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Private Thessaloniki: Markets, Mansions & Monuments

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Thessaloniki’s top historical sites with a local guide leading the way.
  • Visit the hidden markets, alternative neighbourhoods and secret backstreets that tourists don’t usually find.
  • Go subterranean with us and explore the crypt of Agios Dimitrios, the patron saint of the city.
  • Discover the oldest Christian church in all of Greece.
Group of 1-4 people All ages

Thessaloniki History Tour

If you’re looking for an all-encompassing introduction to the wonders of Thessaloniki, then this tour is perfect for you! Together we’ll spend the morning exploring the city’s main historic hotspots with your local guide giving you the lowdown on its fascinating ancient history.

Then we’ll go off the beaten track to discover the bustling markets and hidden gems in the pretty backstreets of this delightful world heritage site. Our tour ends just in time for you to grab a spot of lunch from a local taverna and ponder what to do next!

This tour is priced for a minimum group size of four travellers. A solo traveller or group smaller than four may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for four travellers. If your group has more than four persons, please kindly contact us at [email protected] for more details.

Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour:

  • Your tour visits Agios Dimitrios church and other UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Thessaloniki, giving you a sense of the city’s rich history, as well as supporting local cultural heritage.
  • On this tour, you will visit 100% local, family-owned businesses and meet a local greengrocer, cheesemonger, butcher, and fishmonger who sell their own and Greek-only products.
  • Supporting small-scale, locally-run businesses helps to preserve the traditional character of old Thessaloniki.
  • At least one store on your itinerary is dedicated to the preservation of locally-produced crafts.

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, entrance to crypt, coffee, water and refreshments during the tour.

Exclusions: Entrance ticket (EUR 2) for Rotunda, additional food and drinks, souvenirs or personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide and driver.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Meeting point: In front of the Statue of Eleftherios Venizelos in Aristotelous Square, Address: Egnatia 78, Thessaloniki 546 24.
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  • Starting time: Various
  • Ending point: Tsimiski Street