Thessaloniki is a big modern city, with more than 1 million citizens. It is the biggest city in Northern Greece and the second biggest in the whole country. In Greece, it is considered the co-capital of the country. The main symbol of the city is the White Tower which it is located on the coast road. Nowadays it works as a museum and hosts some wonderful collections regarding the Byzantine history of the city. Thessaloniki is a city where the modern part co-exists with the rich history of the city in harmony. You can discover more about the history of the city through the museums, the Byzantine churches and many other significant monuments. Thessaloniki is a city full of life all year long, with intense entertainment and special gastronomy.
Rent a car Thessaloniki Airport - International Airport Macedonia (SKG)
The International Airport “Macedonia” (SKG) is located just 15 km from the city center of Thessaloniki. It connects the city with more than 30 countries abroad, as well as more than 35 cities and islands inside the borders of Greece with direct flights. There are available taxis 24 hours per day and there is also direct connection with the city center via bus No. 78 for more economical transportation.
Locations near Thessaloniki
Except of the city of Thessaloniki, which is a beautiful and safe place to visit, there are many touristic locations close to Thessaloniki where you can drive to by renting a car. Chalkidiki which is one of the most well-known and highly recommended places in Greece to visit for your summer holidays, is located only a few kilometers away , depending on the village you wish to visit. Also you can visit Perea to taste fresh fish and relaxing moments near the sea, which is located only 10 minutes away from the airport. Katerini is also a popular summer resort and only an hour driving distance from the city. In general there are many cities in Northern Greece which are close to Thessaloniki and can satisfy all your preferences either in the summer period or for a trip all year long.
Regarding parking places
Regarding the parking space in Thessaloniki city center , there are many free spots to park when the commercial stores are closed and many private parking spaces on low charges that are available 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Into the airport area there are also low cost private parking spaces which give you the possibility to park for free, the first 20 minutes in case you just want to pick up or drop off someone.
The climate of the city
The climate in the region of Thessaloniki can be considered as Mediterranean. Temperature is the highest in July and the lowest in January. The annual thermometric range exceeds 20 ° C. During the year, about 140 days have a maximum temperature of more than 25 ° C and about 70 days above 30 ° C, while 107 or more are sunny.
All the above information makes Thessaloniki an ideal destination for all seasons, in order to give yourself the best travel experience you deserve.
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