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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.

A photo showing the interior and some exhibits of the Alexandroupolis Historical Museum.
↖ NW   < 1km

History Museum of Alexandroupolis

A worth-visiting museum that offers a broad picture of the historical evolution of the city during the centuries.
The entrance of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Alexandroupoli.
↖ NW   < 1km

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Alexandroupoli

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

↘ SE   < 1km

Port of Alexandroupoli

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

Plenty of orthodox icons as part of the exhibits in one room of the Alexandroupoli Ecclesiastical Museum.
↑ N   < 1km

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.

The main entrance of the neoclassical building where the Alexandroupolis Ethnological Museum is housed.
↑ 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.

A photo of the ΕΟΤ beach at the city of Alexandroupolis.
← W   ≈ 2.4km

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.

The main entrance of the building of the Natural History Museum in Alexandroupoli surrounded by trees..
↗ NE   ≈ 3.6km

Natural History Museum of Alexandroupoli

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

A photo of the Nea Chili (Kalamaki) Beach at Alexandroupoli.
← W   ≈ 7.4km

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.

An aerial photo of the facilities of Alexandroupoli Airport.
photo: YPA
→ E   ≈ 8.5km

Alexandroupoli Airport

« Dimokritos »

A small but clean & comfortable airport that has the name of the great Greek philosopher and connects Alexandroupolis with Athens.

A remote picture showing the hill of Avanta castle where the three square tower of the castle are visible.
↑ N   ≈ 10.2km

Avantas Castles, Avas Evros

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

A picture showing the sandy beach of Delta of Evros close to Traianoupoli.
→ E   ≈ 13.7km

Delta of Evros Beach, Traianoupoli

« Agios Sotiras »

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

A photo depicting the beach of Agios Georgios of Makri of Alexandroupoli.
← W   ≈ 14km

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.

A cave-chapel with plenty of icons on its walls and benches full of holy books.
↑ N   ≈ 14.3km

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.

Sunbeds and umbrellas at the Agia Paraskevi (Panorama) Beach of Makri at Evros.
← W   ≈ 17.4km

Agia Paraskevi (Panorama) Beach, Makri Evros

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

A picture showing a flock of swans swimming in the Evros Delta.
→ E   ≈ 18km

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.

The main building of the spa facilities of Traianoupolis surrounded by trees.
→ E   ≈ 18.9km

Loutra Traianoupoleos

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

A picture of the beach of Dikellon at the settlement of Dikella of Evros, including some umbrellas and sunbeds.
← W   ≈ 22.4km

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.

The remains of Apollo temple at the Archaeological Site of Mesimvria - Zone.
photo: Ggia / CC BY-SA 3.0
← W   ≈ 28km

Archaeological Site of Mesimvria - Zone

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

The exterior of the Museum of Sarakatsani in the village of Aisymi of Evros.
↑ N   ≈ 28.6km

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.

A picture of the Sinaxi beac of Rhodope.
← W   ≈ 37.9km

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.

A part of the Marmaritsa beach at Rhodope among the steep cliffs of the area.
← W   ≈ 41.1km

Marmaritsa Beach, Rhodope (Maroneia)

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

A panoramic picture showing the ancient theater of Maronia.
photo: Ggia / CC BY-SA 3.0
← W   ≈ 42.3km

Ancient City & Theatre of Maronia

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

An image of many umbrellas and sunbeds at the Kagkeles beach of Rhodope.
← W   ≈ 45.1km

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
↖ NW   ≈ 59.1km


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

Trunk of an old dead tree that follows the life cycle in the wild forest of Dadia.
↗ NE   ≈ 60.2km

Dadia-Soufli-Lefkimi Forest National Park

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

Traditional houses of Samothraki's main village (Chora) and ruins of the medieval castle at the edge of the settlement.
↙ SW   ≈ 60.4km


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

A picture showing partly the Imeros Beach at Maroneia and a part of Imeros port.
← W   ≈ 62.8km

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.

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.