Central Macedonia ( Region )

OVERVIEW Central Macedonia, a unique land with a long history, is the largest and second most populous region in Greece after Attica. Central Macedonia’s capital city Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest…

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Pieria: Home to Mt Olympus and majestic coastline

Known as Pieria or Pieris in Antiquity and connected to Homeric πῖαρ “fat”, πίειραν ἄρουραν “fertile land” in a metaphorical sense, Pieria took its name from the Pieres (Πίερες), a Thracian tribe. Expelled from…

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Imathia: The Ancient Royal Capital of Macedon

OVERVIEW With its mountains, forests, rivers, fertile plains, numerous archaeological and religious monuments, ski resorts and traditional villages, Imathia is a year-round destination definitely worth visiting. From Aigai– the ancient…

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Discover the divine peninsula of Chalkidiki

OVERVIEW Shaped like Poseidon’s trident, Chalkidiki, is a large peninsula, in the northwestern Aegean Sea. Made up of three smaller peninsulas (Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos (the famous Christian Orthodox monastic state),…

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