This is a cute modern city and an essential hub of northeastern Greece. Your experience here combines sea, mountain, and visiting a river's delta.

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do in 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.

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History Museum of Alexandroupolis

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

↖ NW
< 1km

St. Joseph Catholic Church

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

↖ NW
< 1km

Port of Alexandroupoli

A significant commercial port of north-east Greece that includes a daily ferry boat connection with the island of Samothraki.

↘ SE
< 1km

Ecclesiastical Art Museum of Alexandroupoli

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

↑ N
< 1km

Cathedral of Alexandroupoli

The «Agios Nikolaos» Cathedral is one of the main religious landmarks of the city with a history of over 100 years.

↑ N
< 1km

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.

↑ N
< 1km

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.

← W
≈ 2.4km

Natural History Museum of Alexandroupoli

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

↗ NE
≈ 3.6km

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.

← W
≈ 7.4km

Alexandroupoli Airport

A small but clean and comfortable airport that has the name of the great Greek philosopher (Dimokritos) and connects the city with Athens.

→ E
≈ 8.5km

Avantas Castles, Avas Evros

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

↑ N
≈ 10.2km

Delta of Evros Beach, Traianoupoli

Sandy swallow beach ideal for families in a protected area with distinctive natural beauty.

→ E
≈ 13.7km

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.

← W
≈ 14km

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.

↑ N
≈ 14.3km

Agia Paraskevi (Panorama) Beach, Makri Evros

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

← W
≈ 17.4km

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.

→ E
≈ 18km

Loutra Traianoupoleos

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

→ E
≈ 18.9km

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.

← W
≈ 22.4km

Archaeological Site of Mesimvria - Zone

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

← W
≈ 28km

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.

↑ N
≈ 28.6km

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.

← W
≈ 37.9km

Marmaritsa Beach, Rhodope (Maroneia)

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

← W
≈ 41.1km

Ancient City & Theatre of Maronia

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

← W
≈ 42.3km

Kagkeles Beach, Rhodope (Maroneia)

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

← W
≈ 45.1km
A central pedestrian street of Komotini with boutiques and shop displays on both sides.
photo: Northwinter


A religious and cultural crossroad where Christians and Muslims live harmoniously for centuries. The food in close-by Muslim villages is yummy.

↖ NW
≈ 59.1km

Dadia-Soufli-Lefkimi Forest National Park

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

↗ NE
≈ 60.2km


Home to the ancient Kaverian mysteries, the island's mythological aura will spoil you. Enjoy mountain waterfalls, breathtaking views, and canyoning.

↙ SW
≈ 60.4km

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.

← W
≈ 62.8km

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.