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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.

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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Rodopi Hotel

Rodopi Hotel is located in the west entrance of Komotini. The traditionally structured hotel with magnificent views of Rodopi Mountain is found only 1 kilometre from the city centre of Komotini.Following recent renovations, the hotel offers spacious rooms...
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Kyridis Hotel

Kyridis Hotel is situated in the centre of Komotini, only 150 metres from the central park. It offers modern rooms with free internet.The spacious rooms of Kyridis hotel are decorated with rustic elements and equipped with air conditioning, minibar, cable...
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Orpheus Hotel

Orfeas Hotel is centrally situated in Komotini, offering guests easy access to the city’s entertainment and shopping venues. It offers renovated rooms with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, and an all-day restaurant.The classic rooms of the Hotel Orfeas...
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Anatolia Hotel Komotini

Anatolia Hotel Komotini is located just meters from the city center of Komotini. The Central War Memorial, the Clock Tower, the Archaeological Museum, and Nymfaia Forests are close by.The four floor hotel offers luxurious rooms and suites, fully equipped...
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Philippeio Hotel

Located in Krinides, with views over the citadel of Philippi, Philippeio Hotel offers luxurious rooms with free Wi-Fi and a Mediterranean restaurant.Each of the tastefully styled rooms is fitted with an anatomic mattress and spacious bathroom with tub...
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Vournelis Hotel

Situated right on the sandy beach of Nea Iraklitsa, Vournelis Hotel offers sea-view accommodation and a seaside tavern and café. The city of Kavala is 10 km away.Vournelis rooms are simply decorated and air conditioned. Each comes with a TV, mini fridge...
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Philoxenia

Philoxenia Hotel with its disctinctive traditional architecture lies on a hill, surrounded by area pine trees. It offers wonderful view to the sea, the mountains and the city of Kavala.Each room is well-furnished and appointed with air conditioning and...
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Oceanis Hotel

Centrally situated both for business and leisure, Hotel Oceanis is just opposite the Archaeological Museum and 150 metres from the city hall in Kavala. It features a rooftop terrace and indoor, private parking.The Oceanis features air-conditioned rooms...
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