This site uses cookies to improve user experience and experience. If you choose to continue viewing, you automatically accept their use. Detailed information


Interreg Greece-Bulgaria


Scan with our application for additional information.Barcode ScanYou can download our application from Google Play and App Store

Habitat of the Orpheus flower (Haberlea Rhodopensis)

village of Rabovo, locality of Sheytan Kyupris in Haskovo, Bulgaria
Habitat of the Orpheus flower Famous its prolonged anabiotic drought resistance, also known as the "regenerating plant" or the flower of Orpheus.
The name Orpheus flower or the Flower of Orpheus comes from a legend saying the wherever the drops of blood fell from the wounded body of Orpheus, there small blue-violet flowers grew. Another legend goes that a blue-white flower grew wherever a tear fell from the weeping eyes of Orpheus mourning the loss of his beloved Euridyce.


Events from the two border regions

25.11.2020 Read
Training on eTOURIST project in Greece
Training on eTOURIST project in Greece

A 3-day training "Traditional culinary and wines" within the project „Promotion and development of natural and ...

06.07.2020 Read

EUROPEAN COMMISSION - PRESS RELEASE  Coronavirus: Commission encourages and facilitates cross-border treatment of patients ...

10.04.2020 Read
Promoting and developing the natural and cultural heritage of the Bulgarian-Greek cross-border region through smart and electronic instruments - eTOURIST

"This webpage has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. The contents of the webpage are sole responsibility of and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union, the participating countries the Managing Authority and the Joint Secretariat".

"The Project is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and by national funds of the countries participating in the Interreg V-A “Greece-Bulgaria 2014-2020” Cooperation Programme."
European UnionThe project is implemented with the financial support of the EU