Macedonia Archive

Macedonia, Greece: things to do and see in the largest region of Greece

Macedonia is the largest region of Greece, located in the northern part of the country and extended from Kavala (eastern part) to Grevena (western part). Macedonia consists of 13 prefectures and is administratively divided into 3 sub-regions West (Florina, Kastoria, Kozani and Grevena), Central (Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Imathia, Kilkis, Pella, Serres and Pieria)and East (Drama and Kavala). Visitors who would like to make the round of Macedonia will need several days perhaps weeks to visit the main points. Macedonia offered for a visit at any time of the year (summer or/and winter vacations, travel recreation etc). Continue reading “Macedonia, Greece: things to do and see in the largest region of Greece” »

Thessaloniki, Greece: main tourist attractions

Mention Greece and the first place most people think of is Athens, a cultural and historical metropolis dating back to the dawn of civilization.

Not to be outdone by her more famous counterpart, Greece’s second city Thessaloniki boasts incredible historical sites dating back many centuries. There are references to Thessaloniki in the New Testament. St Paul’s two letters to the Thessalonians are among the oldest records of Christian literature. Continue reading “Thessaloniki, Greece: main tourist attractions” »

Best mountain destinations in Greece

The mountains of Greece offer a number of fantastic places to visit, especially in the winter, when the temperature is just that little bit too low for swimming and soaking in the rays. As a country, the landscape of the Greek mainland is spectacular. With its awe-inducing and dramatic scenery, dense forests, archaeological wonders and rich history, visitors can get the most out the true beauty of a country, and the soul of its land. Continue reading “Best mountain destinations in Greece” »