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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. 



    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.



    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.



    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.



    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.

Best agritourism provided


Agrotourism is a mild form of tourism in which visitors stay on a farm and participated in the agricultural work.Point of reference of the holiday on a farm-hostel is the directed contact of the visitor with rural life , crops , with nature , floran and fauna , something special for the largest proportion of the contemporary European citizen , residing in urban areas.Beyond the cordial welcome and hospitality of the visitoris an austere environment , with local character and all the necessary amenities that provided and the active participation of tourists n a set of activities

Typical of these are:

  • Agriculural activities (participation in the work)
  • Ecosystem observation (birds , fauna ,flora ,wetlands visit , etc.
  • Adventure sports (eg rafting , hiking etc)
  • Cultural tours (eg visits to monasteries , churches , folklore museums, etc ,traiditional villages, archaelogical sites)
  • Varius courses (eg loom lessons , Greek dances , gastronomy-Greek cuisine , wine ,wineries,local produce etc .)

The agritourism program provides comfortable accomodation and leisure , relax the visitor.The Agroourism accomodation , located in areas of natural beauty,including rent furnished rooms of aprtments , family-restaurants with traditional local cuisine, sports and recreation , cultural events , workshops producing folk art and food with local products etc. 

Farmers and female farmers , dealing with rural tourism , follow compulsory educational programs, depending on their employment in order to have adequate training and provides visitors with good service and quality products.Agroturism covers the need of the city's residents for a more intimate contact with nature and with things long forgoten , such as the manufacture of bread and traiditional sweet , construction of the textile and carpet on the loom , embroidery traditional plans , the ride with horses or waik in the woods.

Visitors will have th oportunity to meet with the local community.He will get inform , get to know and will find many interesting things.They will enjoy local foods , based on traditional recipes and prepared using local and possibly organic products.

Here are displayed the investments relating to agroturism through  Leader II program and specific the creation and the Modernization of Rural Accommodation.The actions of the Community Initiative Leader II promoted by Local Action Groups (LAGS).In our country the local Action Groups are Development Companies(AG.DC).A local development instruments of production and social entity of a rural area.