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Thessaloniki Sightseeing half-day Tour

Highlights

Book Thessaloniki sightseeing tour and get a complete idea of the city also known as Salonica. A city of great historic importance and a crossroad of so many civilizations and cultures.


  • See all the main landmarks of the city
  • See the famous White Tower
  • Visit Agios Demetrius church & its crypt
  • Visit the Archaeological Museum
  • See the Galerius Arch & Rotunda monument
  • Breathtaking view from the City Walls
  • Visit the Old Town
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Description

Thessaloniki is the Capital of Northern Greece and the 2nd largest city of Greece, a city that drifts in time from classical antiquity to modern days, preserving centuries of history till modern days through architecture, gastronomy, local people and archaeological monuments. Among the 15 UNESCO heritage sites in the city, seize the opportunity to find more about the most important of them through this tour.


Firstly, we will head to the upper town the so-called “Ano Poli” and observe the impressive byzantine walls that once used to be approximately 4km in length and 10-12 meters in height surrounding and protecting the city inhabitants from invaders. Moving on, you will spot the traditional architecture by visiting the Paleochristian church of Saint Demetrios ,the patron saint of the city and its catacombs.


Heading to the heart of the city center, you will learn about the Roman period by admiring the beautiful Monument of Rotunda and the famous Arch of Galerius. We will finish our tour by the sea with the landmark of the city, the White Tower and the statue of Alexander ,the Great King of Macedonia. During our walk we will pass through Kapani Local Market (the oldest public makret of Thessaloniki), a place full with flavours and aromas of the fresh ingredients of the local cuisine, we will have the opportunity to taste some of them and feel like a local Greek.


You will also have the opportunity to visit the Archaeological Museum which titles and interprets artefacts from the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods, mostly from the city of Thessaloniki but also from the region of Macedonia in general.

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What's Included

Included

  • Guided Tour in Thessaloniki city and Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki
  • Professional and licensed guide
  • Transport by luxury bus
  • Liability Insurance valid during tranportation
  • All taxes


Not included

  • Entrance fees for the Archaological Museum (8 Euro per person)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and beverages
  • Personal Expenses


There is pick up service from centrally located points in Thessaloniki. Please advise your hotel and we will inform you accordingly. This tour is operating in English and Italian. French language upon request and availability.

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