Once Uppon a time! The Upper Town walk

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Ioannis
Registered on April 24, 2018

Explore Culture, Arts and Entertainment is a non profit org. composed of volunteers with no affiliations to third parties that aims to promote the rich cultural and historical heritage of Greece. We are a group of local storytellers who love sharing stories in a smart, funny and entertaining way and we look forward to showing around.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Come and see the BEST VIEW in the city with us!
Are you the kind of traveller who loves to know the heart and soul of a city you visit but hate boring dates and historical facts? Then this tour is ideal for you! Join our 2-hour walk and listen to funny and entertaining local myths and legends that will give you a fair understanding of Thessaloniki’s long and complicated history; its’ multicultural background and enjoy astonishing views from the city’s most picturesque part - the upper town.

  • Aristotle square
  • Bey Hamam
  • Roman Forum
  • Church of Saint Dimitrios
  • Church of Profitis Ilias
  • Musa Baba teke
  • Osios David Church
  • Vlatadon Monastery
  • Trigonio Tower
  • Pasha Gardens
  • Kemal Ataturk House

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  • Meeting point:
    Pl. Aristotelous 6, Thessaloniki 546 ...
    Pl. Aristotelous 6, Thessaloniki 546 23, Greece
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    Statue of Aristotle

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Angharad 24 Aug 2022
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Excellent walking tour, very informative and was willing to answer any question we had. Would take the tour again

Laura 23 Aug 2022
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Thania (così mi sembra che si chiamava la guida) è stata veramente molto brava e carismatica,al mattino abbiamo fatto con lei il tour della parte romana ed ebraica del...

Eduardo 18 Aug 2022
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Tour muy interesante. Te da una visión de la ciudad completamente diferente a lo común. Ha sido clave para que la visita a Salonica merezca la pena. Muy buena guía.

Yamileth 17 Aug 2022
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Travelled alone - Jul 2022

Thenia is such an energetic and fun guru. Ev though we got some rain, she managed to make excitement out of it. I enjoyed the stories (real and legends) behind the spo...

Sofia 17 Aug 2022
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Travelled alone - Aug 2022

I will definitely recommend going on this tour as the Upper city is quite steep and convoluted - walking its streets with a local is very good support. As a bonus, you...

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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.