Thessaloniki is a favourite destination for all months of the year that can combine a variety of activities for both children and adults. From the incredible view of Thermaikos, the impressive waterfront, the market, the shopping malls but also the amusement parks and the museums, the suggestions are endless. Plan a trip to Thessaloniki with your children and create memories that you will remember forever!
Discover 4 fantastic suggestions for a trip to Thessaloniki with children!
Walk in the city center
With characteristic spots, the White Tower and Aristotelous Square, the center of Thessaloniki is undoubtedly one of the top suggestions for a trip to Thessaloniki with your children. From the morning you can enjoy your breakfast by tasting traditional flavors such as the famous bougatsa of Thessaloniki but also more modern flavors such as pancakes or other brunch options in one of the modern places for breakfast in the city.
Then you can tour the city center for shopping therapy and specifically on Tsimiski Street where you will find most of the shops and shopping centers. While you are in the center it is an opportunity to visit some of the most important museums of Thessaloniki such as the Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Byzantine Culture, but also the Museum of Photography located in the famous port. As for dinner, the proposals vary, from Ladadika and Athonos Square to the children’s favorite “burgers”!
Visit the Mediterranean Cosmos shopping center
If you definitely want to combine the trip to Thessaloniki with your children with shopping, however, you prefer to avoid the city center, then the best suggestion is the Mediterranean Cosmos shopping center. Family-friendly offers a variety of shops with clothes, toys, household items and much more, as well as interesting entertainment suggestions for children. You can combine your shopping by offering a beautiful and safe environment for your children where they will have the opportunity to do various activities since the mall facilities also have a cinema and within walking distance, you can find the famous amusement park, Magic Park. At the end of your day, you can enjoy a nice dinner with your family in one of the many restaurants in the Mediterranean Cosmos.
Educational trip to Noesis
Close to the Mediterranean Cosmos shopping center, there is also the Science Center and Technology Museum NOESIS, a very interesting place and an amazing entertainment proposal for a trip to Thessaloniki with children. There you will find the impressive Planetarium, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy a unique experience with your children discovering information about the extraterrestrial world. There is also the Cosmotheatre, where movies and documentaries are shown in 3D, while you can try the Simulator for a unique experience. The modern facilities of NOESIS also offer the Museum of Technology where you will have the opportunity to admire the exhibition with Ancient Greek Technology, the exhibition of Transport Technology, with historical and collectιble vehicles that steal the show and the Technopark, an interactive space where you learn while having fun.
Activities just outside the city
Finally, for the trip to Thessaloniki with children, we have prepared an alternative activity for you. Just outside the city in the area of Panorama, in a green landscape, you will find a wonderful place called Platanakia. Spend a beautiful and serene day close to nature with your children, discovering magnificent waterfalls, domestic animals and forest trails, having a picnic on the premises or tasting unique dishes in the restaurant surrounded by fantastic nature. Leaving Panorama you can continue your trip in Chortiatis, where the amazing nature, the view and the quiet of the area will impress you. You can also visit the shelter and take a walk in the surrounding forest area.
By renting a car from Alpha Drive you will have the opportunity to experience a unique trip to Thessaloniki with your children, enjoying wonderful family moments. With more than 70 vehicles available AlphaDrive is able to fully meet your car rental needs in Thessaloniki.
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