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Thessaloniki

The beautiful co-capital of Greece

There are many things that cross our minds when we think about the co-capital of Greece, Thessaloniki. The White Tower, the sea, the famous Thermaikos Gulf, the rich history, the excellent cuisine, the numerous bars and clubs and the really friendly people who know how to enjoy themselves. Check out our travel guide to Thessaloniki and discover why this is a city that firmly maintains its charm, beauty and tradition, through centuries. Thessaloniki has left its marks in the Greek culture and history, through time.

Your Thessaloniki travel guide

Set in Northern Greece, Thessaloniki is a city with multicultural vibes, delicious gastronomy, vibrant nightlife and awesome experiences to live!

Aristotelous square is the heart of the city, where a plethora of cultural events take place. The Square is the main meeting point for locals and visitors. Truly impressive buildings, reddish columns, arched streets, traditional taverns, numerous cafés, pastry shops and so much more.

The seaside Niki Avenue is famous for its bars and cafés. When the sun sets, you will see hundreds of locals and visitors enjoying the view and sipping a cup of coffee. Additionally, visitors can find many well-known restaurants in the neighborhoods of Kalamaria and Aretsou.

Access

Thessaloniki is connected by bus to Athens and Piraeus. You can also travel by train from Athens to Thessaloniki. It is also connected by air to Athens and several Western European cities.

The White Tower

This is the city’s trademark. The White Tower, which was used as a fortress, dominates the port and is visible from many parts of the city.

Ano Poli

Located at the north of the city center, Ano Poli or Upper Town is the old town of Thessaloniki with beautiful architecture and awesome views to the whole city.

Entertainment

Ladadika is one of the most famous and oldest neighborhoods in Thessaloniki. Today, it is not residential, but it hosts numerous traditional taverns, bars, clubs and few hotels.

Local gastronomy

Thessaloniki is the city of a thousand flavors! You can enjoy a delicious breakfast practically in every corner of the city. Do try the traditional “bougatsa”, the pie with cheese and cream!

Agioli

Greek and Mediterranean dishes and tasty seafood with wonderful views to Thermaikos Gulf.

15 Nikis Avenue
+30 2310 262888

Kanoula

Kanoula offers a variety of dishes based in the Mediterranean cuisine, within a relaxed environment.

Raktivan 8
+30 2310 222185

Commercial centers & markets

The commercial center of the town stretches in the busy streets of Tsimiski, Egnatia and Ermou, with big department stores, elegant boutiques, banks, bookstores and antique stores. Modiano Market is the central market, filled with aromas and colors.

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