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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 Tripiti, one of the prettiest areas of Halkidiki, the Alexandros Palace Hotel is a luxurious resort which is a great destination for family holidays in Greece. There are some fantastic beaches nearby which are well worth a visit for both sunbathing..
Built quite recently- our hotel is situated in the quiet and beautiful country side of the third peninsula of Halkidiki- the holy Mount Athos- 200 m from a golden sandy beach. Its favorable location on the hill- offers a panoramic view across the splendid..
Alexandros Palace Luxury Hotel is one of the finest hotels in Halkidiki in the beautiful area of Tripiti, near Mount Athos. The hotel is located on a lush green slope that reaches a golden beach and sparkling blue waters. The hotel offers a wide range..
The Alexandros Palace Hotel Halkidiki Suites & Rooms, one of the finest Chalkidiki hotels in the beautiful area of Tripiti, near Mount Athos, is located on a lush green slope that reaches a golden beach and sparkling blue waters. The Alexandros Palace..
The Alia Palace Hotel is located in Chalikidiki, in a quiet area overlooking Pefkohori village and offering a wonderful panoramic sea view. The property is conveniently situated close (500 m) to the shops, restaurants and other entertainment activities..
Property Location When you stay at Anastasia Resort in Kassandra Halkidiki, you'll be within the vicinity of Chaniotis Beach. This 5-star resort is within the region of Pefkochori Pier and Kalithea Beach.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 107 air-conditioned..
Anastasia Resort & Spa is a modern and stylish hotel situated in the Nea Skioni resort area. Offering modern facilities and a contemporary style, this hotel is ideal for a well-featured and comfortable stay in Greece. The main feature of this hotel..
General Description: Apolamare in Hanioti / Chanioti has 87 rooms, spread over 2 floors. The hotel is located directly at the gravel and sandy beach. The closest cities to the hotel are Thessaloniki (100), Kassandria (20 km) and Nea Moudania (35). To..
Elinotel Apolamare is a baroque boutique hotel, and a truly unique hotel located on the enchanting coast washed by the blue waters of the Toroneos Bay, in the residential area of Hanioti, at a walking distance (5 minutes) from the centre of the village...
This large village-style resort complex, Asthena Pallas is set on a hillside overlooking the Bay of Toroneos on the Sithonia peninsula of Halkidiki, 100 metres from the beach and seven kilometres from Nikiti. Amenities: Bar, Snack Bar
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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