Pilgrimage to holy and historic sites of Thessaloniki

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Pilgrimage to holy and historic sites of Thessaloniki

 

Acquaintance with Thessaloniki we will start from the Acropolis and the ancient walls of the bypass that surround the historic center of Solun. Staying on the observation deck, you can enjoy panoramic views of the city, which extends on the shores of the Thermaic Gulf.

Then we take a sightseeing tour of the holy sites of Thessaloniki by bus, with stops at major sights.

We will visit Temple of the Great Martyr Demetrius of Thessalonica, where his relics are buried, and in the underground part it is located the crypt where St. Demetrios was martyred.

Next stop - at the Roman Agora; visit the Aristotelous Square; Monastery of St. Theodora Myrrh-streaming, which stores her relics. Then you can immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the temple of the Sophia - the Holy Wisdom of God.

Then it will be possible to pray in the Metropolia of Thessaloniki - the church, where there are relics of St. Gregory Palamas. After that we visit the Monastery of Theodora, where there are relics of this Solun saint and Venerable David of Thessalonica.

At the end of this part of the program you'll have a free time - about 1.5 hours. After that - we move to the suburbs of Thessaloniki to visit the ancient monastery of St. Anastasia (IX cent.) and the convent of St. John the Divine, where it is located the grave of elder Saint Paisios of Mount Athos.

 

*The tour program can be changed in case of force majeure, weather conditions or at the discretion of the tour guide.

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