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Larissa (Prefecture)

Mountain Olympus, Dwelling of Ancient Greek Gods

Mountain Olympus, Dwelling of Ancient Greek Gods

Welcome to Larissa!

The prefecture of Larissa belongs to the geographical district of Thessalia - it is the largest one of the prefectures contained within it - and borders with the Prefectures of Pieria and Kozani in the north, Grevena, Trikala and Karditsa in the west, Fthiotida and Magnissia in the south and the Aegean Sea in the east. It has approximately 270.600 inhabitants.

The town of Larissa, which is the capital of the prefecture, is outspread on the infinite plain, which is crossed by the river Pinios. Larissa is a modern, cosmopolitan, town with interesting sightseeing. The acropolis, the ancient theaters, the monument - museum of Hippokrates, the park of Alcazar, the traditional houses at Tabakika and at the fortress, the archaeological museum, the picture gallery and the cultural - historical museum, are definitely worth seeing.

Wandering around the prefecture of Larissa, you will visit many beautiful and interesting settlements. The hamlet Aghia, built at the slopes of Ossa mountain, the tourist resort Agiokambos with the extended sandy beach, the historical village Ambelakia, built at the valley of Tempi and the whole region of Tempi, which is one of the most scenic sites of the world, shall amaze you. Furthermore, the tourist center Farsala, the picturesque large village Tsaritsani, the seaside resort Stomio, the cultural town Elassona and Tyrnavos, the beautiful town with the traditional buildings and a major center for Ouzo production, are well worth visiting.

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Metropol Hotel

A comfortable hotel in the center of Larissa, the Metropol offers spacious rooms with modern baths, a restaurant, bar, and indoor parking for guests.

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Category: 3-Star Hotels
Location: Thessaly (Mainland Region) | Larissa (Prefecture) | Larissa City
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Larissa Imperial

The Larissa Imperial Hotel offers a charming, old-world decor coupled with comfortable accommodation, a Spa facility, restaurant, and swimming pool.

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Category: 5-Star Hotels
Location: Thessaly (Mainland Region) | Larissa (Prefecture) | Larissa City
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Larissa: Cities and Towns

Farsala Town, Larissa City, Olympos Ski Center

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Windsurfing in Larissa

Windsurfing in Larissa