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Photo tour:
Xanthi

Eastern Macedonia consists of the prefectures of Drama, Evros, Thassos, Kavala, Xanthi, Rodopi. The area has a variety of archaeological monuments, museums, monasteries etc.

In Drama, visit town of Drama, with mansions, Byzantine walls, park statues, museum, many religious muslim and orthodox monuments, forests and rivers in the area. Don't miss the ancient city of Philippi with the sanctuary of Dionysus as well as the cave Maara with the impressive stalactites.

In Evros,the capital city of Alexandroupolis, is a city of modern architecture, with a municipal park, the Lighthouse Beach and the Archeological museum. Evros Delta is the home of many rare birds, while next in Feres village see the aqueducts, the river with the bridge and miniature Byzantine church of Hagia Sophia. Visit the sanctuary of ancient Thrace, the Avas village with its old fortifications, in Trainaoupolis visit the ancient city, the hot springs. In Didimotihon see the old prisons, the Ottoman baths, the old fortress of Petra as well as many other sights.

In Thassos, Thassos city is the capital, with traditional buildings, the walls of the ancient city, the ancient town gates, the ancient theater, the Temple of Hercules, Dionysus, Pan and Neptune, the Roman artefacts and the remarkable archaeological museum. Also visit Drakotrypa cave with stalactites and the Limenas town with the castle ruins, the European-style building Palataki the beaches and the dense forests.

In Kavala, with the capital city of Kavala you can see the harbor, beaches, impressive medieval castle, the Imaret mosque, the house of Mehmet Ali, the arches and the beach and resort Eleftheroupoli. Also, the archaeological site of Philippi has many ancient buildings, the citadel, the Egyptian temple, the ancient theater and many other similar attractions.

Xanthi, with the capital city of Xanthi, which has a substantial and well-preserved old town with old mansions, a Byzantine fortress, the old market and the Folklore Museum. Porto Lagos is a small village beside the lake Vistonida, lots of forests and unspoiled natural beauty. In ancient Avdira you can see the ancient city, home of Democritus, the archaeological museum and the city of Avdira with traditional buildings and the small harbor.

In Rhodope, visit the capital city of Komotini, the Municipal Zoo in the garden, the tower of the clock Imaret, the Armenian Quarter and the city's museums. In Maronia see the archaeological site of the cave of the Cyclops, and the new village with traditional houses and beaches. Also visit the seaside resort of Fanari and forest Nymphaia.

The average
temperature in East Makedonia-Thrace range from 7 degrees Celsius (45F) in January to 26 degrees (79F) during July and August. The Winter Tourism runs mainly from October to March.

In the area you can arrive by plane at the airports of Kavala, Alexandroupolis, or via Athens or Thessaloniki airports.


 

Lodges - East Makedonia - Thrace (95 total)

Choose from the following destinations for memorable holidays in Greece.

Kokkimelon

Surrounded by a garden in the scenic Toxotes village, the traditionally built Kokkimelon is housed in a refurbished mansion. It features romantic-style rooms with free Wi-Fi and views to the village and the countryside. Fitted with stone details...
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Hotel Z Palace & Congress Center

Z Palace Hotel is situated 800 metres from the centre of Xanthi. It features an outdoor swimming pool with sunbeds and umbrellas. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout. The modern rooms are heated and air conditioned and some of them are...
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Imaret

Offering a unique location within a historical monument, Imaret has been beautifully restored to combine original Ottoman architecture with modern luxury.Originally built in 1817, Imaret has been carefully restored to create a magnificent setting for...
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Lucy Hotel

This beachfront Kavala hotel features 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. The 5-star Hotel Lucy is set in an impressive 8-storey building, a 5-minute drive from the city centre.The modern rooms and suites of the Hotel Lucy have each a view of the sea or...
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Ilio Mare Hotel

Located on the beach of Dassilio, in Skala Prinou, the 5-star Ilio Mare Hotel boasts colonial architecture and exotic style. It offers luxurious accommodation, fine dining and a tennis court.The rooms and suites of Ilio Mare feature elegant furnishings...
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Astir Egnatia Alexandroupolis

Nestled amidst a verdant pine forest, beachfront Astir Egnatia Alexandroupolis is yet within walking distance of the city centre. There are plenty of facilities, including a fitness room, stunning outdoor swimming pool and a refined restaurant.The elegant...
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Alexander Beach Hotel & Spa

Overlooking the azure waters of the Aegean Sea, Alexander Beach is just 2 km away from the city centre of Alexandroupolis. It offers free use of spa facilities, a swimming pool and elegant accommodation.Guests at Alexander Beach Hotel & Spa are welcomed...
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Imaret

Offering a unique location within a historical monument, Imaret has been beautifully restored to combine original Ottoman architecture with modern luxury.Originally built in 1817, Imaret has been carefully restored to create a magnificent setting for...
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Lucy Hotel

This beachfront Kavala hotel features 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. The 5-star Hotel Lucy is set in an impressive 8-storey building, a 5-minute drive from the city centre.The modern rooms and suites of the Hotel Lucy have each a view of the sea or...
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Arcadia Hotel

Located in a natural green area close to the University of Komotini, Arcadia Hotel offers rooms with magnificent views to the mountains of Thrace, as well as the largest conference centre in the region.The hotel’s luxurious and elegantly decorated rooms...
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