Holidays in Kilkis

Kilkis info

The Kilkis Prefecture is located in central Makedonia, between the Prefectures of Pella, Thessaloniki and Serres. A large part of Kilkis lies amidst the verdant valley of the Axios River, the ancient Amfaxitida. The town of Kilkis is the capital of the prefecture of the same name. Agios Georgios (St.George) Hill dominates the town, which is spread out at its feet. The post-Byzantine church of St.George graces its summit. Its western and northern regions include the sublime and forested mountains of Paiko and Belles, while Krousia on its north eastern side, and the Doirani Lake in the north and west, constitute a natural border as well as a splendid aquatic habitat with rare bird and plant species.The region throughout appears to have been an area of human activity since the Copper and Iron Ages. Prehistoric settlements and interspersed tombs have provided significant findings dating back to the second millennium BC. Today, the region is restructured economically and culturally, and gladly embraces its visitor in its splendor, ideally marked with natural beauty .

Airtickets to Kilkis

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

Hotels in Kilkis

There is a variety of hotels, apartments and rooms to let in places like Kilkis Town, Polikastro, Doirani and many more, depending on the type of holidays you would prefer. You can find more information at the section of Kilkis hotels.

Transfer & car rental in Kilkis

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

Sightseeing and tours in Kilkis

At the foot of the hill of St.George there is a two-floor cave, which is amongst the 17 more important caves in Greece and internationally. It covers over 1000m. It is beautifully decorated with stalagmites and stalactites, and it has healing qualities. On the hill there is also a tourist pavilion, an amphitheatre, a heroes' monument, and a war museum dedicated to the battle of Kilkis (1913). Picturesque Goumenissa, located 50km from Kilkis, built on the slopes of Mount Paiko, has quaint, narrow alleyways and charming old traditional houses. Just 6 kilometres southwest of Goumenissa is the village and the important archaeological site of Europos. The exhibits at the Archaeological Museum of Kilkis (Nomarchia) include a rare archaic sculptures (kouros) and findings, which date from the Neolithic era to the Roman times. At the village of Palio Gynekokastro, the ruins of an impressive Byzantine fort are worthwhile visiting. In the northern part of the prefecture is located the Lake Doirani and River Axios, with a rich natural environment and waters suitable for swimming.

Travel tourism information in Kilkis

•Kilkis (capital)
•Police:                  +30 23410 77030
•Hospital:              +30 23410 20400
•Bus Terminal:      +30 23410 22311
•Municipality:        +30 23410 39101
•Police:                 +30 23430 23333
•Municipality:        +30 23430 22210

Restaurants and nightlife in Kilkis

If you visit Kilkis 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. Such places can be met mainly in Kilkis Town. 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 Kilkis

South from the city of Kilkis, almost at the prefecture's limits, Pikrolimni constitutes an area of special interest to the interested tourist, since the Balkan's first organized mud-bathing therapy center is located at the lake's shores. It is one of Greece's most significant lakes from the view of therapeutic and cosmetic qualities, thanks to its clay composition. Six mud bathing therapy units, as well as first class housing, provide the guests with every comfort. The lake also features outdoor mud bathing during the summer months.