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Excursion from Thessaloniki: Top suggestions for a student


What is the best trip from Thessaloniki for a student? What are the places you should see at least once as a self-respecting student?! A short leisure trip or a day trip?


All the above questions, we aim to answer you in this article and to give each new student a different look than usual for life in this city!


THS proposals for a trip from Thessaloniki

Undoubtedly, the city of Thessaloniki is a special trip for every student, as it has a lot to offer, both culturally and folklorically and so on. However, it is worth taking advantage of the central location of the city on the map and make small excursions alone or with friends who will compensate you!


# 1 Halkidiki

If it is summer and you are a student in Thessaloniki, then a walk in the beautiful seaside of Halkidiki is a must. From the first “leg” for fun & intense nightlife, to the second leg waiting to discover every corner and unspoiled coast. The interfaces are now highly functional and student-friendly.


# 2 Xanthi

Shortly before Lent and during the Carnival period, Xanthi turns into a big student party ready for you to participate in! About two hours from Thessaloniki, it is the ideal choice for fun and more! You can also wander in history, as the old town of Xanthi is a jewel of Thrace!


# 3 Meteora

Meteora at first glance does not resemble the pre-eminent student destination. However, it is an alternative for those who want to explore the beauties of Greece and an internationally recognized geophysical phenomenon. Do not forget to taste the traditional delicacies of Kalampaka before your return to Thessaloniki.


# 4 Ioannina

We kept the best for you for the end! Ioannina, although a little further from the other areas, are one of the favourite destinations of students and non-students. It is a lively city full of picturesque neighbourhoods and cobblestones, while Lake Pamvotida is a meeting point for afternoon coffee. It has nothing to envy from the competing campus of Thessaloniki.


Some useful tips for the trip from Thessaloniki

  • Organize and use your time properly, to enjoy the trip but at the same time to explore.
  • Grab the student discounts on your transportation and the reduced fees you can pay at a museum.
  • For the most distant destinations, we would advise you to spend the night in each area to have time to see and wander.
  • Enjoy! There is no life more carefree than that of a student. Go on every excursion, on every trip and write memories that will accompany you for a lifetime!


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