It’s a two day tour where we can visit the scenic Kastoria lake and the beautiful lakes of Prespes (big and small Prespa).
(1 night /2 days)
During your stay in Thessaloniki, you can make a 2-day tour to Kastoria and Lakes Prespes
Day 1: Thessaloniki-Kastoria
Departure from Thessaloniki and after a three-hour drive we arrive at the archeological area of Despilio by the lake Orestiada, where the city of Kastoria is built. This is lake complex of houses fount only recentyl (in 1932) and it depicts life in villages thousands years ago. It is uniquely built in Greece and it is quite interesting. We continue with a city tour of the city of Kastoria, where we can take the by-the-lake road to reach Dragon’s cave and Monastery of Holy Mary Mavriotissa. We can see the old town of Kastoria “Doltso”, the very well preserved Mansions of Kastoria, the Byzantine Churches, the Wax Museum, the Fossil Forest, etc. Optional lunch by the lake. Check in and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Kastoria-Prespes-Thessaloniki
After breakfast we leave the hotel to visit the Prespes lakes. They are located at an altitude of 850 meters. The big Prespa and the small Prespa. It is a physical border between Greece and Fyrom. At the small Prespa Lake there exists the island of Hagios Ahilleios. We can walk to the island through a pedestrian bridge especially made by the Greek government to unite the island with the mainland. At the big Prespa we could optionally do a boat trip, depending on the weather. Optional lunch at the village of Hagios Germanos. Return to Thessaloniki.
This excursions are feasible only for groups, not for individual travelers. (15 PAX Minimum).