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Xanthi (Greek: Ξάνθη) is in Western Thrace. It's the capital city of Xanthi Prefecture.

Xanthi, old town


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By plane[edit]

The closest airport is "Alexander the Great" airport about 20 km from Kavala. Planes, mostly touristic charters, fly all over Europe.

By regional coach[edit]

Interurban coaches ("KTEL" buses) are by far the most convenient way to travel around Greece, as well as for intra-regional travelling. There is frequent bus service from Athens Kifisos Station to Xanthi, as well as from Thessaloniki bus terminal "Macedonia" to Xanthi.

By train[edit]

Trains OSE [7] connect Xanthi to other cities in Greece. Travelling with ordinary trains can be cheaper, although a little bit slower, whereas choosing a fancy faster Intercity train will cost the same amount of money, or even more than a KTEL bus.

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  • Fanarakia tavern, Georgiou Stavrou 18 (1 minute walk from the central square of the city), +30 25410 73606, [1]. Traditional tavern since 1948  edit
  • Xanthippi, 1st km Xanthis-Stavroupolis. Xanthippi is a modern restaurant with traditional flavours from Greece and Balkans. It is located in the northern part of the city with a spectacular view of the city and the valley of Xanthi.  edit

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  • Filoxenia Hotel, Toxotes, [2]. checkin: 1PM; checkout: noon. Filoxenia hotel is located in the quiet village of Toxotes, next to Nestos river and just 10km from Xanthi city.  edit
  • Z Palace (5*), Georgiou Kondili street, +30-25410 64414, [3]. Z Palace is located in the entrance of the city, a few steps from the train station and 15 minutes walk from the center of the city.  edit
  • Elisso Xenia Hotel (4*), Vas. Sofias 9, 25410 84400 & 84888, [4]. Elisso hotel is in the heart of the city , 1 minute from the bars and cafes, next to the river Kosinthos.  edit
  • Hotel Casino Xanthi (5*), Latomia, 25410 84805 -84813, [5]. It is located next to the casino of Xanthi.  edit
  • Elena Hotel (3*), Leoforos Stratou 2, +30(25410)63901-3, [6]. Elena hotel is located next to the river Kosinthos and a few steps from the famous Xanthi bazaar which takes place in Emporiou square every Saturday.  edit
  • Nestos Hotel (3*). checkin: 14:00; checkout: 12:00 - 13:00. Nestos Hotel is located in the west entrance of Xanthi. from 36 euro.  edit


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