Alexandroupoli

Also called:
  • Alexandroupolis
  • Dedeagach BG
  • Dedeağaç TR
  • Aleksandrupolis RU
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.

Attractions, beaches & Things to Do in Alexandroupoli

Starting Point: Lighthouse of Alexandroupoli

Lighthouse of 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.

History Museum of Alexandroupolis

A worth-visiting museum that offers a broad picture of the historical evolution of the city during the centuries.

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Alexandroupoli

It hosts periodically the Holy Mass, while often is used as a venue due to its spectacular acoustics.

Ecclesiastical Art Museum of Alexandroupoli

It hosts some of the most distinctive artifacts of the local, and not only, ecclesiastical art.

Cathedral of Alexandroupoli

« Ag. Nikolaos »

One of the main religious landmarks of the city with a history of over 100 years.

Ethnological Museum of Thrace

Founded in 2002 it presents the local traditions and culture through a collection of 5500 items, 500 of which compose its exhibition.

Beach ΕΟΤ Alexandroupolis

A sandy well-organized beach that is awarded the blue flag due to its clear waters and stands for the numerous provided amenities.

Natural History Museum of Alexandroupoli

Promoting biodiversity and informing about geological & ecological features of Evros area.

Nea Chili (Kalamaki) Beach

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.

Avantas Castles, Avas Evros

The medieval fortress that elevated the defense and the strategic significance of the Avanta area for centuries.

Delta of Evros Beach, Traianoupoli

« Agios Sotiras »

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.

Agioi Theodoroi Cave Church

The rocky church of Agioi Theodoroi is a distinctive cavern chapel that reminds the peculiar churches of the area of Cappadocia.

Agia Paraskevi (Panorama) Beach, Makri Evros

The cosmopolitan, well-organized sandy beach of Alexandroupoli that attracts people of all ages.

Evros Delta National Park

The biggest wetland in Greece and one of the most significant National Parks in Europe that compose the ideal destination for birdwatchers.

Loutra Traianoupoleos

A historical spot where the thermal springs and baths of Traianoupoli created a spa town inhabited from the ancient times.

Dikellon Beach, Dikella Evros

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.

Archaeological Site of Mesimvria - Zone

Remnants of an important ancient Samothracian colony that thrived on the 5th and the 4th century.

Sarakatsanoi Museum, Aisymi Evros

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.

Marmaritsa Beach, Rhodope (Maroneia)

Virgin natural beauty of a pebble beach reached through a 3 km dirt road and some easier climbing.

Ancient City & Theatre of Maronia

Well-maintained monument inside the city fortification excavated between 1981-1988 and being through restoration between 2004 and 2015.

Kagkeles Beach, Rhodope (Maroneia)

Pebble beach with deep & clear waters. It attracts mostly young people due to its famous beach bar.

A central pedestrian street of Komotini with boutiques and shop displays on both sides.
photo: Northwinter

Komotini

Religious and cultural crossroad of North-East Greece where Christians, Muslims, Pomaks, and Rom live and work harmoniously for centuries.

Dadia-Soufli-Lefkimi Forest National Park

Natural reserve which is famous not only in a national but also at an international level.

Samothraki

Pristine island of the north Aegean Sea. A hidden gem for those seeking untamed nature, green landscape, and rich historical past.

Imeros Beach, Rhodope (Maroneia)

Not organized sandy beach with quite shallow but some rocks in the water. It is located approximately 3 km from the homonymous village.