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Larissa, a region of unique natural beauty, pulses with wooded mountains, has a large fertile plain that is crossed by river Pinios, and has various extended beaches as well. The prefecture of Larissa is an ideal destination for those who enjoy touring all year round.
The prefecture of Larissa belongs to the geographical district of Thessalia – it is the largest one – and borders with Pieria and Kozani in the north, Grevena, Trikala and Karditsa in the west, Fthiotida and Magnissia in the south and the Aegean Sea in the east. It has approximately 270.600 inhabitants.
The town of Larissa, which is the capital of the prefecture, is outspread on the infinite plain, which crossed by the river Pinios. Larissa is a modern, cosmopolitan, town with interesting sightseeing. The acropolis, the ancient theaters, the monument – museum of Hippokrates, the park of Alcazar, the traditional houses at Tabakika and at the fortress, the archaeological museum, the picture gallery and the cultural – historical museum, are definitely worth seeing.
Wondering around the prefecture of Larissa you will visit many beautiful and interesting settlements. The hamlet Agia, built at the slopes of Ossa mountain, the tourist resort Agiokambos with the extended sandy beach, the historical village Ambelakia, built at the straits of Tembi and the whole region of Tembi, which is one of the most scenic sites of the world, shall amaze you. Furthermore, the tourist center Farsala, the picturesque large village Tsaritsani, the seaside resort Stomio, the cultural town Elassona and Tyrnavos, the beautiful town with the scheduled buildings, are worth visiting.
All over the prefecture of Larissa you will admire the miracle of nature and the gift of history
Saint-Achille, Agios Achilleios, est le saint patron de la ville de Larissa.Le cheval est l'emblème de la ville de Larissa.