"Alexandroupolis / Western Thrace" Top 5 Page for this destination Alexandroupolis by Yiannis2000
Alexandroupolis Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 94 photos
The photo is from the delta of Evros river, the natural border between Greece and turkey, some kms from Alexandroupolis.
The town is the nearest mainland harbour to the quite, green island of Samothraki.
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Greece has been the first country that offered citizens of Turkish decent access to the European Union; the sizable muslim minority of Greece is concentrated in the region of Thrace, although few of them reside close to SAlexandroupolis. Maybe half of the 200000 strong muslim indigenous population are of turkish decent and they have been EU citizens since 1981! Their co-existence with the local Greeks is gradually improving.
There is regular, daily bus traffic from Thessaloniki to Istanbul and most of them stop in Alexandroupolis, to reserve a... more travel advice
There is a very nice road, Egnatia, connecting Alexandroypolis to Thessaloniki (320 kms- 4 hours drive) and to the... more travel advice
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