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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.

 

Property Location With a stay at Stella Hotel in Kassandra (Halkidiki), you'll be close to Kalithea Beach. This apartment is within the region of Chaniotis Beach and Pefkochori Pier. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 17 air-conditioned rooms featuring..
With a stay at Sun Hotel in Kassandra (Halkidiki), you'll be close to Chaniotis Beach. This bed & breakfast is within the vicinity of Pefkochori Pier and Kalithea Beach.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 42 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators..
Property Location With a stay at Victor-Eleni Hotel in Kassandra (Halkidiki), you'll be minutes from Chaniotis Beach and close to Pefkochori Pier. This aparthotel is within the vicinity of Pefkochori Lagoon and Xenia Beach. Rooms Make yourself at home..
Property Location Located in Kassandra Halkidiki, Medusa Hotel is within the vicinity of Kalithea Beach and Chaniotis Beach. This hotel is within the region of Pefkochori Pier and Pefkochori Lagoon.Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 51 guestrooms...
The 3-star Acrotel Elea Village has a beachfront location on the popular coastline of Halkidiki, Greece, at Akti Elias and the beautiful Elia Beach. There are 50 double rooms and 30 family rooms available at Acrotel Elia Village, contained in 9 whitewashed..
The center of the fishing village Amolianí with its shops and traditional taverns is in a distance of approx. 1,5 km. Airport of Thessaloníki is within 2 hours. The hotel offers 24-h reception, lobby, internet corner, Wi Fi (extra charge), restaurant..
Property Location With a stay at Agnanti Hotel in Kassandra (Halkidiki), you'll be convenient to Kalithea Beach. This hotel is within the region of Chaniotis Beach and Psakoudia Beach. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 20 air-conditioned rooms..
Set among the green hills of Mount Athos, the Akrathos Beach Hotel offers contemporary accommodation for those that want a break away from it all. Guests can make themselves at home in one of the spacious rooms that are tastefully decorated to reflect..
From the lovely little town of Ouranoupoli, just 1.5 km away, guests can take a cruise around the peninsula to see the unique Monasteries of Mount Athos, or hop on a ferry to explore the delightful little island of Ammouliani.||The new hotel has been..
Public bus service to Kriopigí (approx. 1,5 km) and to Kallithéa (approx. 3,5 km). The airport is within 2 hours drive. The Alexander the Great Beach Hotel consists of 216 rooms on 5 floors (elevators) in the main building and in 3 other..
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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