“The Mother of Macedonia” is a modern city.
Thessaloniki is Greece’s second largest city, has monuments Christians, Jewish and Byzantines, beautiful architecture, wonderful food and a vibrant nightlife. The city was founded on the north coast of Greece in 315 BC by the king of Macedonia, in honor of his wife, Thessaloniki sister of Alexander the Great. It was an important city during the Roman Empire and was part of the Byzantine Empire. The harbour is very important in the economy in Thessaloniki, a city increasingly cultural. White Tower is the most famous monument in Thessaloniki. Hotels in Thessaloniki
What to visit in Thessaloniki: White Tower; Aristotle Square; Church of Saints Cyril and Methodius; Church of Agios Demetrius; Church of Agia Sophia; Arch of Galerius and Rotunda; Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki; Museum of Byzantine Culture; Seaside Promenade; Metropolitan Church of Saint Gregory Palamas;
Transports in Thessaloniki
Macedonian International Airport (SKG) – There are domestic flights to Athens and to/from the main Greek islands, there are also flights to/from several European cities.
The Bus 78 connects the airport to the city centre (0,90€).
By Train – There are trains to/from Athens
By Bus – There are buses to Athens, Belgrad, Tirana and Skopje.