Serres

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Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in Serres

A photo showing the fountain of the Liberty Square in the city of Serres.
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Liberty Square, Serres

City central square that serves as a meeting point and relaxation spot, surrounded by shops and cafeterias that attract locals and visitors.

A photo of the exterior of the Archaeological Museum of Serres (Bezesteni).
photo: senico / CC BY-SA 2.0
← W   < 1km

Archaeological Museum of Serres (Bezesteni)

Founded in 1970, it is housed in an Ottoman covered market that was built in the late 15th century AD.

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A close up of hands holding glasses with alcohol making a toast.
photo: kaicho20
↗ NE   < 1km

Nightlife in Serres

A vibrant nightlife experience with the unique character of a city that brings together people of all ages and different backgrounds.

A panoramic picture of the Zincirli Mosque of Serres town.
↘ SE   < 1km

Zincirli Mosque, Serres

Founded in the late 16th century it is a renovated Ottoman monument that opened to the public in 2013 and hosts exhibitions and events.

The exterior and the main entrance of the Sarakatsani Folklore Museum in Serres.
↗ NE   < 1km

Sarakatsanoi Folklore Museum, Serres

Dedicated to the history and the traditions of Sarakatsani, the distinctive Greek ethnic group.

A photo of the exterior of the Ahmet Pasha «Mehmet Bey» Mosque of the city of Serres.
→ E   ≈ 1.1km

Ahmet Pasha «Mehmet Bey» Mosque, Serres

Muslim temple erected between 1492 - 1493 that stands for its beautiful beau architecture.

A panoramic picture of the Timiou Prodromou monastery facilities surrounded by the green natural landscape.
↗ NE   ≈ 10.7km

Timiou Prodromou Monastery, Serres

An impressive Byzantine monument and a religious landmark with significance for the whole area.

One of the slopes of the Lailias ski resort during the summer.
↑ N   ≈ 27.8km

Lailias Ski Center

One of the best and most famous ski resorts regarding the quality of snow that attracts visitors both from Greece and abroad.

The interior of the hall that hosts the warm pool and is characterized by the beautiful mosaic walls.
↖ NW   ≈ 38.4km

Sidirokastro Thermal Baths

The spa facilities of Sidirokastro are related to the area's historical thermal springs and promise relaxing and healing moments to everyone.

The memorial structure and other front battle remnants on the top of the Fort Roupel hill.
photo: School TV by Aria Mavrogianni
↖ NW   ≈ 44.8km

Fort Roupel, Sintiki (Promachonas)

A great monument of strategic and military history related to a major achievement of the Greek Army during the World War ll.

The artificial path of the visitable part of Aggitis Cave among numerous stalactites and stalagmites.
↗ NE   ≈ 45km

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.

Water slides in the Posidonio Water Park in Prosotsani of Drama.
→ E   ≈ 52.7km

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 picture of the interior of one room with displays and exhibits at the Archaeological Museum of Amphipolis.
↘ SE   ≈ 54.3km

Archaeological Museum of Amphipolis

Includes items from the broader ancient city that extend from the Prehistoric to the Byzantine era.

A close up of the interior photo of the cave depicting plenty of stalagmites and stalactites formations.
→ E   ≈ 55km

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.

A close-up of the Aggitis gorge including the river flow, the steep cliffs, and the lush area vegetation.
photo: Αλεξανδρίδης Ξενοφών
→ E   ≈ 55.8km

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.

The waters of the Kerkini Lake reflecting the clouds and the blue sky.
← W   ≈ 56.2km

Lake Kerkini National Park

An artificial reservoir that was developed to one of the most significant wetland regions of the Balkan region and Greece.

The marble statue of Amphipolis placed on a pedestal surrounded by the green lush vegetation of the area.
photo: dragoku
↘ SE   ≈ 56.5km

Lion of Amphipolis

The trademark of the prefecture of Serres, a monument that dates from the 4th century BC and was honoring a famous person or acts of glory.

A panoramic photo depicting the houses of Asprovalta with the sea and the mountains as a background.
photo: Knop92
↓ S   ≈ 60.6km

Asprovalta

A coastline town of the Thessaloniki prefecture that belongs to the municipality of Volvi and is a major destination during the summer.

A traditional stone-built building that houses a taverna opposite to the central square of Vrasna.
↓ S   ≈ 61.4km

Old Vrasna Village

Old village built on the slope of Strymonikos gulf standing for its traditional architecture, the delicious local dishes and the amazing views.

Questions & Answers about Serres

Why Visit Serres?
  • Vivid atmosphere of a student city with a great history and many monuments.
  • Amazing natural landscapes just some kilometers away from the city center.
  • The second-largest city of the Macedonia region.
What is Serres, Greece?

Serres is the capital of the prefecture with a population of 76,240 inhabitants, while it is located only 80 km (50 miles) from Thessaloniki and 580 km (360 miles) from Athens. It is a modern city with good roads and urban transportation. The city shopping center includes a great number of shops, restaurants, banks, hotels, cinemas, and sports centers. While the Cultural Center of the Municipality organizes events that include concerts, plays, sporting events, and art exhibitions.

How is the broader area outside the city of Serres?

The surrounding area of ​​the county of Serres is a place gifted by nature. Green valleys, high mountains, hot springs, lakes, and caves are just a few of the natural elements in this beautiful place. The whole prefecture includes picturesque villages and wonderful landscapes which are a magnet for visitors throughout the year.

What are the most famous attractions of Serres?

Serres offers a series of attractions that can provide an unforgettable experience for each visitor. A visit to the ski resort of Lailia is an adrenaline booster for winter sports lovers. A short trip to the cave Alistratis, one of the largest caves in Greece is something unique. A romantic weekend at the lake Kerkini, one of the most important wetlands in Greece is almost mandatory. The thermal Sidirokastro can be beneficial for everyone. Finally, a visit to the fort of Rupel at the Greek-Bulgarian border is an experience on its own since this is a fortification that did not fall or occupied.