Athens, the national capital, is situated 230 miles (370 kilometers) southwest of Alexandroupoli.
Holidaying in this popular part of Greece should be an adventure, so set aside some time to take to the road and explore a few of the other fabulous cities, towns and villages around Alexandroupoli. Lefkimmi, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Tychero, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest of Alexandroupoli are good places to visit if you're keen on learning more about this region.
Thasos, is another good place to head to. It is 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Alexandroupoli and offers a wide range of tourist attractions, such as Tripiti Beach, Metalia Beach and Ancient Agora of Thasos. Port of Thasos, Aliki Beach and Makryammos Beach are good places to visit.
Eastern Macedonia and Thrace has been blessed with a fascinating religious life; so be sure to check out the area's most sacred monasteries. When you ask the locals their sightseeing recommendations, you'll most likely be directed to Eastern Macedonia and Thrace's much-loved open-air exhibits and lighthouses.
There are some great adventures to be savoured in the region around Eastern Macedonia and Thrace. Try hiking or four-wheel driving to get your adrenaline pumping. If the weather is fine while you are here, try some of the local water activities. Rafting and boating are two local options.
You'll hate to say "Yiá sou" (farewell) to this unique spot.