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Thessaloniki to Florina and Prespes Lakes – Private Day Trip

From: 360.00

Thessaloniki to Florina and Prespes Lakes – Private Day Trip

From 360€


  • Up to 4 people: 360,00€ (Transportation by Mercedes E-Class Avantgarde or Similar)
  • Up to 8 people: 640,00€ (Transportation by Minivan)
  • Up to 15 people: 1.050,00€ (Transportation by Minibus)
  • Every Extra Person: 50,00€

Departure Time from Thessaloniki at 09:00
Returns to original Pick up point at 19:00 (approx.)

The program of the excursion can be adjusted always according to your requirements.


Thessaloniki to Florina and Prespes Lakes – Private Day Trip

Prespa National Park
The Prespa National Park is 45 km from the city of Florina via Pisoderi. The route is magnificent in all seasons overlooking the vast mountains. At a distance of 19 km from Florina we reach Vigla, where the ski center Vigla – Pisoderi is located at an altitude of 1650 m. After Vigla we meet the village of Pisoderi at an altitude of 1350 m and then the community of Antarctica. After 2 km, turning right at the crossroads, we drive to Pervali, from where we have a panoramic view of the two lakes and the Prespa valley in general.

At the next junction on the left we drive, after the settlement of Oxias, to the village of Mikrolimni which is located on the shores of Mikri Prespa from where the small island of Vidronisi can be seen, while on the right at the junction along the main road we drive to the other villages Karyes, Kallithea, Plati , Laimos, Agios Germanos and then the strip of land that separates the lakes, Koula, the bridge that leads to Agios Achilleios and continuing we meet the Gate and the mountain village of Vrontero. The uphill road leads us, through a magnificent route overlooking Megali Prespa, to the village of Psarades which is the northwestern tip of Greece.

Thessaloniki to Florina and Prespes Lakes – Private Day Trip

The National Park
Big and Small Prespa, is a unique location with a long history. Prespes lakes has joined the NATURA 2000 network. The National Park of Prespes it is the largest of a total of 10 national parks in our country.

Lake Megali Prespa
It is a freshwater lake, its altitude is 843 m. And its area within Greece is 40 sq. Km. Its geological background consists of limestone. Its maximum length is 26.9 km and its maximum depth is 50 m. In the “rot” position opposite the village of fishermen. It receives the waters of Little Prespa, with which it is connected through a narrow strip of land – isthmus, in the area of ​​Koula.
It is significantly deeper than Mikri Prespa and communicates underground with Lake Ohrid which is located at a lower altitude.
On its banks it has hydrophytic vegetation of reeds. The fauna around the lake is also rich. Suitable for fishing, hunting, leisure and tourism. One of the most famous areas of the lake for swimming, canoeing – kayaking and rowing is the beach of Koula.

Thessaloniki to Florina and Prespes Lakes – Private Day Trip

Lake Little Prespa
Its area is 43 sq. Km. And its height above sea level is 856 m. (13.5 m. Higher than Megali Prespa).
Freshwater lake that probably formed during the Tertiary when it was connected to the Great Prespa.
The two lakes were separated during the Quaternary or Neogene due to deposits of adjacent torrents. Its maximum length reaches 13.6 km.
The background of the lake consists of limestones, granites and granodiorites and the shores are in other places steep and in other levels with reedbeds.
Its waters are used for water supply, irrigation, fishing, recreation and tourism, but freeze for a long time every winter. It is a wetland of international importance according to the Ramsar Convention. A place of special importance for the colonies of pelicans, as well as a place of their reproduction as well as of herons and cormorants.
Here live the otter, one of the rarest mammals in Europe, the bear, the wolf, the roe deer, the fox and many times it arrives from Albania and no lynx (a rare species that looks like a wildcat).

Thessaloniki to Florina and Prespes Lakes – Private Day Trip

It’s More Than a Day Trip!

Vigla – Pisoderi Ski Center
Through an enchanting route, overlooking the green slopes of the mountains and at a distance of 19 km from Florina and 178 km from Thessaloniki at Vigla, is the organized ski center Vigla – Pisoderi at an altitude of 1650 m.

It is the only ski resort center in Greece located on a highway with the result that the road is open throughout the winter providing easy and safe access to visitors.
The Olympic standard ski resort has nine slopes (13 km in total) which serve all categories of ski athletes and are approved by the F.I.S. (International Ski Federation).
In summer, visitors can go horseback riding, tour the beautiful mountain trails while the area is ideal for lovers of mountaineering and mountain biking.

Thessaloniki to Florina and Prespes Lakes – Private Day Trip | Description


  • Pick up and drop off service from your hotel in Thessaloniki
  • Transportation by air-conditioned V.I.P. car, minivan or minibus
  • Professional English-speaking Driver (applies for transports by car or minivan)
  • Professional English-speaking Driver & Escort of our office (applies for transport by minibus)
  • Wifi on board (free)
  • Bottle of water and coffee during the route (free)
  • After the trip you will receive edited photos and video of your trip.

Not Included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Guide who speaks your language
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch Cost at the best, not touristy restaurant. “Value for Money”
    (We do not get a commission from any restaurant or coffee place. The selection always based on quality, service and price.)

Additional Information

  • Participants under the age of 12 must have a parent or guardian.
  • Wear closed toed shoes.
  • There are many beautiful sights. You are encouraged to bring a camera along.
  • Weather will not affect the operation of the tours.
  • However if canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Departure point: Pick up from your hotel in Thessaloniki
  • Departure time: 9:00 am
  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
  • Return details: Returns to original Pick up point

Thessaloniki to Prespes! Let’s travel!

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