The lake of Dorani is situated in the northern part of Prefecture
of Kilkis and forms a natural border between Greece
Its crystal clear waters with its therapeutic qualities offer swimming
in summer and fishing all year round, while the Mpelles
Mountain Range is mirrored in its waters.
Everyone who visits Doirani will feel the immense tranquility of the
surroundings. They will also feel an essence of the historical journey through
the centuries and will enjoy the magical sunset with the waters of the lake reflecting
the red colour of the sun as it sinks into it.
Visitors will become acquainted with the unique coastal paths from
the residential area of Doirani
to "Hilia Dedra" then to "The Monument of Nature" with its
perennial oak trees. They will climb the Mpelles
Mountainside searching of the waterfall, the eagle nests and the trails of
the wild boars. In the summer visitors can go surfing and rowing in the lake or
play beach volley and soccer in the sand. They can also attend the cultural events
"DOIRANEION" and "MOURIOTIKON" or the theatrical programs
at the "Forest Theatre" at Drosato.
At the local taverns everyone can sample the fresh water fish "grivadi"
and the meat form locally breed herds. From Doirani
Border Station visitors can cross over to FYROM
and its developed tourist area or they can do their shopping in the "Duty
If you travel north you will encounter Kerkini
and to the east Krousia and
This text (extract) is cited October 2003 from the Prefecture
of Kilkis tourist pamphlet.