Sightseeing

The area around Lake Kerkini has some important historical monuments. The war cemetery of Stroumas, the Rupel Fortress and the Acropolis of Serres are some historical landmarks for the region.

War Cemetery of Strouma:

Another historic site is situated at Kalokastro. It is the British cemetery used by the 40th Victim Identification Station during World War I. Later, In the same cemetery, some graves from the battlefields of Strouma were transferred. In this cemetery 933 British, 2 Indian, 1 British from South India, 1 Maltese, 9 Greek, 5 Bulgarian and 4 Turkish soldiers are buried.

Distance 18,5 klm from hotel Erodios

 

Fort Roupel  :

is a fortress at the north border of Central Macedonia, Greece, built in 1914. It became part of the fortifications of the Metaxas Line in the 1930s and became famous for its defence during the German invasion of Greece in April 1941.

Today one of the fortification’s galleries is open to visitors, as is a small museum and the pavilion the visitors, the observatory and memorial of fallen soldiers.

In the gallery, the visitor has the opportunity to feel the moments of the battle. Walking the wards and in the side aisles there are dioramas that depict the Greek fighters battle forts (gunner, doctor to doctor’s caring for injured, the sergeant in his office and the office of captain and more.

Distance 38 klm from hotel Erodios