A majestic daytrip to Edessa’s waterfalls & Pozar’s natural spa!

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If you ever find yourself lost in the Northern Greece then the route that follows should be definitely added in your agenda! Only an hour and a half driving from Thessaloniki, the beautiful city of Edessa and Pozar’s natural springs, offer you a great weekend getaway and guarantee you a relaxing experience far from the city’s noisy reality!

Now let me first present those places, to give you a first idea, to orientate you properly on the map and of course to convince you why you have to visit!

Edessa, the water city!

Edessa's waterfalls
Edessa's waterfalls
Έδεσσα 582 00, Ελλάδα

Edessa, also known as the city of the “waters”, is a city in northern Greece and the capital of the Pella regional unit, in the Central Macedonia region of Greece.

The city is known for its stunning rivers and waterfalls while its name, literally means “tower/city in the water”. If you’re a fan of outdoor activities and extreme sports, then Edessa is the place to be! Edessa offers plenty of activities such as trekking, horse riding and archery. In addition, those who feel more adventurous can even try rafting!

Upon your arrival you’ll be stunned by the city’s natural beauty. The city’s greenery and untouched landscape will instantly steal your heart. However, the city’s most popular touristic attraction is its waterfalls! Its waters fall from a height of 70m. The magic of its rushing water can indeed mesmerise you, maybe because, as the legend has it, “fairies of water” live in there.

Continue your trip and do not miss the chance to visit the majestic Pozar natural spas!

Pozar Thermal Springs

Revitalize your spirit, get rid of your stress and anxiety and enjoy a day in the Greek natural Loutra, Pozar!

Pozar Thermal Baths
Pozar Thermal Baths
Αριδαία 584 00, Ελλάδα

Imagine yourself in a pool amidst precipice rocks, natural waterfalls and wild vegetation. Feel the soothing warmth of the water (37⁰C) taking the strain off your body, and let your eyes wander around the verdant gorge of the water stream of Áyios Nikólaos (Saint Nicolas) locally known as Thermopótamos! Forget your problems and relax in Greece!

The waterfalls in Pozar are said to be a miracle of nature! Hot springs, pools, fancy hotels as well as a number of new private Pozar which can be isolated and booked just for you and your friends, are waiting to be explored! In the end of the day, choose a local restaurant have a rest, grab a beer and order a greek salad! The experience will be rewarding!

Convinced yet??? What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and explore Northern’ Greece’s natural watery paradises!


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Chrisa Lepida

Chrisa Lepida

My name is Chrisa and I come from Greece. As nature lover, winter sports addict and Erasmus obsessed, I’m always writing about these topics.

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