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From Thessaloniki: Pozar Thermal Baths and Edessa Day Trip

From Thessaloniki: Pozar Thermal Baths and Edessa Day Trip

From US$ 56.60 per person

Refresh your mind and body at the Pozar Thermal Baths and relax in the naturally heated water from the hot springs. Continue to the ancient city of Edessa on a day trip from Thessaloniki.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Relax in the hot waters of Pozar Thermal Baths
  • Visit the city of Edessa and see the biggest waterfalls in the Balkans
  • Enjoy lunch in a pretty village and get some time to visit the local market
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Depart Thessaloniki and journey to the natural hot springs of Pozar Thermal Baths to relax in the healing waters while nature and Mount Voras provide a stunning backdrop. Benefit from the healing properties of water naturally heated to a temperature of 37° Celsius. Known for its amazing taste, the water is said also said to help with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, skin conditions, poor circulation, respiratory problems and kidney disease, including kidney stones. Enjoy lunch at a pretty village next to Pozar and taste the traditional flavors of Greece. Visit the local market and marvel at the goods on display. Continue to the city of Edessa, famed as the first capital of the ancient kingdom of Macedon. Get some free time to visit the spectacular waterfalls before returning to Thessaloniki.
  • Transportation
  • English-speaking tour escort
  • Basic travel insurance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if private option is selected)
  • Entry fee for the thermal baths (€2-3 per person)
  • Towel rental (€1.5 per towel)
  • Lunch at the restaurant
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Pick-up possible from the entrance to the White Tower; Makedonia Palace Hotel; Aristotelous Square and Egnatia (Venizelos statue); Capsis Hotel; and The Met Hotel.

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  •  Entry to the thermal baths is not permitted for pregnant women
  •  Children under 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  • You can bring your own towel or bathrobe or rent one at the thermal baths
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 120 reviews

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A total must do to in Thessaloniki!!! Bring a towel if you dont want to rent one and a cellphone waterproof case so you can take photos by the waterfall. The tour guide was very informative and the driver excellent as we rode in rainy weather. The first bath is nice and gets a lot of traffic but make sure to head inside to the larger bath further down. It has access to the larger waterfall and it creates a separate mini thermal pool. So very soothing and a must to relax and enjoy. The walk through the second city was nice and there is access to some inside caves make sure to check out as well

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September 20, 2021

We enjoyed our trip to the baths, the tour guide Yiannis was very knowledgeable and friendly. We were looking forward to the waterfalls only to be disappointed as there was no water. Yiannis the guide checked with his office who in turn checked with the municipality- they were informed due to works in the town they had to close the water. How can a waterfall be closed! Never mind it didn’t spoil our day and we got to meet some nice people.

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September 15, 2021

Overall, we were happy with the trip. At the thermal baths you sometimes had to wait until you were allowed in, as there were Corona limitations in the number of people in the pools. We would have liked the stay in Edessa a little longer. But overall definitely to be recommended.

September 8, 2021

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