If you're dreaming of a relaxed vacation with Old Greece charm in a nice resort with a blue flag beach directly on Aegean Sea, the Strymonic Gulf in Makedonia Greece is the perfect choice for you.
The beautiful white coast of the Strymonic Gulf, has about 40.000 Inhabitants in Winter and welcomes around 200.000 in Summer.
The center of the Strymonic Gulf or Strymonic Gulf are the two large Villages Asprovalta and Stavros. Asprovalta has the largest City Center in the Region. Over 300 Stores are in the Center of Asprovalta. You will find everything you wish. Stavros and Ofrinio have to a lot of Consumer Shops. Covering a stretch of over 40 km, the beaches of the Strymonic Gulf belong to the districts of Asprovalta, Stavros and Ofrinio.
Around Lake Volvi, (Map) there are many romantic resorts with a huge choice of different accommodation. In addition the region offers a great variety of excursions and activities. Near the Strymonic Gulf are a lot other interest Natural attractions, like the Cave of Alistrati or the Canyon of the river Angiitis, the wide Woods of Chalkidiki and many other interest Points. The Cosmopolitan City of Thessaloniki is only 40 minutes from the Strymonic Gulf.
Motorways, National Roads and a lot of Bus-Connections make the Strymonic Gulf a central position for many tours. Two international Airports are near the Gulf, Makedonia International Airport of Thessaloniki is about 40 minutes km far and the Airport Alexander the Great in Kavala is about 45 minutes far.
Thessaloniki, named after the sister of Alexander the Great, is the capital city of Makedonia and second largest city of Greece. Since ancient days, Thessaloniki has always been a significant cultural and commercial crossroad between Rome and Constantinople (Istanbul). Today Thessaloniki is a modern metropolis bearing the marks of its stormy history and its cosmopolitan character, all with a special beauty and charm.
Take a tour in the center of Thessaloniki and plan to visit its nearby destinations. Also, while being in Thessaloniki it is worth going up to the peninsula of Halkidiki, well known resort place for relaxing vacation with crystal clear waters for swimming.
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