The prefecture of Larissa is the second largest in Greece, situated in the northern part of the Thessaly region. It is a principal agricultural center linked by rail with the ports of Volos, Thessaloniki and Athens. The population is approximately 250,000 inhabitants. Larissa owes its name to the mythological figure of Larissa, daughter of Pelasgus.
The area offers a great combination of sea, mountain, cosmopolitan beaches and traditional villages. The visitor can, of course, find here a great variety of hotels, commercial shops, cafeterias, restaurants and nightclubs.