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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.

 

This property is located on the first and most popular peninsula of the Halkidiki area, in the village of Hanioti. It is just 100 metres from the beach and 150 metres from the centre of the lively village with its tavernas, restaurants and bars. Thessaloniki..
This elegant hotel suits guests who know to appreciate quality, seeking a relaxing breakaway from the daily life. The hotel-complex, which consists of 65 spacious 40-45sqm rooms was built after the taste and long experience of the ownership of Afitis..
Located on the first and most popular peninsula of Halkidiki, the Renaissance Hanioti Resort offers contemporary accommodation that provides an excellent base to explore all the white sandy beaches and secluded coves the area has to offer. Guests can..
Located within a calm and naturally protected sandy bay with breathtaking views of Mount Olympus and the Aegean Sea- the Sani Beach Club offers superb entertainment for all the family- as well as excellent sport and leisure facilities.Its spacious- beautifully..
The hotel facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, children´s pool, bars, restaurants, wireless Internet in the lobby area, parking, elevator and 24-hour reception. The rooms feature air-conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, safe, balcony/terrace..
Property Location When you stay at Sani Beach Hotel in Kassandra Halkidiki, you'll be within the region of Kalithea Beach.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 446 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Rooms have private balconies...
This is a truly uniquely designed hotel, the guests will get the feeling that they are transported into a different time and place. However, the balance between Byzantine lore and modern facilities is perfect, as the hotel offers every possible amenity..
The Greek peninsula of Kassandra, Halkidiki set on the Aegean Sea is the lovely location for the attractive 4-star Simantro Beach Hotel. With a huge range of facilities and an All Inclusive package on offer, the Simantro Beach Hotel welcomes singles,..
Facilities and services include restaurant, bar, swimming pool, children's pool, wireless Internet access (extra charge), elevator, parking, gym (extra charge), spa (extra charge), indoor swimming pool, meeting room and 24-hour reception. Rooms feature..
Situated just 30 m away from the beach of Ouranoupolis with fantastic views to the Aegean Sea- the hotel is located close to Mount Athos- the Holy Mountain. Neighbouring Amouliani Island can be visited by boat. The hotel features 24-hour reception- concierge..
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..