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 INFORMATION about THESSALONIKI

INTRODUCTION:
The prefecture of Thessaloniki is an extremely multilateral region that combines in a unique manner the modern town lifestyle, the traditional suburban mentality and the absolute beauty of a natural landscape, full of archaeological sites. The prefecture of Thessaloniki is an ideal resort for your summer and winter vacations as well as your professional engagements.

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LOCATION:
The prefecture of Thessaloniki, located at Central Macedonia, borders with the prefectures of Kilkis and Serres on the north and northeastern part, with the prefectures of Imathia and Pella on the western part, with the prefecture of Halkidiki on the south and southeastern part, the Thermaikos gulf on the south and the Strymonic gulf on the east.
POPULATION:
950000
CAPITAL:
Thessaloniki
MORPHOLOGY:
Gifted with unique natural beauty the prefecture of Thessaloniki pulses with crystal clear waters, sandy coasts and secluded gulfs that alternate with imposing mountains, verdurous valleys and fertile plains.
SEASONS:
The prefecture of Thessaloniki is an ideal resort for both your summer and winter holidays, due to the fact that the landscape of Thessaloniki combines coastal settlements and mountainous regions.
ATTRACTIONS:
SIGHTS:

The white tower, the walls, the bazaar, the gymnasium, the arch of Galerios, the palace of Galerios, the sanctuary Rotonda, the church of Agios Dimitrios and theseveral other churches, the mosque, the hamam and the quarters Ladadika, at Thessaloniki.
The church of Agios Georgios and the monastery dependency of Kritsiani, at Epanomi.
The monasteries of Agia Triada and Agios Gavras at Lagadas.

MUSEUMS:

The archaeological museum, the museum of ancient, Hellenic, Byzantine and post Byzantine instruments, the museum of Byzantine civilization, the art and history museum at the white tower, the design museum, the history center, the cinema museum, the modern art municipal museum, the cultural and ethnological museum, the crypt of Agios Dimitrios, the municipal picture gallery, the technical museum, the cultural center of northern Greece, the modern art museum of Macedonia, the museum of the Macedonian battle and the picture gallery of the association of Macedonian studies at Thessaloniki.

NATURE:

The region Nymphopetra with the rocks that resemble humans, at Lagadas.
SPORTS / RECREATION:
If you have a boat you can wharf at the port of Aretsou.
If you are a fan of mountain hiking, at the mountain Hortiatis you will find the shelter Hortiatis at the region Hortiatis.
If you like water sports you can enjoy sail boating and rowing at the nautical club and the sailing club of Thessaloniki. There is also a water park at the region Tagarades.
ENTERTAINMENT:
All over the prefecture of Thessaloniki and especially at the homonymous town, you will be able to find innumerable places for your entertainment. Restaurants, taverns, cafeterias, bars, clubs, patisseries and a fantastic casino, will be at your disposal offering you unparalleled enjoyment.
LOCAL EVENTS:
The international exhibitions Agrotica, Infacoma, Marmin, Detrop, Furnidec, Furnima, Graphis, Infosystem, Kosmima, Philoxenia, Polis and Helexpo as well as the Greek song contest, the Greek movie festival, the foreign movie festival, the book festival, the gastronomy and wine festival and the cultural events Dimitria on October at Thessaloniki.
MAJOR TOWNS / CITIES / VILLAGES
Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki is the capital of the prefecture of Thessaloniki and the second largest city of Greece. Thessaloniki is the industrial, commercial, literal and administrative center of northern Greece and it is also one of the most appealing towns of the country.

Panorama
Panorama is the most spectacular suburb of Thessaloniki as it offers a magnificent, panoramic view to the whole town of Thessaloniki. Panorama is full of luxurious villas built on the verdant slopes of the mountain Hortiatis.

Perea
Perea is a beautiful coastal tourist resort with a magnificent sandy beach.

Agia Triada
Agia Triada is a fully organized tourist resort and it is considered to be one of the best resorts of the prefecture.

Nea Mihaniona
Nea Mihaniona is a piscatorial center of the Thermaikos gulf and at the same time an attractive suburb of the prefecture of Thessaloniki.

Stavros
Stavros is a coastal village located at an idyllic environment full of sycamore trees, running waters and amazing view.

TRANSPORTATION:
BY FERRY:
From Piraeus there are boat itineraries to the port of Thessaloniki all through the year. The duration of the journey is 24 hours. From Volos there are also boat itineraries to the port of Thessaloniki and the duration of the journey is 10 hours. Thessaloniki is also connected with Limnos, Mitilini, Chios, the Dodekannese Islands, the Eastern Aegean islands, the Sporades Islands, the Cyclades Islands, Thessalia and Crete.

Information:

Port authority of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 531505

BY AIRPLANE:
From the airport Eleftherios Venizelos at Spata, there are flights to the town of Thessaloniki all through the year. The duration of the flight is 55 minutes. The Macedonia airport of Thessaloniki is located at a distance of 16 km from the capital. Thessaloniki is also connected with the Dodekannese Islands, the Ionian Islands, Epirus, Crete, Eastern Aegean Islands and Cyclades Islands.

Information:

Olympic airways of Athens: +30 (210) 9363363
Olympic airways of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 260121
Airport of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 473042

BY TRAIN:
From Piraeus Athens there are train itineraries to Thessaloniki all through the year. Thessaloniki is also connected with Thraki, Macedonia, Thessalia and Central Greece.

Information:

Train station of Athens: +30 (210) 5297777
Train station of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 598126

BY BUS:
From Athens to the town of Thessaloniki, there are bus itineraries all through the year. The distance from Athens is 520 km. Thessaloniki is also connected with the Ionian Islands, Evia, Crete, Epirus, Thessalia, Thraki, Peloponnese, East Macedonia, West Macedonia and Central Macedonia.

Information:

Bus station of Athens: +30 (210) 5148856, 8317059
Bus station of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 510834

USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS:
Police department of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 416787
Tourist police of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 554871
Municipality of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 238321
Taxi station of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 214841
Port authority of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 531505
Train station of Athens: +30 (210) 5297777
Train station of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 598126
Olympic airways of Athens: +30 (210) 9363363
Olympic airways of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 260121
Airport of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 473042
Bus station of Athens: +30 (210) 5148856, 8317059
Bus station of Thessaloniki: +30 (2310) 510834

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