Holidays in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki info

The prefecture of Thessaloniki, which belongs to the greater geographical district of Central Macedonia, borders with the prefectures of Kilkis and Serres on the north and northeastern side, the prefectures of Imathia and Pella on the western side, Chalkidiki on the south and southeastern side, while on the south there is the Thermaikos Gulf and on the east there is the Strymonikos Gulf. The prefecture of Thessaloniki has approximately 950.000 inhabitants.The town of Thessaloniki, the capital of the prefecture, is the second largest town and the co-capital of Greece. Gifted by history and nature and being a modern and organized town at the same time, at Thessaloniki you will find everything that you may need, from archaeological findings, to holiday resorts and innumerable entertainment centers of every kind. The imposing tower Lefkos Pyrgos at the waterfront of Thermaikos Gulf, the magnificent church of Agios Dimitrios, the round old sanctuary Rotonda, the historical quarters Ladadika, which was converted in an entertainment complex, are only few of the most interesting sightseeing of this very promising town.All over the prefecture, apart from the renowned town of Thessaloniki, you will also find numerous superb resorts. Panorama, skirmished on the slopes of the mountain Hortiatis, is an incredible settlement with beautiful villas, lush verdure and unique view. Perea, a coastal summer resort, Stavros, a coastal idyllic village with sycamore trees, running waters and amazing view, Agia Triada, one of the most organized tourist resorts, the much frequented coastal settlement Asprovalta etc. are ideal destinations for your holidays. Thessaloniki, one of the most gifted prefectures of Greece, is definitely worth a visit.

Holidays package proposal for Thessaloniki

We can give you the ability to easily and quickly create your holidays package through our online booking system, ensuring your airline ticket and hotel reservation.

Airtickets to Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki can be reached by plane. We can offer airtickets to the island through our online booking system.

Hotels in Thessaloniki

There is a variety of hotels, apartments and rooms to let in places like Thessaloniki Town, Perea, Panorama, Asprovalta and many more, depending on the type of holidays you would prefer. You can find more information at the section of Thessaloniki hotels.

Transfer & car rental in Thessaloniki

There are transfer and car rental options in Thessaloniki through our online booking system.

Sightseeing and tours in Thessaloniki

• The Church of Aghia Sophia. It is a rectangular church, with a cross-in-square nucleus, which is covered with a dome. It is a 7th century church (Leon III Isavros); it was built on the ruins of a large, five-aisled basilica dated to the 5th century A.D.
• The Church of Agios Dimitrios, the patron saint of Salonica.
• The Arch of Galerius. It was built in 300 AD, to celebrate the definitive triumph of the Emperor over the Persians.
• The Rotunda, a circular building built by Galerius Ceasar.
• The Monastery of Vlatadon is located near the northern wall of the ancient city of Salonica, in the Upper Town —on the high hill overlooking the city.
• The Eptapyrgion Fortress that occupies the north-east section of the city walls. In its present form, the complex of buildings constitutes two groups - the Byzantine fortress of ten towers connected by the curtain walls and rampart, and the 19th Century prison buildings both inside and outside the fortress. In moderm times, the monument was used as a prison.
• The White Tower: This large tower and its counterparts Trigoniou, at the southeast corner of the citadel were probably erected in the 15th century. Some smaller towers stood there before the 15th century.
• The National Theater of Northern Greece, based in Salonica, was founded on 13th January 1961. Its first director Sokratis Karantinos. It hosts the National Gallery of Salonica with many works of art of Greek and foreign painters.
• Near the white Tower you can see the installations of the International Exhibition Centre with the tower of OTE (Hellenic Telecommunication Organization). Today Salonica is a thriving city and one of the most important trade and communications centres in the Mediterranean.
• The Archaeological Museum (tel.No.: 2310-831037), that presents fully and thoroughly the historical past of Macedonia. The headless man statue and the girl statue of the archaic times, the tombstones of the classic times, the mosaics, the sculptures and the portraits of the roman times excite the admiration of the visitors.
• The Folklife and Ethnological Museum of Macedonia and Thrace. The Museum collections amount to some 15.000 pieces, comprising woven and embroidered items, costumes, tools, guns, domestic utensils, furniture, carvings and woodwork, clay and metalwork, folk instruments, etc.
• Moreover in the area of "Ladadika”, which is situated down Ionos Dragoumi Street to the Paraliaki Street, a visitor can find a large variety of tavernas, luxury restaurants, nightclubs and galleries for his own pleasure. Do visit "Ladadika" that is a vibrant historical old neighbourhood which was saved by the big fire in 1917.

Travel tourism information in Thessaloniki

•Tourist Police:                 +30 2310 554871
•Port Authority:                 +30 2310 531504
•Municipality:                    +30 2310 238321
•Hospital (Ipokratio):        +30 2310 837921
•Airport:                            +30 2310 473212
•Bus Terminal:                 +30 2310 510835
•Rail Station:                    +30 2310 517517

Thematic tours in Thessaloniki

There are a couple of very interesting tours you can attend in Thessaloniki. You can arrange one through our online booking system.

Restaurants and nightlife in Thessaloniki

As far as your entertainment is concerned, the town of Thessaloniki is the perfect choice, as it is the place where you will find everything that you will need, while the various cosmopolitan regions of the prefecture are also organized. All these are the places where you will find cafeterias, clubs, bars, taverns, restaurants, fast foods, patisseries, casinos, athletic installations and everything you need for your enjoyment.

Special places of interest in Thessaloniki

As soon as you shall feel the urge for a swim, visit the beautiful organized beach at Agia Triada, the infinite sandy bay of Asprovalta or the extended sandy beach of Vrasna. Furthermore, the beaches at the region Epanomi, the sandy bays at the region Nea Mihaniona, the beach at Nei Epivates, the coast of Perea and the exquisite sandy beaches at the region Stavros, are also stunning.