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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 recently refurbished Lagomandra Hotel offers a wide range of facilities to suit all tastes for a relaxing and comfortable holiday. The Hotel is set among well kept gardens and is opposite the Lagomandra Beach Hotel. There is a good range of room types..
This new totaly renovated Lagomandra hotel and Spa is situated at the foot of Mount Itamos, surrounded by pine and olive trees and a stone's throw from the beautiful Lagomandra beach. Lagomandra Beach award every year with Blue Flag. The most famous beach..
General Description: Lagomandra Hotel and Spa in Neos Marmaras has 120 rooms, spread over 3 floors. The hotel is located 200 m from the gravel and sandy beach. The closest cities to the hotel are Nikiti (10 km) and Neos Marmaras (6 km). Other cities:..
Hanioti is a captivating small picturesque paradise of the Kassandra Peninsula in Greece. The eclectic mix of traditional customs with modern contemporary lifestyles makes Hanioti one of the favorite tourist destinations. The wide array of sightseeing,..
Mediterranean Resort is a modern, 4-star hotel just a few steps from the long sandy beach in the cosmopolitan seaside village Paralia Katerinis. The hotel offers a wide range of leisure and relaxation facilities. They include 1 indoor and 1 outdoor swimming..
Property Location With a stay at Mendi Hotel in Kassandra Halkidiki, you'll be within the region of Kalithea Beach and Chaniotis Beach. This 4-star hotel is within the region of Pefkochori Pier.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 163 air-conditioned..
The Mendi Beach Hotel is situated in the beautiful Kalandra, in the first peninsula of Chalkidiki. The modern complex offers spacious rooms with stunning views of the golden sandy beach. The hotel also boasts a delightful, well-kept garden where guests..
Enjoy a sun filled holiday in Hanioti by booking your stay at the comfortable and attractive Naias Aparthotel. Offering a warm and hospitable welcome, the Naias Aparthotel overlooks Hanioti Beach and the sparkling blue Mediterranean, on the Halkidiki..
Halkidiki¿s Naias Beach Hotel is in the cosmopolitan resort of Hanioti where the green, tree clad mountains meet the clean waters of the Toroneos Gulf. The hotel is situated in front of the blue flag beach which has a good selection of water sports..
Palini Beach is a 4 star complex situated in the east coast of the Kassandra peninsula in Halkidikis. It is consisted of comfortable rooms designed to offer guests all elements. It is the perfect choice for families and couples. The sea-water outdoor..
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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