Advertise Now
Europe Attractions
Travel Companies
  Home > Travel Europe > Europe Destinations > Lavara


Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Lavara is a town located in the eastern part of the prefecture of Evros. It is the seat of the municipality of Orfeas. It is located only nearly 2 kilometers from Turkey and the western banks of the Evros. The nearest Turkish settlement is Alibey. The Evros Prefecture is the northernmost of the prefectures of Greece. It is located in the eastern and the northeastern part of the Greek part of Thrace, and borders Turkey at the Evros river. Evros borders Bulgaria to the north and the northwest. The Rhodope prefecture borders it to the west. Its capital town is Alexandroupoli. Evros is one of the largest prefectures of Greece and is the largest in Thrace covering over 45 percent, almost half of Western Thrace, one of the two regions of Northern Greece. Orfeas, named after the mythical musician Orpheus, is one of the largest municipalities and the least populated municipality in the prefecture of Evros, Greece. The seat of the municipality is in Lavara. Much of the land is mountainous and forested to the west hovers the central and the western part of the prefecture extending up to the Rhodope prefecture.
Greece officially the Hellenic Republic is a country in south-eastern Europe, situated on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. Greece is a member of the European Union since 1981 and a member of the European Economic and Monetary Union since 2001.

As everyone is welcome to the 34 remarkably diverse and exciting countries of the European Travel Commission, where you will open the door to all the treasures Europe has to offer, and eliminate the boundaries between you and the never-ending journey that is Europe, enjoy the experience.

Everything you need to know about Traveling Europe is here at

Permission is granted to reproduce this article as long as the above resource paragraph is left intact with active links.

Back to Europe Destinations

Europe Destinations
Europe News