Unique city with a special character! Despite the fact that the comfort of hotel Rotonda is appealing and difficult to separate from, unique sights of Thessaloniki, endless walks on the seaside and fun that you can experience in small ouzo bars in Modiano Market are just some of the reasons for you to explore the city.
Contemporary Thessaloniki is a modern city, full of life and movement. It offers numerous theatres, including the world-famous National Theatre of Northern Greece, art galleries, libraries and endless variety of night clubs for all tastes.
Residents of Thessaloniki are well-known throughout Greece for their hospitality and friendly mood. The city is also known for its delicious cuisine. No one can resist sweets and traditional pies and ignore numerous taverns.
The symbol of Thessaloniki and the point of reference for the locals and the visitors. It stands next to the sea front of the town reminding of old times. In the 19th century it was a prison. Nowadays it's a museum of art and history.
Atatürk House, which is open to public as a museum today, is located in the corner of the garden where the Turkish Consulate is situated. This old three-story house in Turkish style, has a tiled roof and is cantilevered above the ground floor. First and second floors have rectangular and latticed windows. Entrance is through double doors opening to the boulevard.
The area from Koudouriotou to Diamanti streets and from Hiou to Lemnou streets is known as Ladadika. Here you can find many bars, restaurants and the Museum of ancient Greek and Byzantine instruments.
Aristotelous Square is the most impressive square in Thessaloniki. There are buildings with great architecture inspired by European and colonial models, cafes, shops, etc. It’s a meeting place during the day and the square where the big celebrations take place, such as the coming of the New Year.
The church of the patron saint of the town is a must see in Thessaloniki. The first church of Saint Dimitrios was built in 313 A.D. It was completely rebuilt in 1948 according the original plans since it has been destroyed twice before by fire.
Two of the most characteristic monuments in the city. Galerius arch is situated near the eastern walls of the city, a short distance from the Kassandreotiki gate.
Rotonda is a cylindrical building of early 4th century A.D., unique in Greece. It used to be a Pantheon or a Mausoleum for emperor Galerius, and now it's the Saint George church. The entrance is free. The mosaics inside are really impressive.
Vergina is a village located in Central Macedonia, around 80 kilometres from Thessaloniki and is famous for the archaeological findings discovered by Professor Manolis Andronikos that included tombs of Macedonian Kings.
Meteora is one of the largest and most significant complexes of Christian Orthodox Monasteries in Greece. Meteora means "suspended in the air" and it refers to the place where 6 monasteries of Meteora were built, on the natural sandstone rock pillars. It used to have 30 monasteries active and it has been included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The center of Eastern Christian Orthodox Monasticism dedicated to prayer and worship is located in the third and easternmost „finger“ of Halkidiki peninsula. In case you would like to travel to mount Athos and visit the monasteries of Agion Oros or Holy Mountain you can contact us and we will perform all the necessary procedures for your trip to mount Athos.