Drama

Also called:
  • Dyrama (antiquity)
  • Hydrama (hydro = water)
Why visit Drama?
  • The mountain that dominates the skyline is called Falakro (meaning “Baldy”).
  • Pristine nature destinations are just some kilometers from the city.
  • The Short Film Festival upgrades the cultural status of Drama.
  • Located in a green area with plentiful water sources.

Attractions, sights & Things to Do in Drama

Starting Point: Park of Agia Varvara

Park of Agia Varvara

A beautiful park that is probably the trademark of the city of Drama and was declared as one of the 60 best parks of Europe in 2000.

Archaeological Museum of Drama

Worth-visiting museum that promises to offer a broad picture about the historical progress at the region of Drama.

Short Film Festival of Drama

An international event that sets Drama on the worldwide cultural map and attracts filmmakers, artists and guests from many different countries.

Museum of Religious Art, Drama

Unique museum that brings the visitor closer to the basic religious and ecclesiastical concepts, and their evolving in Drama region.

Oneiroupoli Christmas Park

Christmas park that transforms Drama to a major destination and attracts guests from every single corner of Greece and not only.

Posidonio Water Park

A small but very clean and professional water park with easy access and parking. Located around 15 km west of Drama in the village Prosotsani.

A close-up of the Aggitis gorge including the river flow, the steep cliffs, and the lush area vegetation.
photo: Αλεξανδρίδης Ξενοφών

Aggitis Gorge, Alistrati

The 15-kilometer impressive gorge which hosts the flow of Aggitis river that starting from Drama enters the Serres region from the east.

Cave of Alistrati

An attraction that belongs to the network of caves formed by the Aggitis river and is open to the public since 1998.

Falakro Ski Center

The winter-activity landmark of North-East Macedonia that attracts numerous guests who enjoy the quality of snow and its modern facilities.

Philippi Festival

A cultural organization that makes many locals and visitors of Northern Greece to relate summer with culture, interesting events and arts.

Archaeological Site of Philippi

The ancient city with a major economic, cultural, and strategic role that is the most significant archaeological site of East Macedonia.

Monastery of Panagia Eikosifoinissa

Historic monastery with an important role during the Greek revolution, located at the borderline between Kavala and Serres counties.

Cave Aggitis River, Prosotsani

A unique cave, which is visited by many people each year, where Aggitis River flows along it and constructs a rare underground river.

Kavala

Typical coastal city of northern Greece that stands for its amazing views and the countless historical monuments of the broader region.

Nea Iraklitsa Beach

Long fine-sand beach with easy access, beach bars, and accommodation options, as well as a beautiful view to Fidonisi islet in front of the bay.

Questions & Answers About Drama

What is the city of Drama, Greece?

Drama is the capital of the homonymous county and is located in eastern Macedonia while it has borders with the country of Bulgaria. It is a city with a long history that suffered greatly during the 20th century with a series of battles, wars, and claims. Today Drama is home to more than 40,000 people and is an important economic and administrative center. The city is surrounded by a series of mountain ranges including the Menoikio, Pangeo, Orvilos, and of course the Rhodope mountains, while the mountain that dominates the skyline and is the trademark of the area is Falakro (meaning “Baldy”).

How the city Drama, Greece can be reached?

Drama administratively belongs to the Region of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace and easily accessed via the “Egnatia” motorway, via railroad from Thessaloniki and the Evros, and by air via the nearby airport of Chrisoupolis.

Is it worth to visit the city Drama, Greece?

The city is very lively and the residents are very hospitable, while at the same time they offer quality services to all guests. The cultural aura is pervasive among active cultural associations that help preserve local traditions. Parallel to that exhibition halls and libraries that operate in the city. Certainly, Drama is considered as the entertainment capital of the region and for the direct verification of this view, a night wandering to the city streets is suggested.