Pozar Thermal Baths and Edessa Day Trip from Thessaloniki

4.5 (145)
Thessaloniki, GR
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Thessaloniki, GR
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Embark on a rejuvenating journey with a day trip from Thessaloniki to the Pozar Thermal Baths and the ancient city of Edessa. Immerse yourself in the healing waters of Pozar, naturally heated by hot springs, and let the stunning backdrop of Mount Voras enhance your relaxation. Discover the therapeutic properties of the water, said to aid in various conditions such as arthritis and respiratory problems. Indulge in the traditional flavors of Greece during a delicious lunch in a charming village nearby. Explore the local market and be captivated by the array of goods on display. Then, venture to Edessa, the first capital of the ancient kingdom of Macedon, and marvel at the breathtaking waterfalls. Experience the enchanting scenery and capture the essence of this extraordinary city. The tour culminates with your return to Thessaloniki, leaving you rejuvenated and invigorated.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Not Included
  • 8 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Relax in healing waters at Pozar Thermal Baths
  • Experience the beautiful gorge and cascades at Loutra Pozar
  • Marvel at the impressive Edessa Waterfalls
  • Visit the traditional district of Varosi in Edessa
  • Enjoy a nice meal at one of the traditional restaurants in Edessa
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking tour escort
  • Basic travel insurance
  • Entry fee for the thermal baths (€3 per person)
  • Towel rental (€2 per towel)
  • Lunch at the restaurant
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

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Discover the perfect recipe for tranquility and rejuvenation with the Pozar Thermal Baths and Edessa Day Trip from Thessaloniki. This extraordinary tour promises a day filled with natural wonders and unforgettable experiences. Step into a world of healing and relaxation as you immerse yourself in the thermal baths of Pozar. With the magnificent Mount Voras as your backdrop, dive into the naturally heated waters and let go of all your stress and worries. Healing properties abound in these waters that are said to benefit various conditions, such as arthritis, respiratory problems, and kidney diseases.

What to expect?

Embark on an enchanting journey that spans 480 minutes, starting from the heart of Thessaloniki. Experience the soothing embrace of Pozar's thermal baths, where you can bask in the gentle warmth of the healing waters for approximately 2 hours. Marvel at the picturesque landscapes surrounding Mount Voras and the captivating Loutra Pozar gorge. Then, venture to the captivating city of Edessa and be mesmerized by its magnificent waterfalls. Spend some free time exploring the waterfalls or embark on a walking tour through the traditional district of Varosi. Immerse yourself in the fascinating Water Museum or indulge in a delicious meal at one of the area's traditional restaurants.

Who is this for?

This extraordinary tour is designed for those seeking solace, relaxation, and a deeper connection with nature. If you desire a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and want to replenish your mind, body, and soul, then this experience is perfect for you. Whether you are a weary traveler in need of rejuvenation or an adventurer yearning for new discoveries, the Pozar Thermal Baths and Edessa Day Trip from Thessaloniki offers a serene escape for all. Embrace the opportunity to explore the healing powers of the thermal baths and immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of Edessa's waterfalls.

Why book this?

Indulge in the extraordinary with the Pozar Thermal Baths and Edessa Day Trip from Thessaloniki. This remarkable tour allows you to witness the magic of the thermal baths and experience their potential health benefits firsthand. Feel revitalized as you immerse yourself in the warm, mineral-rich waters, known to alleviate various ailments and promote relaxation. The breathtaking landscapes of Mount Voras and Loutra Pozar gorge provide the perfect backdrop for your relaxation journey. Additionally, the trip to Edessa will mesmerize you with its picturesque waterfalls, inviting you to immerse yourself in the soothing sounds of rushing water. This tour offers a unique opportunity to escape the urban chaos, unwind, and reconnect with nature.

Good to know

Throughout the day trip, you'll have the chance to explore the charming village of Pozar, indulge in traditional Greek flavors during lunch, and visit the local market. In Edessa, take advantage of free time to wander through the traditional district of Varosi or visit the Water Museum or Sesame Mill of Flavors for a truly unforgettable experience. Don't miss the chance to capture the awe-inspiring scenery and make lasting memories. The tour concludes with a return to Thessaloniki, leaving you with a sense of serenity and rejuvenation.


Travelers who have embarked on the Pozar Thermal Baths and Edessa Day Trip from Thessaloniki have been captivated by the sheer beauty and tranquility of the experience. They rave about the healing properties of the thermal baths, finding respite from various conditions and an overall sense of wellness. The Pozar area and its thermal springs have left visitors enchanted, allowing them to unwind and recharge amidst stunning natural surroundings. Additionally, the captivating waterfalls of Edessa have left a lasting impression on travelers, with many appreciating the opportunity to explore the traditional district and immerse themselves in the vibrant local culture. Overall, the tour receives glowing reviews for its serene ambiance, rejuvenating effects, and the chance to escape the ordinary and embrace the extraordinary.

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  • You can book at any time before the event

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  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Loutra Pozar

The distance is 110km and lasts approximately 1½ hours. One explanation regarding the meaning of the name “Pozar” is “after the charcoal” while another one is “under the fire”, which forms an evidence that in the past the village was located in a different place that was burnt or set on fire and the villagers gave the name “Pozar” to their new village. We reach the enchanting Pozar hot springs, the spa into nature. The healing water infiltrates the ground and after going quite deep is heated up and goes back to the surface enriched with minerals and trace elements.Admire the beautiful gorge located in the majestic mountain where the river “Toplitsa” (in slavic language is defined as “the hot river”) flows through it forming small cascades and shallow shores. Nowadays is mostly known as the river of Saint Nicolas.

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Edessa Waterfalls

The name Edessa means “a tower into the water” because of the intense presence of the liquid element in the city since the antiquity. We have free time to admire the impetuous waterfalls and capture the enchanting scenery; where the park of the cascades meets the edge of the rock, also known as the “eyebrow” of the city, is located, according to the famous greek author Menelaos Lountemis, “the step where God steps on to go up the sky”. The water comes from the springs of the mountain Kaimaktsalan (Voras) supplied constantly by the snowmelt of the mountain. We may follow our trip attendant-archaeologist for a walking tour to the traditional district of Varosi and visit the Water Museum or Sesame Mill of Flavors for an unforgettable experience or enjoy a nice meal in one of the traditional restaurants of the area. We depart to Thessaloniki at around 15:00p.m and we are back approximately after 1½ hours (16:30pm), making the same stops where we started from.



4.5 (145)


Lovely trip to spend some time outside big towns. The thermal bath was fantastic as well the way over there …. Edesa waterfall fantastic:))))


Great trip. Good guide and excellent place for lunch. Waterfalls are amazing. Pozar is also great place


Yannis was an amazing tour guide!! Very helpful and full of information!!! We had a great time on the tour and took lots of cool photos and learned lots of interesting things about Ancient Greece!!! I loved the tour and would definitely recommend it to any of my friends going to Greece!


Such a great day trip. The thermal baths were very relaxing and Edessa was stunning. Our tour guide Rita was great as well. Highly recommend


Although it was raining, we really enjoyed the trip to the Pozar Thermal baths and then Edessa waterfall. The bus driver Dimitrios did an amazing job driving in the wet conditions and we felt very safe. Eleni our tour guide was wonderful - very organised and caring with a lot of knowledge of the areas we visited. We loved bathing in the thermal baths. The water was warm and relaxing. There were change rooms and lockers nearby. The Edessa waterfall was amazing. You can get close up and even behind the waterfall. Lots of opportunities for great photos. Would highly recommend this tour. Booking with Ammon Express was easy to do online.


Had a horrible experience. My cruise ship was late and for this reason we couldn't join the tour. The company refused to give us our money back.


The thermal baths were so warm and relaxing. We went in the second outdoor poor next to the waterfall. We bought some dried fruits and vegetables from the market there. The tour guide Lazarus was so helpful and friendly. The whole day was great value for money. Edessa falls were lovely and we had lunch at the restaurant there.


Perfect day trip! The guide agent was very polite and happy to explain and give advices. Both places we visited were beutiful!


This was my first tour with Ammon Express. The whole trip was very well organized and the day itself was a delight. Lázaros, our Tour guide, provided us with alot of information, not only about Thessaloniki but about the country and its history. From start to finish i enjoyed his stories and at Pozar itself i was able to relax completely. I would book this trip again with Ammon if i ever go back to Thessaloniki, something i would like in the future.


Already written 5 star in tripadvisor. Don't feel up to repeating here, now, writing on phone. Check it out there!
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