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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Lake Kerkini

In the prefecture of Serres, you can find the Lake Kerkini with its unique nature preserve, which was declared National Park under the International Ramsar Convention and

Lagoons of Epanomi and Aggelochori

The two protected areas of the Municipality of Thermaikos included in the NATURA 2000 Network (lagoon of Epanomi and Aggelochori), with 178 rare protected bird species an

Loutraki Thermal Baths (Pozar)

Located in Almopia municipality, 13km northwest of Aridea. The thermal waters with a constant temperature of 37th C, gush over thousands of years from the mountain, with

Beaches of Thessaloniki

There are 10 and very well organized beaches with crystal clear waters, at a distance of 50 km away from the coastline of the Municipality of Thermaikos, full of lif

Cave Waterfalls

The Cave Waterfalls is one of the rarest in Greece and the world. The primary Cave Waterfalls shows the foundations and the way of construction of Edessa rock over the ce

Ski center of Elatochori

With spectacular views of Mount Olympus and Aliakmonas River, the Ski center of Elatochori is located on the northeast side of the Pieria Mountains at an altitude of 1450

Edessa waterfalls

Having the most spectacular waterfall of Greece falling from a height of 70 m., the Karano, (named after the first king of Macedonia), Edessa is rightly called the 'cit

Beaches in Pieria

Pieria means Olympus, the imposing mountain of Gods, also means culture and history, as evidenced by the sacred city of the Macedonians, the anci

Archaeological Site of Pella

Ancient Pella was the capital of the Macedonian state from the end of the 5th to the early 4th century BC. The archaeological site of Pella, includes part of the residen

Castle of Platamonas

One of the finest and best preserved castles of Greece, Castle of Platamonas is castle - city of the Middle Byzantine period (10th century AD), built on the southeastern