Welcome to Edessa


Until the 1977 discovery of Vergina’s royal tombs, Edessa was thought to have been ancient Macedonian Aigai. With the government's Hellenisation project following the 1923 Greek–Turkish population exchanges, the town's name was changed back to the archaic Edessa.


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Greece Motorcycle Tour

Day 1, Thessaloniki Arrive at Thessaloniki Airport to be collected and transferred to the Hotel. you will meet the team and make acquaintance with you motorbike for the next 11 days. A welcome dinner will be perfect for you to meet the other riders and to emerge in the Greek culture.Day 2, Thessaloniki - Mount Olympus - PlatamonasToday you will get the chance to visit Dion Archaeological Park, the place where Alexander the Great itself used to make sacrifices before going to battle. A ride on the Olympus - the highest mountain in Greece will refresh you. Spend the night in Platamonas.Day 3, Platamonas - Palaios Panteleimonas - Kalambaka - Lamia Ride on Kato Olympus to Palaios Panteleimonas, a mountain Greek village with old traditional architecture. Continue your journey to the Meteora and visit one of the most beautiful monasteries in the World. Spend the night in Lamia.Day 4-5, Lamia - Delphi - Athens Morning ride to Delphi - the bellybutton of the World. Visit the ancient Oracle of Apollo and continue riding to Athens. The capital city of Greece will welcome you with busy streets, ancient places and the Famous Parthenon. Accommodation in Athens. You have the time to visit the city of Gods, the birthplace of democracy, the cradle of civilization.Day 6, Athens - Corinth - PatrasToday you're going to ride North of Pelopponnese, the Gulf of Corinth. Make a stop to be amazed by Corinth Canal, an artificial canal constructed to make way for the ships and visit Ancient Corinth Archaeological Park. Spend the night in Patras.Day 7, Patras - LefkadaMorning ride across Rio - Antirrio Bridge, the longest multi-span cable-stayed bridge in the World, an engineering marvel. Continue your travel to the Island of Lefkada for accommodation and relaxation.Day 8-9, Lefkada - Arta - Ioannina Arta and Ioannina on your route today. Both of the cities were during the time known for their wealth: cobbled streets, stone bridges, byzantine castles, Silver and Gold. Accommodation in Ioannina. ou can visit Ioannina Castle, take a boat ride to the small island on the lake or get your motorbike and ride the great bends Tzoumerka National Park, a place of unspoiled nature, traditional Greek villages and rock bridges.Day 10, Ioannina - Edessa - Thessaloniki Ride Pindus National Park, great motorbike roads and stunning views. Arrive in Edessa home for the highest waterfall in Greece - Karanos Waterfall. 70 m high, Karanos Waterfall offers plenty of photo opportunities. Accommodation in Thessaloniki.Day 11, Thessaloniki With a lot of memories and Greek souvenirs transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.