With an ideal location, Thessaloniki can become the base for discovering the speactacular beauty of Northern Greece. Cultural treasures of global interest, religious pilgrimages, nature, various activities are waiting for you and even within walking distance from the city. See what you can do only in half, one or two hours from Thessaloniki and plan your next trip!

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Lailias ski center

The ski center of Lailias is 27 km away from the city of Serres, in the mountain range of Vrontous and at an altitude of 1600 meters. It has one main ski sloap of 1,000 m

Mausoleum of Gazi Evrenos

Gazi Evrenos, the important Bey and commander of Ottoman history died on November 17, 1417 and was buried in this mausoleum, which became a place of pilgrimage for Muslim

Serres Racing Circuit

The Serres Racing Circuit is the only track in the country, as well as in the Balkans, which meets the design specifications of the International Automobile Federation an

“Alsos” (Grove) of Aristotle

How about experimenting with some practical theory? Indulge yourself with the Grove’s unique interactive instruments, implementing the natural laws which are included in

Fort Roupel

Fort Roupel is placed near the Greek-Bulgarian Boarders in an area of 6100 m2. It was one of the final forts that held against the German attack during the World War II.

Ancient Stagira

Ancient Stagira, the place where the great Greek philosopher Aristotle was born, is located approximately 500 meters southeast of the current Olympiada village,


With the recent discovery of the magnificent monument of Macedonian burial Tomb Kasta in Amphipolis, the city became the first topic in the news worldwide. Even if the mo

Lagadas baths

With Byzantine origin, the thermal baths of Lagadas in the Prefecture of Thessaloniki, offer natural care and relaxation in a green environment. The thermal spring water

Cave of Alistrati

The Cave of Alistrati is one of the finest and largest in Greece. From the impressive vestibule, 8 m high, to the entrance of the cave, two main galleries start with high

Axios Delta National Park

On the west coast of the Thermaiκοs gulf lies one of the most important ecosystems in Greece and in Europe: the Axios Delta National Park. Beginning just 10 klms southwes