8-Day Tour Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki

8-Day Tour Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki

8 Day/ 7 Nights exploring Chalkidiki and Thessaloniki. Spend 2 nights in Thessaloniki and 5 nights Chalkidiki.

Highlights: Thessaloniki (White Tower, Rotonda, Galerien Complex, Old town, Archeological Museum, Church of Agios Dimitrios), Chalkidiki (It is said that nowhere in Greece can be found beaches such in Chalkidiki. The region combines perfectly Greek light, preserved landscapes, colors, and fragrances)

Thessaloniki, attractive city and capital of the north, inspires culture in every corner. Meet the long history and stroll through the narrow streets lined with flavors and perfumes. In Central Macedonia meet also the region of Chalkidiki where the Aegean Sea penetrates deeply into the land forming three peninsulas that give the characteristic form of ‘legs’.


Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Stop At: SKG Thessaloniki Airport, Thessaloniki 572 00, Greece
Arrival in Thessaloniki and transfer to the hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure. An optional general tour of the city can be offered in the late afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4-star hotel of your choice in Thessaloniki.

Day 2: Panoramic tour of Thessaloniki

Stop At: Church of Saint Dimitrios - Patron of Thessaloniki, Agiou Dimitriou 83 Center of town, Thessaloniki 546 33 Greece
The Church of Saint Demetrius is the main sanctuary dedicated to Saint Demetrius, the patron saint of Thessaloniki dating from a time when it was the second largest city of the Byzantine Empire. Since 1988, it has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List as a part of the site Paleochristian and Byzantine monuments of Thessaloniki. The first church on the spot was constructed in the early 4th century AD, replacing a Roman bath. The basilica is famous for six extant mosaic panels, dated to the period between the latest reconstruction and the inauguration of the Byzantine Iconoclasm in 730. Following the Great Fire of 1917, it took decades to restore the church. Archaeological excavations conducted in the 1930s and 1940s revealed interesting artefacts that may be seen in a museum situated inside the church's crypt.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bey Hamam Aristotelous Square, Thessaloniki 546 31 Greece
The Bey Hamam is Thessaloniki's first bath house and also the most important one in Greece. The Hamam is separated into areas for men and women with the male quarters more luxurious and spacious. However, both parts follow the same architectural plan where there are cold, warm, and hot rooms. The style includes marble benches and other relaxation areas with a massage area in the middle of the female and male sections. These baths were used until 1968 and then leased to the Greek archaeological services for four years. When the earthquake shook Thessaloniki in 1978, the baths were restored and today they are mainly used for cultural events and short exhibitions.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Aristotelous Square, Nikis Avenue, Thessaloniki 546 24 Greece
Aristotelous Square is the main city square of Thessaloniki and is located in the city centre. It was designed by French architect Ernest Hébrard in 1918, but most of the square was built in the 1950s. Many buildings surrounding the central square have since been renovated and its northern parts were largely restored in the 2000s.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Λουλουδάδικα, Θεσσαλονίκη 546 24, Greece
Louloudadika district (Flower Markets) constitutes an essential part of the historical centre of Thessaloniki. From the late 19th century, florist shops of Thessaloniki started opening at the junction of Komninon, King Heraklion and Fagkini streets. In this fragrant place near the Modiano Market, a truly traditional corner of the city centre, with a mixture of various sensations and pictures, with food shops, restaurants and cafés, when you pass by your senses will be filled with colours and flavours!
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ladadika District, Odos Katouni, Thessaloniki 570 01 Greece
Ladadika is the name of a historic district and a landmark area of the city of Thessaloniki. It locates near the Port of Thessaloniki and for centuries was one of the most important marketplaces of the city. Its name came about from the many olive oil shops in the area. Many Jews of the city were living there, while the so-called "Frankish district", with the French/Italian merchants and residents, was located beside. In the years before World War I, it came to form the red light district, with the area starting to host many brothels. In 1985, Ladakika was listed as a heritage site by the Ministry of Culture. Its notable architectural style with 19th-century buildings is preserved and protected.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Port of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 546 27 Greece
The Port of Thessaloniki is one of the largest seaports in the Eastern Mediterranean. It is considered the gateway Port to the Balkans and South East Europe, located in Northern Greece close to the major Trans-European motorway and railway networks with direct access to the Southeastern European countries.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4-star hotel of your choice in Thessaloniki.

Day 3: Thessaloniki - Chalkidiki

Stop At: Kriopigi Beach, Kriopigi Greece
After breakfast, we take the bus and head to Chalkidiki. Free afternoon. Overnight in the hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4-star hotel of your choice in Chalkidiki.

Day 4: Day at leisure at Chalkidiki or Optional Cruise at Mount Athos

Stop At: Mount Athos The Holy Mountain, Mount Athos Greece
Mount Athos one-day Cruise. An unusual day tour along the monk’s republic Athos within the scope of a restful ship trip. In Ouranoupolis the ship puts into a 2-hour stop where you have the opportunity to take your lunch in one of the numerous taverns and to enjoy ouzo. After lunch, the ship brings you again to Ormos Panagia where buses will bring you back to your hotel.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4-star hotel of your choice in Chalkidiki.

Day 5: Free day to enjoy the sun and the sea of the majestic Chalkidiki.

Stop At: Kriopigi Beach, Kriopigi Greece
Free day to enjoy the sun and the sea of the majestic Chalkidiki.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4-star hotel of your choice in Chalkidiki.

Day 6: Free day to enjoy the sun and the sea of the majestic Chalkidiki.

Stop At: Kriopigi Beach, Kriopigi Greece
Free day to enjoy the sun and the sea of the majestic Chalkidiki.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4-star hotel of your choice in Chalkidiki.

Day 7: Free day or Optional Cruse at Toroneos Gulf

Stop At: Toroneos Gulf, Afitos 63077 Greece
Toroneos Cruise (optional). A very special day for “Fun in the Sun”. An experienced captain will take you around the Toroneos Gulf and the peninsula of Kassandra. Fabulous views and beautiful beaches for topping up those tans. Tickle your taste buds with our succulent BBQ on board (Greek wine included). Among the highlights of the tour are Turtle Island and the Pefkochori village (free time for swimming, relaxing, exploring and shopping). Don’t forget to keep your eyes open for the dolphins!
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at a 4-star hotel of your choice in Chalkidiki.

Day 8: Departure day

Stop At: Thessaloniki International Airport Macedonia, EO Aerodromiou Thessalonikis, Thessaloniki 551 03, Greece
Morning transfer to Thessaloniki Airport for your departure, with our assistance.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"Please note that our packages are meant for individual travellers, without a tour leader. However, we remain at your disposal throughout your visit with a 24-hour emergency phone number."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Horário de Início:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Apr19
4/15/2024 - 4/30/2024
Friday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5/1/2024 - 6/30/2024
Friday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
7/1/2024 - 9/20/2024
Friday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9/21/2024 - 10/31/2024
Friday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duração: 8 Days
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
We offer to pick you up in a luxurious car from the airport.

Airports

  • Thessaloniki International Airport Macedonia, EO Aerodromiou Thessalonikis, Thessaloniki 551 03, Greece


Cancelamentos e reembolsos: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Incluído

  • 4-star hotel on Half board basis in Chalikidiki
  • One day cruise to Mount Athos
  • Arrival and departure transfers with assistance
  • 4-star hotel on Bed and breakfast in Thessaloniki
  • Half day Thessaloniki city guided sightseeing tour
  • 24 hour emergency phone number
  • Tour Leader
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights

Não Incluído

  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Possibility to extend trip

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