Located 33 kilometers from the city of Edessa and very close to the ski resort of Kaimaktsalan, lies the traditional preserved settlement of Old Agios Athanasios or Tsegani, as it used to be called. Built at an altitude of 1,200 meters, at the foot of Mount Voras, despite the fact that it had died a few years ago, it is now the winterest destination in northern Greece. The village was built in the late 16th century by breeders and builders from Epirus while in 1992 it was described as traditional.
Visitors, choosing the Old Agios Athanasios, are fascinated by the traditional stone houses with tiles, samples of traditional local Macedonian architecture, made of stone. With the creation of the Kaimaktsalan Ski Resort, the village has been transformed into a secular settlement, considered one of the most beautiful mountainous settlements in Greece, with traditional guesthouses, impressive restored houses, picturesque shops and nightclubs, mainly nightclubs and nightclubs. wishing for fun until the morning.
Since 1995, when residents have begun to return to Old Agios Athanasios, it has become a winter tourist resort and a attraction for winter hikers. The picturesque stone alleys of the village take visitors to other times, while one of the most important sights of Old Agios Athanasios is the Church of the Ascension built in the late 1700s.
Check out our all-day round trip excursion for over fours, along with a guided tour