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Best Places to Visit in North Greece

Kavala ● Thessaloniki ● Xanthi ● 08 March 2018
 

Best Places to Visit in North Greece


If you are looking for ideas to travel to Greece, here is a list with some of the best unexplored towns you can visit in the north side of Greece. Xanthi, Kavala, Thessaloniki and Komotini are the gems of the north side of the country where you can go all year round for different reasons. Get ready to explore the different side of Greece!


Xanthi

Xanthi is a very beautiful town in the north side of Greece. It is located 174Km north east of Thessaloniki and you can get there by car from Thessaloniki or by airplane from the airport of Kavala where there are quite a few air companies that fly direct from different places in Europe during the summer. 
Xanthi is known for its glorious past as a tobacco centre of Europe and once you visit the gorgeous old part of the town you will see some of the most amazing buildings with unique architecture.
The natural park of Nestos, an incredible natural wonder is situated less than an hour away from the centre of the town and you will be surprised to see flamingos on the lake, fantastic species like birds and fishes and some of the most amazing sunsets. If you visit the park, make sure you take a tour with the local guides! You will not regret it!




Kavala

Kavala is one of the most beautiful towns in Greece. The wonderful port, the amazing beaches full of sand and crystal clear blue water, the old town and the castle, the unique cultural mix are just some of the best sides of it where you can enjoy a totally different side of Greece. Authentic, real, beautiful Kavala will leave you breathless with its panoramic view over the city from the top of the castle, the local cuisine and the real hospitality of its people.
As there are some universities that are located in Kavala, it seems that the town is full of youth and good vibes all the time all year round. Explore the nice bistros, bars and coffee shops and don't miss a visit to Imaret Hotel which is a hotel but it is protected as a unique cultural centre as well.





Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is the second largest cities in Greece and the capital of Macedonia and north Greece. It is a beautiful city by the sea with a wonderful promenade and a port, locals with humour and real hospitality, great gastronomy, and an amazing culture as it is a mosaic of past civilisations, architecture and traditions. Thessaloniki is famous for its vibrant night life, the beautiful beaches nearby in Chalkidiki, the laid back lifestyle and the unique main square that is the symbol of the city, the square of Aristoteles. Stroll down the alleys of the old town, go to the top to the old castle of the city and watch some amazing sunsets, head to the sweet and trendy night bars and all day coffee shops and enjoy the friendly vibe of this cosmopolitan city any time you decide to visit it!






Find out how to do Greek Island Hoping from  north Greece!





Where to Stay

Boutique Hotel in Naxos, Greece Aeolis Boutique Hotel
8.9 10
Aeolis Boutique Hotel
Naxos Chora, 84300 Naxos, Greece

Modern, boutique hotel conveniently located 200 m from the center of the historic town of Naxos and 2 minutes walk from the beach of Agios Georgios. The distance from the main port of the island is 500 m and from the Naxos airport 2,5 km.

Villa in Grevena, Greece Villa Alexandra
Villa Alexandra
Zakas, 51100 Grevena, Greece

Set on the foot of Orliakas Mountain, it is 18 km away from the town of Grevena. Guests are offered free bikes to explore the area.

Hotel in Kalambaka, Greece Meteora Hotel at Kastraki
Meteora Hotel at Kastraki
2nd km Kalambakas - Ioanninon, Kastraki , 42200 Kalambaka, Greece

Meteora Hotel is situated at the highest point of Kastraki village, offering magnificent views of Meteora Rocks. Trikala is 24 km away and Ioannina National Airport is 110 km away.


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