The prefecture of Kikis is situated in Central Greece, between the prefectures of Pella, Thessaloniki and Serres. It has a total area of 2,519 sq. km. and a population of approximately 90,000 inhabitants. The western section of the prefecture is mountainous with thickly wooded slopes and picturesque, small villages, (such as Griva, Livadia and Kastaneri). The fertile plain of Kilkis is crossed by the river Axios and its branches.
Τhe area of Pikrolimni, (meaning «bitter lake» in Greek), is very well known, since the Balkans’ first organized mud-bathing therapy centre is situated here, at the lake’s shores.
The visitor may find throughout the prefecture several hotels, tavernas, cafeterias, nightclubs and commercial shops.