Alexandroupolis is the largest city of Thrace, an important port and commercial center of northeastern Greece. It is easily accessed by plane with domestic and international flights from international airport AXD just 6 kilometers from the city center. In the port, you can find the famous lighthouse. Feel the mix of east and west cultures and walk along the waterfront area that is full of taverns, cafes and pastry shops!
Rent a car in Alexandroupolis: An excellent base for holiday excursions
Outside the city, travelers can make use of the facilities provided by the area and choose from many destinations near the city depending on their interests. Rent a car in Alexandroupolis and begin to discover the secrets of Thrace.
Archaeological sites of the Mesimvria Zone (7th century BC) hide the mystery of an ancient "air conditioning" just 20 kilometers away. Near Mesimvria there is a famous landscape called Caves of Cyclops Polyphemus. There you can find one of the most important Neolithic settlements in Balkans, that has been discovered.
Moreover, for nature lovers, just 20 miles away from Alexandroupolis, there is a protected area "Euros Delta" due to the significant and rare species of plants, fauna, and birds. Just a little bit further, 60 kilometers away there is another nature lover’s dream, Dadia Forest Ecotourism center. Information about the forest's ecosystem is provided and two main footpaths allow you to explore an area where 36 of Europe's 38 species of predatory birds can be found.
Searching for a break to relax Thermal Springs in a nearby village called Traianoupolis will provide traveler with great facilities and bodily renewal. Four buildings which are preserved since the Roman years, remind that the baths were used since ancient times for healing and treatment. The waters are hydrochloride and thermoelectric, therefore, they are indicated in the treatment of diseases of the kidney and liver, slipped and rheumatism.