Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece with a population of more than 1,100,000 people. Here are located: the University of Aristotle - the largest university in the Balkans, the airport of Macedonia (the second most important in the country) and a large seaport, in terms of its economic value following the port of Piraeus in Athens.
The history of the city counts 24 centuries and is reflected in the amazing artifacts exhibited in local museums, which are considered to be among the best museums in Europe.The city was named after the wife of its founder, beautiful Thessaloniki, who was a half-sister of Alexander the Great. Thessaloniki is called the pearl of the Thermal Gulf because it bewitches with its beauty and makes you fall in love with it at first sight.
The magical fortress walls, the Aristotle square in the center, the triumphal arch of Caesar Galerius, the real pantheon, which became an Orthodox church and turned into a mosque after and many other sites that will definitely impress you. The whole life is not enough to unravel all the secrets of this unique city, guarding the memories of the era of the generals of Alexander the Great, the Roman and Byzantine empires and the Ottoman domination.
Thessaloniki is marvelous at any time of the year. For the last few years, it has become one of the most popular winter destinations and summer destinations for weekend trips in Europe.
We will help you to get acquainted with the city of Thessaloniki and its cultural heritage. Book on our website a transfer from the airport of Macedonia or the peninsula of Chalkidiki or an excursion with a professional guide.