Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Thessaloniki1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Thessaloniki with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Thessaloniki areaThis Thessaloniki map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Thessaloniki and surroundings
Greece - moving around the countryThe largest airport in Greece is the air harbor of Athens, which is located near the capital. The airport annually serves not less than 15 million passengers. There are two terminals - eastern and western. There are duty-free shops, as well as comfortable and colorful restaurants with local and European cuisine. The next largest airport is Macedonia, which is located in Thessaloniki. This air harbor welcomes about four million passengers a year. To the date, there is only one terminal. However, the growing tourist activity pushes the airport reconstruction and the construction of a second terminal. It should be noted that the railway lines are laid to this airport, so you can get to it not only by taxi or by bus, but by train too. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in GreeceOn January 8, Greece celebrates the Women's Day. On this day, women change roles with men. Latter should spend all day at home and do household chores, including cleaning, cooking, and home assignments with children. At this time, their wives go to bars and places where they can meet their friends. Ladies can spend the whole day with fragrant coffee. There are no common worries and problems. Most cafeterias in Greece are managed by the same families for many years. Mostly men run restaurants. Therefore, women manage to try a fundamentally new role on this day. The summer solstice on June 23 is peculiarly celebrated. At night, the Greeks perform mysterious rituals and burn flowers collected specifically for this holiday in May. In such a manner, they drive evil spirits away from their families. It’s also common to augur the future at night. … Open
Photogallery of Thessaloniki sights
Our guide to Thessaloniki
Advices for travellers
5. Local shops and store serve customers from 9am till 9pm. During daytime some stores have a rather long lunch break. Many private shops and stores keep to individual working schedule which can be changed according to the season of the year. To buy some foods sparing tourists should visit one of the local markets as merchants welcome bargaining and easily reduce prices. 6. One of the main features of … Open
Travel guide to Thessaloniki
The Museum of Byzantine Culture will be a wonderful place for family holidays. Despite the fact that it was founded in 1913, the official opening of the museum was held only recently, in 1994. Nowadays, unique antique sculptures, ceramic products, ancient weapons, and ornaments are available to visitors. All of them date back to the reign of the Byzantine Empire. During world wars, the museum collection has already … Open
Traditions and mentality of Thessaloniki
The first dancing festival took place in Thessaloniki just a few years ago. Today the festival is a part of cultural life of the city and is a recommended event to visit for tourists wishing to get a deeper insight into the culture of the country. Annually the festival is visited by famous musicians and performers making the festival even more engaging and interesting. Thessaloniki is commonly referred to as the … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
One of the most in demand restaurants of the resort is the Trigona Elenidis eating house being a favorite destination for sweets addicts. The menu of the Trigona Elenidis restaurant includes a great variety of dainty desserts. Its guests can buy take away candies, chocolate and cakes. Many tourists choose speciality treats of the restaurant as memorable gifts for relatives and friends. The Sokratis restaurant … Open
Attractions and active leisure
Thessaloniki is considered to be a youth resort as the city boasts a plenty of bright night clubs and dance floors, brand boutiques and upscale restaurants. The city offers an excellent aquatic park named the Waterland. The park takes a vast area and offers its visitors a huge choice of water slopes and rides, swimming pools and on water attractions. Sport leisure fans will love the water park as well as its … Open
Cultural excursion through Thessaloniki - things to see
The fist settlement on the territory of the modern city of Thessaloniki was established as far back as in prehistoric age. This fact is proven with archeological findings of current digs. The Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki offers its guests a priceless collection of showpieces aged several thousand years. The main showpieces of its collection are considered to be the wealth and jewels of Macedonian King … Open