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Thessaloniki Classic City Tour
"The classic City tour includes seven hot spots of the Thessaloniki center. Pick up from the White Tower (the main landmark of the city) continue to the Archaeological Museum Agia Sofia Agios Dimitrios (Byzantine church and its crypt) and climb to the Byzantine castles. Descending the City walls (Acropolis) we pass the Galerius Arch (Kamara) the Aristotelous Square the Port of Thessaloniki and arrive back to the White Tower. Depending on customers preference we formulate a similar program. History art
From EUR120.00
 
Thessaloniki Markets Tour
"Meet your guide in Aristotelous Square in Thessaloniki and after a quick coffee to start your tour set off to explore the area. A major commercial center since ancient times the city has retained a strong sense of its history with Byzantine market halls and monuments sitting side-by-side with contemporary and modern buildings.Walk through the bustling shopping streets to Louloudadika a colorful flower market thronged with sidewalk cafes and shops and then admire the old Turkish baths of Giahoudi Hamam. Browse stalls heaving with mounds of colorful vegetables and fruit at Modiano and Kapani markets and hear of their history from your guide. Both food markets are believed to have operated since the 12th century. After picking up some koulouri (street-food snacks)
From EUR24.00
 
Thessaloniki Food Tour
"Head to Aristotelous Square in central Thessaloniki to meet your guide and start your food tour of the city. Kick-start your morning with a cup of strong Greek coffee to get your energy levels up and then continue into Thessaloniki’s bustling commercial district to learn about Greek gastronomy.A Mediterranean cuisine Greek food is typically high in nutrients and low in animal fats and dishes are cooked according to time-tested recipes that have been passed down over generations. With incredible islands and large expanses of coastal land Greece is known for its incredible seafood and Thessaloniki – as an ancient port town – is one of the best places for it.Wander through the food markets of Modiano and nearby Kapani to see crates of freshly caught fish loaded onto heaving stalls a round roll of bread topped with sesame seeds and compare the flavors with bougatsa
From EUR38.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Thessaloniki

Watch out for tricky beggars

Beggars are tricky and know how to get their money! This happened to me while visiting Hagia Sophia. I went inside the church for a few minutes, and when I came out an old lady dressed like a nun...
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briantravelman
Apr 20, 2015

DON'T BOOK WITH SZAWELTRAVEL!!!!

Northern Greece is quickly becoming a popular destination for Polish tourists, due to cheap online deals, and a wide variety of travel companies.A word of advice, if you're traveling from Poland DON'T...
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briantravelman
Aug 25, 2011

Time changes

It is worth noting that there is a time difference between Macedonia and Greece - Greece being one hour ahead. I nearly missed my onward train to Athens because of this. Its a good thing that I can...
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graeme83
Mar 03, 2009

You'll soon get fed up.

If you are enjoying a meal or a drink outside in Thessaloniki, you will be pestered consistently by beggars and people selling counterfeit CD / DVD's. The beggars are of the same types that you see...
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planxty
May 29, 2005

Air quality

If you have sensitive eyes and/or sinuses or difficulty breathing, then you might have those conditions exacerbated here. I didn't have a problem with anything before I got here, but now my eyes are...
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DrexelDragon
Dec 14, 2004

Good driving and parking skills a must!!!

Parking - Sidewalks here aren't meant for pedestrians solely. They also double as parking lots. Since it hasn't occurred to anyone, or perhaps that the Greek Municipalities won't approve above/below...
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DrexelDragon
Dec 14, 2004
 
 
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Greek coffee not Turkish

Greek people are very sensitive to the "coffee" subject.So please be careful when you order your coffee and dont mentioned about any other nationality ....only "Greek Coffee"..
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traveloturc
Jun 20, 2006

Top Hotels in Thessaloniki

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Agnostou Stratiotou 14, Thessaloniki, Macedonia Region, Greece
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11 Komninon Street, Thessaloniki, Macedonia Region, 54624, Greece
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13th Km Thessaloniki Perea, Thessaloniki, Macedonia Region, 57001, Greece
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Aristotelous Square 9, Thessaloniki, Macedonia Region, 54624, Greece
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2, M Alexandrou Ave, Thessaloniki, Macedonia Region, 54640, Greece
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2 Oplopiou And Katouni Street, Thessaloniki, Macedonia Region, 54625, Greece
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Top Things to Do in Thessaloniki

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Agios Dimitrios Church

The first church on the site of Agios Dimitrios was a small oratory, built just after 313 on the ruins of a Roman bath in which a Roman soldier called Dimitrios, was executed on order of emperor...
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Aristotelous Square - Aristotelous street

Aristotelous is a central and definitely the most famous square in Thessaloniki. It’s located near the seafront, just over Nikis avenue. It is named after Aristotle of course, the famous Greek...
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Nea Paralia

Nea Paralia (New Beach ) is the sea front of Thessaloniki that was recently renovated (2011-2013) so now the locals have a long public pedestrian space to walk and relax. Small in depth but very long...
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Rotunda of Galerius

The building known as Rotunda was built in the 4th century AD. The Roman Emperor Galerius ordered the construction of this building and the arch known as Kamara. A road connected the Rotunda with the...
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White Tower - Lefkos Pyrghos

The White Tower is the symbol of the city. The tower was built in the 15th century. Throughout the years it had different uses and also different names. It served as a prison and a place for...
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Agia Sofia Church

One of the oldest churches still standing today is the Agia Sophia Church. It was built as a miniature of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople in the 7th century. Parts of its original interior...
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Top 5 Thessaloniki Writers

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mindcrime

"3 days in Thessaloniki"
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StefanosS

"Thessaloniki"
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Yiannis2000

"The Balkan capital of Greece!"
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mikey_e

"The Jewel of the Balkans"
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Aggeliki

"Thessaloniki, her White Tower"
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