Thessaloniki Half-Day Tour and Archaeological Museum Visit

Thessaloniki Half-Day Tour and Archaeological Museum Visit
Tours & Sightseeing > City Tours > City Tours
$29.41
Duration: 5 hours
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Description

Go on a 5-hour guided city tour of Thessaloniki (3.5 hours during winter season) and get a complete idea of the city by visiting all the main monuments and important attractions. The city is also known as Salonica and is of great historic importance and a crossroad for many civilizations and cultures. Hotel pickup and drop-off from central Thessaloniki hotels is included and you will be transported on a luxury bus.

You will begin the tour with a panoramic drive around the White Tower, the main landmarks of the city, the Galerius Arch, the Rotunda monument, the Old Town (Ano Poli) and the City Walls. You will get a chance to embrace the marvelous views of Thessaloniki. Your professional guide will provide you with all the information about Thessaloniki’s history and the stately buildings. During the tour, you will make a short stop at Agios Demetrius Byzantine church. The church is the most important church of Thessaloniki for religious, historical, and artistic reasons. The attraction is known for the existence of the underground ancient "Crypt". The crypt was re-discovered after the fire of 1917 and was finally restored as an exhibition in 1988. According to the Christian tradition, the saint was imprisoned here and died in 303 A.D. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Archaeological Museum. The museum holds and interprets artifacts from the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods.

Go on a 5-hour guided city tour of Thessaloniki (3.5 hours during winter season) and get a complete idea of the city by visiting all the main monuments and important attractions. The city is also known as Salonica and is of great historic importance and a crossroad for many civilizations and cultures. Hotel pickup and drop-off from central Thessaloniki hotels is included and you will be transported on a luxury bus.