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Thessaloniki, the princess of Thermaikos gulf is the
capital of Macedonia province in Greece. It is the second
largest city after Athens the capital. It has a population
of more than 1.000.000 inhabitants and it is one of the
oldest cities in Europe.
It was King Kassander of Macedonia that founded the
city and named it after his wife, sister of Alexander
the Great about 315 BC. During the last 20 centuries
Thessaloniki is capital of Macedonia and the biggest
port in Northern Greece.
It is magical city-symbol with a modern European face
and a sense of a better life. Rich cultural happenigs, museums,
archaeological monuments, unique churches, monuments
from all the past centuries but also a tremendous nightlife,
from the traditional taverns to Thessaloniki
It is common belief among the Greeks that Thessaloniki
real human needs.
Some 70 Km to the Southeast lies Halkidiki,
a peninsula with some of the best beaches in Greece.
Thessaloniki with the port and the airport is also
the start point for
any Halkidiki exploration.
Thessaloniki is connected with Athens
and many Greek islands by plane. There is also a summer
ferry connection with Skiathos, Kavala, Paros, Naxos,
Santorini and Crete and other Greek islands.