Greece’s second-largest city, Thessaloniki is an economic and commercial centre that lies on the Thermaic Gulf. Thessaloniki is a history lover’s dream destination. Book your flight to Thessaloniki with Blue Air and lose yourself in this charming blend of the ancient and modern worlds.
Learn about the city’s history by visiting the iconic White Tower, a 15th-century Byzantine fortification. Then go to the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and immerse yourself in ancient Macedonia. See Macedonian grave goods and coins, the statue of Harpocrates and other Roman works. Next, tour the Roman Forum. See where a hippodrome once stood, view the delicate mosaics, and see the excavated palace of Maximianus Galerius. Afterwards, visit Agios Demetrios, a 7th-century church built over a Roman bath complex, and marvel at the ancient mosaics.
Discover the sights and scents of the Modiano Market, a traditional food market. Sample the baklava and the
To find the trendiest bars, walk along Nikis Avenue by the old seafront or explore Kastra’s taverns. After a few drinks or steaming espressos, head to Vilka and hit the Bouzoukia clubs.