Veria

  • Veroia EL
  • Berea BC
  • Ber BG
  • Karaferye TR

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in Veria

A photo of the front side of Town Hall of Veria.
photo: Lemur12 / CC BY 2.5
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Town Hall of Veria

Inaugurated in 1908 as a school of the Greek community in the Ottoman-occupied city, while since the renovation of 2001 serves as a Town Hall.

A picture of the exterior of the Old Cathedral & Metropolis of Veria.
← W   < 1km

Old Cathedral & Metropolis of Veria

Gorgeous example of a Byzantine three-aisled basilica built between 1070 and 1080 that since the restoration of 2016 is open to the public.

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The exterior of the two buildings of the Twin Baths of Tuzcu Sinan at the city of Veria.
↙ SW   < 1km

Twin Baths of Tuzcu Sinan, Veria

A surviving Ottoman monument that dates from the late 15th century and is located in the center between high apartment buildings.

The exterior the main entrance and the front yard of the Archaeological Museum of Veria.
↓ S   < 1km

Byzantine Museum of Veroia

A museum that describes the historical evolution and the relations of Veria with other significant cities of the area during the centuries.

A picture of old well-preserved buildings with beautiful architecture at Barbuta, the Jewish district of Veria.
← W   < 1km

Jewish Quarter of Barbouta, Veria

The Jewish district of Veria which is famous for its distinctive architecture, the well-preserved buildings, and its dense vegetation.

A picture showing the Tribune of Apostle Paul and the mosaic with hagiographies on it.
↙ SW   < 1km

Apostle Paul's Tribune (Altar), Veria

The worship monument that signifies the spot where the citizens of Veria learned about the religion of Christianity.

A picture of the exterior and the yard of the Archaeological Museum of Veria.
↑ N   ≈ 1.1km

Archaeological Museum of Veroia

A museum that deals with the historic past of the area of Imathia and Veria and it attracts many visitors with different age and background.

A photo during the excavations at the Neolithic Settlement of Nea Nikomedeia in 1963.
photo: Tyssil / CC BY-SA 4.0
↗ NE   ≈ 14.6km

Neolithic Settlement of Nea Nikomedeia

One of the oldest Neolithic Settlements of Europe that is unfortunately not visitable but revealed a lot about the prehistoric past of the area.

The main entrance of the tomb of the Philip ll in Vergina.
→ E   ≈ 14.8km

Royal Tombs & Archaeological Site of Vergina

Major archaeological site that sheds light on the Macedonian history and includes an exhibition of artifacts of great value and significance.

The church of Panagia Soumela at Kastania, Imathia with some guests at the yard.
↙ SW   ≈ 20.4km

Panayia Soumela Church, Kastania Imathia

The pilgrimage of Kastania that revives the Panagia Soumela monastery of Trapezounta.

The town hall and the old clocktower of the city of Naousa.
↖ NW   ≈ 21.1km

Naousa, Imathia

Town of the Macedonia region, famous for its traditional architecture and its heroic contribution to the struggle of National Independence.

The snowy slope of Seli ski resort where the chalet and many guests are visible.
photo: Taspozi
← W   ≈ 23.1km

Seli Ski Resort, Kato Vermio

The first and the largest ski resort of the country of Greece that was founded in 1934 and attracts many guests on an annual basis.

A snowy slope of Elatochori ski resort with ski-lovers going downhill under the sun shining.
↓ S   ≈ 32km

Elatochóri Ski Center

A relatively new ski resort located at a historical and picturesque village that is quite close to the national highway of Greece.

The building of the Argatia Winery in Rodochori with a vineyard at the front yard.
↖ NW   ≈ 33.6km

Argatia Winery, Rodochori

Worth-visiting small family enterprise, that respects the tradition but also invests on a scientific approach regarding local winemaking.

An overview of the slopes and the facilities of the ski resort 3-5 Pigadia.
↖ NW   ≈ 33.7km

3-5 Pigadia Ski Center, Naousa Imathia

A modern resort with contemporary facilities that attracts numerous ski lovers.

The waterfall of Edessa with the valley of Edessa and Pella in the background.
↖ NW   ≈ 46.6km

Edessa

Macedonian town that is famous for its waters and springs, while it is a great destination for its waterfalls and the traditional architecture.

Questions & Answers about Veria

Why Visit Veria?
  • Great city of the kingdom of Philip II of Macedonia (father of Alexander the Great).
  • One of the oldest cities in Greece, according to the ancient historian Thucydides.
  • Today has a strong agricultural production because of the vast orchards.
How important was Veria, Greece?

Veria is one of the oldest cities in Greece, according to the references of the ancient historian Thucydides. It was playing an important role at the kingdom of Philip II of Macedonia (father of Alexander the Great). Additionally, it was considered the second most important city after Pella. Later it was conquered by the Romans, while it was one of the cities Apostle Paul taught who spread the words of Christ.

How is Veria, Greece today?

Today Veria is a modern city with great agricultural production because of the vast orchards. In the city center, it includes museums, the largest library in Greece, while it hosts several annual festivals.