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Thessaloniki Family Food Tour

Kid Friendly Food Tour

Thessaloniki, since its foundation in 315 BC., has always been a cosmopolitan center, a crossroad of people and cultures. So is her gastronomy, a mixture of the traditions of Christian, Muslim, Armenian and Jewish populations, that coexisted in the city, with the gastronomy of the Greek refugees from Asia Minor, who arrived in the city in the early 20th century. In this tour, you will discover another aspect of Thessaloniki, colorful and tasteful, that will unveil to you by local expert guides!

The city is located in the center of the fertile Macedonian flatland, with a very busy harbor. Subsequently, its market has always been full of fresh local agricultural and livestock products, as well as exotic food raw materials.

The tour is the perfect experience for those who love food & drinks and want to get familiar with the city’s past and present through the flavors and tastes that give Thessaloniki its unique gastronomic character.

The total distance is about 5 km and includes five (5) to six (6) stops for coffee (juice or ariani for the kids) and local street food, traditional handmade pies, Greek cheese and cured meats, olives and extra virgin olive oil tastings, sweets & traditional delicacies in the historical, traditional & modern commercial center of Thessaloniki.

How to book

This privately guided walking tour is ideal for foodies and families with children over 10 years old. It is a morning tour that lasts 4 hours and it ends with lunch at a taverna, where together with your local foodie guide, you will eat like locals several mezes, traditional Greek dishes paired with local retsina, ouzo, tsipouro and wines. It is offered throughout the year, Monday to Saturday, except of official Greek holidays.

This tour cannot be booked independently, but as part of a multi-day tailormade trip in Thessaloniki and Mainland Greece. Please contact your MAMAKITA family travel specialist to tailor your trip to your family needs, budget and age of kids by filling in this form. We strongly advise you to make your request at least one month before the starting date of your trip, and ideally 3 months in advance, if your travel dates include July and August, the peak months for family vacations in Greece.