Quick Guide to Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is the lively capital of the Macedonian region of Greece, and it has Mount Olympus looming large as a backdrop to the city. Holidays in Thessaloniki offer the visitor ancient monuments, Roman baths, long stretches of beach, plenty of sunshine and a chance to enjoy some wonderful nightlife.

Other Destinations in Greece

How To Get To Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki flights arrive at Macedonia Airport which is just 15 km south of the city. Transferring to the city is easy and many visitors arrange car hire from Thessaloniki Airport to accomplish this nice and quickly and for trips out and about. There are ferry crossings to and from many of the Greek islands so you could island-hop your way in if you wanted.

What To Do In Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki holidays are full of opportunities, you can be enjoying the sun on the fabulous beaches by day followed by a taste of Greek night life in traditional tavernas as well as discos, bars and restaurants. Alternatively, there are plenty of museums and art galleries in the city, as well as ancient monuments and churches to wander around on days away from the beach. There are some iconic sights such as the impressive White Tower, alongside plenty of shopping in both modern shopping centres and along the cobbled streets of the older parts of town.

Where To Stay In Thessaloniki

When going on Thessaloniki holidays there is a choice of accommodation to suit all budgets from simple hostel rooms for backpackers to five star hotels. Big hotels with swimming pools, shopping, spas and everything for a first class holiday are situated both in the city and on the beach front. Cheap holidays to Thessaloniki do not mean poor accommodation, however, as there are numerous excellent smaller hotels.