Prefecture of Larissa Things to Do

  • Approaching the Castle of Platamon
    Approaching the Castle of Platamon
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  • Flying over the castle
    Flying over the castle
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  • The octagon tower
    The octagon tower
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Prefecture of Larissa Things to Do

  • Cathedral St. Achilios

    Larissa Things to Do

    Agios Achilleios is the cathedral of Larissa. Located at the edge of Fortress Hill worth a visit for the great view over Pineios river, of course the time I managed to get up there was just after sunset so I could enjoy only the lights but still was nice (pic 3). Agios Achilleios is the patron saint of the city and his tomb is housed inside the...

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  • Mansion of Georgios Schwartz

    Larissa Things to Do

    The Georgios Schwartz mansion is one of the most important secular buildings in Greece. It consists of three floors. This mansion dates back to 1787 and has a rich decoration of painting and woodcut. The mansion has been used as the residence of the President of the Cooperative of Ampelakia. The headquarters of the Cooperative for the entire forty...

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  • Ancient Greek Theater

    Larissa Things to Do

    One of the highlights in the city center is the ancient greek theatre of Larissa that is located on the side of the pedestrian Venizelou street just under the fortress hill. It was built by Macedonian King Philip V during 3rd century BC (when Thessaly was under the reign of the Macedonian kingdom) at the foot of the ancient Acropolis and was used...

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  • Archaeological Museum of Larissa

    Larissa Things to Do

    Opposite Mplana square is a lovely small mosque which was known as the New Mosque (Yeni Camii). It was built at the end of 19th century, a donation from queen Olga to the few muslims that have left at Larissa. It used until 1924, just after the 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey that was based upon religious identity and forced...

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  • Larissa

    Larissa is not only the capital of Larissa prefecture but also the biggest city in Thessaly region. Normaly you’d wonder why tourists skip it but again who I am to judge them since it took me 40 years to visit the city? :) Ok, I spent only 5 hours there but I think worth a day because apart from the busy center with the numerous café along the...

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  • Rapsani wine

    MUST TASTE ACTIVITYTaste the red wine "RAPSANI". Rapsani is a mountain village on the lower slopes of South Olymbos, just over Tembi. Although you can find this wine all over Greece, it is recommanded to taste it near the production place!

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  • The Love Boat

    at Aghia Paraskevi, Tembi valley, during summer there is a boat, named "Love Boat", going up and down the river to enjoy the scenery, that is full of plane-trees.

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  • Aghia Paraskevi

    The most known place along the valley of Tembi is Aghia Paraskevi. There is a beautiful bridge for walkers, a church, a cave, clear drinkable waters springing from below the rocks, and a cafe-restaurant. Here is the small suspension bridge at Aghia Paraskevi.

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  • valley of Tembi

    Visit the valley of Tembi Location: The valley of Tembi is between the mountains Olymbos and Ossa, crossed by the river Pinios, just before discharging to the sea.

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  • ÁìðåëÜêéá - Ampelakia

    There are Georgios Schwartz' mansion (a traditional mansion that can be visited) and a folklore museum.

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Prefecture of Larissa Hotels

  • Agnanti Hotel

    Afissos, Thessaly, 370 10, Greece

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel Metropol

    Rousvelt 14, Larissa, 41222, GR

  • Divani

    Clean and quiet but not spacy rooms. Rich breakfast buffet. The hotel provides free parking for your...

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