ERASMUS+ IN THESSALONIKI
Thessaloniki is the largest city of Macedonia, the second largest city in Greece and one of the oldest in Europe. It is one of the most historical cities of Greece, Thessaloniki in 1997 was the Cultural Capital of Europe.
Thessaloniki is a modern big city, the biggest urban center in northern Greece, an important node in a network of Pan-European road, air and sea transport via road Patras – Athens – Thessaloniki – Evzonon, the Egnatia Motorway, the modern airport “Macedonia “and the passenger and commercial port. The modern face of Thessaloniki coexists harmoniously with its numerous historical data from archaeological sites by imposing Byzantine monuments, but always maintaining a warm, vibrant, human face at all hours of the day.
The company’s headquarters is located very close to the industrial area of Thessaloniki, which is also one of the largest industrial areas of Greece where many businesses operate in different productive sectors.
The advantageous geographical position makes Thessaloniki the center of Central Macedonia, close to a variety of areas that can be visited by everyone. The visitor has the opportunity of short tours in areas around Thessaloniki, but also more distant excursions to neighboring counties.
Thessaloniki is a city of immense tourist interest while just short of Olympus (the mountain of the gods. In 1981 it was declared by the Unesco, preserved part of the global biosphere in 1985 an archaeological and historical site.), Dion, Vergina (the town became world famous in 1977 when the University Excavation of the Aristotle University with Professor Manolis Andronikos archeology and his colleagues discovered among other graves and a tomb which in his view was that of King Philip II, father of Alexander the Great . Vergina has been designated a UNESCO world heritage site), Pella, Stagira (Aristotle’s birthplace), the Holy Mountain (Agio Oros) with the centuries-old monasteries and pristine forests.
A touch of escape from everyday life are tours in Halkidiki, located east of Thessaloniki and consists of three peninsulas, Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos (Agio Oros). The golden sandy beaches with sparkling blue waters have been awarded many times with the Blue Flag of the European Union for the cleanliness of their water.