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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.

 

Just on the left side of Athos Palace gardens, the Theophano Imperial Palace appears with its two-level building, offering guests an exclusive type of accommodation. With its 155 elegant rooms and 18 bungalows guests can choose between a balcony or a..
Large, beachside hotel set among vineyards by the Aegean Sea, two kilometres from the fishing village of Neos Marmaras. In Meliton - Porto Carras Grand Resort there are modern guestrooms with ebony furniture and cream upholstery; all include cable television..
The deluxe Hotel Meliton - Porto Carras Grand Resort is situated in an environment of superlatives in Halkidiki in the north of Greece. It has an impressive façade resembling a cruise ship, designed by famous architect Walter Gropius, founder..
The hotel has a private beach and is attached to a winery. The 324 air-conditioned guestrooms at Porto Carras Meliton feature minibars and safes. Rooms are all accessible via exterior corridors. Furnished balconies offer golf course or sea views. Beds..
Facilities and services include wireless Internet access in public areas (extra charge), restaurants, bars, swimming pool, children's pool, children's playground, elevator, spa facilties (extra charge), gym (extra charge), conference room, garden, parking..
With a stay at Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Kassandra (Halkidiki), you'll be within the region of Pefkochori Lagoon and Pefkochori Pier. This 5-star resort is within the region of Kalithea Beach.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 300 air-conditioned..
The fabulous Oceania Club & Spa Hotel rests right on the sandy beach 1 km from the lively Nea Moudania city, on the Halkidiki peninsula. This superb 5 Star hotel is terrific for couples and families with a ton of recreational facilities onsite and..
This is a modern resort that offers a state-of-the art accommodation and recreation facilities combined with high-quality services. The 61-room hotel consists of bars- restaurants and a sky & lounge bar- as well as a conference centre and facilities..
This property enjoys a convenient setting in Potidea . Hotel was built in 1. Hotel was completely refurbished in 2013. The property is made up of .
**Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013** Situated in the picturesque town of Nea Poteidaia, the Pomegranate Spa Hotel is a luxurious hotel that boasts that often elusive blend of high quality facilities in a convenient location. Each of..
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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