Grand Tour of Thessaloniki



A historical amalgam of ethnicities and cultures, Thessaloniki has left its distinct, indelible cultural mark on the region of Macedonia over the millennia.

This walk serves as a palimpsest of memories that will guide you through the city’s diverse time layers and phases of modern development. The itinerary starts with a bird’s-eye view of the city from the Vlatades Monastery and gradually descends towards the sea. You will be guided through busy squares, bustling markets, intertwined streets and landmarks of historical importance that bear witness to the city’s rich Hellenistic, Roman, Christian, Jewish, Muslim and modern bourgeois heritage. Points of interest include the 



Duration: 3 hours
Starting point: Aristotelous square (exact meeting location provided upon booking)
Highlights: Alaca Imaret, the Roman Agora, Aristotelous Square, the White Tower, the Hippodrome and the Rotonda of Galerius.
Language of delivery: English


Ratecard (The below rates are per group)

Small Group (1-6 persons)Average group (7-12 persons)Large group (13-20 persons)
280 €320 €340 €
For larger groups a second expert will be appointed. Please contact us at for a quote.


What’s Included 

  • Private guidance by a Big Olive field expert
  • All taxes, legal charges and processing fees.


Not included
Hotel pickup / drop-off (provided the hotel is in walking distance)
Meals, transfers and other personal expenses not mentioned above



  • Rates vary according to group size and the duration of the walk.
  • This walk is available for private bookings only and allows further customization/theme adaptation
  • You can extend or reduce the duration of the walk (please contact us for a special quote based on your preferences).
  • This is a city walk – please equip yourself with comfortable shoes, a hat and sun-block. 
  • This walk will not visit any archaeological sites.