Alexandroupolis, a beautiful destination on the edge of Greece
Discover Alexandroupolis, a captivating Greek destination where past and present harmonize in a modern cityscape. From its origins as a fishing village, it has blossomed into Thrace's thriving capital, embracing its strategic location bridging Europe, Asia, and the Balkans. The iconic lighthouse stands as a welcoming beacon by the sea.
Art and history aficionados will relish the Ethnological and Folklore Museum while leisure seekers will delight in the seafront's cafes and restaurants.
Gaze upon the Aegean's expanse and Samothrace's distant peaks, then wander the beachside neighborhoods with their neoclassical elegance.
Beyond the city, uncover archaeological wonders in the Mesimvria Zone and explore ecological treasures like the Evros River Delta and Dadia Forest. Alexandroupolis, where culture, history, and nature converge, invites you to be enchanted as it captures your heart with its dynamic spirit and diverse offerings.
Enjoy local flavors in Alexandroupolis
In Alexandroupolis, you will taste local recipes, simple and delicious, made with pure products. An amazing accompaniment for wine and tsipouro is kavourmas (pork eaten as cold cuts). Well-known handmade pasta of the area are petoura or giufkades and trachanas. Start your day with the most famous pie in the area, the sweet pumpkin pie.
Best time to visit Alexandroupolis
The city is a destination for all year round due to its beautiful nature. But spring and summer are the most suitable seasons to have the right conditions in your nature-loving pursuits.
How to use transportation in Alexandroupolis
Transfer from/to Alexandroupolis
Alexandroupolis has an airport, which is 6 km away east of the city. The airport is served by the urban bus of Alexandroupolis. The starting point is in front of the airport building and the trip to the city center takes about 20 minutes.
You can also reach the city with your own car.
If you do not have your own car, you can take the city bus or taxi. Alternatively, you can walk around to get to know every corner.