• 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.

Kastoria

Information of Regional unit of Kastoria

The Regional Unit of Kastoria is located at the west end of the Western Macedonia.It borders with E.E Florina, Grevena, Kozani and Ioannina, as well as with Albania on the west side.

blazing kastoriaThe town of Kastoria unfolds amphitheatrically at an altitude of 620 meters.It is build on a peninsula that penetrates Orestiada lake and bellow the impressive massif mountains of Grammos and Vitsi.According to the latest general population census, of the Regional Unit ascended to 53,483 residents, while the city has 20,636 residents.

 It is a modern city that has retained its traditional character and several Byzantine architecture.It is built on the shores of Lake Orestiada , the hallmark of the city and is a real gem for the whole E.E.Because of its morphology is considered the most beautiful lake of Greece and has been declared "Monument of Natural Beauty". 

The beautiful nature of Kastoria offered both for winter and for summer tourism. Each visitor has the opportunity to observe in first hand the pristine nature and the diverce ecosystem.Skiing in snowy mountains or trips in the dense forests, while in summer, the green mountains and the blue of the lake are the perfect scene for both relaxation and exploration.

 In Kastoria there are today important monuments of Byzantine culture, such as walls, the Byzantine churches and old mansions with Byzantine architecture.Kastoria is also famous for the delicious food at the many restaurants in town.Also visitors can obtain local and tradiitonal products from different shops of the city.