Thessalonica The Essential
Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece and a major port, is also the capital of Macedonia. It is a modern city that lives in tune with Europe. With no historical district, the city is proud of its modern architecture, but has an exceptional legacy in its underground, its museums and its early Christian and Byzantine buildings, which bear witness to a past as glorious as it was tormented. Take time to explore the avenues lined with chic boutiques in the lower town, the narrow, winding streets of the citadel and, in the evening, head for the terraces overlooking the sea.
Built in the late 4C on Hellenistic (300