Thessaloniki Byzantine Heritage

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Thessaloniki Byzantine Heritage

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The Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki Tour is a sightseeing excursion that explores the rich cultural heritage of Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city. Thessaloniki is known for its many historical landmarks and religious sites, which bear witness to the city's importance during the Byzantine Empire.

About this activity

Duration: 4-hour private tour

Tour type: Private - Thessaloniki Byzantine Heritage

Points of interest: St Dimitrios, Church Agia Sophia, Rotunda, Byzantine Museum of Thessaloniki

Starting point: Your Hotel

Tour Escort or Licensed Guide: Upon request (extra charge)

Type of vehicle: Luxury Mercedes-Benz Minibus/Minivan/Sedan fully A/C

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts

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Tour Description

Welcome to Thessaloniki! The city has a rich history, and one of the most significant periods was during the Byzantine era. In this itinerary, we will discover some of the most impressive Byzantine monuments in Thessaloniki with a licensed tour guide at your disposal. 


Visit the Church of St Dimitrios

This church is the most important Byzantine monument in Thessaloniki. It is dedicated to Saint Demetrius, the city's patron saint, and dates back to the 4th century AD. The church has suffered significant damage throughout the centuries, but it has been restored and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Duration: 1 hour


Discover the Church of Agia Sophia

This church was also built in the 4th century AD and is one of the oldest in Thessaloniki. It has an impressive dome and beautiful mosaics. It was used as a mosque during the Ottoman period and was later converted back into a church. Duration: 40 minutes


Unveil the Secrets of Rotunda

The Rotunda is a circular building that was originally built as a Roman mausoleum. During the Byzantine era, it was converted into a church and decorated with impressive mosaics. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Duration: 30 minutes


Get your Guide to the Byzantine Museum of Thessaloniki

The Byzantine Museum of Thessaloniki is located in a beautiful 15th-century building. It has an extensive collection of Byzantine art and artifacts, including mosaics, icons, and frescoes. Duration: 1 hour

I hope you enjoy your tour of Thessaloniki's Byzantine monuments!


Round-trip transportation
English-speaking driver
Basic travel insurance
Bottle of water
Mobile phone charger

Entrance fees to attractions (if any), but can be purchased on the spot
Wine Tasting (optional)
Lunch, refreshments
Multilanguage escort (upon request)

Important information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infant baby seats available
Most travelers can participate


Your Group Size Total Group Price Booking Deposit Balance
1-4 Guests 280€ 56€ 224€
5-8 Guests 340€ 68€ 272€
9-14 Guests 420€ 84€ 336€
15-19 Guests 638€ 127.6€ 510.4€
20+ Guests Contact us for a quote

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