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nadellii

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I love the feel of a small village. Is there anything near the city that I can visit?
 

Worldwide Greeks Editor

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Sure, here are a list of some of the villages/towns to consider visiting while in the Thessaloniki area:

- Agia Triada
- Anchialos
- Angelochori
- Ano Stavros
- Asprovalta
- Epanomi
- Halkidona
- Loutra Volvis
- Nea Michaniona
- Nea Vrasna
- Nei Epivates
- Oraiokastro
- Paralia Vrasna
- Stavros
- Thermi
- Trilofo
 

k_tsoukalas

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Sure, here are a list of some of the villages/towns to consider visiting while in the Thessaloniki area:

- Agia Triada
- Anchialos
- Angelochori
- Ano Stavros
- Asprovalta
- Epanomi
- Halkidona
- Loutra Volvis
- Nea Michaniona
- Nea Vrasna
- Nei Epivates
- Oraiokastro
- Paralia Vrasna
- Stavros
- Thermi
- Trilofo

This is an excellent list! I have never spent enough time in this area to know either way about the villages.
 
The village of Agia Triada is easily accessibly from Thessaloniki and it has a great beach that is scenic and relaxing. I recommend you check it out!
 

ladytina

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The village of Agia Triada is easily accessibly from Thessaloniki and it has a great beach that is scenic and relaxing. I recommend you check it out!
Agreed, this is a great, scenic little place. A nice escape!
 
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