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Rouga taverna 3
Updated March 31, 2020 no comments

Rouga tavern

Rouga is our favorite tavern in Thessaloniki. We found it by recommendation, and after our first visit, we realized that we would visit it whenever we could. It is located in a small, winding street downtown. Unless you know it exists, you probably would never get to it. The street...

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stavros thessaloniki 1
Updated March 31, 2020 no comments

Stavros

Stavros is located in Strimonikos Bay and is about 70km from Thessaloniki. It takes only 40 minutes of driving from Thessaloniki airport to Stavros. Stavros is surrounded by hills and abundant forests. It's located at the base of the mountain and is due to the rose of the wind known...

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panorama thessaloniki (34)
Updated March 30, 2020 no comments

Ano Poli - Old town of Thessaloniki

In the spring, before the heat starts, it's time to explore the inland of Thessaloniki. As soon as the temperature rises, the distance from the sea is not too pleasant. The Old Town of Thessaloniki or Ano Poli, most commonly called by the Greeks, is interesting to visit, but only...

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arnaia greece (7)

Arnea is a very vivid town located about 70km from Thessaloniki and 38km from Poligiros. Earlier it belonged to Chalkidiki, and since 2011 to the municipality of Aristotelis. The city has about 7,000 inhabitants and is located at 600m above sea level, on the north side of the Holomontas Mountain. Due...

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kalamaria thessaloniki (1)
Updated March 27, 2020 no comments

Kalamaria in Thessaloniki

One of the most beautiful parts of Thessaloniki, Kalamaria, was named after our princess Mara Brankovic, daughter of despot Djuradj Brankovic and Byzantine princess Irina Kantakuzin. Mara among the ordinary people was highly respected, not only because of her status and wealth, but also as a very capable, generous and...

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agia marina stavros olimpiada (1)
Updated March 27, 2020 no comments

Agia Marina

Only 10 kilometers from Stavros, on the 75th kilometer of the old road Thessaloniki – Kavala exactly , right next to the main road, there is the church of Agia Marina. It was built in the 18th century. A legend says that in that area one priest had his...

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ble bread and sweets thessaloniki  (6)
Updated March 27, 2020 no comments

Ble - Bread & Sweets

One of the best pastry shops in Thessaloniki. It is located in Agia Sofia, near White Tower and the sea. Apart from being very tasty, cakes and tortes are real works of art in their appearance. Prices of cakes are from 2-5 euros, but they are worth every cent. In addition...

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Katsamaka tavern 5
Updated March 27, 2020 2 comments

Katsamaka tavern

This small tavern in the city center offers a wide selection of local specialties roasted on charcoal. Of course, first of all we recommend gyros, and then kontosuvli (pork on a spit), chicken, giblets. Given that there are really rare fast food restaurants with homemade gyros, I recommend that...

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peraia thessaloniki 1
Updated March 24, 2020 no comments

Peraia

Peraia is a suburb of Thessaloniki, only 25km away from the city center. The town is famous for its beach that spreads for several kilometers, with restaurants, tavernas and bars and along the entire beach, and, of course, a promenade where you can stroll for hours. Neoi Epivates is connected...

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asprovalta thessaloniki 6
Updated March 24, 2020 no comments

Asprovalta

Asprovalta is located in Strumica Gulf, and has about 40000 inhabitants in the winter and about 200000 in the summer. There are two biggest towns in the center of the bay, Asprovalta and Stavros. Asprovalta is the largest city in the region. It's about 80km away from Kavala and...

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