Naoussa is one of the most beautiful cities of Imathia with natural beauty, rich tradition and reasons to visit it all year round.
Sports fans know it well because a few kilometers away is the 3-5 Pigadia Ski Center, the meeting point for winter sports enthusiasts.
Naoussa is the ideal destination for those who want to get closer to nature, tradition but also to live in a place that is bigger than a village but does not give the feeling of the city.
It is built on the slopes of Vermio and has many attractions related to ancient Greek history and local traditions.
Winter destinations with children become ideal when there is the opportunity to play, play sports and explore new landscapes.
Peacocks, squirrels, ducks, and many species of birds welcome visitors to the city’s Municipal Park, which is ideal for walks all year round.
A 24 hour walk in the center of Naoussa is enough to unfold its rich cultural heritage.
The Obelisk, the Clock Tower, the Museum of Wine and Vine, the Folklore Museum of the Vlachs are among the most characteristic sights. 3 km outside Naoussa there is the famous Grove of Agios Nikolaos for which the locals are proud and not unjustly.
A green walk in a magical landscape with tall trees and the river Arapitsa is often found in the passage of visitors under wooden bridges.
During Halloween, one of the most traditional and ritual carnivals of Greece is set up, which becomes a pole of attraction for tourists from all over the country.
There are many rooms and hotels to choose in the city for those who will visit Naousa for winter holidays.
Dozens of hotels in Naoussa, traditional hostels and all kinds of accommodation will offer the visitor unique moments of relaxation depending on the budget available.
Hotels, cafes and restaurants also exist in the area of Agios Nikolaos.
The area produces excellent red wine, tsipouro and delicious fruits such as apples and peaches.
Graklianos is one of the most famous sweets, something like baklava but with honey from local must.
Endless fun activities for all ages for a perfect vacation
Top rated honeymoon suites and lots of romantic pleasures
3-5 Pigadia Ski center, which means wells, is the only ski center that does not care much about the weather report since it has an artificial snowfall system and is one of the most modern in Greece.
It is located at an altitude of 1430 m. – 2005 m. and it is ideal for all levels of experience since its slopes have all degrees of difficulty. Hearing the name 3 – 5 Pigadia (wells) one can expect to encounter wells on his way to the ski resort but the truth is that they do not exist. At its base there were three springs and at the top five more and so it got its name.
The ski center has 6 lifts, one is air, four sliding and one child. For those who do not want to ski but enjoy the view from above, there is the chalet with hot drinks, but also a restaurant and bar.
There is a hotel for those who want to stay at the ski resort as well as sports facilities with a football pitch, gym, swimming pool, etc.
For even more adventure, there is the possibility for activities in the 3-5 Pigadia, such as hiking, mountaineering and gliding.
Naoussa is 90 km away from Thessaloniki and 510 km away from Athens.
The ski center is 17 km away from Naoussa, 109 km away from Thessaloniki and 546 km away from Athens.
The contact number is +30 23320 44300. The waterfalls of Edessa are a good idea for a day trip starting from Naoussa and are only 32 km away.
Other options for short getaways are the secular village of Agios Athanasios, Vergina, the School of Aristotle, Giannakochori (famous for its cherries) etc.