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Travel Guide to Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is the capital of the Greek province of Macedonia and the second largest Greek city behind Athens. As well as being a major port the city also provides access to a large number of educational establishments, creating a population boost at the younger end of the scale that is supported by a bustling and exciting nightlife.

As with most Greek cities there is also a fine selection of architecture and sculpture to enjoy, creating a beautiful setting in which to enjoy this wonderful city.

Thessaloniki Sight Seeing Guide

Leave time to explore Thessaloniki in order to see some of the sights. The Thessaloniki highlights every visitor should see, the White Tower is great to see for yourself. The Arch and Tomb of Galerius are also well worth seeking out. Thessaloniki’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Thessaloniki tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Thessaloniki based guides who will show you Thessaloniki’s less well known attractions.

Quick Guide to Sport in Thessaloniki

As everyone knows, Thessaloniki’s population are all followers of Football, and the best-known team is PAOK Saloniki at their home: Toumba Stadium. Each year, the biggest event in Thessaloniki’s sporting calendar is PAOK Saloniki versus Aris Saloniki, which takes place at the Toumba Stadium - tickets can be hard to get, so book in advance!

Thessaloniki Sight Seeing Guide

Leave time to explore Thessaloniki in order to see some of the sights. The Thessaloniki highlights every visitor should see, the White Tower is great to see for yourself. The Arch and Tomb of Galerius are also well worth seeking out. Thessaloniki’s culture offers loads to see!

We recommend booking a Thessaloniki tour before you go, and benefiting from the expertise of our Thessaloniki based guides who will show you Thessaloniki’s less well known attractions.

Thessaloniki Weather

It is simple to find the best weather in Thessaloniki courtesy of our easy to read climate guide to Thessaloniki. The table below displays annual temperature trends in Thessaloniki throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Thessaloniki.

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Tips For Driving in Thessaloniki

To drive a car legally, all you need in Thessaloniki is your regular UK license. For trouble free motoring in Greece, ensure that your license is valid before you leave for Thessaloniki.

When you drive in Thessaloniki, in common with the rest of Greece, you need to drive on the right hand side of the road. For your convenience, you can book car hire in Thessaloniki online before travelling to Greece. There's a choice of convenient car hire depots in Thessaloniki where you can pick up your car.

Thessaloniki Airport Overview

The Makedonia - Thessaloniki Airport can be found 8 miles south from Thessaloniki. The airport, whose international IATA code is SKG, and flights there take 3 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Thessaloniki is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. Makedonia - Thessaloniki Airport offers plenty to do including shops offering souvenirs of Thessaloniki.

Thessaloniki UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Thessaloniki, or just need some advice, the Thessaloniki British Consulate is the place to go.

British Consulate
21 Aristotelous Street
546 24 Thessaloniki

Telephone: (30) (2310) 278006

Quick Guide to Thessaloniki

City Name: Thessaloniki
Country: Greece
Language: Greek
Currency: Euro
Time Difference: GMT + 2
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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