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Thessaly

Thessalia (GB)
Thessalie (F)
Tesalia (ES)
Tessaglia (I)
Tessália (PO)
Thessalië (N)

The approximately 14,000 square kilometer landscape or region with the capital Larissa is located on the east coast Greece, It is known as the granary of Greece, the grain fields lie in the large, flat plains. The mild one climate is bordered by the almost 3,000 meter high mountain range of Mount Olympus (in Greek mythology the seat of the gods) Macedonia in the west and the Aegean (northern side sea of the Mediterranean) influenced in the east. The vineyards cover 11,000 hectares, of which 7,500 hectares table grapes and 3,500 hectares of wine grapes. There are still many autochthonous Grape varieties such as Batiki. Krassato. Mavro Messenikola. Savatiano. Stavroto. Roditis and Xinomavro grown. There are three as POP classified appellations, that is Anchialos. fair Nikola and Rapsani,

Map of Greece
Greece map: From Pitichinaccio - own work, CC BY 3.0 , link
edited by Norbert FJ Tischelmayer 2/2018

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