• ACTIVITIES

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    Mix together your favorite hobby with your vacations. West Macedonia uses her landform gifts to provide you, through modern facilities and organized trips, with the ability to accomplish the activity of your choice. Even if you are fan of x-treme sports or a peaceful trekking walk is the ideal for you, either you are an amateur or experienced, find easily what activity each count of West Macedonia has to offer and which season. 

  • NATURE

     

    The biggest river in Greece Aliakmonas, the second tallest mountain Smolikas and one of the biggest lakes Vegoritida are included in West Macedonia. Also, is the hostess of two natural parks, the one of Valia Calda and the park of Prespes, and the famous Dragon Cave. Imagine how many natural sights there are for viewing. Take a walk over a canyon, visit an underground cave or take a boating ride to a lake so you can make your connection with nature. Learn more about the natural sights of West Macedonia and choose your trip.

  • CULTURE

     

    Visiting other places you can see and learn from a closer view about their culture and history. West Macedonia has a lot to display in this area too,even from the prehistoric era. Get to know each count from a visit to a museum or sight, attending a local custom event and tasting a traditional cooking recipe.Find useful informations about the cultural proceedures, the sights location and the dates of the custom events.

  • TOURISM

     

    The only sure thing is that you 're not gonna regret choosing West Macedonia as your destination place for your vacations whatever the type of tourist you are. West Macedonia provides you with a variety of accommodations regardless of you staying to a far tiny village or a big city. Easily, find hotels based your needs across the four countys.

  • INFORMATION

     

    Find useful informations, telephone numbers and driving ordes through the interactive map. Also, take a taste of West Macedonia from our photo albums and the videos we present for you.

Grevena

Information of Regional Unit of Grevena

The Regional Unit of Grevena is E.E of West Macedonia region with capital the homonym city of Grevena.Borderd by with the E.E of Ioannina to the west , and with E.E of Kastoria to the northwest , with EE of Kozani in the north, with E.E of Larissa in the southeast and E.E of Trikala south.The population of Grevena Regional section was 37,947 residents according to the 2001 general population census and the distance from the capital of Greece, Athens is 400km and from Thessaloniki is 163 km.It was th most underpopulated Regional Union of Greece during the 90's.Much of the E.E it is mountainous area and is surrounded by mountains to the west Lygkos, Aliakmonas passes through E.E and namely from the central and northeastern part of the E.E. The local economy relies mainly of the agriculture.

The cultivation of wheat and pulses (mainly chickpea) occupies most of the cultvated land.The lamb breeding and animal husbandry is generally well developed.Equally important is the contribution of rulal tourism and ecotourism but also and the timber industry.The ski center of Vasilitsa gathers each year many visitors and is a spring of life for the local economy.