• Thessaloniki, Greece

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Top Travel Specialist since 2008
Condé Nast Traveler since 2008
Top Travel Advisor since 2009
Travel+Leisure since 2009
Trusted Travel Expert 2014
Wendy Perrin Wow List since 2014
 

Thessaloniki Activities & Tours

Thessaloniki Tours - Dion Tour, Thessaloniki City Tour, Pella, Vergina

Located in northern Greece, Thessaloniki is the second largest city in the country. Home to an international trade fair, a film festival, and nightlife that is famed throughout the country, Thessaloniki is a charismatic city with a very interesting and diverse history.

Together with your True Greece certified guide explore the city on the Thessaloniki City Tour. Discover important historic, cultural, and religious monuments, and see how the Byzantine, Roman, and Ottoman Empires have fused together to make the city what it is today. The Thessaloniki Jewish Heritage Tour will amaze you, as your True Greece guide unravels the fascinating history behind a community of people that have been part of the city for over 2000 years! Be sure to heading further abroad and discover the historic places that lie just outside Thessaloniki on the Ancient Dion Tour, Philippi and Kavala Tour, and Vergina and Pella Tour.

Thessaloniki and its surrounding area have a truly intriguing history and enjoying a Thessaloniki day tour will surely complement your experience in northern Greece.

 
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  • History & Mythology
  • Ancient Dion Tour

    Located at the foothills of Mount Olympus lies the city of ancient Dion - one of the most sacred places of worship dedicated to the ancient Greek god Zeus. Together with your True Greece guide, explore this interesting archaeological site and learn about the athletic festivals and theatrical performances that once took place here. Discover how well laid-out this ancient city was with an elaborate network of paved roads that set boundaries between houses and allowed for the free circulation of pedestrians and vehicles. You will also have the opportunity to see artifacts that were discovered in the surrounding area, as well as on Mount Olympus itself. Being this close to the said ‘home of the gods’ on Mount Olympus and the impressive site of Dion will surely give you a reason to feel inspired.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included:

    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).

    Duration: 5 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No.

    • History & Mythology
  • Philippi and Kavala Tour

    Together with your True Greece guide visit the archaeological site of Philippi, an ancient Greek city established by Philip II of Macedon in 365 BC. Named after Alexander the Great’s father, Philippi was inhabited by Greeks, Romans, and Jews, but was later abandoned during the 14th century following the Ottoman conquest. Explore the ruins of this ancient city and especially admire the impressive ancient theater. Continue your tour with a visit to the prison of Paul and Lydia’s House which is the site of the first European Christian church dating back in 49 AC. Follow the steps of Paul and reach the center of the old town of Kavala that remains lively since 7th century BC. Here you’ll enjoy a town with rich history, beautiful architecture and friendly people.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included:

    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).

    Duration: 8 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No.

    • History & Mythology
  • Thessaloniki City Tour

    Named after the step sister of Alexander the Great, Thessaloniki was founded in 315 BC. It is the second largest city in Greece, the capital of Greek Macedonia, and the second major economic, commercial and political center of modern Greece. Together with your True Greece guide unravel the rich history of this fascinating city and discover its most important historic, cultural, architectural and religious monuments. As you explore the city, including the White Tower, Galerius Arch, and the Old Town known as Ano Poli, you’ll learn about the city’s Byzantine, Roman, Ottoman and Jewish history and how each of these cultures has mixed to create today’s charismatic city. Complete your tour of Thessaloniki with a visit to the Archaeological or Byzantine Museum which house artifacts from the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included:

    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).

    Duration: 6 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No.

    • History & Mythology
  • Vergina and Pella Tour

    Visit the ruins of one of the most important cities of ancient Greece. Ruled by Philip II of Macedon, Vergina played an important role in ancient Greek history. Enjoy a True Greece guided tour where you will see royal tombs and exquisite golden artifacts. Then visit Pella which succeeded Vergina as a bustling political, economic and cultural center of ancient Greece which is also the birthplace of Alexander the Great. During the Hellenistic period, the bustling and wealthy metropolis of Pella was named as the capital of the Macedonian state. Explore this important archaeological site which features beautifully restored mosaic floors and noble houses with frescoed walls. This tour will provide rich insight into the fascinating history of these important ancient Greek cities.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included:

    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).
    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).

    Duration: 6 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: No.

    • History & Mythology

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