Northern Greece is a beautiful area with sights and attractions that reflect its long history and fascinate the visitor. Thessaloniki and Halkidiki are the most famous places to go, but the whole region is full of picturesque towns, such as Kastoria and Naoussa , natural landscapes like Kerkini Lake , Axios and the Nestos river and important archaeological sites such as Philippi and Vergina . It is also worth a visit to the caves of Alistrati and the city of Serres, while, during winter, St. Athanasius and Vermio are ideal for trips and winter sports.
The museums of Thessaloniki and of course of Vergina and Ancient Philippi rank among the nation’s most visited. Kastoria has one of the finest traditional culture museums in the country and of course the treasures of Mount Athos are priceless, for those who are able to make a visit to the “garden of Virgin Mary”.
Kavala ,with the castle and the old town, is another northern Greek cityll worth visiting , as it has wonderful beaches , while the area of Volos, with the beautiful Pelion Mountain , beaches and ski center is also relatively close. You can visit the park in Drama, enjoy local dishes in Grevena and discover the picturesque villages. A visit to Florina and the Prespa Lakes will impress you, as it is one of Greece’s most famous landscapes.