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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.

Chris & Eve Mansion

This hotel blends traditional elegance with modern design, creating a charming setting for your visit to Komotini or the East Macedonia and Thrace.Each guest room is contemporary in style, and opens onto a balcony offering views of the local countryside.The...
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Tosca Beach

Tosca Beach enjoys a privileged location, combining unique beauty and grandeur of nature with the affordable luxury, only 6 km from the city of Kavala.The hotel offers modern accommodation with private balcony, equipped with telephone, air condition and...
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Egnatia Hotel & Spa

The Egnatia hotel lies at the top of the hill of the city of Kavala. It is 32 km from the Alexander the Great airport and only 5 minutes from the city centre.The recently renovated guest rooms at Egnatia Hotel combine elegance with modern comfort. Each...
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Airotel Galaxy

Featuring a terrace with spectacular city and sea views, Airotel Galaxy enjoys a central location near Kavala’s shops, restaurants and bars. It offers a rich buffet breakfast, a fitness centre and rooms with free Wi-Fi.All air-conditioned rooms are...
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Makryammos Bungalows

Makryammos Bungalows offers beachfront rooms with direct sea view, spread within a pine forest. The 4-star complex features a large swimming pool, and there is a small zoo on site.The air-conditioned rooms are fitted with marble floors and are decorated...
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Astir Notos

Surrounded by olive trees, Astir Notos Hotel offers a gym, sauna and pool with Jacuzzi. The 4-star hotel is situated just 250 metres from the beach and the centre of Potos, in Thassos.Accommodation at Astir Notos consists of spacious rooms. Bathrooms...
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Alea Hotel & Suites

Situated on a beachfront location in North-West Thassos, the 4-star Alea Hotel features a fitness centre and 3 outdoor pools. It offers spa facilities and air-conditioned rooms with private balconies.The spacious guest rooms are equipped with satellite...
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Ismaros Hotel

Ismaros Hotel is located on the beach of Platanitis, overlooking the Thracian open sea and the Mount Ismaros.All the rooms at Hotel Ismaros have veranda, air conditioning, satellite TV and fridge.Ismaros Hotel provides guests with various amenities such...
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Panorama Classic Hotel

As of 2007 this is the newest hotel in Alexandroupolis, the capital of Evros province in Thrace, beautifully situated atop a hill in the Nea Chili suburb near the centre.Set in a natural environment by the coast, the hotel features landscaped green grounds...
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Nefeli Hotel

Nefeli Hotel overlooks the Aegean Sea and Samothrace and is situated at the entrance of Alexandroupolis. It offers spacious rooms with free internet access and breakfast included.The comfortable rooms at Nefeli Hotel are air-conditioned and offer views...
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