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Meet Souzana Theodoridou

Souzana Theodoreou, Thessaloniki“What tours & activities in Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki can I do?” was the most common question tourists asked me for many years while I worked in various tourism businesses in Greece. And I wondered “Why do they ask me and they don’t just google it?”. I was pretty sure that such a big search engine would provide unlimited options for such a simple question. Until one day I searched myself, and I was baffled!!!  No results from local sites or businesses, no unique content (useful articles, photos, videos) and most of all, no online booking!

Our vision is to highlight the authentic Greek experience by connecting local activity providers with potential visitors. Who better to show visitors true Greek hospitality, than a true Greek? Imagine combining this with experiential and alternative activities. We do our best to hold high standards, so all activities are first tested by us so we can do our best to provide proper information and ensure a quality experience.

Our goal is to start from Northern Greece and soon spread all over the country. We aim to bring to the surface many small tourism businesses which offer unique experiences. Tourism in Greece is mostly associated with the sun and the sea, the food and the wine (or ouzo). Greece is also culture, history, tradition, people, and above all, a way of life!

Because… once in Greece, forever addicted to Greece!

See our Thessaloniki Based Tours

Thessaloniki Tour

Thessaloniki Food and Culture
6 hour Morning Tour: 119 Euros pp
You can also do a 4 hour version of this tour for 89 euros or a 2.5 hour tour for 59 euros
(Children half price)

Visitors in Thessaloniki have a lot to do. There are countless things to see and places to visit, from historical and cultural sights to its amazing seaside walkway. It takes a lot of energy to explore the city and people get hungry! Then, you have even more options to choose from, since our city has unlimited food and drink choices. Allow us to ease your mind on this matter with our 6 hour Thessaloniki Food and Culture Tour. You should only worry about building up your appetite, and we’ll help you take care of the rest.

Trust our experienced hosts to take you on a journey of flavors in our beautiful city. Your host will walk you through parts of town less visited so you can see what everyday life is like. Stop by local bakeries for snacks and pastries, they go well with some coffee! Enjoy your coffee as Greeks do with conversation about food or other traditions of the region. Move on to visit the open market, a place words can’t fully describe. See how downtown residents get their hands on fresh food and other goods.

Continue the tour by visiting eating establishments that would be hard to locate on your own. Whether you’re in the mood for sweet or savory, we have you covered! Enjoy lunch and dinner flavors or sweets and pastries. Go behind the curtain and see how some of the delights are prepared, get special treatment from your hosts! Add unique essence to your visit in Thessaloniki by way of your taste buds and stomach. Your experience is now fulfilled and complete.

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Thessaloniki by night

Thessaloniki Evening Tour
5 hours
89 euros pp

Thessaloniki is known for its nightlife. It has the largest ratio of food/entertainment establishments per resident in Europe, and each one of these spots has something unique to offer. Allow us to take you through some of the hot spots so you can get a feel of the city’s vibrancy.

Meet with your host and start the evening off properly with a glass of wine and some conversation about the city and its people. Continue getting acquainted with your host and admiring contemporary pieces of art over a drink with Greek ingredients. Be ready to go behind the bar and mix your own drink with the guidance of an experienced bartender. Grab a bite at the end of your tour and decide for yourself if you want to call it a night, or if the night has just begun…

Throughout your experience you’ll have the chance to meet several locals besides your host. Don’t hesitate to ask the friendly people of Thessaloniki about their way of life, and of course don’t hesitate to share your own culture and experiences with them. Top quality food and drink are very important when you go out, we have that covered, but it’s the people you associate with that truly create the experience. So take the opportunity to enjoy what the city has to offer, let us save you some by arranging your evening out.

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Thessaloniki waterfront

Thessaloniki Sailing Tour
3 hour cruise
129 euros pp (but can be less depending on the number of people on the cruise)

Thessaloniki is a city with many things to see and do.  One of the main beauties is that fact that Thessaloniki is a coastal city situated in the middle of the Thermaic Gulf. The Coastal Walkway stretches about 4km from the Port to the Music Hall, with plenty of monuments, parks, shops, cafes/bars/restaurants along the way, and countless photo opportunities with the water (and Mount Olympus on a clear day!) in the background. How about this though: admiring Thessaloniki from the water and enjoying some food and beverages at the same time!

The Thessaloniki Sailing Tour is a must for visitors and even residents of the city! Gazing at the sea is so soul-warming that we forget how amazing it might be to look at the city from the water. This tour begins at Aretsou Marina in the neighboring town of Kalamaria. All you have to do is be there, jump on the boat and enjoy! A local host will accompany you through the tour and discuss local life. Meet your skipper and hear their marine stories as well! Drinks and traditional snacks (meze) will be part of the whole experience.

Look at Thessaloniki from a different point of view. Gaze at the whole city or focus on whichever sight draw your eye at the moment. Definitely leave enough memory (or film) in your camera, you’ll want to snap a shot of everything.

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Winery tour

Wine Tour and Tasting at Ktima Gerovasilliou in Thessaloniki
2 hours, 37 euros

Wine tasting at Ktima Gerovasilliou in Thessaloniki, a beautiful vineyard with a state of the art production, maturation and bottling facilities. A wine expert/guide will give you a tour of the estate, all the important parts of the process, and the wine museum. The best part of it all is the wine tasting.

Ktima Gerovassiliou is located in the town of Epanomi, 25km outside Thessaloniki.  At Ktima Gerovassiliou the 80-hectare vineyard is cultivated with great care and enthusiasm with the help of Mother Nature and the special Mediterranean climate. The founders and their expert associates constantly research and experiment with Greek and foreign varieties, both popular and less known. Tradition and technological advancements are combined in order to come up with the best possible result: top quality wine.

Takes pride in its beautiful vineyard and state of the art production, maturation and bottling facilities. A wine expert/guide will give you a tour of the estate, all the important parts of the process, and the wine museum.

The best part of it all is the wine tasting. Try the Malagousia variety, a Ktima Gerovassiliou original. Taste other original Greek varieties like Limnio and Assyrtiko, or classic foreign varieties like Syrah and Chardonnay. Learn how to taste wines like the pros!

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Horseback riding in Greece

Horse Riding in Thessaloniki
4 hours. Rates vary

Give your family or yourself the unique experience of Horse Riding in an amazing setting! Live the cowboy dream in Ziogas Western City, an alternative tourism – agritourism site! There are 3 options: For Families, Beginners or Experienced riders

Looking for family activities in Thessaloniki or its surrounding area? Thinking of what to do with the kids while in Halkidiki? Take your family Horse Riding for a day! Ziogas Western City is a lovely town in the woods, about a half hour from Thessaloniki. Escape the hustle and bustle of the big city (even while on vacation!) and savor the beauty and tranquility of the countryside. At Ziogas, you and your family can go on a horse ride through pure nature.

Start your day by having a walk around the farm. You’ll be able to see several farm animals and how they are taken care of! Continue your walk around the general vicinity and absorb the fresh air. Let your kids run around and play, enjoy them while they’re admiring nature’s true gifts to us!

When you’re ready, get acquainted with the friendly horses and enjoy riding with professional overseeing. Ziogas Western City also has ponies on site for our smaller friends. Smaller children may also ride on the same horse with a parent. After riding through the beautiful hills, have a snack and beverage at the Saloon and enjoy more outdoor activities. Grownups will love it, children will adore it. Saddle up partner!

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snorkeling in Greece

Canoe and Snorkeling in Thessaloniki

Join our Canoe and Snorkeling in Thessaloniki and enjoy a unique experience of exploring the waters of Aegean Sea with a canoe! Plus you get a chance to dive in and snorkel among its incredible sea life!

There is nothing like exploring the waterways of the Aegean Sea than with a canoe! The vegetation and sea life in the area of Angelochori is truly astonishing. Angelochori area is known for being the home to many rare species of birds. As a result, one of the most popular activities (beside water sports) is bird watching in this region. If you look carefully there is a good chance you’ll spot something pink – move closer and you will see it is a beautiful flamingo! The waters in Angelochori are full of amazing animals and plants you can see above and below the water. We therefore suggest trying out snorkelling in these waters, so you don’t miss a thing! After the fun activities you can spend your free time in the Greek taverns and try some of the traditional Greek delicacies. We also recommend taking a walk to the lighthouse from where you will have the best view of the summer sunset!

A canoe is a light weighted narrow vessel that is steered by one or two people using a paddle. After you have spent two hours canoeing it is ideal time to grab some snorkels and dive into the waters! There is incredible and diverse sea life in this area that is just waiting for you to explore it! There is one thing we can guarantee and it is that you will definitely have a memorable experience!

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Loutra Posar Hot springs

Private Hiking and Bathing at Loutra Pozar
150 euro pp but special rates for groups

Get ready for the experience of a lifetime, hiking in Greece’s untouched landscapes in one of the most unique places to visit near Thessaloniki and a visit to the hot mineral baths at Lotra Pozar!

Are you the adventurous type? Do you love backpacking and exploring new lands? Do the wild nature and green forests excite you? Then be ready for the experience of a lifetime, hiking in Greece’s untouched landscapes in one of the most unique places to visit near Thessaloniki! The perfect excursion from Thessaloniki (only 1 hour away), in the town of Aridaia, you can visit the world renowned area of Loutra Pozar, known for its Thermal Springs and lush forest landscape. Follow the path to Kounoupitsa Waterfall, which delivers a sensational view of the St. Nicholas Stream and Canyon. And if you want something less active, no problem! Take a small walk through Loutraki’s paths and bathe in the Thermal Springs for a detoxification and relaxation session.

Explore the natural springs and bathe in the salutary waters at no extra cost. You may choose a private bathing session in thermal water or to swim in thermal water pool. Take it to the next level by arranging a VIP sauna, steam room, or massage session in advance (these options are not included in the package and carry an extra charge.). All you need to bring with you is a swimsuit and a towel.

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Thessaloniki Photograph

Professional Photoshoot in Thessaloniki

Have a professional photoshoot in Thessaloniki, be a model for a day and showcase your persona in one of the most beautiful places in the world! Keep your memories from Greece alive forever. Remember moments under the bright sun, from a relaxing evening, or a crisp night. Save the energy and emotion of your getaway to Thessaloniki forever! We strive to leave you with pictures that capture the essence of your trip. Have a family vacation photoshoot, keep pictures from a romantic escape, or simply be a model for a day and showcase your persona in one of the most beautiful places in the world!

The city of Thessaloniki has a deep, rich history, which is kept alive by the countless monuments and relics of its 3000 year old past. Have a professional photographer in Thessaloniki snap some high quality shots of you and your family alongside them.

Photoshoots can be done on the beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean Sea, or the cozy streets of Thessaloniki by our professional photographers. Choose your background landscape among the blue sea, the green mountains with rich vegetation, or take a piece of Greek Civilization with you from one of the many ancient sites. Take advantage of the bright colors, the face of a big city or the spirit of antiquity. We have a wide variety of suggestions for every taste.

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Mount Athos Cruise

Mount Athos Cruise
20-25 euro Price depends on whether you take the cruise from Ouranoupolis or Ormos Panagias

The most intriguing place in Greece is Mount Athos. For more than 1,000 years it has been a refuge for monks, so only male visitors can  step foot on its hallowed soil, after being issued a special permit. Fortunately, the breath-taking landscapes and some of the 20 Orthodox monasteries can be seen from a boat trip.

A Mount Athos Cruise is an experience of a lifetime! It is a fabulous opportunity to feel the spiritual aura of this sacred place and admire the magnificent architecture of the Byzantine monasteries along with the majestic landscape surrounding them. It may be on most people’s top 5 list of what to do in Chalkidiki.

Mount Athos excursion is one of the most popular cruising destinations in Greece and every summer it attracts many visitors from around the world. Even if you aren’t so interested in the spiritual significance of this mysterious and miraculous place (the center of Orthodoxy for centuries), you should at least allow yourself enjoy a unique view of the monasteries which are built on a beautiful virgin landscape and have been facing the Aegean Sea for over ten centuries.

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