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Things to Do in Thessaloniki

Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Thessaloniki and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Thessaloniki activities? We have 42 tour ideas.


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City Tours

Thessaloniki Half-Day Tour and Archaeological Museum Visit

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 28.93


Go on a 5-hour guided city tour of Thessaloniki (3.5 hours during winter season) and get a complete idea of the city by visiting all the main monuments and important attractions. The city is also known as Salonica and is of great historic importance and a crossroad for many civilizations and... Read More

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Cooking Classes

The Ultimate Food and Culture Morning Tour in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 94.88


Greece is famous for its food, among other things, and each area has its own food culture. Thessaloniki is no exception. Join this Thessaloniki food and culture tour and get a taste! The tour offers a sample of local flavor, along with a nice stroll through the city. Treat yourself to some tasty... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Thessaloniki Private Cruise

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 68.27


Thessaloniki Private Cruises , starts from the local biggest city marina, we can arrange your free transfer with our minivan, the duration is 4,5 hours. During the cruise we ll have the opportunity to sail across the city seafront , view the main attractions and landmarks from a different point of view. Depending the weather and you will we can learn basic sailing skills, you ll have the opportunity to sail the yacht by... Read More

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Cultural Tours

THESSALONIKI SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS HALF DAY SMALL GROUP TOUR

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 52.07


Get to know Greece's second - largest city on this 4-hour tour of Thessaloniki. visit landmarks such as the White Tower, the Arch of Galerius, and Hagia Sofia church, take amazing photos of the city from the top the medieval city walls and visit the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. Finish the... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Thessaloniki City Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 28.93


A half-day city tour of Thessaloniki passing through the town's main sights. See the White Tower and the Old Town, before making a stop at Agios Demetrius Byzantine church and its crypt.

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Cultural Tours

Thessaloniki City Morning Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 39.34


Meet us at the pickup point near to your hotel and begin the sightseeing tour of Thessaloniki. You will have the opportunity to see the White Tower and the main landmarks of the city, such as the Galerius Arch, the Rotonda monument, the Old Town (Ano Poli) and the City Walls, where you will be able to admire the marvelous view of Thessaloniki! We will visit the Agios Demetrius Byzantine church and its crypt, and you can also... Read More

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Cultural Tours

METEORA - 2 Days by Train from Thessaloniki - including 2 Guided Meteora tours - Daily

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 170.09


Travel by train and enjoy <strong>two 4hrs Meteora Tours</strong> one each day (Panoramic Morning &amp; Majestic Sunset Tour), <strong>offered only by us in the area</strong> , see <strong>all 6 Monasteries</strong> and the amazing phenomenon of... Read More

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Day Cruises

Halkidiki Blue Lagoon Cruise from Thessaloniki with Lunch

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 84.93


Visit remote beaches, traditional villages, and uninhabited islands on a full-day cruise to the Halkidiki Blue Lagoon. It's a great way to escape the crowds and explore parts of Greece only reachable by boat. Stop to swim and snorkel among pristine beaches and crystal clear water, and get a dose of... Read More

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Day Trips

Day Tour of Philippi, Amphipolis, and Kavala

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 112.24


Relive the glory of Philippi archaeological site and its incredible ruins, which reveal the importance and wealth of this ancient Macedonian city over the course of 10-hours. See magnificent places such as Lydia's Baptistry and the great Amphipolis Lion statue. Marvel in the beauty of the Forum Romanum as well as the city of Kavala before returning back to Thessaloniki at the end of the day.

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Day Trips

Day Trip to Dion and Mountain Olympus from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 52.07


Excursion back in history, the culture and the traditional heritage looking upon the Mythical Mountain of the 12 Gods of Olympus! <br /> <br />The ancient cultural heritage of the ancient city of Dion is combined with the traditional beauty of the foothills of the Mythical Mount... Read More

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Food Tours

Thessaloniki Food and Culture Tour: Tasty Exploration

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 68.27


This 2.5 hour “Thessaloniki tasty exploration” tour is designed to tackle your foodie mind. We'll walk the city streets and visit non-touristic venues where you'll experience the Greek everyday life. You'll hear interesting facts and discover meaningful stories that shaped the... Read More

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Food Tours

Thessaloniki Half-Day Food and Culture Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 102.98


The “Thessaloniki delightful discovery” tour is packed with experiences and food you'll love on your first try. We'll share interesting stories about the Greek culture and customs while you'll be enjoying many different bites and drinks. You'll experience the real everyday life and see where the people have fun, eat and spend their free time. The atmosphere of the open market (open Monday to Saturday) and... Read More

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Food Tours

Thessaloniki food and culture tour: Flavorful immersion 6hr

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 137.70


The “Thessaloniki flavorful immersion” tour is a real paradise for foodies! The experiences of the everyday life, the flavors, the smells and the stories shared by our hosts are the perfect combination for discovering the food treasures of Thessaloniki. You'll enjoy... Read More

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Food Tours

Thessaloniki vibes - evening tour in an authentic district

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 102.98


Visit a mix of modern and local venues in an unique district and enjoy interesting stories about Thessalonians' nightlife. Make your own cocktail and taste the unique, specially selected drinks and bites popular in this vibrant city. Dive in the unique and famous Thessaloniki night vibes.

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Full-day Tours

Skopje Full-Day Tour Including Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 41.66


Discover Skopje's top attractions and it's surroundings. Follow your friendly and knowledgeable guide through the street of Skopje, beginning with the new “Skopje 2014th”, across the Stone Bridge, through the Old Town and then up to the fortress Kale. Enjoy a ride up to the Millennium... Read More

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Hiking & Camping

Run and hike in Thessaloniki. Apollon Route.

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 57.86


You will start your Apollon Run Hike Experience at the edge of the forest adjacent to the suburb of Panorama, and go on a 5.5Km trail through woodland scenery. The Apollon trail is of moderate difficulty. You will follow a forest road and a path that ascends 190 meters, but you will be rewarded by the serene landscape! Your running/ hiking instructor is very knowledgeable and a local and will happily give you tips and any... Read More

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Hiking & Camping

Run and hike in Thessaloniki. Hephaestus Route.

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 57.86


On the day of your Run Hike Experience, you will be picked up by your instructor upon agreed time and location and make your way to Sheikh Sou, a forest alongside the suburbs of Thessaloniki. Your Hephaestus Run Hike Experience will take you through some beautiful woodland scenery, frequently interrupted by high points with panoramic views of the city. The Hephaestus route is quite a demanding one, comprising a distance of... Read More

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Hiking & Camping

Run and hike in Thessaloniki. Alexandros Route.

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 57.86


On the day of your Run Hike Experience, you will be picked up by your instructor upon agreed time and make your way to Thessaloniki City Center. Your Alexandros Running/Hiking Experience starts at the White Tower, the most iconic landmark of the city. You will be running or hiking along the seafront through a sequence of 13 small parks, each built around a different theme, such as the Sound Garden, the Memory Garden, the... Read More

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Hiking & Camping

Hike and Wine day Tour from Naoussa - Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 160.84


Discover the town of Naoussa, a well-hidden destination in Northern Greece. This place is a real find for the wine connoisseurs, nature and hiking lovers. Hike into a magnificent mountain among vineyards, and taste fruits directly from the tree. Become acquainted with “Xinomavro,” a wine with deep color, impressive volume and a particularly aromatic character.

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Dion and Mount Olympus Full Day Tour from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 77.18


Prepare for an amazing visit to the home of the ancient gods of Greece. Stunning views, lush forests and an archaeological site to remember are the ingredients of an unforgettable experience. We start in the morning with the departure for Dion, the religious center of the Ancient Macedonians... Read More

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Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

Thessaloniki: Open Markets Food Tasting Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 34.71


Delve into the food scene of Thessaloniki on a walking tour around the open markets, starting with a traditional coffee to get acquainted with your local host.<br>Learn about everyday life in the city as you sample a selection of traditional Greek food in hidden markets known only to the locals. Uncover the secrets of Greek cuisine as you learn more about both classic and exciting new dishes.<br>Get tips on where... Read More

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Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

Walking Talking Food

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 46.28


Discover the unknown hot spots of Greek cuisine and treat your self with this special experience in the city. Learn the history of the open markets and the famous – traditional Greek taverns, taste a variety of heavenly culinary treasures while walking with a professional in Greek cuisine.<br> Local market “ Kapani”<br> Local market “Modiano”<br> Grocery with Organic... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Shore Excursion: Olympia and Pyrgos City from Katakolon Port

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Priced From: USD 107.03


Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Olympia, home to the first Olympic games, and the pretty neoclassical city of Pyrgos on this 4-hour private shore excursion from Katakolon. See the Temple of Zeus, the Hippodrome, the Stadium, and more, and admire classical sculpture at the Archaeological... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Thessaloniki Private Historic Walking Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 57.86


Embark on a private historic tour of Thessaloniki, designed to give you a historic experience during a visit to the second largest city in Greece. Learn how this city remains a mosaic of different civilizations and cultures.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Thessaloniki Classic City Private Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 46.28


The classic City tour includes seven hot spots of the Thessaloniki center.

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Private Transfers

Private Transfer From Thessaloniki Airport (SKG) to Katerini - Litochoro

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 70 minutes
Priced From: USD 156.21


<ul></ul> <ul> <li>Only Mercedes E-Class vehicles</li> <li>Complimentary WiFi, chargers</li> <li>24h service / 7 days a week</li> <li>Circa 70-minute drive from Thessaloniki International Airport to&nbsp;Katerini, Litochoro (or... Read More

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Skip-the-Line Tours

Thessaloniki welcome walk with admission to the archeological museum

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 33.56


Meet your local host for a short welcome walk in Thessaloniki and get helpful tips about the city. Skip the lines at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

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Walking Tours

Half Day Walking Tour of Old and New Skopje

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 12.73


You do not want to miss a thing of the center of the capital’ You enjoy sculptures, statues, monuments and enjoy taking photos’ You want to see how the Stone Bridge connects two totally different sides of Skopje’ Well, here you are, go for it!

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Walking Tours

Skopje Walking Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 28.93


Discover the Macedonian capital of Skopje on this 3-hour walking tour. In a small group of no more than 14, follow your guide through the city center, the main square, Old Town, and the Old Bazaar. See the former home of Mother Teresa and hear stories of Macedonia's struggles and its heroes.

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Walking Tours

Thessaloniki City Half Day Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 46.28


Meet us at the pickup point near to your hotel and begin the sightseeing tour of Thessaloniki. You will have the opportunity to see the White Tower and the main landmarks of the city, such as the Galerius Arch, the Rotonda monument, the Old Town (Ano Poli) and the City Walls, where you will be able to admire the marvelous view of Thessaloniki! We will visit the Agios Demetrius Byzantine church and its crypt, and you can also... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Transfer from Thessaloniki to Sofia

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
Priced From: USD 222.16


We are a team of young and hard-working professional drivers who offer high quality, safe and convenient transfer services. Enjoy your journey in our brand new and luxury cars with conveniences like: <ul> <li><strong>Wi-Fi</strong></li> <li><strong>TopBox (extra luggage option)</strong></li> <li><strong>Air conditioner... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer from Thessaloniki Airport to Sani Resort

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 50 minutes
Priced From: USD 98.35


Private transfers with a wide range of new vehicles from Thessaloniki airport to Sani Resort Complex. <br> <ul> <li>Courteous chauffeurs</li> <li>Air-conditioning</li> <li>Flight monitoring</li> </ul>

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Thessaloniki Private Airport Transfer for Up to 4 People

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 35 minutes
Priced From: USD 13.89


Thessaloniki Airport Transfers with a private car up to 4 people. Enjoy a private service that's available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Transfer up to 8 People from Thessaloniki to Parga - Sivota - Igoumenitsa

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 578.55


Private Transfers from Thessaloniki Airport to Parga - Sivota - Igoumenitsa.<br />Low-cost, safe and reliable transfer with taxi minivan. Choose your destination in Parga - Sivota - Igoumenitsa and enjoy your holidays with comfort and smile.

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Thessaloniki Private Airport Transfers for Up to 8 People

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 20 minutes
Priced From: USD 57.86


Low cost Airport Transfer from Thessaloniki Airport to Thessaloniki City.Enjoy a private service that's available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer: Thessaloniki Airport to Halkidiki-Chalkidiki Kassandra Area

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 75.21


Private Transfers from Thessaloniki Airport to Chalkidiki. Low-cost, safe and reliable transfer with taxi minivan.<br /><br />

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Transfer: Thessaloniki Airport to Halkidiki-Chalkidiki Sithonia Area

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 86.78


Private Transfers from Thessaloniki Airport to Chalkidiki. Low-cost, safe and reliable transfer with taxi minivan.

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Private Transfer: Thessaloniki Airport to Mount Athos Ouranoupoli

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 159.10


Private Transfers from Thessaloniki Airport to Chalkidiki. Low-cost, safe and reliable transfer with taxi minivan.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Transfer up to 8 People to Paralia - Katerini - Litochoro - Platamonas - Neoi Poroi

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 144.64


Private Transfers from Thessaloniki Airport to Paralia-Katerini-Litochoro-Platamonas. Low-cost, safe and reliable transfer with taxi minivan. Choose your destination in Katerini and Litochoro and enjoy your holidays with comfort and smile.

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Transfer up to 8 People to Kavala and Keramoti

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 219.85


Private Transfers from Thessaloniki Airport to Kavala-Keramoti-Thassos. Low-cost, safe and reliable transfer with taxi minivan.<br />Choose your destination in Kavala and Thassos and enjoy your holidays with comfort.

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Thessaloniki Hotel Transfers to Thessaloniki Airport

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 40 minutes
Priced From: USD 36.16


Thessaloniki Hotel Transfers with Private Vehicles to Thessaloniki Airport (SKG). Low-cost, reliable, private transfers from any place in Thessaloniki. In all of our vehicles we provide free wi-fi connection and we can provide you with tablet. The driver will also provide a bottle of water.

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Thessaloniki Airport or Cruise Port Private Arrival Transfer

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 17.36


Be met by a courteous professional driver on arrival at Thessaloniki Airport or Cruise Port. Get your Thessaloniki vacation off to a fine start with dedicated comfortable transportation direct to your hotel in the City centre with the minimum of fuss.

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