Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece with a population of around 300‚000. It is also the economic and cultural centre of the entire Greek region of Macedonia.
The city in the north of Greece welcomes its visitors with sunny beaches and culinary‚ historical and artistic traditions. Situated directly on the Aegean Sea‚ this lively and colourful city is active all day and night.
It is often referred to as the cultural capital of Greece because of its rich cultural offer. Sun-seekers get their money's worth on the beaches with crystal-clear water‚ and the weather is usually excellent. Those interested in culture and nature will make a pilgrimage to the legendary Olympus‚ the home of the Gods of Greek Mythology.