Thessaloniki is the capital of Macedonia and is the second most modern city in Greece after Athens. It is also referred to as Salonika. It has its own airport and you can travel to it from Europe or Athens by Train.

How to get there?

Thessaloniki PictureThere is an international airport which also caters for the domestic market. Also you can take the train from Atehns, Turkey, or even from Europe via the Balkans. It is also possible to get to Italy and take a ferry to Igoumenista and take a bus.

If you are planning to visit Halkidiki, then Salonika is the closest city for International Visitors or you can reach it via Kavala.


Thessaloniki Facts

Population: About 1 million

In 1917 most of it was destoyed by a rampaging fire, while in 1978 an earthquake occurred.

Places Recommended Visiting

White Tower Museum

International Trade Fair

Walk in the old district

The Museum of Byzantine Culture is one of the city’s most famous museums, displaying the city’s glorious Byzantine past.

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