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City Overview

Greece's pleasant second city and the administrative centre for the two northern regions, Thessaloniki – or Salonica, as the city was known in western Europe until well into the twentieth century – has a very different feel to Athens: more Balkan-European and modern, less Middle Eastern and villagey. Situated at the head of an eponymous gulf, a horseshoe-shaped inner recess of the Thermaikos bight, it also seems more open.

Daily Budget
Currency: Euro Meals - Low Budgey $12 - $ 24 Lodging - Low Budget $24 - $96. A rock-bottom daily budget would be $48.00 a day. ...