Around Thessaloniki

Feel like escaping from the city? Discover Thessaloniki’s beautiful surroundings.

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For those who want to escape from the city from time, Thessaloniki’s surroundings can please every taste: 

  • Places like Chalkidiki, famous for its sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife.
  • Mount Olympus, the ancient capital of Macedonians. 
  • Vergina, where the Royal tomb of Philip II, father of Alexander the Great is.
  • Kaimaktsalan and Seli Ski Resorts, which are only a few of the many destinations that are approximately one hour away from Thessaloniki.

In addition, trips to nearby islands like Skiathos and Alonissos, is always a nice way to spend a few days away from the city, while many students make their way to Greece’s most famous islands like Mykonos or Santorini.

Our students often organise excursions and visit most of the Thessaloniki’s attractive surroundings during their studies.

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