Welcome to Thessaloniki!
Welcome to Thessaloniki, where a unique travel experience begins!
Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and the most important center of the region, welcoming thousands of tourists each year. Built near the sea, it is a modern metropolis bearing the marks of its stormy history and cosmopolitan character, which gives it a special beauty and unique charm. It is a city surrounded by captivating mountains and countless coastal destinations.
Auto365 not only provides the ideal car for your vacation in the city and/or nearby destinations but insider tips, recommendations, and all the necessary information required to make your trip a memorable one.
Parking in the center of Thessaloniki
A comfortable city car will guarantee a stress free stay in the city and 24 hour parking availability allows you to visit all your points of interest, enjoying walks and excursions without worrying about long commutes. Parking availability, both public and private, is easy to find throughout the city and we have made sure to recommend three of the most convenient parking points in the center of Thessaloniki. We have now made it possible for you to book a spot prior to your arrival to ensure availability and have one less thing to worry about while planning your trip.
Thessaloniki, the city that never sleeps.
Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece, after Athens, and the largest city in Macedonia. It was founded in 315 BC by King Cassander of Macedonia, rapidly becoming a very important center and one of the major cities of the kingdom during the Hellenistic Era. It got its name from Thessaloniki, wife of Cassander and half-sister or Alexander the Great.
Every corner of Thessaloniki has a unique story to tell and is considered Greece’s cultural capital, renowned for its festivals, events and vibrant cultural life. It has been ranked as one of the top destinations in Europe.
Your Experience is our first priority
Your experience is our first priority, which is why we have carefully selected and recommended some of our favorite spots, sharing with you an experience through the eyes of a local. We have included reviews of the best places to see in Thessaloniki. Visit top rated and must-see attractions and dive into the gastronomy of Thessaloniki by experiencing its vast palette of flavors.
Thessaloniki: Sights and Historical Landmarks
Thessaloniki is a city made up of numerous ancient monuments, museums, and churches listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which is why we highly recommend you visit the following sites before your departure.
White Tower: Due to its prominent position on the city’s waterfront,the White Tower is one of the city’s main symbols and famous monuments. Built in the 15th century, it was used as a fort, enhancing the harbor defences and also served as a prison, which earned it the name “Tower of Blood” during the Ottoman Empire.
The Walls of Thessaloniki: Visit the old city walls where you will find an enchanting mix of stone-paved alleys, traditional houses, and impressive Byzantine and Ottoman-era monuments in Thessaloniki’s most colorful neighborhood. Enjoy the picturesque sunset from above with an uninterrupted view of the entire city down to the sea.
Thessaloniki Concert Hall: A strikingly contemporary structure with impeccably simple geometry, using glass, stone and steel, making it a vantage location on the seafront. You can enjoy a refreshing drink or warm coffee on the 5th floor of the building. If you are a lover of the arts don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend a performance at the center of the performing arts in Thessaloniki.
OTE tower: A 76 meter tall tower located in the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center, which sits at the heart of the city, on the top floor of the OTE Tower showcasing Thessaloniki’s main attractions. Enjoy a 360 rotating panoramic view at the skyline cafe bar.