Travel to Grevena, the city with the rich mountain beauty
Nestled in Western Greece's stunning mountainous terrain, Grevena stands as a captivating travel destination, boasting verdant landscapes, meandering rivers, and a rich cultural legacy. As the "city of mushrooms," it serves as a gateway to both nature and heritage. Cobblestone streets and elegant mansions line the Grevenitis River, while the iconic Clock Tower and bustling Emilianou Square reflect its vibrant charm. The city's Municipal Library and Metropolis add modern and spiritual dimensions.
Discover history at the Municipal Museum and paleontological wonders in nearby Milia village. Valia Calda National Park and Montenegro's highlands, home to Flega Lakes and picturesque Mastorochoria and Vlachochoria villages, offer captivating natural beauty. Winter transforms Grevena into a top-tier destination, complete with a ski resort. Unveil a mosaic of culture, nature, and adventure in Grevena, where every step paints a memory against a backdrop of enduring allure.
Food and local cuisine
Grevena and the wider area is known throughout Greece for the mushrooms, which are pioneers in the flavors and dishes of the local cuisine. Try a wide variety of mushrooms, mushroom soups, mushroom pies, mushroom- magiritsa, even mushroom sweets, pastries, liqueurs, that will excite you.
When to visit Grevena
Although primarily a winter mountain destination, combined with a visit to the ski center of Vasilitsa, the area is suitable for visiting all seasons, depending on your interests. Nature will compensate you with the above, no matter what time of year you decide to come to Grevena.
How to visit Grevena
Moving from/to Grevena
Go to Grevena by road. From Thessaloniki via Egnatia Odos to Grevena, while from Athens (512km), via the Athens - Lamia, Larissa-Trikala National Road and via Kalampaka. The city is also approached by airplane from Kozani airport.
Transportation in Grevena
Transportation in the city is by car, on foot or alternatively by means of public transportation and taxi.