The Secret Gardens of Thessaloniki

The temperatures are slowly falling, and the winter fog adds a mystic touch to the already festive atmosphere of Thessaloniki. The city center is gleaming with twinkling lights and holiday cheer, with seasonal scents and Christmas carols putting you into the spirit of Christmas.
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But what if you’d rather get away from the crowds and take a romantic walk in fairy-like environs? Well, it’s about time you discover the secret gardens of Thessaloniki.

The Goethe-Institut Garden
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Take a break from the bustling city center and walk amidst the verdant hummocks, the impressive plants, the sculptures, the natural sitting areas and the dream like environs of the Goethe-Institut Garden on Vasilissis Olgas.

The park at the Folklore Museum of Thessaloniki
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Only a breath away from Goethe-Institut Garden, enjoy a freshly brewed coffee at the museum’s famous cafe as you take in the incredible scents of plants and flowers growing within the garden.

The Garden at the Center of Byzantine Research
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Housed in the neoclassical building Melissa, the Center of Byzantine Research of Thessaloniki features a beautiful garden with lush vegetation ideal for leisurely strolls.

The Garden at Casa Bianca
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The garden of the Municipal Gallery of Thessaloniki housed at the former house of the Italian industrialist Dino Fernandez Diaz, Casa Bianca will leave you asking for more. The gorgeous sculptures and colorful flowers are worth your while.

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Ready to experience the magical Christmas atmosphere of Thessaloniki? Arrange your stay at The Excelsior Hotel and indulge in delectable flavors of our special Christmas Eve menu followed by a traditional lunch on Christmas Day as well as other complimentary services.

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We wish you all a joyful Christmas and a wonderful New Year!



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