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Alexandroupoli

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Alexandroupoli is a city in Greece and the capital of the Evros regional unit in East Macedonia and Thrace. It is an important port and commercial center of northeastern Greece.Alexandroupoli is one of the newest cities in Greece, as it was only a fishing village until the late 19th century. However, the modern city is located at the site of ancient Sale (Greek: Σάλη), a Greek city of the classical era founded by colonists from the island of Samothrace, mentioned by Herodotus.Alexandroupoli benefits from its position at the centre of land and sea routes connecting Greece with Turkey. Landmarks in Alexandroupoli include the city's lighthouse in the port, the archaeological sites of the Mesimvria Zone and Maroneia stretching out to the small port of Agios Charalambos, the city's waterfront (the centre of commercial activity), and the nearby Evros Delta.MunicipalityThe municipality of Alexandroupolis was created in 2011 by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units: AlexandroupolisFeresTraianoupoli The municipality has an area of 1,216.954 km2, the municipal unit 642.245 km2.ProvinceThe province of Alexandroupoli was one of the provinces of the Evros Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Alexandroupoli, except the villages Peplos and Trifylli. It was abolished in 2006.
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Beach
Agia Paraskevi Beach
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Forest
Dadia Forest
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Ethnological Museum of Thrace
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Lighthouse
Alexandroupoli's Lighthouse
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Alexandroupoli

National Park
Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli Forest National Park Dadia
4.9
Duration: 8 hours
Specialty Museum
Art of Silk Museum Soufli
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Neighborhood
Old Town of Xanthi Xanthi
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Park
Grove of Agia Paraskevi Komotini
3.3
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Alexandroupoli

Beach
Kokkina Vrachia Beach
1.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Beach
Beach ΕΟΤ
3.0
Duration: 2 hours
Historic Site
Metropolis Square
2.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Natural History Museum
Alexandroupolis Natural History Museum
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Alexandroupoli

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History Museum
Historical Museum of Alexandroupolis
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Specialty Museum
Folklore & Natural History Museum - George Komnidis
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Alexandroupoli

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Church
St. Joseph Catholic Church
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Religious Site
Alexandroupolis Mosque
1.0
Duration: 2 hours

Beaches in Alexandroupoli

Beach
Beaches of Chili
1.4
Duration: 2 hours