Thessaloniki cruise

Thessaloniki cruise
A contemporary look for an ancient heart
Disembarking from an MSC cruise ship at Thessaloniki, Greece’s second city, it’s obvious it stands apart from the rest of the country. Situated at the head of the Gulf of Thessaloník, it seems open to the rest of the world, with a wide ethnic mix and an air of general prosperity.

There are substantial Roman remains and the many churches constitute a showcase of Orthodox architecture through the ages, while you can catch glimpses of the Turkish city both in the walled Upper City (Ano Poli) and in the modern grid of streets below: isolated pockets of Ottoman buildings, many of them Islamic monuments, which miraculously survived the 1917 fire. 
Modern Greek architecture is exemplified by Art Deco piles dating from the city’s twentieth-century heyday. Ruins, churches and buildings make Thessaloníki pleasant for sightseeing on an MSC Mediterranean cruise excursion. Pella, 40km west of Thessaloníki, was the capital of Macedonia throughout its greatest period and the first capital of Greece after Philip II forcibly unified the country around 338 BC. The site today is a worthwhile

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Pella
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: SKG03
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Vergina Tombs
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: SKG04
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Dion: the Macedonian Sanctuary of Zeus
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Code: SKG05
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