Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Florina
River of Florina« Sakoulevas »
Undoubtedly the city trademark, that flows through districts famous for their traditional architecture.
Cultural Club of Florina
A cultural organization that was founded in 1980 and deals with a wide range of activities including educational and artistic courses.
Educational Association of Florina "Aristotle"
Educational organization that dates from 1941 and aims to the preservation of the local and broader Greek tradition through culture and arts.
Florina Museum of Contemporary Art
Modern and updated gallery that hosts artworks of more than 250 Greek artists.
Christmas in Florina (Customs & Rituals)
Numerous fires illuminate the midnight of the 23rd of December, a custom rooted to the pagan past.
Archaeological Museum of Florina
Housed in a building that was constructed during the '60s, it hosts exhibits which cover a period from the Prehistoric to the Byzantine era.
Florina Zoo Park
Cost-free family destination, where children and adults have the opportunity to see a few domestic animals and come closer to nature.
Ski Center Pisoderi - Viglas
At an approximate altitude of 1650 meters over the sea level is located a ski resort that is famous for the quality of snow and its long slopes.
A fairytale destination at an altitude of 1350 meters, famous for its traditional architecture and its breathtaking natural landscape.
Vitsi Ski Center, Verno Mountain
Its 5 slopes are situated at an altitude ranging from 1610 to 1875 meters, while its function starts normally from December and ends in March.
Artemis Horse Riding School, Sklithro
Offers a series of activities in nature such as horseback riding, canoeing, and mountain biking.
Arcturos Wolf Sanctuary, Agrapidies
A 70-acre protected forest area is transformed into a refuge of wolves that cannot integrate and survive into their natural environment.
Agios Germanos, Prespes
Α historical village of Prespes, that gets its name from its church and is probably one of the most beautiful settlements of the area.
Lakes Chimaditida & Zazari
Both lakes construct unique wetlands, that attract rare bird species, thus they compose the ideal environment for birdwatching.
Prespa National Park
A natural reserve standing for its biodiversity, while at the same time it is a part of a larger park between three different countries.
St. Achillios Island & Basilica, Small Prespa
A lake inhabited island, that gets its name from the Byzantine local church dedicated to St. Achillios.
The charming city of Macedonia region that is defined by its lake, the traditional architecture and its rich historical past.
Built at the foothills of the homonymous mountain, it is an old traditional settlement ideal for quiet and relaxing vacations.
Questions & Answers about Florina
Why Visit Florina?
- The unique natural area of Prespa Lakes is a meeting point of three countries.
- A Balkan destination, with influences from the Slavic and Albanian neighbors.
- Distinctive architecture and the river flow, offer a special character to the city.
What is Florina, Greece?
The Greek city of Florina is situated in western Macedonia and is the capital of the prefecture of Florina. It is located at an altitude of 687 meters and has a population of nearly 17,000 inhabitants. The city's residents took part in the Revolution of 1821 and it played a significant role in the Macedonian Struggle. It was finally liberated by the Greek army and joined the Greek state in 1912.