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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 Kassandra (Polichrono), Roditsa Patritsia Apartments is within the vicinity of Kalithea Beach and Pefkochori Pier. This apartment is within the region of Folklore Museum of Afitos and Pefkochori Lagoon.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of..
It is built right on the fantastic beach of Fourka.All rooms have ocean views and the most beautiful sunset of Chalkidiki. They also have views of the famous mountain in Greece, the Olympus Mountain, where the 12 gods of ancient Greece lived. The distance..
The Royal Hotel is located in the beautiful village of Polychrono in Chalkidiki, just minutes away from the beach and the village center. This modern complex offers guests moments of relaxation and beauty with all the amenities for a memorable vacation..
**Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014.** The Royal Hotel Halkidiki is a simple hotel located just 300 metres away from the beach in Polychrono and just 150 metres from the village centre where there are shops, bars and restaurants. The..
Property Location With a stay at Secret Paradise Hotel & Spa in Nea Propontida Halkidiki, you'll be within the region of Petralona Cave and Anthropological Museum and Monastery of St. John Theologian.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 41 guestrooms..
This hotel is situated just 35 km away from the city of Thessaloniki- lying in the western part of the Chalkidiki Peninsula. Nestled amidst rolling green hills and pristine beaches- the hotel revels in the splendid beauty of the area. The town centre..
Conveniently situated at the western part of the peninsula of Chalkidiki, 35 km from the city of Thessaloniki. Among the hotel services and facilities are: an outdoor pool, pool bar, reception with lobby, room service, restaurants, bar, roof garden, meeting..
Conveniently situated at the western part of the peninsula of Chalkidiki, 35 km from the city of Thessaloniki. Among the hotel services and facilities are: an outdoor pool, pool bar, reception with lobby, room service, restaurants, bar, roof garden, meeting..
Small family hotel located in the heart of Sithonia- in the beautiful surroundings of a small town of Metamorfossi. It offers to its guests the absolute peace and relaxation only 70 meters from the sea. The hotel has a total of 90 rooms located in three..
Simeon Hotel is located some 70 steps away from the sparkling waters of the Aegean sea in the picturesque neighborhood of Metamorfosi, the very heart of Halkidiki Peninsula, which looks like the mythical trident of Poseidon. Metamorfosi is washed by the..
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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