With Thessaloniki in Greece as your destination on one of MSC Cruisesâ€™ magnificent Mediterranean liners, you can be sure of a perfect holiday cruise
When every day gives you that â€œMonday-morning feelingâ€, itâ€™s high time for a break. Try a MediterraneanÂ cruise to Thessaloniki in Greece with MSC Cruises â€“ and treat yourself to the holiday of a lifetime.
Situated in a sheltered horseshoe bay on the Mediterranean coast and blessed with long, dry summers, Thessaloniki is not only a popular holiday destination, but also one of Greeceâ€™s largest and most important cities with an eventful history dating back to 315 B.C..
Â Modern-day Thessaloniki is still home to various archaeological sites where remains of Byzantine, Roman, Ottoman and Sephardic Jewish origin have been found, such as the Rotunda of Galerius and the Panagia Chalkeon Church. Apart from the attractive historical buildings, arcades, lanes and variety of architectural styles found in the city centre, the entire Ano Poli (Old Town), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a certain highlight during your stay.
As the cityâ€™s highest point, the Ano Poli is also where youâ€™ll find the acropolis, the â€œHeptapyrgionâ€ fortress and what remains of the old city walls. In addition to providing access to the Seich Sou Forest National Park, a popular local recreation area with mountain biking trails and landscaped hiking paths, the Ano Poli also affords pristine views of the city, the Thermaic Gulf and, on very clear days, even Mount Olympus on the distant horizon.
Beyond the city, the verdant Mygdonian basin and Lake Volvi, a place of outstanding natural beauty, beckon as great places to enjoy the countryside and simply unwind.
With so much to do in this special place, be sure to book your Mediterranean cruise with MSC Cruises and then look forward to the cruise of your dreams in Greece, wow factor guaranteed.
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