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Likana, village of Belopolyane, village of Svirachi

village of Belopolyane, village of Svirachi in Haskovo, Bulgaria
Known as the kingdom of the orchids, Likana attracts visitors with its impressive wealth of rare plants, including 15 orchid species. Along with the Spurred Helleborine, of special interest are the species Ophrys mammosa, the woodcock bee-orchid and the ordinary bee-orchid, Himantoglossum caprinum, the violet limodore, the butterfly orchid (Anacamptis papilionacea) and the pyramidal orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis), which are of national and European importance.

The smallest protected area in the municipality is the Likana locality (3 hectares). Declared protected for the purpose of preserving the only discovered habitat in Bulgaria of the wild-growing orchid species Spurred Helleborine (Cephalanthera epipactoides).


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

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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

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