Agios Athanasios live camView of the Central Square of Old Agios Athanasios village

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    • 2 weeks ago
    • Ruby

    Thank you Neil for the info about the description button. Never knew that, learn something new everyday!

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    • 2 weeks ago
    • Neil

    If you click on the description tab on the left hand side under comments you will find out a little more about this place.

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    • 3 weeks ago
    • julie

    majorca had a day tour in a mini bus that took you to out of reach places shame they didn't do it in Rhodes or Crete then little squares like this may have been included

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    • 3 weeks ago
    • Paul Louis

    So do I Julie. It's a bit far from where we normally go for our holidays. Normally we fall towards the extreme south........

  • avatar
    • 3 weeks ago
    • julie

    whoa how lovely is this I love this little square wish I could be there

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    • 3 weeks ago
    • bosika

    How beautiful! And there are people as well. :)
    17/11/18 16.54

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    • 4 weeks ago
    • Paul Louis

    First snow of the season.

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    • 1 month ago
    • Paul Louis

    Brigadoon, the day after......

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    • 2 months ago
    • julie

    its like a Greek Brigadoon all of a sudden people everywhere

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    • 2 months ago
    • DavidTheGrate

    This area is seasonal and the season has started. You will see more activity now.

  • avatar
    • 2 months ago
    • Paul Louis

    The board on the right says "veranda" and maybe there's also a menu or something.

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    • 2 months ago
    • Paul Louis

    Well said Julie. I saw a row of them dancing a sirtaki!

  • avatar
    • 2 months ago
    • julie

    that ant must have thought it needed to liven up here Paul
    he came back and opened a café good old antony ant

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    • 2 months ago
    • Paul Louis

    Tables out! Something's moving!

Agios Athanasios

The Agios Athanasios or Tsegani is a traditional village in the foothills of mount Voras Kaimaktsalan, on the top Piperitsa next to lake Vegoritida at 1,200 meters altitude. It is 28 km from the city of Edessa and only 10 km from the ski center Kaimaktsalan.

The preserved village of Agios Athanasios built in the late 16th century and was populated until the late 1980s that time, the inhabitants fled and settled in the new village, 6 km below. The traditional Macedonian architecture of St. Athanasios is based on carved stone and wood. The stone houses of the village with wonderful tiled roofs is why St. Athanasius called "Stone Village".

The until recently deserted Agios Athanasios has become one of the most popular winter resorts of Greece, attracting every year thousands of visitors. The fabulous architecture, wonderful lake Vegoritida, proximity to Mount Voras, traditional guesthouses and restaurants, all harmoniously combined with the natural environment, give a special charm to the area.

Saint Athanasius is the ideal destination for nature lovers and for those who love adventure. Built in a beautiful natural environment and having as ally the ski center of Vora, ideal for a variety of outdoor activities. Skiing, snowboarding, hiking, routes 4 × 4, parapente, hiking, horseback riding, archery are some of the sports where you can practice during your stay in Saint Athanasios.

On the highest peak of the mountain at 2,524 meters, is the ski center Voras-Kaimaktsalan and is open from late November to early May. Palios Ag. Athanassios (Kaimaktsalan) is 605 km. From Athens and just 123 km. From Thessaloniki / win.

Traditional festival with music, dance and traditional dishes of the Ascension, 40 days after Easter, performed at St. Athanasios square. The Fires of Christmas: On 23 December, the central square of Old St. Athanasius light big bonfires and around them gathered the world and have fun with traditional music and food.

The Guesthouse Xionodromos is a traditional stone-built guesthouse in the center of Agios Athanasios Pella. Located at an altitude of 1200m. and offers nicely decorated self-catering accommodation and free Wi-Fi throughout. Guests can enjoy drinks, refreshments and light meals in the accommodation café, located next to the installations. Just steps away you will find a tavern and 50. Mini market. 15 km. there is a ski lift, while Edessa is 30 km. Free public parking is available near the property. A ski lift lies within 15 km and Edessa Town can be reached in 30 km. Free public parking is provided nearby.

Cam on-line since: 03/21/2017