Best Tours and Activities in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is a stunning and vibrant city, full of captivating culture, mouth-watering food, and ancient architecture! Exploring this wonderful destination promises to make for an incredible journey that's full of unique experiences and lasting memories.

Strolling through the winding streets of Thessaloniki's Old Town is an absolute must - take in the traditional markets, visit all sorts of interesting stores, restaurants and cafes. For those interested in history, there are lots of amazing sights to discover too; including the White Tower, Byzantine walls and Rotunda of Galerius.

Of course, the food here is world-renowned! Sample all sorts of authentic Greek dishes like tzatziki or moussaka, then finish it off with some loukoumades - deep fried pastry dough that's simply delicious. There are plenty of cozy tavernas around where you can truly get a taste for local life.

Thessaloniki also houses several wonderful museums such as the Archaeological Museum, Museum of Byzantine Culture and War Museum. They provide an insightful look into Thessaloniki's history and culture throughout time.

So if you're looking for an unforgettable city break full of exciting activities to try and beautiful places to explore - Thessaloniki should be at the very top of your list!

25 Thessaloniki Tours and Experiences Available to Book Online

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  • Tandem Skydive in Thessaloniki

    Tandem Skydive in Thessaloniki

      2 hours


    If you are an adrenaline seeker, this is the perfect activity for you! You will get to jump off a plane at 3.500 meters and fly free for 50 seconds with a professional skydiver who knows what he's doing- it doesn't matter if you're a beginner or not very fit as they'll take care of everything (you have two parachutes). This event provides safe fun in boosting one's own courage while having some laughs along the .....

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  • A Musical Journey through Ancient Greece in Thessaloniki

    A Musical Journey through Ancient Greece in Thessaloniki

      1 hour


    Explore the ancient past of Greek mythology and music with Theodore Koumartzis’ award-winning tour “Experience Ancient Greece”. Participants will have the chance to learn, take a closer look, or even play various musical instruments from antiquity such as lyres, barbitons, and panduras. During this journey, they will also be able to listen to live performances by a professional lyricist who will share insightful stories about Hermes, .....

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  • Learn an Ancient Music Instrument in Thessaloniki

    Learn an Ancient Music Instrument in Thessaloniki

      1 hour


    This exciting opportunity gives participants the chance to explore the ancient Greek lyre, a musical instrument used thousands of years ago. Through close observation and hands-on experience, we will learn more about its sound and aesthetics as well as the music system of antiquity. We will also have the special opportunity to play “Epitaph of Seikilos”, the oldest complete melody with lyrics that still exists today! As this musical .....

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  • Chalkidiki Peninsula Cruise from Thessaloniki

    Chalkidiki Peninsula Cruise from Thessaloniki

      9 hours


    This is your chance to experience a magical cruise in the beautiful waters of Halkidiki peninsula. Enjoy stunning views, swim and snorkel in crystal clear water and explore small villages on the peninsula. Don't forget to visit "the turtle Island", an uninhabited island that will surely captivate you with its .....

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  • Private Tour to Meteora from Thessaloniki

    Private Tour to Meteora from Thessaloniki

      10 hours


    This private tour takes up to 12 hours and provides an unforgettable experience for 1-7 people. Departing from Thessaloniki at 8 am, you will be taken by minivan to Meteora rocks where you can visit one or two monasteries depending on your needs. There is free time in Kalambaka for lunch before returning back to Thessaloniki in the evening. Experience this unique adventure with a private .....

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  • Sunset Cruise in Thessaloniki

    Sunset Cruise in Thessaloniki

      3 hours


    Join us for a private, memorable and breathtaking experience in the Gulf of Thessaloniki to see the amazing Sunset that you will not forget. With our comfortable, safe and luxurious boat Hunter 460 – BLUE FOAM. We are leaving at Nea Michaniona port which is a small and charming town near Thessaloniki which is in surrounded by crystal blue waters. Before the cruise, you can enjoy all the wonderful things this town has to offer like .....

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  • Day Trip to Ouranoupoli with Mt. Athos Cruise from Thessaloniki

    Day Trip to Ouranoupoli with Mt. Athos Cruise from Thessaloniki

      11 hours


    The bus will depart from the White Tower of Thessaloniki at 8:00 AM and head to Ouranoupoli. You will arrive in Ouranoupoli at around 11:00 AM, in front of the Byzantine Prosphori Tower. From there, you will board the boat for a cruise around Mount Athos. During the cruise, you will have the chance to see the ports of the Holy Monasteries of Helandariou and Konstamonitou, the colorful Monastery of Docheiariou, the nearby Monastery of .....

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  • Meteora Full-Day Private or Shared Bus Tour from Thessaloniki

    Meteora Full-Day Private or Shared Bus Tour from Thessaloniki

      11 hours


    Depart Thessaloniki in the morning and journey to the amazing monastery complex of Meteora. Get access to holy sites such as the women's Monastery of Agios Stefanos with its impressive wood-carved iconostasis, or visit the Monastery of the Holy Trinity, perched on the top of a rocky precipice over 400 meters high. Alternatively, discover the tower of the old preserved net at the Monastery of Varlaam, or explore the largest of the monasteries at .....

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  • Half–Day City Tour of Thessaloniki

    Half–Day City Tour of Thessaloniki

      3 hours


    This tour of Thessaloniki will start with a pick-up from White Tower Thessaloniki. You will then see all of the city's major landmarks, including the Gallerius Arc and the Rotonda monument. After that, you will enjoy a walk through the charming streets of Ano Poli and see the City Walls. Lastly, you will visit the stunning Agios Demetrius Byzantine Church and its crypt. This is a great opportunity to learn about and see unique constructions from .....

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  • Learn to Play the Ancient Frame-Drum in Thessaloniki

    Learn to Play the Ancient Frame-Drum in Thessaloniki

      1 hour


    At SEIKILO Cultural Space, you will get the unique opportunity to experience and play ancient Greek music. You can learn about typical Greek rhythms and experiment with different percussion instruments. Everyone is welcome to participate in a collective musical band and discover how amazing it feels to make music together! This special event offers an unforgettable one-of-a-kind experience that cannot be found anywhere .....

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  • SUP in Thessaloniki

    SUP in Thessaloniki

      2 hours


    If you're looking for a fun and active way to enjoy the beach, try paddle boarding. No experience is necessary - a lesson from a certified instructor will have you up and paddling in no time. Paddle boarding is a great way to explore the natural beauty of Angelochori's sandy beach. 25km away from Thessaloniki, it's the perfect place to try this growing .....

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  • Guided Food Tour in Thessaloniki

    Guided Food Tour in Thessaloniki

      3 hours


    Thessaloniki's city center is filled with Greek treasures, from the local street markets to the old traditional coffee houses. Explore famous areas such as “Louloudadika” while sampling delicious Greek delicacies like bougatsa (filo pastry filled with cream) sprinkled with powdered sugar and cinnamon. You won't be .....

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  • Thessaloniki Half-Day Tour and visit to Archaeological Museum

    Thessaloniki Half-Day Tour and visit to Archaeological Museum

      5 hours


    Experience the history and culture of Thessaloniki with a five-hour guided city tour. Hotel pickup and drop-off from central Thessaloniki hotels are included, as well as transport on a luxury bus. During the 3.5 to 5-hour tour (depending on the season), you will visit all of the main monuments and attractions at this crossroads for many civilizations and cultures. Get an in-depth look at what makes Thessaloniki special with this comprehensive .....

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  • Windsurfing Lessons in Thessaloniki

    Windsurfing Lessons in Thessaloniki

      2 hours


    Come and experience the freedom of windsurfing in Angelochori, close to the city of Thessaloniki in North Greece with certified instructors who’ll show you how it's done. You'll learn all there is to know about catching a gust on your board! Just lie back as they teach during our one-on-one class and take care of .....

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  • Pella & Vergina Half–Day Tour from Thessaloniki

    Pella & Vergina Half–Day Tour from Thessaloniki

      2 hours


    Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia and hometown of Alexander the Great, is your first stop. Here you'll see the remains of the monumental palace, decorated with mosaics and painted stuccoes. The burial ground contains more than 300 tumuli, some dating back to the 11th century B.C. One of the royal tombs is thought to be that of Philip II, who conquered all the Greek cities. This expanded the Hellenistic world and paved the way for his son .....

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  • Culinary Walking Tour for Food Lovers in Thessaloniki

    Culinary Walking Tour for Food Lovers in Thessaloniki

      3 hours


    This three-hour culinary walking tour in Thessaloniki will take you to several traditional markets, where you'll taste local delicacies and learn about Greek food traditions. The tour ends with a lunch of mezedes (small shared dishes). Along the way, you'll also see some of the sights in the city. By the end of the tour, you'll have a great understanding of Greek cuisine and be stuffed full of .....

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  • 6 Day Agrotourism and Gastronomy Vacation in Thessaloniki

    6 Day Agrotourism and Gastronomy Vacation in Thessaloniki

      6 days


    The uniqueness of Greece’s cuisine can be felt in every bite. After a week full exploring agrotourism and culinary tourism in Thessaloniki, with a visit to the Partali Farm, you will have experienced some amazing foodie moments including truffle hunting (yum!) tasting olive oil and wine at an ancient winery on Anel Honey Park property that overlooks the Aegean Sea while learning how to cook traditional Greek .....

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  • Full-Day Tour to Pella and Vergina from Thessaloniki

    Full-Day Tour to Pella and Vergina from Thessaloniki

      10 hours


    Take a journey back in time with this 10-hour guided tour of two important archaeological sites in northern Greece. Visit the ancient Kingdom of Macedonia, Pella, and its first capital city Vergina to learn about their unique histories and stories. See the incredible artifacts left behind by these civilizations as you explore these historic locations with your knowledgeable guide. Discover the secrets of the past firsthand on this amazing day .....

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  • Day Trip to Dion and Mount Olympus from Thessaloniki

    Day Trip to Dion and Mount Olympus from Thessaloniki

      8 hours


    Depart from Thessaloniki and head to the archaeological park of Dion. Spend some time exploring the exterior archaeological site, including the ancient theater of Dion. Then visit the unique museum of Dion to see statues of the ancient city, and move on to admire the magnificent mosaic of the House of Dionysus in a chamber next to the museum. Enjoy lunch in one of the traditional restaurants of the village, and continue to Olympus, the home of .....

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  • 5 Day Enduro Guided Motorcycle Tour in Thessaloniki

    5 Day Enduro Guided Motorcycle Tour in Thessaloniki

      5 days


    Thessaloniki is a great destination for any bike enthusiast, with its enduro trails and sprints across the beautiful landscape. If you're looking to get your adrenaline pumping then this race will provide just what you need! The area has some really exciting motorcycle courses that range from beginner-friendly laps around town all of way up into extreme terrains like motocross tracks or off-road trials .....

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  • Day Trip to Vergina & Pella in Macedonia

    Day Trip to Vergina & Pella in Macedonia

      8 hours


    Pella and Vergina are two important historical sites in Greece that are definitely worth a visit. You can learn about the ancient past of this area by visiting the new, modern museum in Pella, as well as the Archaeological site with the unique mosaics. In Vergina, you can visit the Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai, which is situated in the borders of the village. A local licensed tour guide will guide you into the Museums and the .....

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  • Walking Tour of Thessaloniki

    Walking Tour of Thessaloniki

      3 hours


    The tour begins at the White Tower of Thessaloniki, which is a well-known landmark in the city. From there, you have the option to walk to the Nea Paralia to see the statue of Alexander the Great and admire the umbrellas, or you can stay at the café bar in the tower. The tour ends at the Arch of Galerius .....

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  • Hiking or Running in Thessaloniki

    Hiking or Running in Thessaloniki

      1-2 hours


    Discover the beautiful region of Thessaloniki in North Greece with a running or hiking excursion. This wonderful route will cover your adventurous needs, where you can follow the stunning path to explore another side of what makes this metropolis so great, full of nature's beauty as well as tranquility for those looking to get away from it all while they indulge themselves on their favorite activity. .....

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  • Private Ancient Greek Music Concert in Thessaloniki

    Private Ancient Greek Music Concert in Thessaloniki

      1.5 hours


    Experience the beauty of ancient music with a private phenomenal concert featuring a renowned band. Learn about the history of music from Zeus’ birth to Hermes' invention of the lyre, as you listen to enchanting songs and narration in both Greek and English. Enjoy a glass of bio-natural wine from an award-winning winery before exploring more than a dozen ancient musical instruments from Greece and other civilizations at the end. Come join us .....

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  • Open Markets Food Tasting Tour in Thessaloniki

    Open Markets Food Tasting Tour in Thessaloniki

      2 hours


    Take a stroll through the open marketplaces of Thessaloniki, starting with a cup of coffee to orient yourself and chat with your local host. Learn about daily life as you sample some traditional Greek delicacies from hidden markets that are known only to the locals. Uncover the secrets of Greek cuisine as you learn about both classic and innovative new dishes. Discover the best taverns in town where you can enjoy a delicious .....

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