by a wooden bridge and it has only 11 homes. According to a legend, the homes have to be always 11 and if another is built, one of them will be torn down. On the island there are the ruins of Agios Achillios’ grave and his church. It is a unique wetland with great flora and fauna, protected area by the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Award. Prespeia is an important event, which is held every summer on the island attracting many visitors with major concerts.

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