Spend your morning by exploring ancient Thessaloniki’s landmarks and other not-to-miss historic spots with a local licensed guide by your side, who will explain to you all the captivating history of this enthralling city. You will go off the beaten path to discover how locals live nowadays by finding your way through the city’s bustling markets and other unique gems hidden in charming back alleys.
You’ll hear fascinating stories of Thessaloniki’s thrilling past, from ancient times till the recent years, until you reach Agios Dimitrios church, a UNESCO heritage site that houses the crypt of Agios Dimitrios, a not-to-miss highlight of the city. Continuing the stroll around the city, you’ll visit other noteworthy landmarks, such as the ornate Arch of Galerius, and the monumental Rotunda, as well as one of the oldest Christian churches in the world. Then, you will head to the commercial area of the city where locals’ daily business life such as charming flower shops and other local stores coexist with old Turkish baths and other historic monuments.
Your tour will end in the district of Ladadika, once the city’s center of oil trading. Nowadays, this area is one of Thessaloniki’s taste and fun hubs, where many restaurants, cafés, and bars are located.