Getting to Thessaloniki

Getting to Thessaloniki

Traveling to Greece’s second largest city is simple and worth the trip whether it is by car, train, ferry or flight. This page will give you enough information to get there and back, but like the islands I recommend working with a reliable Greek travel agent who can coordinate your flights, ferries and hotels and help you make the most of your time, as well […]

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The City Today

The City Today

Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and capital city of Central Macedonia’s administrative district, bearing all the structures that constitute a modern urban center, with a population of over 878,000 residents in its Regional Unit. Additionally, its port being the second largest commercial port of Greece, and its location, closed to the Balkans, between the East and the West, are significant factors that […]

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History of Thessaloniki

History of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki has plenty of stories to be told, starting by the moment of its foundation in 316/315 B.C. Fortunate to have royal “blood”, since the new city was named after Thessaloniki, sister of Alexander the Great and daughter of Philip II, King of Macedonia, It was developed rapidly -due to its prominent geographical location- as one of the most important ports, and economical and commercial […]

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