There is no hotel pick-up. Please make your way to the Oceania Club in Nea Moudania to meet your air-conditioned bus/coach for this Thessaloniki delights sightseeing tour. You’ll be accompanied by a knowledgeable English-speaking guide that will provide meaningful cultural and historical background about this fascinating city.
Enjoy a comfortable drive through hillocks and vineyards to Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece.
Spend the morning at leisure in Thessaloniki, browsing its fabulous designer shops before taking a break at one of the chic café-bars on the waterfront.
Start your guided tour at the White Tower, widely regarded as the symbol of the city. A 15th century fortification that was later used as a prison by the Ottomans, this waterfront tower occupies a rarefied place in the Thessaloniki skyline and in the hearts of locals.
Spent the afternoon at the recently-renovated Archaeological museum, where displays of Archaic, Classical, Roman and Hellenistic sculptures illuminate the spectrum of cultural influences that gave shape to modern Greece.
See several of the city’s most important monuments before making your way to the Basilica of St Demetrios, one of the largest churches in Greece. Step inside this five-aisled basilica, admiring the 7th century wall paintings and 5th century mosaics, which are seminal examples of early Christian art.
Make your way to the highest point of the city, the Acropolis, where you will want to pull out your camera to capture spectacular panoramas of the city.
At the end of tour, you will be returned to the Oceania Club in Nea Moudania at tour’s end.