Europe's oldest city of Thessaloniki offers an endless list of archaeological sites for visitors. Activities arrangeable through the Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki resort include mountain biking, private boat trips and sailing, all major water sports, and private airplane rental and riding. Guests can also enjoy splashing in our swimming pools, relaxing at the spa, or working out at the fitness centre at our hotel in Thessaloniki.
Located in the Halkidiki area, this is the site of some of the area’s greatest anthropological finds. The discovery of a 500,000-year-old Neanderthal skull drew world attention; The site has become the scene for continuous scientific exploration.
This is one of the best museums of Greece. It houses art from the Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic eras, as well as artifacts from Ancient Macedonia, including gold ornamental art and ancient Greek weapons.
A beautifully-built round fort at the eastern waterfront. It was built in the 15th century as part of a sea fortification and it has become the most recognized landmark of Thessaloniki. The tower houses the Museum of History and Art of Thessaloniki.
One of the most traditional and picturesque districts in Thessaloniki with its Byzantine walls, architectural heritage and monuments that stir visitors’ interest. The numerous taverns that can be found in this area complete the visitor’s experience of this city!
The village of Hortiatis is well-known for its many tavernas serving meat delicacies. Spend an evening by the fire with a glass of retsina (traditional Greek wine), an acquired taste that brings the forest to your palate, and mouth-watering skewered fillet of lamb or kokoretsi, a specialty made of lamb’s liver.
The beautiful three-pronged peninsula to the south-east of Thessaloniki is a popular tourist destination. The wonderful beaches, crystal clear waters and the combination of sea and mountain make it one of the most popular destinations in Greece.
Despite its proximity to the western side of the city, the Delta has managed to keep its flora and fauna intact. The river delta is a birdwatcher’s heaven and, in the nearby village of Kalohori, you will find large mussels served fresh with lemon and olive oil.