Thessaloniki Private Walking Tour With A Professional Guide
A city that served as a bridge for commerce between Europe and Asia Minor, Thessaloniki is a treasure trove of historic landmarks that bear witness to its eventful past. According to legend, even the Apostle Paul came here to preach, leaving the seeds to what would become one of the first Christian capitals of Europe. We will take you through the ages on this walking tour, where you will learn about the distant Greek and Macedonian past to the times of the Ottoman Empire and present-day Greece, with views of the city’s famous world heritage sites.
You will learn about:
Foundation in 315 BC
Roman Empire and its importance as a trade center between Europe and Asia
One of the first Christian centers of the world
Byzantine Empire (second largest city after Constantinople
Crusades and the Kingdom of Thessalonica
The Ottoman Empire
19th Century modernization
The first Balkan War and Thessaloniki’s liberation
This is a typical itinerary for this productPass By:
Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Region, Central Macedonia
You will see:
Greek Agora and Roman Forum
Church of Saint Demetrius
Church of Saint Nicholas Orphanos
Rotunda of Galerius
Arch of Galerius
Palace of Galerius
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 2 Hours
Aristotelous Square, Platia Aristotelous, Thessaloniki, Greece
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.