• ACTIVITIES

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    Mix together your favorite hobby with your vacations. West Macedonia uses her landform gifts to provide you, through modern facilities and organized trips, with the ability to accomplish the activity of your choice. Even if you are fan of x-treme sports or a peaceful trekking walk is the ideal for you, either you are an amateur or experienced, find easily what activity each count of West Macedonia has to offer and which season. 

  • NATURE

     

    The biggest river in Greece Aliakmonas, the second tallest mountain Smolikas and one of the biggest lakes Vegoritida are included in West Macedonia. Also, is the hostess of two natural parks, the one of Valia Calda and the park of Prespes, and the famous Dragon Cave. Imagine how many natural sights there are for viewing. Take a walk over a canyon, visit an underground cave or take a boating ride to a lake so you can make your connection with nature. Learn more about the natural sights of West Macedonia and choose your trip.

  • CULTURE

     

    Visiting other places you can see and learn from a closer view about their culture and history. West Macedonia has a lot to display in this area too,even from the prehistoric era. Get to know each count from a visit to a museum or sight, attending a local custom event and tasting a traditional cooking recipe.Find useful informations about the cultural proceedures, the sights location and the dates of the custom events.

  • TOURISM

     

    The only sure thing is that you 're not gonna regret choosing West Macedonia as your destination place for your vacations whatever the type of tourist you are. West Macedonia provides you with a variety of accommodations regardless of you staying to a far tiny village or a big city. Easily, find hotels based your needs across the four countys.

  • INFORMATION

     

    Find useful informations, telephone numbers and driving ordes through the interactive map. Also, take a taste of West Macedonia from our photo albums and the videos we present for you.

About Us

Information about the company

Tourism Organisation

 

Tourism Organisation of Western Macedonia Northern Greece was established in 1999 with a program contract on the initiative of the Region of Western Macedonia. The registered office is located in Kastoria.According to its statutes, the aim of the company is:

  • The contribution to the tourism development and promotion of Western Macedonia
  • The cordination of the competent entity that exercising development policy etc

The organisation and its executives :

President of the Tourism Organisation of Western Macedonia Northern Greece is Theofylaktos Zympidis and members :

1. Anestis Aggelis , Vice President ,Mayor of Kastoria 
2. Theodoros Theodorou ,Regional Advisor of Grevena 
3. Matthew Kalaitzopoulos , Regional advisor of Kozani 
4. Konstantinos Gerou , Regional advisor of Florina 
5. Iordanis Michailidis Repr. Hotel union of Kastoria 
6. Chris Paul , Repr. Accomodation Union of Kastoria 

As to the basic objectives of the Tourism Organisation Constantina Mitropoulou, representing the E.E Kozani, has stating among others that "Οur aim is to exploit our comparative advantages, such as beautiful mountains, the unique aquatic wealth in lakes and rivers, the possibility of further development of rural tourism and of course, the rich cultural heritage.All these just are the core of the policy on tourism, which is exercised, unfortunately based on the few now, and limited financial resources due to the great crisis.However with a plan and cooperation between all actors, hard work and only a few words, I am optimistic that perhaps we will move in remarkable  and successful actions within the next 2.5years "

Tourism Organisation of Western Macedonia Northern Greece has actively participated in various exhibitions and proves its value as: 

- In cooperation with the Municipality of Kastoria Participated in the international Tourism Fair International Tourism Market 2013 in Tel Aviv in an effort to find new markets, given the problems that have arisen in domestic tourism due to the Israeli visitors during the Jewish Easter (25 March-2 April). Increased interest is from the large tourist organizations and travel agencies of Israel after the turn of Israeli tourist, by the tourism market of Turkey to that of Greece because of the problems that have been created between Israel and Turkey.Already have made by the Aegean company charter flights bound to Thessaloniki and in April, the same company launches regular flights to the same destination.Because of the air route is expected to increase Israeli tourists in Western Macedonia especially in Kastoria,where there was a large Israeli community.Noteworthy is that the members of our mission during their stay in Israel visited at the invitation of the village of Tsur Moshe, inhabited by descedants of kastorian Jewish origin, while they visited the monument dedicated to the memory of Kastorian ancestors indicating the unbreakable ties with the region. 

- The Region of Western Macedonia and the Western Macedonia Tourism Company under the context of the program tourism product of the region participated in the tourist exhibition MITT 20-23 2013 as a co-exhibitor at the stand of the GTO.The MMT Moscow is one of the largest tourism exhibition in the world and present great visitor interest, while every year the exhibition get watched more than 80.000 people in four days. According to preliminary estimates, the number of Russian tourists who will arrive in Greece this year will exceed one million as efforts are made for a quicker issuance o visa.The deputy Head of Social consistency and president of the western Macedonia society Tourism Mr Filotas Talidis emphasized that the Western Macedonia promotional effort will continue in Russia even more organized in 2014.

- With the best omens for Western Macedonia in the tourism sector, the participation of  the Tourism company at the 16th exhibition"Journey 2013" held from Friday 17 to Sunday to May 19, in the showroom of the Cyprus exhibition state, in the area Makedonitisa of Leukosia.Hundreds of visitors were able to experience the beauty of the region through information material and to taste the excellent wine of the estate Alfa. The region of Western Macedonia through Tourism company, participated for the second year with its own stand and as noted by the competent vice region director the last meeting was a landmark to get to know the Cypriot the Western Macedonia, which confirmed the visit of many tourists from the island of Aphrodite in the region.The "Journey" continued by K.Talidis using the title of the exhibition, had positive results and in accordance with details of the competent turism. He added that it remain from us to support similar initiatives so the west Macedonia become a pole of attraction for tourists.

Company Information :

Postal Address Doihkitirio , office 3, 3rd floor
Zip Code 52100
Telephone 24673-50229
 Fax 2467022513
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Tourism Organisation of Western Macedonia Northern Greece