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Kastoria (Population: 35,874 (2011)) is a lakeside city in Macedonia, northern Greece.

Dawn at Kastoria lake

Get in[edit]

By plane to Argos Orestiko, 15 km away from the Kastoria city centre. Airlines are only available through Athens.

Or by air to Thessaloniki, and then 2 hours travel to Kastoria by car (or bus).

Get around[edit]


  • Visit the numerous Byzantine churches.
  • See the beautiful lake


  • Go for skiing at the two near ski centres.

Buy Furs from the numerous local furriers Buy Fur accessories as well. Take a walk by the beautiful lake


  • Visit the world's biggest fur trade centre [1] [dead link] Also buy furs from Mailon Furs [2]




Good local 'tsipouro' (just like ouzo) and wine


The city of Kastoria is very touristic and has a lot of great places to spend your night.


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