About Nei Pori
The Pieria region, situated in the Central Macedonian county, just south of Thessaloniki, is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations in Greece. Pieria offers tourists 16 gorgeous beaches that strech along almost 70 km of coastline. The most suthern beach of Pieria is in the Nei Pori resort and which is almost 5 km long.
Nei Pori offers tourists clean, safe and unpolluted waters. The beach was rewarded "The Blue Flag" for its perfect services. The Aegean Sea is warm, crystal clear and sallow along the coast. The conditions are perfect for water sports and for beach sports. There are a lot of beach bars on the beach but there are also free umbrellas and chairs for everyone to enjoy. The beach bars offer between-meal refreshments, fruit, coffee and tea. Take a look at this page dedicated to restaurants and taverns in Nei Pori.
The sand is fine and there are no rocks at all. It is also very clean and there are no algae. Everyone can practice beach sports as there are a lot of furnished playgrounds right on the beach. You can find here informations about hotels, studios or apartments in Nei Pori.
Nei Pori, a former fishing village, recently transformed into a modern and stylish resort is situated at the foot of the legendary Olympus. Exotic vegetation, imposing image of the mountain and crystal clear sea water make Nei Pori a fairytale land.
The beach of Nei Pori is one of the most beautiful in Greece and is very large, being rated as a Blue Flag, the highest European rating in the field. It is very wide, ranging between 50 and 80-100 meters and has 5 kilometers long, very airy. The water is clear and free of algae, green shades. The beach has a smooth entry into the water and thus is ideal for families with children, the bottom is sand, not rocks. It is divided into areas for different activities: sports (volleyball, football), comfortable sun beds and umbrellas or wood mushrooms and free space for the beach. Nei Pori is the southernmost resort in the region known as Olympus Riviera. Also follow this link to find Nei Pori hotel accomodation.
Place to visit near Nei Pori
As a tourist, you will certainly not be bored!
City Dion - located at the foot of Mount Olympus. The name comes from the imported shrine to Zeus Dias - which translates as "Zeus". It is a city built by Macedonians, being a sacred place dedicated to Zeus and his daughters, the 9 Muses, in whose honor the fake festive. The archaeological site includes temple dedicated to Zeus, the Greek theater, the sanctuary of Isis (Egyptian goddess being preferred Alexander the Great) and the sanctuary of the goddess Demeter, sister of the great Zeus.
Platamonas Castle - located in the south of Mount Olympus, dating from the 10th century en the Byzantine period. Was a strategic position in the past, having to control the route Macedonia, Thessaly, Greece South. It was built on the territory of the ancient city of Herakleion. From the view is impressive castle, which is located high on a hill facing the sea. Read more about Platamon Castle here. For more places to visit near Nei Pori, take a look at this page.
Mount Olympus was regarded in ancient abode of the gods and is the highest in Greece (vf. Mytikas, 2918 m) and also obtained the first National Park, is an ecosystem protected by law. Mount abundance of trees and plant species (about 1,700 species), some are very rare. June and September are the best of the year for those who want to climb the mountain peaks.
Church of St. Dionysus was built in 16th century by Agios Dionisios, a hermit who lived in a cave nearby and is a popular place of pilgrimage for the inhabitants of Central Macedonia. Church impresses with works of art of great value.
Makrigialos archaeological site is one of the largest sites of the Neolithic period and consists of a villa during the Minoan civilization. Construction dimensions are 4 times lower than those of the famous Minoan palace of Knossos, Phaistos, Malia and Zakros, which resembles the columns and rectangular courtyard, but also contains unique architectural elements.
From Nei Pori can easily reach Meteora. But we'll talk about this sacred place dedicated a separate article. Read more about Meteora Monasteries here.
We devoted a separate article Old Panteleimon (Paleos Pantaleimonas) village, the charming picturesque appearance.