We learn Greek in Thessaloniki.
We discover the Greek language and the Greek culture throughout the whole of the year.
Thessaloniki is an unforgettable city! It is a special destination, full of surprises in the heart of Macedonia. Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece and has magical experiences to offer individuals who visit, making your trip a truly unique experience!
A walk in the historic center will allow you will discover the secrets of the locals and experience the unique sensation of peoples and cultures that coexisted peacefully throughout the life of the city. It is no coincidence that it’s most important monuments are included on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Traces of the civilizations that have come and gone are still in Thessaloniki: the golden Larnaca of Philip King of Macedon, the Arc of Galerius Emperor, the famous Rotonda, the Byzantine churches and frescoes, the complex fortifications and architecture of the old city, the Ottoman minarets, and the Art Deco buildings. You will be able to learn about the rich historic past of this beautiful city.
“Climb” the Upper Town, the only area that remained untouched by the great fire of 1917. It will make you feel that time has stopped. Its unique architectural style will take you back to the Byzantine era. Stroll the cobblestone streets surrounded by small homes built during the Ottoman Empire’s occupation that give the neighborhood a quaint charm, and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the city and the sea. Browse the Castle. Walk down the picturesque streets, and feel the unique atmosphere of yesteryears.
A walk through the Modiano and Kapani markets is a perfect way to experience the aromas and history of Thessaloniki’s past but also those of modern Thessaloniki. The smell of fresh coffee and spices permeates the air with slightly oriental aromas and are smells that willsurround you while you shop. The shops will allow you to also experience traditional Greek tavernas.
Explore the cuisine of Thessaloniki. You will have the opportunity to try out recipes that developed over centuries and through a mosaic of peoples and cultures. The complex gastronomic identity of the city will unfold in front of you. The local boat will take you to Perea, where you will have the opportunity to taste traditional delicacies by the sea.
Walk by the sea, starting from the warehouses of the port, which hosts each year the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, the premier film festival of Southeastern Europe. Plus, the view of the sea combined with Olympus, the mountain of gods, will surely charm you. Continue your walk along the sea, visit the White Tower, the symbol of Thessaloniki, and stop and sit at a table under one of the umbrellas, the iconographic motif of the sculptor Zongolopoulos. Walk across the beach to reach the Concert Hall and listen to the classical music performances.
In the city, that never sleeps and where entertainment is endless, have fun like a local in the area of the bustling Valaoritou, a historic area, with numerous bars, pubs and clubs that are nestled in old, preserved neoclassical buildings. Discover the reason Ladadika is so popular. The variety of historical bistros will make you immediately understand why Thessaloniki is such a beloved destination. Many concerts, musical performances, and various festivals throughout the year provide the pulse to the city’s nightlife. During the summer months, Thessaloniki’s terraces are transformed into open-air cinemas, cafes, and clubs.
The outskirts of Thessaloniki are an ideal destination for nature lovers; the thermal baths of Pozar and Sidirokastro will give you the opportunity to relax, while taking advantage of their healing properties. Olympus, the highest mountain of Greece, challenges you to get to the top of Mitikas and conquer the “home of the gods.” During the summer months, do not miss the chance to swim in the turquoise waters of Chalkidiki.
You may join the Greek language and culture courses, private or in small groups, throughout the whole of the year.
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