Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in Alexandroupoli
Located on the west side of the port, it is the emblematic landmark and attraction of the city that is in use without any break from 1880.
A worth-visiting museum that offers a broad picture of the historical evolution of the city during the centuries.
St. Joseph Catholic Church
It hosts periodically the Holy Mass, while often is used as a venue due to its spectacular acoustics.
Port of Alexandroupoli
A significant commercial port of north-east Greece that includes a daily ferry boat connection with the island of Samothraki.
It hosts some of the most distinctive artifacts of the local, and not only, ecclesiastical art.
The «Agios Nikolaos» Cathedral is one of the main religious landmarks of the city with a history of over 100 years.
Founded in 2002 it presents the local traditions and culture through a collection of 5500 items, 500 of which compose its exhibition.
A sandy well-organized beach that is awarded the blue flag due to its clear waters and stands for the numerous provided amenities.
Promoting biodiversity and informing about geological & ecological features of Evros area.
Kalamaki is the small-pebble & sand beach of Nea Chili settlement that is located west of Alexandroupoli. It is organized and has a beach bar.
A small but clean and comfortable airport that has the name of the great Greek philosopher (Dimokritos) and connects the city with Athens.
The medieval fortress that elevated the defense and the strategic significance of the Avanta area for centuries.
Sandy swallow beach ideal for families in a protected area with distinctive natural beauty.
Agios Georgios (Makri) Beach
Located east of the port of Makri, it is picturesque sand and pebble beach, while the existing beach bar and a taverna offer many amenities.
The rocky church of Agioi Theodoroi is a distinctive cavern chapel that reminds the peculiar churches of the area of Cappadocia.
The cosmopolitan, well-organized sandy beach of Alexandroupoli that attracts people of all ages.
The biggest wetland in Greece and one of the most significant National Parks in Europe that compose the ideal destination for birdwatchers.
A historical spot where the thermal springs and baths of Traianoupoli created a spa town inhabited from the ancient times.
Large sandy beach both for those who are seeking the amenities of a beach bar as well as those who want silence and have their own equipment.
Remnants of an important ancient Samothracian colony that thrived on the 5th and the 4th century.
A museum dedicated to the traditions, the life, and the history of the Sarakatsani people related to the local and the broader area.
Sinaxi Beach, Rhodope (Maroneia)
Remote and peaceful pebble-beach with crystal clear waters and accessible almost only by the sea. It is preferred by nature lovers and campers.
Virgin natural beauty of a pebble beach reached through a 3 km dirt road and some easier climbing.
Well-maintained monument inside the city fortification excavated between 1981-1988 and being through restoration between 2004 and 2015.
Pebble beach with deep & clear waters. It attracts mostly young people due to its famous beach bar.
A religious and cultural crossroad where Christians and Muslims live harmoniously for centuries. The food in close-by Muslim villages is yummy.
Natural reserve which is famous not only in a national but also at an international level.
Home to the ancient Kaverian mysteries, the island's mythological aura will spoil you. Enjoy mountain waterfalls, breathtaking views, and canyoning.
Questions & Answers about Alexandroupoli
Why Visit Alexandroupoli?
- One of the newer Greek towns, founded only in 1875.
- Near natural reserves which serve as important habitats of wildlife.
- The largest and most populated city of its region, 11th biggest city in Greece.
- Significant port located very close to the borderline between Greece and Turkey.