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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.

Yannis Hotel

Surrounded by lush greenery, Hotel Yannis includes a seasonal traditional restaurant. It features rooms with free Wi-Fi and a balcony overlooking the plains of Philippi and Mount Paggeo.In the summer months, guests may visit the mud baths of Krinides,...
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Vogdos Resort & Spa

Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Vogdos Resort & Spa is located in Semeli. It features a stone-paved terrace, while free WiFi access is available in all areas. The accommodation will provide you with a flat-screen TV and a seating...
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916 Mountain Resort

Located amongst oak and pine trees in Panagia Kalamou, 8.5 km away from Xanthi, 916 Mountain Resort offers stone-built houses with fireplace and a balcony overlooking Mount Rodopi. A kitchenette with cooking facilities, dining area and electric...
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Natassa Motel

The easily accessed Hotel Natassa is located on the Xanthi-Kavala National Road and it offers 3 restaurants, a conference hall and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service. All rooms are spacious and luxurious. Each is air-conditioned,...
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Le Chalet

Set amidst landscape gardens, Le Chalet features an outdoor pool with a children’s section, a bar-restaurant and a snack bar, within 8 km from the centre of Xanthi Town. Elegantly decorated, the rooms and suites of Chalet enjoy views over the...
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Hotel Elena

Centrally located in Xanthi Town, Hotel Elena features a restaurant, a bar and a communal sun terrace. Free WiFi access is available in all areas. Each room here will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a balcony with river or mountain...
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Elisso

Surrounded by traditional restaurants and café-bars, Elisso is located in the old city of Xanthi. Boasting free Wi-Fi, the stylish rooms and suites offer a balcony with mountain views or the surrounding area. Fitted with Cocomat mattresses, each...
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Hotel Xanthippion

Centrally located in the scenic town of Xanthi, Hotel Xanthippion is just 500 metres from the Old Town and offers a snack bar. It features air-conditioned rooms and free Wi-Fi. Free, secure private parking is possible on site. A TV with satellite...
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Hotel Z Palace & Congress Center

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at 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...
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Paris Hotel

Paris Hotel is centrally located in the town of Xanthi, close to shops, restaurants and a bus station. It features spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi and a classically decorated bar with antique furnishings. All rooms of Paris Hotel are air conditioned...
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