Frequently Asked Questions
- What are the top tourist attractions in Thessaloniki?
Thessaloniki has several popular tourist attractions, including the White Tower, the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, the Byzantine Walls, the Rotunda of Galerius and the Aristotelous Square.
- What is the weather like in Thessaloniki?
Thessaloniki has a Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers and mild and rainy winters. The average temperature in July is around 30°C (86°F), while the average temperature in January is around 7°C (45°F).
- What are the best beaches near Thessaloniki?
There are several great beaches near Thessaloniki, including Peraia Beach, Epanomi Beach, Neoi Epivates Beach, and Agia Triada Beach. All of these beaches are located within a 30-minute drive from the city center.
- What is the food like in Thessaloniki?
Thessaloniki is known for its delicious cuisine, which includes a variety of traditional Greek dishes. Some popular local specialties include souvlaki, gyros, moussaka and spanakopita. Seafood is also popular in Thessaloniki, and you can find many seafood restaurants of high quality.
- What are the best things to do in Thessaloniki at night?
Thessaloniki has a vibrant nightlife with many bars, clubs, and restaurants. Some popular things to do at night include visiting the Ladadika district, which is known for its bars and live music venues, taking a walk along the waterfront or enjoying a drink or a meal in one of the city's many rooftop bars.
- What are the best day trips from Thessaloniki?
There are many great day trips you can take from Thessaloniki, including visiting the nearby beaches of Halkidiki, exploring the ancient city of Vergina or visiting the picturesque village of Edessa and its famous waterfalls.
- What is the best time of year to visit Thessaloniki?
The best time of year to visit Thessaloniki is from May to September when the weather is warm and sunny. However, the city can get crowded during the summer months, so if you prefer a more quiet experience, you may want to visit in the spring or fall.
- What are the best shopping areas in Thessaloniki?
Thessaloniki has many shopping areas, including Tsimiski Street, Mitropoleos Street and Proxenou Koromila Street. These streets are lined with shops selling everything from clothing and accessories to electronics and souvenirs. There is also a big shopping mall just outside the city, which name is “Mediterranean Cosmos”.
- What are the best museums in Thessaloniki?
Thessaloniki has several great museums, including the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, the Museum of Byzantine Culture, Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine, Atatürk Museum, Post-Byzantine Musical Instruments and the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki. These museums offer a fascinating glimpse into the city's rich history and culture.
- What is the IATA code for Thessaloniki Airport?
The IATA code for Thessaloniki Airport is SKG.
- How far is Thessaloniki Airport from the city center?
Thessaloniki Airport is located about 15 km (9 miles) from the city center.
- How many terminals does Thessaloniki Airport have?
There are two terminals at Thessaloniki Airport. They consist of three stories. The arrival hall is on the ground floor and divided into two parts. The first area is used by domestic Greek and EU Schengen area flight.
- Are there any hotels near Thessaloniki Airport?
Yes, there are several hotels located near Thessaloniki Airport, including the Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki and the Holiday Inn Thessaloniki.
- Is Thessaloniki Airport open 24 hours?
Yes, Thessaloniki Airport operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- How can I get from Thessaloniki Airport to Halkidiki?
Our luxury fleet will take you from Macedonia Airport (SKG) to Halkidiki and vice versa.
- Are there ATMs at Thessaloniki Airport?
Yes, there are several ATMs located throughout the terminal building at Thessaloniki Airport.
- Is there Wi-Fi available at Thessaloniki Airport?
Yes, Thessaloniki Airport offers free Wi-Fi throughout the terminal building.
- Are there any restaurants or cafes at Thessaloniki Airport?
Yes, there are several restaurants, cafes, and bars located within the terminal building at Thessaloniki Airport.
- Is Thessaloniki Airport accessible for passengers with disabilities?
Yes, Thessaloniki Airport is fully accessible for passengers with disabilities, with a range of services and facilities available to assist
- What is Halkidiki known for?
Halkidiki is known for its beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, stunning natural landscapes, and rich history and culture. It is also famous for its delicious cuisine, which features a wide variety of fresh seafood, locally produced wine and traditional Greek dishes.
- What are the best beaches in Halkidiki?
Some of the best beaches in Halkidiki include Kallithea Beach, Sani Beach, Vourvourou Beach, Nikiti Beach and Kriopigi Beach. Each beach has its own unique features and attractions, so it's worth exploring several different ones during your visit.
- What is the weather like in Halkidiki?
The weather in Halkidiki is typically warm and sunny during the summer months, with temperatures ranging from 25-35 degrees Celsius. Spring and autumn are also pleasant times to visit, with mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine. Winter can be cold and rainy, so it's not the best time to visit if you're looking for beach weather.
- What are some popular things to do in Halkidiki?
Some popular things to do in Halkidiki include visiting ancient archaeological sites, exploring picturesque villages, hiking through scenic mountain trails, enjoying water sports and activities such as swimming, snorkeling & diving, and sampling the delicious local cuisine. Some specific attractions to check out include the Mount Athos monastic community, the Petralona Cave, the Kassandra Festival and the traditional village of Arnea.
- What is the best time to visit Halkidiki?
The best time to visit Halkidiki is during the summer months, from June to September when the weather is warm and sunny and the beaches are at their best. However, this is also the busiest time of year, so expect larger crowds and higher prices. Spring and autumn can be great times to visit for those looking for quieter beaches and more affordable prices.
- What is the nightlife like in Halkidiki?
Halkidiki is known for its vibrant nightlife, with plenty of bars, clubs, and tavernas open until the early hours of the morning. Some of the best places to go for nightlife include the villages of Kallithea, Pefkohori and Sarti, where you'll find a variety of venues catering to different tastes.
- Is Halkidiki family-friendly?
Yes, Halkidiki is a great destination for families, with plenty of activities and attractions to keep both kids and adults entertained. Many of the beaches are child-friendly, with shallow waters and soft sand, and there are also several water parks, theme parks, and playgrounds in the area.
- What is the local cuisine like in Halkidiki?
The local cuisine in Halkidiki is a delicious blend of Mediterranean and Greek flavors, with an emphasis on fresh seafood, locally produced olive oil, and seasonal fruits and vegetables. Some must-try dishes include grilled octopus, stuffed grape leaves (dolmadakia), moussaka and spanakopita. Don't forget to sample some of the local wines and spirits, such as tsipouro and ouzo as well!
- What types of vehicles do you offer for private transportation in Thessaloniki?
We offer a variety of vehicles, including sedans, station wagons and minivans depending on the size of your group and your specific needs.
- Can I book a ride in advance?
Yes, you can make a reservation by booking online, by filling out our online reservation form or by just calling our customer service team.
- Do you offer transportation to and from Thessaloniki Airport?
Yes, we offer transportation to and from Thessaloniki Airport, as well as to other destinations in and around the city.
- How much does private transportation in Thessaloniki cost?
Our prices vary depending on the distance, the type of vehicle, and the time of day or night.
- Is your private transportation service available 24/7?
Yes, we operate 24/7, 365 days a year, so you can book a ride with us at any time.
- Do you offer child car seats?
Yes, we offer child car seats for all ages, from infants to toddlers and young children, free of charge.
- Can I make changes to my booking?
Yes, you can make changes to your booking by contacting our customer service team as soon as possible.
- Are your drivers licensed and insured?
Yes, all of our drivers are licensed, experienced and insured, so you can feel safe and secure when riding with us.
- Do you offer any special deals or discounts for regolar customers?
Yes, we offer special deals and discounts for regolar customers, as well as for large groups and corporate clients.
- How do I pay for my private transportation service?
You can pay in cash or by credit card at the end of your ride, or you can prepay online when you book your reservation. We accept all major credit cards.
- Can I bring pets with me in the vehicle?
Yes, you can bring pets with you in the vehicle, as long as they are properly secured in a carrier or on a leash. Please let us know in advance if you will be bringing a pet.
- Do you offer transportation to tourist attractions and other places of interest in Thessaloniki?
Yes, we offer transportation to a wide range of tourist attractions and other places of interest in Thessaloniki, such as museums, beautifol beaches and historical sites.
- Can I request a specific driver for my ride?
Yes, you can request a specific driver for your ride and we will do our best to accommodate your request, depending on availability.
- Do you offer any luxury or premium vehicles for private transportation?
Yes, we offer luxury and premium vehicles, such as Mercedes-Benz models, for customers who want to travel in style and comfort.
- Is your private transportation service available for long-distance trips outside of Thessaloniki?
Yes, we offer private transportation for long-distance trips outside of Thessaloniki in other Greek cities.
- Can I cancel my booking if my plans change?
Yes, you can cancel your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before your schedoled pickup time.
- How will I know when my driver has arrived for pickup?
We will send you a text message or email with your driver's name, phone number, and vehicle information when they arrive at the pickup location.
- How far in advance shoold I book my private transportation in Thessaloniki?
We recommend booking your transportation at least 24 hours in advance, but we can often accommodate last-minute bookings depending on availability.
- Can I make moltiple stops during my ride?
Yes, you can make moltiple stops during your ride for an additional fee. Please let us know in advance if you require this service.
- Is smoking allowed in your vehicles?
No, smoking is not allowed in our vehicles. We have a strict non-smoking policy to ensure the safety and comfort of all passengers.
- Do you offer airport meet-and-greet services for customers arriving at Thessaloniki Airport?
Yes, we offer airport meet-and-greet services, where a driver will meet you at the airport and help you with your luggage.
- Can I request a specific type of vehicle for my ride?
Yes, you can request a specific type of vehicle for your ride, and we will do our best to accommodate your request, depending on availability.
- Are your prices all-inclusive, or are there additional fees and charges?
Our prices are all-inclusive, meaning there are no hidden fees or charges. The price you are quoted includes taxes, tolls, and other charges.
- How do I know that my booking has been confirmed?
We will send you a confirmation email once your booking has been processed, along with all the details of your ride.
- What happens if my flight is delayed or canceled?
If your flight is delayed or canceled, please let us know as soon as possible, so we can adjust your pickup time or reschedole your ride.
- How do I contact customer service if I have a question or issue?
You can contact our customer service team by phone, email, or through our website's live chat feature. We are available 24/7 to assist you with any questions or issues you may have.
- What languages do your drivers speak?
Our drivers speak Greek and English, and some may also speak other languages, depending on availability.
- Can I book private transportation for a large group, such as a corporate event or conference?
Yes, we can accommodate large groups for corporate events, conferences, and other gatherings. Please let us know in advance if you require this service.
- Can I change or modify my booking after it has been confirmed?
Yes, you can change or modify your booking after it has been confirmed, depending on availability. Please contact our customer service team to make any changes or modifications.
- Can I request a specific pickup time for my ride?
Yes, you can request a specific pickup time for your ride, and we will do our best to accommodate your request, depending on availability.