One of the lesser known regions of Greece, there are so many things to do in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, that it makes it an appealing destination for your Greek holidays.
The capital is Komotoni, a settlement established in the second century which is full of history from the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman eras. Visit Eastern Macedonia and Trace and you will experience a different kind of holiday in Greece.
Some of the most popular cities in this region are Kavala, Xanthi and Alexandroupolis. Kavala is a seaport which features a superb fort, a large aqueduct and a fascinating museum of tobacco.
In Alexandroupolis there is a natural history museum, an archaeological museum and caves including the Cyclops Cave accessible by a footpath along the coast.
The Old Town of Xanthi with cobbled streets is well worth seeing and there is a folk history museum showing how life was lived in the past.
This region of Greece is a haven for history lovers but sun worshippers and adventure fans will not be disappointed. Visit Eastern Macedonia and Thrace and you will find some of the best beaches in Greece.
Ammolofoi is a noted beach near Kavala. It offers busy areas with water sports, restaurants and bars and quiet parts where you can enjoy your own company whilst relaxing and enjoying local nature.
Arogi is a quiet and safe family beach with sunbeds. Local tavernas offer fresh reasonably priced produce and there is a variety of beach entertainments.
There so many things to do in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, you will be spoiled for choice.