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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 50-room club resort is air-conditioned and has a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service. There is also a hotel safe and currency exchange facilities. There is a children's playground and kids' club for the resort's younger guests. The..
The magnificent Sani Beach Club & SPA is part of the Sani Resort complex set on a seven-kilometre stretch of Blue Flag beach on the Halkidiki peninsula. The stunning low-rise 5 Star Sani Beach Club hotel boasts a private marina, breathtaking views..
The Sani Beach Club is a 1000-acre ecological reserve with evergreen landscapes, pine forests, turquoise waters, white sandy beaches and a private yacht marina. This property is very comfortable and offers a vast range of facilities for all holidaymakers...
The Sani Resort is a 1000-acre ecological reserve with evergreen landscapes, luscious white sand beaches and clear waters that are perfect for exciting water sports and enjoying a relaxing break in the sunshine. There is also a private yacht marina. Offering..
This hotel is located on the Kassandra Peninsula, the western of the 3 'fingers' of Halkidiki. The establishment is only 45 minutes from Thessaloniki Airport. An ATM can be found on the reception of the hotel. Bus services to nearby villages are available..
Sani Dunes boasts a state-of-the-art spa centre, private beach area in Sani and expansive pools. Blending contemporary style with sublime touches of Mediterranean elegance, each room and suite at Sani Dunes boasts Aegean Sea or pool views. Each includes..
One of the Porto Carras Grand Resort's hotels, the Sithonia is one of four exquisite complexes. Sitting by the sea in a secluded spot, this five star retreat has luxury written all over it. The finest cuisine. And a service that's second to none. And..
This luxurious hotel enjoys an idyllic setting on the pristine beach of Chalkidiki. The hotel is nestled amidst landscaped gardens, and offers guests ease of access to a number of attractions in the area, including Neos Marmaras. This upscale hotel is..
The Theophano Imperial Palace can be found in the popular resort of Kalithea in Halkidiki, just a short walk from the beach. The centre of the resort where you will find many shops, bars and restaurants is within easy reach of the Theophano Imperial Palace...
This place has been blessed by beauty, situated within fabulous gardens where all natures colours come to life. Guests can enjoy the unforgettable clear turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea, which are embraced by the surrounding evergreen mountains..
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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