Holidays in Florina Town

Florina Town info

The interesting town of Florina, capital of the Prefecture with the same name which lies in the northwestern corner of Macedonia, has all the features characteristic of a modern provincial center. Its charm is not overwhelming, one must let oneself be gradually attracted to it. Taking a stroll along the side of the small Sakouleva River, you’ll see many neo-classical and Macedonian architectural-style houses in harmonious succession. This riverside neighborhood was once the historical, commercial, and social center of the city. Visit the local open-air market where you can find all sorts of enticing products, and, if you get tired, sit at any of the many traditional eastern-style cafes to your liking, and taste the local tsipouro accompanied by local “meze,” consisting of roach from the Prespes Lakes and pungent pepper.

Airtickets to Florina Town

Florina doesn't have an airport, so it can only be reached by car or public transportation. We can offer airtickets to Kastoria airport through our online booking system and then there is connection to Florina by bus, train or car.

Hotels in Florina Town

There is a variety of hotels, apartments and rooms to let in Florina, depending on the type of holidays you would prefer. You can find more information at the section of Florina hotels.

Transfer & car rental in Florina Town

In order to reach Florina without using a public transportation, you can rent a car from Kastoria's airport through our online booking system.

Sightseeing and tours in Florina Town

By visiting the Prespes Lakes, you’ll have the chance to get acquainted with a different face of Greece, though tourism has begun to take its first, albeit cautious, steps in the region. During every season the Lakes offer a different magical landscape. The Lakes have been declared a National Park and a place of Special Natural Beauty. The visitor can view some 260 of the 380 bird species living in Greece. Prespes Lakes and their islets are definitely a must see.The Byzantine monuments in the Prespes Lakes come as a complement to the beauty of the region. On St. Achillios islet, permanently connected to the coast by a floatable bridge, five Byzantine churches are preserved as well as sculptures of the Hellenistic and Roman Times. On the southern coast of Megali Prespa, ascetic hermitages and icon frescoes are preserved on rocks (13th-14th centuries). Situated at the crossroads of people and civiliza­tions, Florina has a polymorphous cultural heritage and a complex cultural identity. Florinian artists are nationally and internationally renowned. Florina's cultural infrastructure consists mainly of the following:

The archaeological findings and historical monuments of Hellenistic, Byzantine and post-Byzantine eras.
The museums (Archaeological, Modern Art, Florina Art Gallery) and the Folklore Collections that are open to the public and cooperate with each other.
An abundance of cultural societies with wide ranging activities, such as the "Aristotle", "Amindas" at Amindeo, the Cultural Club of Florina, etc.
The scheduled buildings of Macedonian and neoclassical architecture that have provoked an intense scientific and journalistic interest.
The Prefectural Music School of Florina, which is based in the town.

Travel tourism information in Florina Town

•Florina (capital)
•Police:                                     +30 23850 44230
•Municipality:                           +30 23850 44330
•Bus Terminal:                         +30 23850 28350
•Hospital:                                 +30 23850 22222
Ski Center (Pisoderi):             +30 23850 45800


Nymfeo
•Police:                                      +30 23860 31361
•Municipality:                             +30 23860 31382


Prespes
•Police (Agios Germanos):        +30 23850 51202


Restaurants and nightlife in Florina Town

If you visit Florina you will realize that it is not offered only for a relaxing time as the number of bars and clubs is rather great. The bars are very atmospheric and various all-day cafés offer from all kinds of beverages to light snacks during the day and turn up the volume of music at night. On the other hand, if you are food lovers and you prefer to combine an evening out with dinner, try one of the traditional taverns or restaurants offering local and other Greek delicacies.

Special places of interest in Florina Town

Florina has many distinctive sporting activities. Skiing and fencing are sports that have gained Florina national and international distinction, Florinian skiers have represented the country at winter Olympic Games and fencing has won numerous national victories. The Florina Mountaineering and Skiing Association organises skiing-related activities. The Gymnastics Union of Florina began fencing in Florina and today, along with the Fencing Club of Florina, they are continuing the tradition.