Macedonia (Mainland Region)
Drama, Florina, Grevena, Halkidiki, Imathia, Kastoria, Kavala, Kilkis, Kozani, Pella, Pieria, Serres, Thessaloniki
Welcome to Drama!If it were possible to make the colors and shapes of the landscape in the Prefecture of Drama interchange in front of our eyes at will, we would enjoy a huge Kaleidoscope that would leave us speechless by the infinite wealth of its variations. ...
Drama Mountain Tops and Skies
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Welcome to Florina!The Prefecture of Florina lies in the northwestern corner of Macedonia and is characterized by its continuously alternating landscapes. Four mountains and six lakes contribute to form this magical environment. It stretches to 1924 square kilometers (743 square miles), with an average altitude of 650 meters (1950 feet) and a continental dry climate. ...
Florina Ag. Achillios
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Welcome to Grevena!The Prefecture of Grevena lies in the western part of Macedonia, extends to an area of 2291 square kilometers (884.5 square miles), and is entirely mountainous, as it occupies a large part of the Pindos Mountain Range: Mt. Bouzio (2239 meters / 6717 feet) is the highest peak in Grevena. ...
Grevena Venetikos River
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Welcome to Halkidiki!Halkidiki makes a wonderful base for sightseeing, both within its immediate vicinity and throughout Northern Greece generally. No one who has the opportunity should miss the chance to visit Mount Athos. While the most common access is via caique from Ouranoupolis, boats also leave from Ormos Panagias on Sithonia. ...
Halkidiki Mount Athos Monastery
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Welcome to Imathia!The finds during the excavations in one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe, Vergina village, have made the Prefecture of Imathia renowned world-wide. It was here that, in 1977-78, the ancient Macedonian Royal Tombs were found, confirming that Vergina is the place where Aeges, the first capital city of the Macedonian Kingdom, was located. ...
Vergina Silver Water Vase
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Welcome to Kastoria!The prefecture borders on the prefectures of Florina, Ioannina, Grevena, Kozani on the one hand, and Albania on the other. Recently an important settlement of the Neolithic Era was discovered at Dispilio, on the south bank of Kastoria Lake. Among the finds, there is a boat of 4.000 B.C., as well as inscription dating to 5260 B.C., which is significant for the identification of the origins of the Greek alphabet. ...
Kastoria Ragoutsaria, traditional feasting event
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The old Kavala Aqueduct
Welcome to Kilkis!The Kilkis Prefecture is located in central Makedonia, between the Prefectures of Pella, Thessaloniki and Serres. A large part of Kilkis lies amidst the verdant valley of the Axios River, the ancient Amfaxitida. ...
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Welcome to Kozani!This Prefecture lies in Western Macedonia and is inhabited by approximately 150,000 people. It borders on the Prefectures of Imathia and Pieria to the east, Pella to the northeast, Florina to the north and northwest, Kastoria to the west and southwest, Grevena to the south, and Larissa (which is a part of Thessaly) to the southeast. The Capital of the Prefecture is the City of Kozani. ...
Dialechto Village: Its name means 'The Chosen One'. Superb serenity and beauty!
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Welcome to Pella!This prefecture is a limitary one belonging to the Periphery of Central Macedonia; it covers an area of 2500 sq. km and is inhabited by 145,797 people, according to the 2001 referendum. The prefecture was named after ancient Pella, capital city of the Kingdom of Macedons after the 4th century BC and the birth place of Alexander the Great, a strong economical and administrative center of the time. ...
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Welcome to Pieria!The capital of Pieria Prefecture, Katerini, lies between the Plain of Pieria and Mt. Olympos. Some 32 kilometers southwest of Katerini, the village of Agios Dimitrios is built on a plateau, where there is water and lush greenery. The road to Stena tis Petras, the pass to Thessaly, is truly exciting, as is a walk up the impressive Olympos Gorge. ...
Pieria Plateau on Olympos
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Welcome to Thessaloniki!The famous prefecture of Thessaloniki pulses with multifarious interesting elements, such as archaeological and historical monuments, amazing natural sights and settlements, hospitable inhabitants with a unique mentality and an enviable lifestyle that shall definitely impress you. ...
Thessaloniki View at Night
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