Holidays in Larissa

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 north, Grevena, Trikala and Karditsa in the west, Fthiotida and Magnissia in the south and the Aegean Sea in the east. It has approximately 270.600 inhabitants.The town of Larissa, which is the capital of the prefecture, is outspread on the infinite plain, which crossed by the river Pinios. Larissa is a modern, cosmopolitan, town with interesting sightseeing. There are many charming villages scattered all around the famous Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, and which according to mythology was the home of the "12 Gods of Olympus".The highest peak on Mount Olympus is "Mytikas" which reaches an altitude of 2,917 meters.The area of Mount Olympus is very rich in flora and fauna, and the charming wildlife and natural scenery make it a very popular destination for trekking and alternative activities such as hiking and rock climbing. Wondering around the prefecture of Larissa you will visit many beautiful and interesting settlements. The hamlet Agia, built at the slopes of Ossa mountain, the tourist resort Agiokambos with the extended sandy beach, the historical village Ambelakia, built at the straits of Tembi and the whole region of Tembi, which is one of the most scenic sites of the world, shall amaze you. Furthermore, the tourist center Farsala, the picturesque large village Tsaritsani, the seaside resort Stomio, the cultural town Elassona and Tyrnavos, the beautiful town with the scheduled buildings, are worth visiting.All over the prefecture of Larissa you will admire the miracle of nature and the gift of history.

Airtickets to Larissa

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

Hotels in Larissa

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

Transfer & car rental in Larissa

In order to reach Larissa without using a public transportation, you can rent a car from Athens, Ioannina or Thessaloniki airport through our online booking system.

Sightseeing and tours in Larissa

In Larissa Town, the acropolis, the ancient theaters, the monument - museum of Hippokrates, the park of Alcazar, the traditional houses at Tabakika and at the fortress, the archaeological museum, the picture gallery and the cultural - historical museum, are definitely worth seeing. Visitors to Larissa will be rewarded with an endless choice of beautiful and inspiring sites and interesting places to visit. The "Tempi" valley with enchant visitors with its magnificent natural beauty, whilst the large plain trees and the Pinios river flowing to the sea create an environment of pure relaxation and tranquility. There is a small bridge here that leads to the lovely chapel of Agia Paraskevi.

Travel tourism information in Larissa

•Police:                   +30 2410 623152
•Hospital:               +30 2410 230031
•Bus Terminal:       +30 2410 537737
•Rail Station :         +30 2410 236250
•Port Authority :     +30 24940 52222
•Police:                  +30 24910 23333
•Health Center:      +30 24910 22222
•Municipality:         +30 24910 24444

Restaurants and nightlife in Larissa

Nightlife in Larissa is distinguished for the variety and the special color. Variety of loud music and endless shots of whiskey every night for the sake of night entertainment. Lots of fun in a wide range of cafeterias, cafes and clubs. Also, you can find interesting gourmet suggestions at the numerous taverns and restaurants, accompanied with the traditional liquor named “tsipouro”.

Special places of interest in Larissa

The coastline of Larissa beaches reaches 50 km, starting from the beach of Mylos Glymeni at the limits of the prefecture of Magnisia and rising to Messagala and Castri Loutro at the limits of the prefecture of Pieria. At these 50 km there are over 20 beautiful beaches and small coves in the shadow of Mavrovouni, Kissavos and Olympus. Many beaches are organized with tourist facilities, while others less or not at all-let in the hands of Mother Nature. Special tourism development can be found at the beaches of Agiokambos - Sotiritsa - Velika, Koutsoupias, Kokkino Nero, Stomio, Messagala and Castri Loutro. Starting from the south to the north the beaches in order are: Mylos Glymeni, Rakopotamou, Coast Papakostas, Polidendri, Agiokampos, Kato Sotiritsa, Velika, Vrachakia (Velika) Paliouria, Koutsoupias, Kokkino Nero, Tsiligiorgou, Platia Ammos, Kalivi, Pigadi , Psarolaka, Panagia, Stomio, Strintzou Alexandrinis, Kouloura.