Alexandroupolis Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Greece


Holidays in Alexandroupolis

The capital of Evros prefecture, Alexandroupolis, is the administrative, economic and cultural center of the county while it is the major transportation hub of Evros. Alexandroupolis is a relatively new, modern city with remarkable infrastructure which is growing rapidly. The area to which the city belongs is indeed spectacular; with rich history, cultural traditions and remarkable tourist infrastructure. The city of Alexandroupolis is filled with picturesque squares and traditional buildings. The idyllic beaches, the variegated nature and the lively nightlife will surely overwhelm you.


City’s landmark is the imposing lighthouse which stands near the beach since 1880. Enjoy your morning or afternoon coffee at one of the several cafés and restaurants along the coastal road; visit the Municipal Park, the church of Agios Eleftherios, the ruins of the Two Mosques. Explore the history of the place and let the old mansions, Zarifeios Academy College and Leontarideios School buildings as well as the outdoor Thracian Sanctuary, take you to bygone eras. Swim at the beach of EOT or the beaches until Makri village with its picturesque harbor. Experience the unsurpassed beauty of the landscape and loose yourself into the dense oak and maple trees forests. Visit the nearby, beautiful, green villages of Avantas, Saints Theodore and Kirki, with their hospitable residents welcoming you. In the Saints Theodore village do not forget to visit the homonymous rocky Temple. Moreover, those who love nature will undoubtedly be charmed by the National Park of Dadia Forest, 40 km away from Alexandroupolis, where one can watch rare species of vultures and other predatory birds in the recession area (a carefully selected area in the forest where guards leave dead animals as birds’ dietary supplement).


Alexandroupolis, a city with friendly and smiley people will surprise you whichever time of year you choose to visit it. Whenever you come, for sure, you will have something worthwhile to tell your friends about this site!



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 - The Archaeological collection in the Old Town Hall


 - The Holy Monastery of Panagia in Makri


 - The Museum of Religious Art, at the Cultural Center of the Metropolis


 - The Flora and Fauna Museum


 - The Ethnological Museum of Thrace


 - The town of Orestiada


 - Soufli city, the capital of silk production


 - Dadia village, with its famous namesake forest


 - Feres village which overlook river Evro’s Delta


 - St. Theodore Cave


 - The Cyclops’ Cave


 - The ancient town of Maroneia


 - The city of Didimoticho


 - The city and shopping center, Dikaia


 - The train station and the Folklore Collection in Pentalofos


 - Loutros Village with its hot springs

Useful Information 

How to get there

From Athens

Travelling by car

You can drive from Athens via the National Highway from Athens to Thessaloniki (798 km distance - 7 hours and 30 minutes ride) and then via Egnatia Highway heading to Kavala, Xanthi, Komotini and in the end to Alexandroupoli.


Travelling by bus

You can also take the Intercity Bus (KTEL Bus of Evros) from Kifissos Intercity Bus Station (9 hours journey). For more information click here.


Travelling by train

You can also take the train from Athens, with a stopover at Thessaloniki.

For more information click here.



From Thessaloniki

Travelling by car

To reach Alexandroupolis from Thessaloniki, you can drive via Egnatia Highway (300 km distance - 2 hours & 30 minutes ride).


Travelling by bus

You can also take the Intercity Bus (KTEL Bus of Evros) from Thessaloniki Intercity Bus Station (3 hours journey). For more information click here.


Travelling by train

Finally, to reach Alexandroupolis from Thessaloniki, you can also take the train from the main Railway Station of Thessaloniki. For more information click here.

Medical Care

During your stay in Alexandroupolis, you can be served for health issues:


General University Hospital of Alexandroupolis in the area of Dragana, Phone: (+30) 25513 51000, 52000


Regional clinic of Aisimi, Phone: (+30) 25513 93217


Regional clinic of Antheia, Phone: (+30) 25513 51288


Regional clinic of Makri, Phone: (+30) 25513 71296

Useful phone numbers

Port Authority: (+30) 25510 26468, 25513 56200, 56216


Airport: (+30) 25510 89300, 89322


Police Station of Alexandroupolis: (+30) 25510 66100, 66300, 66330


Fire department: (+30) 25510 85100, 25672


General University Hospital of Alexandroupolis: (+30) 25513 51000, 52000


ΕΚΑΒ (National Emergency Aid Centre): (+30) 25510 89350


Regional clinic of Aisimi: (+30) 25513 93217


Regional clinic of Antheia: (+30) 25513 51288


Regional clinic of Makri: (+30) 25513 71296


Intercity Bus Station of Alexandroupolis: (+30) 25510 26479


City bus: (+30) 25510 22844, 20220


Train Station of Alexandroupolis: (+30) 25510 26395


ΤΑXΙ: (+30) 25510 33500

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