How to reach Eagles Palace in Halkidiki, Northern Greece
The pride of Macedonian Hotels, Eagles Palace, is located in the picturesque village of Ouranoupolis, Halkidiki in Northern Greece. Situated on the third and most charming peninsula, Eagles Palace is amongst the top Macedonian Hotels, not only for its supreme service and facilities but also for its breathtaking surroundings which include the mystique Mount Athos and the superb greenery of Northern Greece.
The hotel can be reached by Thessaloniki, the beautiful capital of Macedonia in Greece. The Thessaloniki International Airport-Macedonia in Greece is very well connected with domestic as well as international flights. Whichever way you choose to reach our hotel, there are many beautiful sights on your way to our premises, in Macedonia, Greece.
As you reach our hotel, the breathtaking Mount Athos will stun you with its beauty and powerful presence. Choose the route that suits you best and begin you journey to the majestic Mount Athos in Greece.
Arrive at International Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki (SKG) which is only a 90 minute drive from Eagles Palace. This airport is the main hub for Northern Greece and the second largest airport in the country. Numerous domestic and international flights are scheduled in and out of Thessaloniki, every day. Our Concierge will be delighted to arrange for a Taxi or Helicopter transfer!
Thessaloniki has the biggest and busiest train station in Greece. There are numerous domestic and international daily departures and arrivals, connecting Thessaloniki with other cities in Greece and Europe. Useful information may be found in the Greek Railways Organization site.
Driving directions to Eagles Palace
Eagles Palace is 129 km (90 minutes) from Thessaloniki with amazing views of the scenery and historical sites on the way. Do not miss the chance to ravel in the glorious Macedonia Nature as you approach the mystique Mount Athos.
For more details on the immediate area of the hotel please visit the History of Mount Athos page.
From Thessaloniki Macedonia Airport
- Follow the signs to Polygyros – Agio Oros (Πολύγυρος- Αγιο Όρος)
- At Polygyros (Πολύγυρος) turn to Vrastama (Βράσταμα)
- Follow the signs to Plana (Πλανά) - Gomati (Γομάτι) - Ierissos (Ιερισσός) - Nea Roda (Νέα Ρόδα)
- Βefore Ouranoupolis you will see the hotel on your right hand by the sea.
From Athens National Road
- Before Thessaloniki turn to Kavala-Serres (Kαβάλα-Σέρρες)
- TurntoStavro (Σταυρός)
- Follow the signs to Olympiada (Oλυμπιάδα)-Stratoni (Στρατώνι)-Ιerissos (Iερισσός)- Νea Roda (Nέα Ρόδα)
- Βefore Ouranoupolis you will see the hotel on your right hand by the sea
From Kavala Egnatia odos
- TurntoStavros (Σταυρός)
- Follow the signs to Olympiada (Oλυμπιάδα)-Stratoni (Στρατώνι)-Ιerissos (Iερισσός)-Νea Roda (Nέα Ρόδα)
- Βefore Ouranoupolis you will see the hotel on your left hand by the sea
Please note that there are many private companies offering daily bus service to and from Thessaloniki, along with the state-run KTEL organization of public intercity bus service. The bus station is right in front of the hotel.
Our concierge will also be delighted to arrange for a taxi or a helicopter transfer.
From Europe to Thessaloniki by car
If you are travelling by ferry from Bari, Ancona, Brindisi, or Venice, you will arrive at the city of Igoumenitsa, on the West coast of Greece. Once in Igoumenitsa, proceed in the direction of the city of Ioannina via the Egnatia Motorway (EgnatiaOdos) and continue further towards Thessaloniki. Total traveling distance from Igoumenitsa to Thessaloniki is about 3.5 hours, in mountainous scenery that will leave you mesmerized.
Alternatively, from Italy, you may reach the southern Greek port of Patras (map 2), instead of Igoumenitsa. If so, use a map to the following course: From Patras (taking the road to Athens), to Rio, crossing to Antirio (via the new longest suspension bridge of Europe), on to Amfissa and then Lamia, where you will join the Athens-Thessaloniki Highway, turning North to Thessaloniki. (The Patras to Thessaloniki drive is 488 km or about 6 hours.)
Time Zone & Banks
Greece is on the GMT +2 Hours Time Zone, as is Cairo and Helsinki.
Greece's official currency is the Euro (EUR).
Thessaloniki (129 km from the hotel)
You can find all the major banks in the center and outskirts. Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport offers a few ATM's
Poligiros (95 km from the hotel)
You will find 2 branches of the "National Bank of
Greece" and 2 branches of the "Agricultural Bank of Greece" with
Please note that Poligiros is 15km off the village of Ag. Prodromos, on the Thessaloniki-Ouranoupolis route.
Arnea (50 Km from the hotel)
You will find a branch of the "Agricultural Bank of Greece", with an ATM and a branch of the "National Bank of Greece" with an ATM.
Ierissos (8 Km from the hotel)
This village has a branch of the "National Bank of Greece", the "Agricultural Bank of Greece", the "Piraeus Bank of Greece", all with ATM's.