Holidays in the Mainland of Greece

Xanthi info This prefecture, together with the Prefectures of Drama, Kavala, Rodopi and Evros form the East Macedonia and Thrace District, is the northeastern-most part of mainland Greece. It belongs to Thrace. The capital city of the Prefecture of Xanthi is Xanthi Town. The prefecture spreads over an area of 1793 square kilometers (692.2 square miles) of which 1130 square kilometers (436.3 square miles) is forested. It is thus considered…
Viotia info Viotia, the inestimable treasure of Central Greece, prevails in dignity, among innumerable other magnificent regions of the gifted country of Greece. The non-identical prefecture of Viotia, located in the heart of Central Greece, borders with Attica on the east, Fhiotida and Fokida on the west, the Evoikos gulf on the north and the Corinthian gulf on the south. The prefecture of Viotia covers a wide area and has 134.100…
Trikala info The beautiful county of Trikala is one of the prefecture that make up the Thessalia region of Greece, next to Larissa and Karditsa. The capital city of the region is Trikala, which owes it's name to the Nymph Trikki. The river Litheos that flows through the city adds a wonderful setting and charm to Trikala. Trikala is a county with a very interesting history, is considered by many to…
Thessaloniki info The prefecture of Thessaloniki, which belongs to the greater geographical district of Central Macedonia, borders with the prefectures of Kilkis and Serres on the north and northeastern side, the prefectures of Imathia and Pella on the western side, Chalkidiki on the south and southeastern side, while on the south there is the Thermaikos Gulf and on the east there is the Strymonikos Gulf. The prefecture of Thessaloniki has approximately…
Thesprotia info The picturesque county of Thesprotia belongs to Epirus, is located next to Ioannina and Preveza and is one of the most naturally beautiful regions in the western side of Greece. The capital city of Thesprotia is Igoumenitsa, which is located directly opposite the Ionian island of Corfu. It's natural port is one of the main entrances into Greece from all over Europe. Igoumenitsa, and Thesprotia in general, is a region…
Serres info Serres, a prefecture gifted with exceptional natural beauty, unique archaeological sites and impressive historical monuments, is considered to be an ideal venue for your holidays, especially during the winter season. Serres, an extremely developed prefecture, as far as tourism is concerned, attracts many visitors, due to, among other allurements, the important cultural events that take place all year round.The prefecture of Serres is a part of the geographical district…
Rodopi info Rodopi prefecture belongs to Thrace and is located between Xanthi and Evros. It is characterized for its mountainous volumes in its northern side and the dashing streams that spring from there and lead to the southern side to the Aegean Sea, where the beautiful beaches are. The northern region of Rodopi is covered by the Papingio mountains, which form part of the Rodopi mountains, after which the county takes…
Preveza info Preveza prefecture is located in the southwest section of Epirus, next to Arta and has a total area of 1,036 square kilometers. It is inhabited by 59,356 people. Five kilometers (3.1 miles) north of the picturesque city of Preveza, the capital of the Prefecture, one can visit the ruins of the ancient city of Nikopolis. The prefecture is not mountainous, which for mainland Greece is unusual! It has…
Pieria info The prefecture of Pieria boarders north with Imathia Prefecture, eastwards there is a Thermaikos gulf, west it boarders with the prefectures of Kozani and Imathia through Pieria Mountains and south with the one of Larissa. Over Pieria`s all green meadows and the beautiful seashores dominates Olympus, the mountain that the ancient Greeks chose for their gods` residence. Pieria does not have a common history; each city, each village has…
Pella info The prefecture of Pella is a limitary one belonging to the Periphery of Central Macedonia; it covers an area of 2500 sq. km and is inhabited by 145,797 people, according to the 2001 referendum. The prefecture was named after ancient Pella, capital city of the Kingdom of Macedons after the 4th century BC and the birth place of Alexander the Great, a strong economical and administrative center of…
Messinia info The prefecture of Messinia is part of the geographical district of Peloponnese and is located at the south-western part of the greater region. It borders with Laconia in the east, Arcadia and Ilia in the north, as well as the Ionian Sea and the Messiniakos gulf. The prefecture of Messinia has 167.000 inhabitants. The capital and port of the prefecture is the town of Kalamata, one of the most…
Magnissia info Throughout the magnificent Greek landscape, among the numerous beautiful prefectures, the renowned prefecture of Magnissia prevails due to the fact that it is considered to be an all year much frequented tourist region, as it is the ideal destination for both your summer and winter vacations. The coastal and mountainous natural beauty of the scenery in combination with the several archaeological sightseeing that are interspersed all over compose…
Larissa info Larissa, a region of unique natural beauty, pulses with wooded mountains, has a large fertile plain that is crossed by river Pinios, and has various extended beaches as well. The prefecture of Larissa is an ideal destination for those who enjoy touring all year round.The prefecture of Larissa belongs to the geographical district of Thessalia - it is the largest one - and borders with Pieria and Kozani in the…
Laconia info Laconia, bordering with Arkadia and Messinia is the southern most point of the Peloponnese. Laconia is the prefecture in which the famous towns of Mystras and Sparta are situated. Sparta, the capital of Laconia, was founded in 1836 by settlers who were made homeless after the destruction of Mystras during the War of Independence. Today, modern Sparta shows little connection with the city-state of ancient times that was so dominant during…
Kozani info The Prefecture of Kozani lies in Western Macedonia and is inhabited by approximately 150,000 people. It borders on the Prefectures of Imathia and Pieria to the east, Florina to the north, Kastoria to the west, Grevena to the south. The Capital of the Prefecture is Kozani Town. This Prefecture, due to its lignite deposits, witnessed an industrial boom in a short period of time. A major electric energy plant…
Korinthia info The prefecture of Korinthia, joining Central Greece with the Peloponnese is the first prefecture that welcomes all visitors who are coming from Athens. It provides the first glimpses of the beauty, history, excitement and interest that can be found here in the Peloponnese. The capital of Korinthia is Korinthos. Repeatedly levelled by earthquakes, Korinthos is a modern seaside resort, with a selection of shops, tavernas, bars and cafes. Approximately 5km…