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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Central Macedonia, Greece your home away from home

If you are looking for a holiday destination filled with stunning natural beauty and great historical features the Central Macedonia would be a great choice. This is a popular region of Northern Greece with so much to see and do all year round. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Central Macedonia, Greece

This part of Greece has some wonderful beaches suitable for sunbathing or family holidays including ones at Thessaloniki and Kassandra. Holidaymakers will find many water activities such as swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, snorkelling and scuba diving. There are numerous resorts in the region such as Chalikidi, that offer freshwater or sea fishing excursions.

Agnanti and Waterland are theme parks located in Thessaloniki, which are a great fun day out for the family. The region has many good places for hiking with wonderful scenery all around and mountain paths. Visitors can also try rock climbing under the supervision of professional instructors or horse riding.

There are various Greek taverns, bars, cafes and restaurants in each of the towns and cities of Central Macedonia. Many of the eateries serve traditional Greek dishes but visitors will find some fast food and pizza outlets. The best place for shopping is Thessaloniki although gifts and souvenirs can be purchased from many towns in the region.

Places to visit on holiday to Central Macedonia, Greece

There are a number of interesting places to visit in the region including churches and historic buildings such as the White Tower in Thessaloniki. Several monasteries dating back to Byzantine times can also be seen at Mount Athos. The archaeological site of Vergina includes a museum housing tombs and other important historical finds.

Central Macedonia has a few beautiful parks and botanical gardens including Balkan Botanical Garden of Kroussia and Geo Park of Sidirokastro. No visit here would be complete without a trip to Mount Olympus, the home of 12 Greek gods.

Weather in Central Macedonia, Greece

The temperature in Central Macedonia is as low as 5 to 5 degrees centigrade on average in the winter although this can dip below freezing. The hottest time of the year is July and August when the average air temperature is about 25 to 26 degrees centigrade with up to 10 an hours of sunshine per day during the summer months. Rainfall is rare in the summer and visitors are more likely to encounter showers in spring and autumn.

Travel to Central Macedonia, Greece

Central Macedonia is served by Thessaloniki Airport, which is located about 15 kilometres south east of Thessaloniki city centre. Various airlines offer flights to and from Athens as well as some of the Greek islands as well as other major European cities such as Belgrade, Berlin, Budapest, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna and Zurich.

A couple of car rental firms operate out of this airport, which are Sixt and EasyCar and there are taxis available 24 hours a day outside the airport terminal. A bus service connects the airport with Thessaloniki city centre and runs at 20 minute intervals throughout the day.

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                                                                                                      Lovely house in peaceful setting

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have just returned from a relaxing week, in the middle of October, at this lovely house. Everything was exactly as described on the website. The house was clean and spacious, set in a large private garden and not overlooked. The photos depicting it on the site are very accurate. The location itself was peaceful and private yet within easy reach of many beautiful beaches and local tavernas. We would recommend hiring a car to make the most of exploring the area. The house offered everything needed for a simple self catering holiday, together with good internet access. Despina, the owner, was very helpful and informative and there was excellent communication throughout. We would love to return again one day.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      Fantastic location, great house!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Excellent location with a lovely view right next to the beach. The villa was very clean and cozy and the owners had thought of everything that the guests might need. We would definitely go back and highly recommend it!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                      A very nice and convenient location with plenty to do.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a very enjoyable and relaxing stay in Polychrono. The apartment was very well located and clean and tidy with everything you need for your stay provided. Nikos and George were very warm and welcoming, and I'd like to thank them for making us feel at home straight away. It was so good to have them at hand for any questions we had about the local area, like having our own guides. We couldn't have asked for more from the service we got and would definitely consider going back again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2016