Koziakas Guesthouse is a traditional stone guesthouse located in the centre of Old Agio Thanasios. Its structural design fully respects the local architectural heritage and offers you a surrounding where the eye can only see the craftsmanship and the skill of the stonemasons joining their work of art to the already existing handmade wooden details, bringing to mind pictures of a past romantic era.
||A traditional stone guesthouse in the center of Palios Agios Athanasios Village ...
The warm central lobby, with its elaborate monastic style ceiling and sizable fireplace, which burns 24 hours a day, together with a glass of special wine and tasty local delicacies will transfer you to a dimension of complete peace, tranquility and relaxation.
The ten differently designed and furnished bedrooms, together with our high quality service and discretion is aimed at satisfying even the most difficult client. We hope that our hospitality will remain with you and “nest” deeply in your heart for years to come.
The most cosmopolitan mountainous village in Macedonia is located in Pella region, 33 km from Edessa, just 123 km from Thessaloniki and 603 km from Athens.
The traditional village of Palios Agios Athanasios in recent years has been improved in tourism and has become the top winter destination in Macedonia, but the Athenians know very little about it and therefore hasten to visit.
It is built at an altitude of 1200 m in the shadow of Kaimaktsalan, the highest peak of Mount Vora and has its roots in the late 16th century when there were installed the first inhabitants of the area persecuted by the Turks. The village was abandoned in the '80s mainly because of immigration.
Today the village has been named by the Ministry of Culture as preserved. All operations are aligned with the surrounding area and respect the traditional appearance of the village. The previously abandoned Palios Agios Athanasios has turned into one of the most cosmopolitan mountainous village with traditional buildings, beautiful inns, stylish bars, tavernas to tantalise the taste, holiday villas, branded the show-biz and a crowd every weekend swarm mainly from Thessaloniki but recently also from Athens.
From southern Greece, follow the Katerini - Thessaloniki National road. When you reach Katerini take the exit to Veria. Continue along the Thessaloniki -Veria National road and follow the signs to Alexandria - Giannitsa - Edessa. On arrival at Edessa you will follow the signs to Kaimaktsalan Ski Centre for 33 km, which will lead you to the village ofPalios Agios Athanasios.
from Athens 605 km
from Thessaloniki 123 km
from Edessa 33 km