Gassi Holidays

The Holy Places of Thessaloniki


Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Pieria


6 hours


English, Russian, Greek



Pilgrimage in Thessaloniki will provide you with the most valuable spiritual and religious experience. You can visit fortress walls with beautiful panoramic views of the whole city and the main holy locations and tourist sights.  Attend Church of St. Demetrius (Patron of Thessaloniki), Holy Monastery of Saint Theodora, where her holy relics are kept, Cathedral Church of Agia Sophia of Thessalonica (which was built as a replica of Agia Sophia in Istanbul), catacombs of St. John the Baptist. You will also get a chance to pray in the Metropolis of Thessaloniki – the temple where the relics of St. Gregory Palamas rest.

At the end of the program, you will have free time to walk around in the beautiful city center of Thessaloniki.

And our last stop will be at the St. Anastasia the Pharmakolytria Church and Holy Monastery of Saint John the Theologian at Souroti.

During the excursion you will visit:

  • Church of Saint Demetrius St.
  • Theodora Myrrh-streaming
  • Agia Sophia
  • Catacombs of St. John the Baptist
  • Monastery of St. Anastasia
  • Local licensed guide
  • Transportation on comfortable vehicle
  • Water
  • Snacks, drinks, or meals

Appropriate clothing for everyone is required to enter the monasteries. Sleeveless clothing and shorts over the knee for men are prohibited and you‘ll be denied access if dressed that way. For ladies skirts and shawls are required.

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The Holy Places of Thessaloniki

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