The capital of Greek Macedonia (homeland of Alexander the Great), Thessaloniki is a major economic and political center, second largest in Greece. Many of the country's greatest musicians, artists and poets originated in Thessaloniki, largely contributing to its artistic scene and hipster image. The city is also home to the Thessaloniki Film Festival and many other cultural events.
20 Stunning Destinations in Greece Travel Bloggers Love · Planning a trip to Greece but are unsure of where to go? There are so many places to travel to in Greece that it can be difficult to choose! This list includes travel bloggers' top 20 places to visit in Greece! Learn about popular island getaways like Santorini, Mykonos, Crete, Corfu, and Rhodes, as well as mainland destinations like Athens and Thessaloniki. You'll also find plenty of off the beaten trail suggestions! Happy travels!