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The region of Macedonia in Greece covers the largest part of northern Greece. It varies geographically, as it has a long coastline, impressive mountainsides, and large plains, too. Macedonia Greece is a perfect place for summer and winter holidays.

The most popular summer destinations in Macedonia are Halkidiki, Pieria, and Kavala, famous for the fabulous beaches and the relaxing atmosphere. Winter destinations include Kastoria, Florina, Loutra Pozar, and Mount Olympus, places that distinguish for their natural beauty.

Macedonia Travel Guide

Do not miss a visit to the interesting sightseeing of the region, including Dion, Vergina, Pella, and Philippi. This Macedonia travel guide will give you all the necessary information to organize your holiday in Greece.

Where is Macedonia

Macedonia Map

The historic country of Macedonia was once the Kingdom of Macedon, ruled by Alexander the Great. Over many centuries it was exploited by the Romans, Byzantines, Bulgars and Serbs; before finally being conquered by the Ottoman Empire.

Macedonia Map
Macedonia Map

Macedonia is a large region that covers most part of northern Greece. Tourist destinations in Macedonia are ideal for summer holidays, winter trips and city breaks.

Beaches in Macedonia, Greece
Beaches in Macedonia, Greece

The region of Macedonia in mainland Greece covers the largest part of northern Greece, actually one-fourth of the country’s territory. It is geographically located between the Pindus Mountains and Nestos River. Our Macedonia travel guide will give you all the necessary information to get a better understanding of this region of Greece.

Geography in Macedonia

Although the majority of Macedonia is mountainous, it also has large valleys. The largest mountain is Olympus, also the tallest mountain of Greece, with an altitude of 2,917 m. Mount Olympus is a frequent trekking and mountain climbing destination.

The region of Macedonia also has many rivers and lakes. Aliakmonas River is the longest in Greece, while very long are also Nestos River and Axios River. Lake Kerkini and Prespes Lakes are amazing natural reserves.

Tourism in Macedonia

Although tourism in Macedonia is not that developed as in other parts of Greece, however, it has landscapes of amazing beauty. The most popular summer destinations in Macedonia are Halkidiki, Pieria, and Kavala. The town of Thessaloniki is lively every season and has interesting sightseeing. The rest of Macedonia is a great place to explore. With fabulous natural beauty and many ski centers, Macedonia has amazing towns for winter tourism, like Kastoria and Florina.

Halkidiki Nea Roda Beach

HALKIDIKI

Famous for the amazing beaches and the lovely nature, Halkidiki gets very popular in summer with both Greek and foreign visitors. The first peninsula of Halkidiki, Kassandra, has the busiest resorts, while the second peninsula, Sithonia, is calmer. The third peninsula, Mount Athos, is a monastic community and entrance is allowed only after special permission.

Thessaloniki, Greece

THESSALONIKI

The second-largest town of Greece, Thessaloniki is located on the northern side of the country. It was founded in the 3rd century BC and took its name from the half-sister of Alexander the Great, Thessaloniki. With a busy beach promenade, large shopping malls, interesting sightseeing and vivid nightlife, Thessaloniki is a nice base for excursions in northern Greece and a transport hub to Halkidiki.


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