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Thessaloniki: What to do when you get there?

Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece, and the capital of Greek Macedonia region. The city was founded around 315 BC by the King Cassander of Macedon and he named it after his wife Thessalonike, half sister of Alexander the Great. Nowadays it is a flamboyant city with more than 1 million inhabitants offering more than you can imagine. 

Known for its great hospitality, you will easily feel at home in Thessaloniki or Saloniki alternatively. As the second major economic and commercial centre in Greece, it couldn't be missing a vibrant cultural life. You will find great events and festivals all year round. The city is a great gastronomic destination as well with great delicacies. 

The city is famous for the great Byzantine monuments. Apart from the Paleochristian and Byzantine monuments, you can find Roman, Ottoman, and Sephardic Jewish structures. 

You can fly directly to Thessaloniki through the Macedonia Airport. There are plenty of activities around the city like scuba diving in Chalkidiki, hiking and trekking on mount Olympus, or sailing in the Thermaikos bay. You can also take a ferry to the islands in northern Aegena Sea, like Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos, Mytilene/Lesvos and many more. 

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          Thessaloniki: What to do when you get there?

          Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece, and the capital of Greek Macedonia region. The city was founded around 315 BC by the King Cassander of Macedon and he named it after his wife Thessalonike, half sister of Alexander the Great. Nowadays it is a flamboyant city with more than 1 million inhabitants offering more than you can imagine. 

          Known for its great hospitality, you will easily feel at home in Thessaloniki or Saloniki alternatively. As the second major economic and commercial centre in Greece, it couldn't be missing a vibrant cultural life. You will find great events and festivals all year round. The city is a great gastronomic destination as well with great delicacies. 

          The city is famous for the great Byzantine monuments. Apart from the Paleochristian and Byzantine monuments, you can find Roman, Ottoman, and Sephardic Jewish structures. 

          You can fly directly to Thessaloniki through the Macedonia Airport. There are plenty of activities around the city like scuba diving in Chalkidiki, hiking and trekking on mount Olympus, or sailing in the Thermaikos bay. You can also take a ferry to the islands in northern Aegena Sea, like Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos, Mytilene/Lesvos and many more. 

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