Fraksos forest is close to Lessini village, west of the delta of Acheloos river and belongs to the National Park of Messolonghi - Etoliko. Rare in its kind, Fraksos forest forest was declared in 1985, a preserved Monument of Nature. Today its expanse reaches 500 acres approximately and is considered to be a flora and fauna paradise. It is a varied landscape with many species, plants andtrees.
It hosts a significant number of birds and the area abounds with reptiles and amphibians. Fraksos forest is one of the most vital forest ecosystems throughout Greece characterized by a global scientific interest because of its ecological and biological value. It is a forest of high botanic, aesthetic and geographical interest with an unrivaled natural beauty which undoubtedly manages to impress anyone who comes to visit it.