welcome

in Kastoria

The Queen of the Greek hinterlands

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Discover the area

 
 
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Getting there

Kastoria is located around 490 kilometers away from Athens and approximately 200 kilometers from Thessaloniki.

 
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LOCAL PRODUCTS

Apart from the fur sector - generating a total of 5% in foreign-exchange market annually, Kastoria is not limited in fur coats.

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general info

Between lake and mountains, the splendor of the wider area of Kastoria is bursting into natural beauties...

 
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TRADITION

Fur trade is synonymous to Kastoria’s otherwise rich folk culture. The successful rowing races building up the city’s renewed fame...

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when to visit

In spring, to jump above the town’s bonfires, “Boubouna” and experience the festivities of “Haskari”…

 
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WEATHER

Perched on the western tip of Western Macedonia, laying between Grammos mountain range and Mount Vitsi…

 

History

Kastoria’s vicinity was inhabited since the Neolithic era (5,500 B.C.), according to the archaeological findings at Dispilio Lakeside Neolithic Settlement (located around 8 kilometers from the city of Kastoria). Read more about the history of Kastoria →

 

Sightseeing & Activities

Get around the lake via car/bicycle or by wrecking your feet. Preferably start from the southern string of sand, and stroll right till the North of the pond, where you will find the neighborhood of Apozari.

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Holidays in Kastoria

Get acquainted with natural landscapes that capture your soul and take a dip into a glittering past by holidaying in Kastoria, a place combining mountain and water relaxation.

 
 

Food & Accommodation

Kastoria’s regional cuisine is surprisingly rich and varied, a compliment to the splendid surroundings, and thus you should be trying some of the many restaurants serving traditional food.

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Know before you go

First grab a map to support your experience around Kastoria, since there are several identical spots around the lake and you might lose your orientation in the city.

 
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