At the crossroads of East and West, the city of Thessaloniki has been witnessing these transformations for millennia as a proud host of great people and historic events. Today, the capital of the region of Central Macedonia and the second largest Greek city, Thessaloniki, is a significant business hub for Southeast Europe and a remarkable place to visit. The city of Thessaloniki is Greece’s second largest city and a vibrant modern metropolis. Built on the waters of the North Aegean sea, the city and its 1 million inhabitants are renowned for their hospitality and easy going lifestyle. It takes a walk on the «paralia» -the longest urban waterfront in Europe- to relax and feel the charm of this unique Greek city.
The city offers excellent accommodation and up-to-date and modern facilities to host all types of conferences, meetings and events. It hosts the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair, the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, the European Centre of Vocational Training, the Alexandria Innovation Zone and several other major institutions. It has rightfully been a European Cultural and Youth Capital: besides the excellent museums and historic buildings, the city is a big stage for creative young people who enjoy all aspects of life. Gastronomy is just one of them. Music, dance and dazzling nightlife is another.
The city is easy to explore. You can go anywhere in about 30 minutes. A modern International airport is just 15 km to the east, a railway station is in walking distance from the city centre, buses and taxis are trustworthy and inexpensive -everything in Thessaloniki puts you at ease. The climate is no exception: typically Mediterranean with warm-to-hot summers, mild winters and an annual average of 300 days of sunshine.
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