Thessaloniki Culinary Delights Walking Tour (Self Guided), Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is famous for its heavenly delicious pastries. It is impossible to leave the city without visiting its bakeries, whose scents are simply too hard to resist. Some of these bakeries are legendary and the locals buy their stuff by the kilogram. Take our tour to taste the unforgettable, mouth-watering delights lovingly baked in Thessaloniki.
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Thessaloniki Culinary Delights Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Thessaloniki Culinary Delights Walking Tour
Guide Location: Greece » Thessaloniki (See other walking tours in Thessaloniki)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Author: vickyc
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Chatzis

1) Chatzis

Chatzis is sure to make your tour sweet enough, as it has been offering the best sweets in the city since 1908. They prepare traditional sweets and pastries, which you simply must taste while in Thessaloniki. Their products are exclusive and of the highest quality.
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Agapitos

2) Agapitos

Probably the Greeks are gourmands because they have a unique tradition of preparing delicious pastries. Agapitos is a popular patisserie where you will "taste the Continent" while enjoying mouthwatering cakes, fruit concoctions, and profiteroles. Especially tasty are the chocolate cakes and mini-eclairs sold here.
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Terkenlis Patisserie

3) Terkenlis Patisserie

Terkenlis is a traditional patisserie, founded in 1948, located near Aristotelous square. It offers the best tsoureki -- braided egg bread, traditionally served at Easter -- in many mouth-watering variations. Both sweet and salty versions are available.
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Kokkinos Fournos

4) Kokkinos Fournos

Kokkinos Fournos is attractively located near the Rotunda, a historic landmark of Thessaloniki. It is a classic bakery that makes vanilla cakes, which are particularly tasty with coffee. The cakes are not overly sweet and are pleasantly crunchy.
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Elenidis Shop

5) Elenidis Shop

Elenidis Shop is a pastry shop that offers incredibly delicious pastries that cannot be found elsewhere. Their flavors are so unforgettable that you will want to visit Thessaloniki again just to buy these pastries. The most delicious of these delights are the ones with a special cream filling.

Walking Tours in Thessaloniki, Greece

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
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Travel Distance: 3.5 km
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.0 km
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
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Travel Distance: 4.4 km
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km