General information about Naoussa
Average town altitude:
360 m. above sea level.
Highest peak of Mount Vermio:
Hamitis peak, 2064 m. above sea level.
Average greatest temperature:
34° C (July).
Average lowest temperature:
-2° C (February).
Municipality of Naoussa: 23,000 residents.
(including the municipal districts of Arkochori, Giannakochori, Rhodochori and Stenimachos)
Main Economic Activities::
- Fructiferous tree cultivation (apple, peach, pear, cherry, etc.)
- Viniculture-Origin labelled wine production
- Agricultural industry
Distances from Naoussa:
- Veroia: 18 km.
- Edessa: 40 km.
- Thessaloniki: 90 km. (via the Egnatia road)
- Athens: 510 km.
Both bus and train connections exist with all the above cities.
Tourist Points of Interest-Sports:
- Archaeological sites
- Folkloric events
- Traditional environment
- Winter sports
- Mountain climbing
- Field trips
- Alpine camping
At Naoussa and in the surrounding area there are various categories of hotels and traditional guest houses which operate all year round. There are also exceptional restaurants, traditional taverns and 'tsipouradika', wineries open to visitors, as well as modern cafe-bar both in town and in the nearby countryside (Agios Nicholaos, Arkochori, Giannakochori, etc.)
For information see the special pamphlets and online at www.naoussa.gr