Along the Thessaloniki waterfront
Walking from the port or the White Tower to the Thessaloniki Concert Hall, you will find the 8 thematic parks along the waterfront.
From the White Tower, till Thessaloniki’s Concert Hall, is where the renewed and reconstructed New Waterfront of Thessaloniki begins, of a 3,5km length, it will give you an alternative for a walk with your children. Along the beach, on your left hand, you’ll meet theme parks for all different tastes.
The first theme park is the Garden of Alexander. The statue of the great commander and the king of the Macedonians, Alexander the Great is found here, presented while riding his favorite horse, Bucephalus.
Next, just before the Macedonia Pallas Hotel and in front of the Garden of the Afternoon Sun you will face the unique art work, “Umbrellas”, of the sculptor George Zogkolopoulos. Don’t forget to take a picture there, especially during the sunset, capturing this moment as a reminder of your journey.
The thematic spaces sorted throughout the length of the New Beach, the so-called Gardens, will give children the opportunity to play in many playgrounds and grownups will have the chance to relax, in garden benches and under the shadow of pergolas with roses and ponds with goldfishes.
In the theme parks you will find also skating and skateboarding tracks, but also tennis and basketball courts.
Throughout the length of the Old and New Waterfront there is a bike path. You can rent a personal or a family bike from the companies that are located at the beginning and at the end of the beach. There are four-wheel bikes, with baby seats that do not participate in the pedal, horse-drawn carriages, and even a train for unforgettable relaxed rides.
Spend a relaxing day with your family in the beautiful parks in waterfront! Bring a picnic lunch, play lawn games, and enjoy a view of infamous Mount Olympus.