The townscape structure and
the architectural heritage are rescued in the Prefecture of Serres.
Its villages still host the heritage of a culture with deep roots in time, villages that are enormous social and productive bedrock for the modern residents with a plethora of deserted settlements in areas with special natural characteristics.
Most of the Traditional Settlements are gathered at the eastern side of the Prefecture and consist one of its most important parts both from an architectural and a historic point of view. In particular, according to the Presidential Decree, these settlements are the following:
Emmanouel Papas (Darnakochori), Alistrati, Eliokomi, Kormista, Mikro Soulion, Proti and Rodolivos (Pagaiochoria).