We look forward to welcoming you to Thessaloniki, Greece’s second tier city and capital of the region of Central Macedonia. The city is located on the Thermaic Gulf at the northwestern corner of the Aegean Sea and is a lively and generous urban center that it is at the same time historic and avant-garde. Strategically located at the crossroads of East and West, Thessaloniki connects easily to Southeastern Europe, the Balkans and the Middle East.
Within easy access through highways form the land borders, Thessaloniki offers many solutions to visitors to arrange their travel.
The city is an important educational hub with 4 large scale institutions, among which Greece’s largest university, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Thessaloniki is also the optimal destination to connect with an emerging entrepreneurial community, to share knowledge with outstanding academics, to liaise with a dynamic startup ecosystem, to explore contemporary art and modern cultural creation through festivals and art fairs.