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The city of Thessaloniki is the capital of the region Central Macedonia and it was first established in 316 BC by Kassandros and named after his wife, Thessalonike, half-sister of Alexander the Great. The name Thessaloniki means "Thessalian Victory". It was the second most important city of the Byzantine Empire, next to Constantinople. Thessaloniki is a town with rich history and an exciting present.

The city is bustling with life and movement. Large avenues, parks and squares provide nice green spaces, and trees line the commercial streets. There are old houses and Neoclassical buildings that stand side by side with modern constructions. The people of Thessaloniki are known for their friendliness and hospitality throughout Greece.

The city is also known for its great cuisine. No one can resist the tasteful sweets, delicious pies, or numerous taverns that offer special Greek dishes.

Byzantine churches, Roman constructions, Muslim buildings, modern architecture, intensive nightlife and stunning beaches - this is the essence of Thessaloniki. Being the second largest city in Greece, Thessaloniki combines more than 2,300 years of history with every facility and excitement that a modern European city can offer a visitor.

Thessaloniki has many historically interesting sights reminding us of past times. The White Tower still stands tall. It was once a part of the ancient walls that protected the city, and they have also survived several earthquakes.

The romantic alley ways and streets makes Thessaloniki a perfect destination for couples in love.

During the summer months you can visit the nearby beaches of Perea, Nei Epivates, Agia Triada, Nea Michaniona and Epanomi. There are many hotels, marinas, play courts, camping places, taverns, etc. Most of the beaches have been awarded with the blue flags by the European Union thanks to the high standards and the clear waters.

Take a walk at the famous Ladadika area, near Aristotelous square, and you will find a number of traditional restaurants, ouzeries and taverns. Enjoy grills and inventive recipes such as Kontosouvli, Giaprakia and Gardoubes with a glass of wine or ouzo. If you prefer seafood, you will be excited when you taste Mussels’ pilaf, grilled sardine, Frutti di mare, Shrimps Saganaki and stuffed squid, in one of the many fish taverns of the town.

Thessaloniki offers a variety of tastes. Traditional Macedonian food, Oriental cuisine and European cuisine.

The presence of pastry making and the cuisine of Constantinople complete the tasty puzzle of Thessaloniki. It is worth tasting the traditional Bougatsa, filled either with cheese or sweet cream, the syrup delights, Ekmek kadaifi, Seker pare, Touloumpa, and the famous Trigona of Panorama.

The nightlife of Thessaloniki is well-known all over Greece, with many bars, clubs, music halls and places for all tastes and ages. Ladadika is the hot spot of the town and the meeting place for young ages and, generally, for all locals and foreigners.

The centre of Thessaloniki consists of big road axes: Tsimiski, Mitropoleos, Ermou, Egnatia, Agiou Dimitriou and Leoforos Nikis streets, which are interrupted by vertical streets, mainly those of Agias Sofias, Aristotelous, Venizelou and Paleon Patron Germanou.

Around these streets the commercial heart of the town is beating every day.

The market of Thessaloniki presents the newest fashion in clothes, shoes, jewels, accessories and furs.

Especially in Tsimiski you will find clothes and shoes from the top fashion designers of the world. Here you will find modern shops, some of them really luxury with products for every style and pocket.

 

The Lily Ann Beach Hotel sits only 400m from the bustling centre of Sithonia and 400m from its white-sand beaches and pristine Aegean waters. With a great location nearby everything you could need on your Greek getaway, a holiday to the Lily Ann Beach..
Lily Ann Village Hotel is located in the beautiful area of Chalkidiki ¿ Greece, 400m from the blue flag awarded beach called Nikiti. The hotel offers a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, pool bar, restaurant, Wi-Fi internet access, sport..
The Hotel Loutra Beach, is located on the southwestern edge of the peninsula of Kassadra and specifically at the picturesque village, Loutra, of Agia Paraskevis. Situated just 30m from the beach this small family hotel awaits you with friendly atmosphere,..
The Macedonian Sun Hotel is situated just a kilometer away from the village of Kallithea--meaning beautiful view. Its guests can browse through a variety of shops, stop at the cafes and ice-cream parlors lined along cobbled pedestrian streets. The Macedonian..
Lying in an elevated position in the holiday resort of Kalithea- this hotel is surrounded by fabulous lush vegetation and lies just 400 m from the local sand/ pebble beach. A selection of lively bars and nightclubs as well as cafés are to be found..
This hotel is situated just a kilometre from the village of Kallithea meaning "beautiful view", amidst natural surroundings with a wonderful outlook close to the sea. Due to the excellent location of its buildings, the hotel offers a panoramic ocean view..
The Makednos Hotel was built in 2000 and it consists of 2 buildings with 32 rooms. The hotel offer following facilities: reception (08:00-22:00) with lobby, a la carte restaurant, tavern with terrace, children's playground, fresh water pool with whirlpool,..
**Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014.** The Medousa Hotel is a quaint family-run hotel located just 500 metres from the sandy beach of Kriopigi in Kassandra. The hotel boasts a range of facilities for guests to enjoy during their stay..
The Medusa Hotel is close to the popular Kriopigi Beach and the sparkling blue bay of Kassandra (800m), on the Halkidiki peninsula. The family run self catering Medusa Hotel is ideal for couples and friends featuring comfortably furnished..
The Mendi Hotel is situated 6 km to Posidi, 8 km to Fourka and 22 km to Afytos. Services and facilities include: Reception with safe (extra charge), restaurant, bar, outdoor pool with separated children's pool, playground, mini club, elevator, mini market,..
Churches of Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki is famous for its numerous beautiful churches, large and small, dating from various eras, most notably Byzantine. Most are situated in the Upper City area, which is a warren of quaint, narrow cobbled streets and has become a fashionable..
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