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Philippion Hotel PozarThursday June 15th, 2017


Activities Loutra Pozar

The wonderful natural environment and the climatic conditions ‘force’ the visitor to participate at outdoor activities such as, climbing, hiking and exploring the gorge and the caves of the Pozar Baths.
Throughout your stay at the local area you can choose among all kinds of recreational activities (horseback riding, hiking, climbing, etc.) or gastronomical ones (traditional local cuisine dishes) or even take short trips to nearby destinations such as Orma, Kaimaktsalan ski center, Palios agios Athanasios, Nymphaeum and more.

Philippion Hotel PozarThursday June 15th, 2017


Kaimaktsalan ski center

For ski lovers, 39km far from Philippion hotel in Loutra Pozar, one can find the ski center “Kaimaktsalan”, a rare insight into the landscape with snow-capped slopes. Mountain Voras Kaimaktsalan is located among the borders of Greece with P.G.D.M and its ridge is the border between the two countries. It is the third highest mountain in Greece at an altitude of 2.524m peak. Kaimaktsalan ski resort is developed hillside within the magnitude of 2.050m, where one can find the main shelter, parking, ski school for ski beginners, rental facilities, ticket offices, and the first lift that leads to 2.480m, the arrival station of the highest lift of Greece. The ski resort, depending on whether conditions, is open from late November until early May. Besides the Kaimaktsalan ski center bares a beautiful natural environment where one can seek relaxation by walking among the forest’s trails. There are 14 tracks at the ski center (including 2 which host races with electronic timers, 5 hard level tracks, 3 easy ones and 3 ‘Baby’-very easy ones) whose total length reaches up to 11,000 meters. Visitors are led to the trucks through 7 Lifts – a two-seater air “chair” (covered distance: 1600m) that climbs the height distance of 2100m to 2350m, a sliding one “anchor drag” side, a sliding “anchor drag” (covered distance of 900m) that goes up to 2200m-2480m – the highest level where one can climb through a lift, a sliding “dish” (covered distance of 500m) from Kaimaktsalan ski resort shelter at the base of the “chair” and 3 smaller sliding lifts. There is also a Snowboard Fun Park (track with ‘somersaults’ and jumps) for fans of snowboard.

Philippion Hotel PozarThursday June 15th, 2017


Holidays in Pella, Greece

Have your holidays in Pella, Greece. Pella is a county developed at the border region of northwestern Greece with rich natural beauty and memorials of archaeological and historical importance. Major attractions of the county, which is within short distance of Thessaloniki city, is the ski resort on Kaimaktsalan (Vora), the world wide known waterfalls situated at the foot of Vermio, capital of Edessa- which attracts numerous visitors all year long- and the astonishing Vegoritida lake. There are, however, archaeological sites of exceptional importance such as the ruins of ancient Pella, the capital of the ancient kingdom of the Macedonians. The area is also famous for it’s all year long fruit production, a ‘sample’ of which one should taste while having holidays in Pella, Greece.

Philippion Hotel PozarThursday June 15th, 2017

Loutraki Pella

Loutraki Pellas

Philippion Hotel is located in Loutraki Pellas, a place endowed by the ‘goddess’ of nature with dense vegetation, positive cosmic force and of incomparable beauty. Here at the foot of Voras Kaimaktsalan mountain, where one can find gorgeous alternating landscapes, the water gushes from the hot springs baths of Pozar.
During your holidays in Loutraki Pellas, a large number of restaurants, café-bars and local markets will meet your every need. It is a location with rich and natural beauty and a multitude of monuments of both archaeological and historical importance.
Major attractions of the county, which bares the privilege of being close to Thessaloniki city, is the famous ski resort on Voras (Kaimaktsalan), the widely known waterfalls found at the foot of Vermio and the capital of Edessa County, which attracts several visitors all year long. The road network of high quality that crosses wonderful mountainous or flat landscapes, leads to beautiful towns such as Aridaia, Giannitsa and Skydra. Enjoy your holidays in Loutraki Pellas with your friends or family!

Philippion Hotel PozarThursday June 15th, 2017

Pozar baths

Pozar baths – The Spa Town Of Aridaia

An earthly paradise awaits just 3 km away from Philippion hotel in Loutraki Aridaias, 10 km from Aridaia and 100 km from Thessaloniki to enhance its visitors with health, wellness and beauty.
Visit Loutra Pozar (Pozar baths) and discover the many natural assets of the mythical Pella, where visitors can take advantage of the unique spa or drinking water treatments.
Loutra Pozar (Pozar baths) is one of the finest Greek destinations for excursions or vacations during all 4 seasons. The famous Loutra Pozar (Pozar baths) are also known as Aridaia’s baths or baths of Loutraki or health spas of Loutraki or health spas Pozar of Aridaia.
At mountainous Pella, at the foot of Vora Kaimaktsalan mountain (Voras Kaimaktsalan), where one can find a mixing combination of beautiful landscapes, the water that gushes from the hot springs baths can be used as a treatment for many diseases and also be suitable for balneotherapy and drinking therapy.
The temperature of the thermal water baths in Pozar, at the 6 main hot springs is 37 degrees Celsius. One can enjoy the water in one of the specially formed private swimming pools (privet spa), internal steam spas or at one of the also internal 40 bathtubs.
The adventurous ones can make use of the large outdoor pool with hot, running, spa water during both winter and summer.
For the even more daring ones, the countless waterfalls with running healing waters along the riverside and the 5 natural lakes where the hot water steams from the ground create the perfect setting for relaxation through a natural hydro massage.
Precipitous cliffs, waterfalls, wild and dense vegetation as well as the gorge of the Baths with 16 caves, which is considered to be the first Greek cave park, constitute Loutra Pozar (Pozar baths) as a place worth visiting.
Loutra Pozar offer also a wide range of outdoor activities due to their special nature assets including climbing, hiking and a tour at the caves and the local folklore museum.