Visitors to the thematic tourism exhibition “CARAVAN SALON 2022” showed great interest in the Pieria area, especially in traveling by private vehicles.
The tourism exhibition was held in Dusseldorf (Germany) with the participation of the region of Central Macedonia. Since the pandemic, more and more European tourists are choosing to travel in small groups and travel in private vehicles. On the one hand, the region of Central Macedonia pays special attention and invests in this specific form of tourism, on the other hand, because it can meet the needs of camping tourists in the best way and throughout the year.
The advantages of the area are numerous places for equipped campsites, beautiful beaches, as well as proximity to Mount Olympus. From the reports of the tour operators, it became known that many travelers have visited Pieria in the past and want to visit it again. At the same time, many tourists who had previously come to Greece by road through Italy showed a keen interest in the Vergina Museum and the history of the region.
In a statement, Deputy Regional Governor for Tourism Alexandros Thanos said that specific visitors from Europe, especially from Germany, represent a different tourism model because they choose destinations with campsites and take longer vacations, as opposed to traditional tourists who prefer air travel. with accommodation booking.
For her part, the Deputy Governor of Pieria, Sophia Mavridou, emphasized that every year more and more visitors from all over the world prefer organized and high-quality campsites in the region of Central Macedonia and especially Pieria.