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Asprovalta, East Macedonia, Greece one of my favourite summer destinations for family holidays

Updated on May 15, 2017

A little information about Asprovalta

Asprovalta is a small seaside town near Thessaloniki, Greece.

It's beach has been awarded the Blue Flag and it is almost 10 km long.

There are a lot of cafe bars along side it with umbrellas and chairs you can use without having to pay a lot just a drink will do.

Besides the beach Asprovalta has a small marina, go-kart tracks, free fields for tennis,football and beach volley.

It also has supermarkets, postal office, police, doctors, banks, shops, taverns, camping and school.

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This car is looking like the car we had when I was a child except from the fact that our car had a tent as well.
This car is looking like the car we had when I was a child except from the fact that our car had a tent as well.

My memories from visiting Asprovalta

When I was a child my father took us almost every year to Asprovalta for a small holiday.

Most of the time that would be two days, the weekends and we usually repeat the two days two or three times throughout the summer.

We couldn't afford renting a room so we were sleeping in the car.

Our car was a small rural truck with a tent. It looked like the one in the photo.( I couldn't find nowhere one with a tent to show you).

We usually set off early in the morning so we arrived there at 8 o'clock.

As soon as we arrived we went immediately to the sea and started swimming till noon.

My dad had taught me and my sister to swim since we were very little so we really enjoyed swimming.

We didn't want to get out of the water not even to eat. Mother always begged us to get out and have something to eat.

Most of the times we got sunburns as well because we didn't want to get out of the sea even to put sunblock.

In the afternoon we usually took a nap when we were very little or played with a ball with dad till the three hours after lunch passed so we could go to the sea again.

After swimming and playing in the sea till the sun was set we usually went to eat something in the town.

We took walks and enjoyed the night view of Asprovalta, the shops, the people, just everything.

We sometimes went to the open cinema as well.

Finally we slept at about 11 or 12 in the night.

In the second day of our short holidays the first thing we did was to go to the church.

My family is very religious and we learnt to love going to the church as long as we could remember.

Asprovalta has a very big and beautiful church with a yard full of flowers.

When we were very little we enjoyed playing in it a lot during the mass.

After the mass we ate a little something for breakfast and again off to the sea again.

After spending the whole day in the sea we had to return home by 6 in the evening.

We couldn't stop winning to our parents in the way home asking them when we would go again.

And thats how my children years have past.

Give these books and dvds a look - I think they are worthy of your time if you are going to visit Greece some day.

Some videos of Asprovalta - I found on youtube. Enjoy!

Some photos I found online from Asprovalta - I hope you will like them as I do. Unfortunately when I was a child we haven't taken any pictures so I don't have a

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Asprovalta from aboveAsprovalta by nightAsprovalta's marinaOne more night viewBeautiful sunrise in AsprovaltaAurora festival
Asprovalta from above
Asprovalta from above
Asprovalta by night
Asprovalta by night
Asprovalta's marina
Asprovalta's marina
One more night view
One more night view
Beautiful sunrise in Asprovalta
Beautiful sunrise in Asprovalta
Aurora festival
Aurora festival

Resources about Asprovalta

If you want to learn more about Asprovalta then you should visit these sites.

I think they are really helpful.

If you answered yes in my poll why not share here where and when you have travelled to Greece and your experiences?

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    • Lynn Klobuchar profile image

      Lynn Klobuchar 3 years ago from Minneapolis, Minnesota

      I would love to visit this area of the world. Thanks so much for sharing this.

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      Elsie Hagley 3 years ago from New Zealand

      Very interesting article. Looks like a great place to visit. Nice choice of photos.

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      Charito Maranan-Montecillo 3 years ago from Manila, Philippines

      If I do have a chance to travel again, I would like to see Asprovalta.

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      Andromachi 3 years ago

      I wish to you from my heart your wish to come here to become true.

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      RinchenChodron 3 years ago

      I have some Greek friend named Isidoridy who go to Greece frequently because they still have family there. Someday I hope to see it.

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      WriterJanis2 3 years ago

      I hope to visit Greece one day.

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      Andromachi 3 years ago

      @asereht1970: Santorini is a very beautiful island,I also wish to travel there as well. Even though I am living in Greece I haven't yet had the opportunity to go there.

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      asereht1970 3 years ago

      I have been to Greece... but only in books and on TV. I love reading about Greece, the beaches looks awesome. If ever I can get a chance to visit Greece, I would love to be in Santorini.

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      Andromachi 3 years ago

      @SusanDeppner: You're welcome Susan. Thank you for reading and comment my lens.

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      Susan Deppner 3 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I can tell that you have wonderful childhood memories of family vacations. I've never been to Greece, but I know that it's beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing!