Thessaloniki Holidays – Modern city with a rich past, close to stunning beaches

Known as Greece’s second city, the vibrant Thessaloniki boasts an excellent combination of bustling modern life, a fascinating rich heritage, and easy access to spectacular beaches. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Thessaloniki is awash with museums, ancient churches and archaeological sites, yet is also known for its attractive town centre, thriving cultural scene and cosmopolitan nightlife. There’s plenty to see and do here in this exciting city by the sea, which enjoys a scenic location on the Bay of Thermaikos, with wonderful views out across the water.

A great city to explore on foot, Thessaloniki is home to a charming old town, full of cobbled streets and traditional houses, as well as inviting leafy squares, and a host of delightful waterfront cafes and tavernas. Dining and entertainment is varied and eclectic, with a mix of both traditional and modern establishments throughout the city. The stunning coastal resorts of Halkidiki are an easy day trip away, where you can relax, sunbathe and swim on the many impressive beaches that line the peninsula.