Top 5 Places in Thessaloniki to Visit

by Angela from Canada

Old Port

  Walk over the White Tower and enjoy the museum within the renovated interior. Various historical events pertaining to Greece and its neighboring countries are explained. Then climb the steps to the lookout at the top of the White Tower and see the beautiful city and sea stretched out before you.



  As an extremely popular destination for youth and elders alike, watch the sunrise or sunset here. Pick a spot and enjoy casual conversation over coffee or beer. With the sound of the waves at your feet and the light, cool breeze on your face, this is one of the best places to wind down and relax.


  This a great spot to watch the city and its people go about their days. Various food and coffee shops line the surrounding streets, so sit down, relax, and enjoy the company around you.


  As a historical wonder, the Castle is a spectacular structure to explore. It is said that you get the best view of the city from here, so it is a place you must visit. The neighbouring streets have preserved an authentic and traditional Greek style, so explore and enjoy.


  Another popular hub celebrating Aristotle and his many contributions to society. The Square itself is popular for casual talks as well as major events. The nearby restaurants and shops lining the streets are also great to browse through.

White Tower

Kamara or Arch of Galerius


Aristotelous Square