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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 52 tour ideas.


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City Tours

Thessaloniki Half-Day Tour and Archaeological Museum Visit

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 31.53


Go on a 5-hour guided city tour of Thessaloniki 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 cultures. Hotel pickup and... Read More

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Cultural Tours

THESSALONIKI SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS HALF DAY SMALL GROUP TOUR

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 56.75


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.... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Meteora Full Day Tour from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 617.98


The Metéora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Greek Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos.

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Cultural Tours

Thessaloniki City Half Day Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 50.45


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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Day Cruises

Thessaloniki Port Sailboat Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 187.92


View Thessaloniki water-line and port from the sea. See all the landmarks, white tower, music hall, the port entrance, and more.

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Day Cruises

Athos Peninsula Day Cruise from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 69.36


Spend 12-hours seeing the sights while cruising the waters of Kolpos Agiou Orousf. As you travel along the shores of Mount Athos, you will hear commentary on the monasteries located in this spiritual center. Enjoy a 90-minute stop in the village of Ouranoupoli where you can grab a bite to eat (at own expense) or stroll past local shops.

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Day Cruises

Traditional Halkidiki and Athos Cruise from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 100.89


Enjoy and amazing full day trip to one of the most beautiful parts of Greece, the famous Halkidiki. Enjoy traditional, quaint villages, stunning landscapes, lakes and ancient towns! Embark on a cruise that will allow you to enjoy unique seaside views of maybe the most secluded area of Greece; The... Read More

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Day Cruises

Toroneos Cruise from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 92.57


Grab the chance to enjoy a delightful cruise in the crystal clear waters of the famous Halkidiki peninsula. Marvel at stunning seaside vistas, swim in azure waters, sunbathe and snorkel to your heart's content. Explore the small picturesque villages that dot the peninsula and stroll their streets. Finally, explore a charming uninhabited island, called by the locals “the turtle Island”, that will certainly... Read More

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Day Cruises

Mount Athos Full Day Cruise from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 92.57


This tour will offer you the chance to explore the fable mount Athos peninsula, maybe the most secluded area in Greece. Cruise the azure waters to reach the famous monasteries nestled in the forest. Enjoy amazing seaside views, learn rich info and history from the speakers during the cruise before disembarking in Ouranoupoli, whose charming streets you will stroll. In the last part of the cruise, you will also enjoy... Read More

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Day Cruises

Halkidiki Blue Lagoon Cruise from Thessaloniki with Lunch

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 92.57


Enjoy a full day cruise in the crystal clear waters of Halkidiki! Embark on our ship and prepare to see azure waters, enchanting seaside vistas, uninhabited islands, golden beaches and so much more. This tour will take you to some of the most pristine islets and beaches in Greece, where you will... Read More

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Day Trips

Full Day Tour to Meteora from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 630.59


Meteora were named after St. Athanasios the Meteority, proprietor of the Big Meteorou Church. Since 1988, the monasteries of Meteora have a position on the UNESCO's global heritage monuments catalogue. Built on the top of the rocks, in a high that reaches the 400 meters, Meteora are considered to be one of the greatest creations of nature, and one of the most important monuments of the Orthodoxy.<br />Today, only 7 of... Read More

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Day Trips

Ancient Pella and Vergina Royal Tombs Full Day Small-Group Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 126.12


Enjoy a tour with a visit to the most important highlights of Ancient Macedonian history.Ancient  Pella, the place where  'Alexander The Great' was born and raised and the Royal Tombs of ancient Vergina to expirience the royal tomb of King Philip II, father of Alexander and one... Read More

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Day Trips

Day Tour of Philippi, Amphipolis, and Kavala

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 1 day
Priced From: USD 122.33


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

Meteora Monasteries Day Trip from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 69.36


Spend the day having an unforgettable experience visiting the Meteora Monasteries, a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will be departing from Thessaloniki in a luxury bus heading to Kalambaka, where you'll take in the geological miracle of Meteora. Nowadays, only six monasteries are well preserved and four of them are still inhabited, making this unique experience a must see!

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Day Trips

Mount Olympus and Dion Full-Day Trip from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 63.06


Enjoy a full-day, small group tour close to the highest and most famous mountain in Greece, Mount Olympus. Olympus was notable in Greek mythology as the home of the Greek gods, from atop the Mytikas peak. Mount Olympus is also noted for its very rich flora and the several unique species found... Read More

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Day Trips

Thessaloniki City Morning Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 42.88


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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Day Trips

Meteora Full Day Tour from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 11 hours
Priced From: USD 92.57


A highlight of your stay in Greece will be a visit to the famous Meteora Monasteries. Meteora is a geological miracle, which one should see for himself in order to believe. Stunning monasteries stay nestled upon steep cliffs, offering a breathtaking spectacle. Nowadays, only six monasteries are well preserved and four of them are still inhabited. We shall visit 2 of these fabulous... Read More

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Day Trips

Dion and Mount Olympus Full Day Tour from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 84.12


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. Explore the famous Dion, the religious center of the ancient Macedonians, dedicated to the... Read More

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Day Trips

Lake Kerkini Wildlife Day Trip from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 67.35


This excursion will let you enjoy one of the most unknown and original regions of northern Greece. You can enjoy a boat tour, rent a bike, or go for horse riding. Enjoy a long walk and stop at a local coffee shop or tavern to taste the local products and take beautiful pictures. The natural beauty of the region, the high ecological significance of the lake and its... Read More

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Day Trips

Full Day Meteora Tour by Train from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 121.07


Experience this amazing 12 hour tour to Meteora from Thessaloniki. The tour will begin at 10am at the Thessaloniki New Railway Station, where you will travel by train to Meteora. Once there, you see all 6 Monasteries with a panoramic 3.5 hours tour led by your guide on a VIP limo mini-bus. To conclude the tour, you will be dropped-off at the train station to return to Thessaloniki. Food and drinks are not... 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 74.41


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 112.25


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 150.08


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 Food and Culture Tour at Kalamaria neighborhood 2:30hr

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 74.41


During this 2.5 hour you will explore this local neighborhood's authentic venues, flavorful sensations and daily habits! Get a captivating insight into the Kalamaria lifestyle and food traditions by tasting delicious bites and testing your pastry making skills. You will hear... Read More

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Food Tours

Thessaloniki vibes - evening tour in an authentic district

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 112.25


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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Food Tours

Thessaloniki Food Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 119.81


Ignite your senses on a 3.5-hour food tour of Thessaloniki, exploring colorful markets, seeing fresh seafood, sampling Greek meze and more! With a local guide, visit the vibrant food markets of Modiano and Kapani to sample local bread, and then relax in a traditional Greek tavern to feast on a meze platter (selection of dishes) washed down with ouzo or 'tsipouro' – two much-loved Greek liquors. Further samples include a... Read More

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Full-day Tours

Pella and Vergina Full-Day Tour from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 63.06


Enjoy a full day trip (10 hours) back in history to two of the most important archaeological sites of northern Greece. Set out on a guided magical journey through time visiting Pella, the glorious kingdom of ancient Macedonia and Vergina, the ancient first capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia. This small-group tour can accommodate up to 15 guests, and includes hotel pickup and drop-off.

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Full-day Tours

Pella and Vergina Day Trip from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 84.50


Enjoy a tour that will highlight the ancient history of Macedonia and the famous Alexander the Great. Explore the birthplace and ancient capital of the Greek kingdom of Macedonia and prepare to be amazed by the beauty and splendour of the artefacts in exhibit. <br /><br />You will be amazed, all the while learning important historical facts. Continuation to... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Vergina Royal Tombs Half Day Small-Group Tour from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 56.75


Join on a 5 hour tour to visit a UNESCO's World Heritage site and  one of the most important archaelogical sites in Greece. Exploree  the ruins of the first Kingdom of Macedonia, dating back to the 11th century B.C Macedonian Kingdom and learn everything about two of Greece's... Read More

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Thessaloniki 3-day wine, gastronomy & history tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 days
Priced From: USD 1500.80


Join us in <strong>Thessaloniki</strong> and visit the <strong>best wineries</strong> of North Greece as well as some of the most important Hellenic archelogical sites, where heroes and philosophers of the <strong>ancient Greek</strong> times have shaped the modern world, <strong>in an amazing 3-day tour of a tailored design</strong>! North Greece has more than 150... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki 8 Days

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 8 days
Priced From: USD 1259.92


8 Day/7 nights exploring Chalkidiki and Thessaloniki. Spend 2 nights in Thessaloniki and 5 nights Chalkidiki.

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Multi-day Tours

Thessaloniki City Break 4 Days

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 days
Priced From: USD 559.96


Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece, is ideal for a city break and it is a mix of cultures. Discover its highlights in this 3- day tour. Take an optional tour of Vergina and learn about the long history of the area.

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Nightlife

Bites Spirits and Romance Evening Small Group Tour in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 123.60


Thessaloniki has a special charm when night falls, so come explore the nightlife of the Queen of the North with a knowledgeable guide by your side! You'll enjoy local spirits, admire lit-up monuments, savour the city's famous street food and listen to thrilling stories of forbidden love affairs... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Thessaloniki and North Greece Grand Vineyard Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 5 to 10 hrs
Priced From: USD 245.93


You will experience an amazing private vineyard tour with a personal guide/wine expert in a day of your own design and starting from Thessaloniki you will visit a wine museum and authentic Greek wineries!<br /><br />North Greece is having more than 150 wineries so we will help... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Meteora trip from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 611.67


Private tour up to 4 person. The trip duration is up to 12hrs. Departure from Thessaloniki at 08:00 and return back at 18:00. We will visit  Meteora rocks and two monasteries. Later free time in Kalambaka for lunch and return to Thessaloniki in the evening

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Thessaloniki Private Historic Walking Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 88.28


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 Private Markets Mansions and Monuments Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
Priced From: USD 219.45


If you're looking for an all-encompassing introduction to the wonders of Thessaloniki, then this tour is perfect for you! Together we'll spend the morning exploring the city's main historic hotspots with your local guide giving you the lowdown on its fascinating ancient history. Then we'll go off... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Thessaloniki Classic City Private Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 50.45


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

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Vergina Half Day Private Tour from Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 277.46


A half-day tour to Vergina (Aigai), listed as a World Heritage site.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Mountain Athos - Agio Oros Small Group Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 428.80


Mount Athos is situated in the entire third, eastern and most beautiful peninsula of Halkidiki, called the peninsula of Athos. It is the only place in Greece that is completely dedicated to prayer and worship of God.

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Sailing Trips

Thessaloniki Sailing Tour

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 37.84


We are happy to invite you to an unforgettable sailing cruise with us! Our luxurious yachts will cover all your needs and provide all the comforts. Our specialized stuff and captains will offer you the best of service and warm Greek hospitality. Our cruises are highly recommended if you want to avoid overcrowded places. Escape with us, discover isolated places and explore enchanting beaches with turquoise waters!... Read More

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Shopping Tours

Made in Thessaloniki: Shop Like a Local Half Day Tour with Tastings

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 123.60


When in Rome, you do as the Romans do… so when in Greece, shop like the Greeks! If you want to bring a piece of Thessaloniki home with you, then we have you covered with our Made In Thessaloniki tour. We won't show you where to buy magnets, coffee mugs or other kitsch items — instead,... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Thessaloniki Private Airport Transfer for Up to 4 People

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 15.13


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: Flexible
Priced From: USD 630.59


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 63.06


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: Flexible
Priced From: USD 81.98


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

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Private Transfer: Thessaloniki Airport to Halkidiki-Chalkidiki Sithonia Area

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 94.59


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: Flexible
Priced From: USD 173.41


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

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

Thessaloniki, Greece
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 157.65


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: Flexible
Priced From: USD 239.62


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: Flexible
Priced From: USD 39.41


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 18.92


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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