Serres is a large city in northern Greece with a historical past. It was founded in the 12th century BC and there is a reference of Herodotus to the city called Siris or Peonian.
The city of Serres experienced intellectual and economic growth during the 18th and 19th centuries. It's a beautiful town with loads of nearby destinations that will intrigue you. It is located 587 km NE of Athens and 80 km NE of Thessaloniki.
From Athens via PATHE (Athens-Thessaloniki), and continue via Thessaloniki-Serres Road, the route is 6.5 hours. From Thessaloniki via Egnatia Odos and continue via Thessaloniki-Serres Road the route lasts about 1 hour.