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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.

 

Located in the heart of the seaside resort of Nea Kallikratia, the Secret Paradise Hotel & Spa offers contemporary accommodation that provided the perfect base to explore the many archaeological sites of Macedonia or the white sandy beaches of Kassandra...
General Description: Welcome to the Naias Apartments in Hanioti / Chanioti. The hotel is located directly at the sandy and gravel beach. The closest cities to the hotel are Kassandria (20 km) and Pefkohori (4 km). Other cities: Nea Moudania (43 km). To..
The Nefeli Village is situated 2 km from Nea Skioni, just steps from the sandy beach in Kassandra, the first Peninsular of Halkidiki. Designed to resemble a village, this comfortable 4 Star complex consists of 6 individual buildings each accommodating..
The Nereides Hotel Halkidiki is in the cosmopolitan resort of Hanioti where the green, tree clad mountains meet the clean waters of the Toroneos Gulf. Hanioti is considered to be one of the most organized resorts in Halkidiki with excellent tourist facilities..
The peninsula of Halkidiki, between the picturesque Afitos and the cosmopolitan Kallithea, Greece, is home to the trip advisor award winning Nostos Hotel which welcomes couples and families. There are 54 smart rooms and suites of varying category at the..
Just a five-minute walk from the beach is the Nostos Hotel Halkidiki enjoying a prime location in Halkidiki, guests are just a ten-minute walk down a set of stairs and along the coast to the stretch of lively bars and restaurants that line the coast...
Facilities and services include wireless Internet access, parking, swimming pool and children's playground. Apartments feature air conditioning, TV, telephone, wireless Internet access, safe, kitchenette, fridge, bathroom and balcony/terrace. ** Note:..
Palladium Hotel has a privileged location of the hotel offers access to rare natural beauties of Chalkidiki and assures peace and tranquillity for people looking for calm and relaxed holidays. The Palladium Hotel offers services of high quality in..
The facilities and services includes 24h reception, air conditioning, free WiFi in public areas, internet corner (extra charge), restaurant, bar, swimming pool, children's pool, children's playground, garden and parking. The rooms are equipped with abthroom,..
Our hotel is located in Pefkohori- which is on the peninsula of Kassandra. The peninsula is characterized by its temperate climate- the magnificent natural surroundings- and the beautiful beaches.
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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