City breaks in
Thessaloniki City

A monumental Macedonian masterpiece

Many of the most memorable getaways take place near the ocean and a holiday to Thessaloniki City is no exception. This is a city with heaps of history, stretching back into the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires. The modern European layout is a dramatic contrast to how the metropolis looked back in its beginnings, which was in 350 BC. Aside from being known as the home of many important churches, monuments, and statues, Thessaloniki is also a hub for people who love watching live entertainment. Some of the best concerts and shows can be watched at the National Theatre of Nor and at Vassiliko Theatre. Shopping at Bezesteni Market and Modiano Market will give you a true taste of Greece, as will a trip to the ancient ruins that lure in thousands of holidaymakers to Thessaloniki every single month.This city is all you need for a memorable Grecian break.

Your Thessaloniki City questions, answered

It's easy to explore Thessaloniki city centre by foot but there's also a public bus service, operated by the Thessaloniki Urban Transport Organization.

Thessaloniki is famous for its sweet treats. Try tsoureki, a plaited sweetened bread; honey-soaked baklava; and bougatsa cream pastries.

Thessaloniki is famous for nightlife and you'll find bars scattered throughout the city. The waterfront, Nikis Avenue and Krini are good spots for trendy hangouts.

Best things to do in Thessaloniki City

See the White Tower

Perfectly positioned on the waterfront, the 15th century monument has a long, and rich history and is the symbol of the city.

Relax in a hamam

Built during Turkish rule, the city boasts many lovely bathhouses. The most famous is the Yahudi Hamam which dates dating back to the 16th century.

Walk around Αno Poli

A survivor of the Great Thessaloniki Fire of 1917, Αno Poli neighbourhood is where you'll find many fine examples of Macedonian and Balkan architecture.