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Thessaloniki Travel Guide

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Thessaloniki has long played second fiddle to the Mediterranean's larger metropolises. In Ancient Greece, it was a speck only seen from Mount Olympus. During the Byzantine Empire, it blossomed but was still under the rule of Constantinople. Then, in the 18th and 19th centuries, Thessaloniki earned the nickname "second Jerusalem" because of its vast Jewish population. And still, in the 20th and 21st centuries, Thessaloniki, named for Alexander the Great's sister, is overlooked ... continue»

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When to Visit Thessaloniki

The best time to visit Thessaloniki is from March to May or September to November, as to avoid the colder and hotter months of winter and summer. Both seasons offer moderate weather and lighter crowds. Because summer is the busiest time in the city and at the Halkidiki beaches, the room rates correspondingly increase. The Mediterranean climate is mild throughout the year with daytime highs in the winter in the 50s and in the summer in the 80s.

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