Easy access & Connectivity

Easy access & Connectivity

Strategically located at the crossroads of East and West, Thessaloniki provides an easy access to areas such as the Balkans, the Middle East and the Southeastern Europe. This condition accounts for the multicultural flow of professionals arriving in Thessaloniki to do business and explore the city’s potential.

 

Thessaloniki’s International Airport “Makedonia” is the third biggest airport in Greece, after Athens and Heraklion and is located only 14km away from the city center.  Each year the connectivity network is expanding and more international and domestic flights are connecting Thessaloniki with destinations all over the world.

 

Thessaloniki is also a very compact and walkable city and visitors can explore the historical center as well as the areas around it without any means of transportation.

 

If you feel comfort and at ease, you have reached Thessaloniki!

History & Culture

Thessaloniki is Greece’s second tier city, a city with a continuous history of 2.300 years, with traces and monuments of the Roman, early Christian, Byzantine, Ottoman and Jewish heritage, with 15 UNESCO World Heritage sites, a 5 km long waterfront with great views to Mount Olympus and a lively atmosphere. Walking across the seaside, the visitors can enjoy the fresh Mediterranean air while admiring important monuments of the city such as the White Tower and the statue of Alexander the Great.

 

Thessaloniki offers a wide range of attractions, architectural gems and cultural marvels that testify its charming character, as it merges the west with the east, the European with the oriental, resulting a multi-colored, buzzing and hospitable city.

 

A visit to Thessaloniki, a time travel journey!

History & Culture
Gastronomy

Gastronomy

The Greek gastronomy is admired because of its authenticity and is loved because of its homemade taste. Enjoying the local Greek delicacies that Thessaloniki is widely known for is certainly a competitive advantage that the local people hold with pride. The good food accompanied with friends and family is an integral part of our everyday life and we invite anyone who visits the city to experience this in the way that we do.

 

Thessaloniki is a longtime melting pot of cultures, a feature that is reflected in the spicy flavors with eastern influences, as well as the flavors from France, Italy, and the Balkans, providing a very cosmopolitan cuisine and a very exciting gastronomic exploration.

 

Craving food? You will always have Thessaloniki!

Modern City

Thessaloniki is an effortless combination of its past, present and future. Its significant history is naturally mixed up with the modern vibe, making the city a unique destination ready to be explored.

 

The features of the contemporary life are easily recognized in the broaden connectivity network which invites more and more visitors to choose Thessaloniki as their next go-to destination. The lifestyle of the local people and the attraction and organization of high tech events also highlights the modern character of the city.

 

Thessaloniki is known for its alternative character. Despite the responsibility that the city carries for its rich historical past, Thessaloniki brings out a cozy and modern feeling after all. Being up to date with the latest trends but at the same time creating a friendly environment for everyone and holding on to its ancient Greek roots and the concept of hospitality.

 

Alternative preferences? Thessaloniki is the answer!

Modern City
Recreational Activities

Recreational Activities

Thessaloniki has the perfect benefit of being a seaside destination with its 5 km promenade starting from the Port of Thessaloniki and spreading until the Thessaloniki Concert Hall premises.

 

Getting closer to the nautical club it becomes clear that the city fosters clever, sustainable and inclusive water-based activities such as recreational fishing, sailing, rowing and SUP (Standing Up Paddle). The outdoor space of the promenade includes parks, skater-parks, dog-friendly areas and an extended cycle lane for long bicycle rides. There is always the option of yoga training or martial arts for people who pursue relaxing or meditating activities.

 

Long walks, Mediterranean breeze? Thessaloniki it is!

Value for money city

Thessaloniki is known for its affordability. Fantastic culinary delights as well as other services such as the cultural lines or the entrance fee for significant archaeological areas have very reasonable prices compared to other European cities making Thessaloniki a considerable option for business or vacation.

 

Despite the above it also offers a wide range of quality accommodation and venue options. From cozy hostels to luxurious hotels and from tiny “tavernas” to fine dining restaurants, Thessaloniki manages to satisfy all the different preferences and attract various visitors, professionals and high standard events.

 

Reasonable prices, gratifying quality? Thessaloniki will definitely satisfy your needs!

Value for money city