Central Macedonia is the Region where every traveler finds his or her favorite tourist destination, 12 months a year
Central Macedonia is the geographically largest Region of Greece and consists of seven Regional Units of rare natural, historical and cultural wealth, including Thessaloniki, our capital, and Halkidiki, Pieria, Imathia, Pella, Kilkis, and Serres.
Central Macedonia is the top Greek region in tourist arrivals in recent years and has a strong and dynamic presence in all major events, fairs, and activities of the international tourism market. Tourism is at the heart of our developmental strategy promoting Central Macedonia as an all-year-round destination.
The Region of Central Macedonia is the land where the legends and history, the sun and the sea and the most beautiful Mediterranean coasts, all come together inseparably.
… It [Central Macedonia] is the place where the cultures of the West and the East meet from the ancient times via Egnatia, a connecting path of the legendary Silk Road…
It is the place where Alexander the Great was born and educated by the greatest philosopher of all times, Aristotle. It is the place where the cultures of the West and the East meet from the ancient times through via Egnatia, a connecting path of the legendary Silk Road.
At about an hour’s drive from each Regional Unit to the other, our visitor can discover countless options, and experience unique and authentic travel experiences that live up to the expectations of even the most demanding travelers, at any time of the year, including:
Unique historical, cultural and religious monuments and sights of Greek ancient and modern history, like Ampipolis in Serres, Dion and Vergina in Imathia, Ancient Pella, Mount Olympous in Pieria, Mount Athos in Chalkidiki, famous World War I landscapes in Kilkis, ancient Greek and Byzantine monuments and landscapes in Thessaloniki.
Unparalleled beauty, natural landscapes and activities for lovers of ecotourism and sports tourism.
Modern five-star hotel and conference infrastructure, and urban centers with exciting culture and entertainment options for unique city-break getaways.
Endless golden beaches for unforgettable summers and beautiful mountain landscapes for mild winters.
And most importantly, welcoming hosts and up-to-date professionals offering high quality hosting services.
In each Regional Unit of Central Macedonia our visitor enjoys genuine traditional cuisine from the famous “Macedonian Cuisine” as well as a rich basket of quality Macedonian food products.
Central Macedonia is the Region, where every traveler finds his or her favorite tourist destination, 12 months a year.
It is the ideal place to live and also to visit and explore!