5 Top things to do on a rainy day in Thessaloniki

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Thessaloniki is Greece’s second largest city. It attracts a vast amount of tourists throughout the year. It is very popular for its Archaeological sites, Byzantine monuments, architectural style, cultural events such as the International Thessaloniki Film Festival and its lively nightlife. In this post we have prepared a list of the top things to do in Thessaloniki, if you happen to visit the city on a rainy day. =&0=&
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Saint Dimitrios is the patron saint of Thessaloniki and its Church is worth a visit, especially if you seek some peaceful time, away from the traffic and the busy city life. The saint’s body is preserved in a tomb in a special area. You will also admire the building architecture, the mosaics and the hagiography. 2. Visit the Archaeological Museum
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One of the best attractions in Thessaloniki, the impressive Archaeological Museum is laid out in a way that is easy for visitors to see its exhibitions without getting bored or tired. You will get plenty of information about the history and life in ancient Thessaloniki. With the same ticket you get access to the Museum of Byzantine Culture.  3. Get to the Museum of Byzantine Culture
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You will definitely enjoy visiting the Museum of Byzantine Culture. With its beautiful and easy layout you get access to the galleries that cover all eras of Byzantine culture. Displays consists of sculptures, mosaics, artwork, hagiography.  4. Have a meal at Nea Diagonios
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Nea Diagonios is a modern Greek Grill restaurant awarded the Certificate of Excellence 2014. The service is excellent and the food delicious. Ask the waiters for the best wine – food combinations. Tip: order soutzoukakia!   =&4=&  
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  Domatio me Thea Cafe (meaning room with a view) is located on the 5th floor of a movie theatre in Aristotelous Square. Have a seat near the window to enjoy magnificent views. At night it serves delicious cocktails.
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Nafpaktos, a beautiful little town with medieval atmosphere

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Nafpaktos is a beautiful coastal town in the West side of Greece. Its main characteristics that make visitors to come back again and again are the small port, the Venetian castle and its medieval style Old town.  
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The charming port, part of the town’s fortifications, was surrounded by towers and walls most of which have been preserved. It is one of the most popular places to relax, have a coffee or meal with fantastic views. In summertime you will see a lot of yachts in the small bay giving it a more cosmopolitan touch.   
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The Venetian castle is definitely worth a visit. If you decide to walk up the hill follow the narrow paths of the town. The hill is fairly steep. If you do not prefer to walk you can hire a taxi. Once you arrive at the top you will get sublime views of Corinth’s Gulf and the modern bridge of Rion – Antirion. Admission is free. 
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The traditional architecture, beauty and colours of Xanthi’ s Old Town

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The Old Town of Xanthi, is one of the best preserved traditional architecture in Greece. It is an old traditional village hidden in the modern city of Xanthi and it was built in 1829 after a catastrophic earthquake that took place in the area. Traditional and glorious houses stand on each side of its narrow lanes. The power of its colors, aromas and architecture virtually travel you back in time.   
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  Once you start strolling on the alleys you will be astonished by the perfectly crafted buildings and the paved streets. You will get the feeling that you walk in endlessly beautiful labyrinth.   
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Apart from the traditional and neoclassic residences with their well sculptured doors, the Old Town consists of beautiful squares to rest, shops, hotels, guest houses, cafes and restaurants. Tip: Xanthi is also popular for its traditional sweets and the old tobacco storehouses.   Find accommodation in Xanthi with Booking.Com      

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Admire the power of water falling from about 70 meters

 

This is the waterfalls park of Edessa city in Northern Greece. A must visit place if you travel around North Greece. Located in a beautiful green area with stunning panoramic views makes it an ideal place for a half day trip. The biggest waterfall is accessible. An aquarium, a little cave and the Old City are some of the things that makes the place even more interesting.   
There are plenty of restaurants, cafes and sitting places around . There is free parking space and free entrance. Tip: Do not miss standing behind the biggest waterfall and get a bit wet. An amazing experience!
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Lose yourself in the alleys of romantic Nafplio

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Walking in the beautiful city of Nafplio is like living in a fairy tale. You find yourself being surrounded by neoclassical buildings, venetian style balconies dressed in blooming flowers, and colourful alleys.  
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The less you know about this paradise, the better to discover places on your own. Embrace this unique place, feel the love in the air and indulge yourself day and night.   Find accommodation in Nafplio with Booking.Com  
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