Thessaloniki Classic Highlights

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Thessaloniki Classic Highlights

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Overview

Enjoy the rich history, numerous monuments, views, excellent gastronomy, and sea breeze on the waterfront of Greece's second largest city by booking this private tour with an Official Licensed Guide at your disposal. 


About this activity

Duration: 4-hour private tour

Tour type: Private - Thessaloniki Classic Highlights

Points of interest: Arch of Galerius, St Dimitrios, Heptapyrgio, Old Walls, War Museum, White Tower

Starting point: Your Hotel

Tour escort: In your language upon request (extra charge)

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

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts


Tour Description

Starting our tour, we enrich our knowledge about the Roman history of Thessaloniki making a stop in the Arch of Galerius, which is located at the downtown of the city. This Arch of Triumph with impressive marble sculptures is a Part of the Roman ceasar Galerius complex.

Continuing with our tour, we visit the Church of Saint Dimitrios - Patron of Thessaloniki. This is the most important early Christian church of the city and one of the oldest and largest in Greece, dedicated to the city's parton saint, Dimitrios.

Our next destinatiom is the Heptapyrgion, modern Eptapyrgio, also popularly known by its Ottoman Turkish name Yedi Kule. It is a Byzantine and Ottoman-era fortress situated on the north-eastern corner of the Acropolis of Thessaloniki. Then, we walk across the Walls of Thessaloniki learning about Thessaloniki's medieval history and viewing the city from unique spots. 

Our itinerary continues with a stop at the War Museum of Thessaloniki. The Museum preserves historical facts and memories and historical heritage of Modern Greek history from the early 20th century until the liberation of Greece from German occupation at the end of WWII. The museum includes photographs of that period, uniforms of the Greek army, the air-forces and the navy, copies of artillery and ships, works of art, carved stones, maps, paintings, cards, and similar items from troops of other Balkan countries.

Afterwards, we stop for a snapshot at the White Tower, the city's most iconic landmark, which is located along the sea promenade and was once part of the city's fortress walls.

* Please note that the famous spots private tour may either be arranged during morning or evening hours, according to your preferences. You may also extend your tour-schedule if you wish.

** Please keep in mind that anytime you feel hungry there will always be a place in the course of our tour to grab a snack. Otherwise, our tour may incorporate a lunch break at a local restaurant to taste and experience the traditional food.


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Includes

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


Prices

Your Group Size Total Group Price Booking Deposit Balance
1-4 Guests 200€ 40€ 160€
5-8 Guests 220€ 44€ 176€
9-14 Guests 240€ 48€ 192€
15-19 Guests 268€ 53.6€ 214.4€
20+ Guests Contact us for a quote

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