LIVE LIKE A LOCAL ADVENTURE: Thessaloniki, Edessa, Halkidiki Greece SEPTEMBER 25 - OCTOBER 3 2024

Single Occupancy $4,599 per person
Double Occupancy $ 4,299 per person

“Those who wish to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details”


Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Northern Greece. Thessaloniki is known for it’s rich gourmet cuisine, the city of love, Greek history, and of course sea views. Thessaloniki is definitely a food lovers city. You can easily walk the city center which is called “Aristotelous Square” and explore nearby souvlaki shops, open-air markets, or even old and new style tavernas. Plenty to see in this vibrant Greek city. 

Come explore the “Salonikios ” culture. Live Like A Local and dive into the rich culture, fantastic cuisine, and more! 

Some activities included in this adventure:

  • A day at one of the most historical places in Thessaloniki. Explore an intimate food tour walk in the city center. 
  • Learn how to cook like a local in Thessaloniki & Halkidiki. Our chefs will teach you!  Learn how to make classic Greek dishes.
  • Are you a wine lover? Explore a famous Halkidiki winery and enjoy their unique wines.  
  • Explore Halkidiki’s  villages. We will take a leisurely stroll through some famous Halkidiki villages.  Shop at one of their open-air farmer’s markets and learn about local produce and specialty Thessaloniki foods.
  • Enjoy a fun evening of Thessaloniki music, food, and traditional dancing. (This is a surprise ) so the place won’t be revealed until the trip begins!
  • Enjoy the beautiful waterfalls in Edessa. 
  • We want you to enjoy your free time too! The accommodation  is close to the sea, so perhaps enjoy a walk  to the water and take a swim, or fancy a walk around Halkidiki.
  • Did we mention the accommodation in Halkidiki is STUNNING! Enjoy your very own villa, with the view of the sea. 

This is a small intimate adventure. Space is limited so make sure you lock in your spot! 

Preliminary Itinerary:

Day 1

 Travel Day to Thessaloniki SKG airport (airfare at traveler’s expense) Arrival time to meet (T.B.A.)  for transportation provided by TMM. Check into the hotel in Thessaloniki.  Accommodations provided by TMM

 Evening Welcome to Thessaloniki and check in to your accommodations.  

Day 2 

  Welcome to Thessaloniki! Daily breakfast at the hotel and a guided culinary tour and tasting by TMM

Free to be you time 

Live music & dinner at a local taverna by TMM in Thessaloniki

Day 3

 Daily breakfast at the hotel. 

A day to explore Edessa and the spectacular waterfalls! We will enjoy lunch in Edessa. Return to Thessaloniki. 

Free to be you time 

Group dinner out – Not provided by TMM

Day 4

Daily breakfast at the hotel and check out of hotel.

We leave Thessaloniki and head to Sani, Halkidiki transportation by TMM. Winery and tasting tour by TMM. 

Check in to a stunning villa in Sani.

Dinner as a group in Halkidiki (provided by TMM)  

Day 5 

Daily breakfast by our home chef

Boat & lunch day (provided by TMM) Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Halkidiki and soak in the Greek vitamin C

Free to be you time 

Group transportation by TMM – Dinner on your own

Day 6

Daily breakfast by our home chef 

Enjoy a day at the farmers market. The chefs will show you the best local produce while walking around the market. 

Enjoy a cooking class by Chef David. 

Free to be you time

Group transportation by TMM- Dinner provided by TMM. 

Day 7

Daily breakfast provided by our home chef

Enjoy a quiet sea/ beach day in the village of Nikiti. 

Group transportation provided by TMM – Dinner on your own 

Day 8 

Daily breakfast by our in home chef 

Explore Afytos and enjoy some shopping and great sea views

Lunch on your own in town

A special goodbye dinner provided by TMM (This is a surprise dinner) 

Day 9

Breakfast goody bag for your flight home provided by TMM

Our group leaves Halkidki and we arrive at the Thessaloniki airport and say our goodbyes . Our group time to leave for the airport (T.B.A.) 


  • English speaking driver & hosts 
  • Transportation to activities provided by TMM
  • Private tours with the group 
  • 8 Nights’ Accommodation within steps of the sea (we will stay in 2 different accommodations) 
  • Learn all about Thessaloniki & Edessa, Halkidiki 
  • Daily breakfast provided 
  • Some lunches & dinners provided (more details in the hard itinerary)
  • 1 unique hands on cooking class by our professional chef
  • Non-alcoholic beverages and some beer or wine provided by TMM ( 1 glass of alcohol per meal) 
  • Transfer to/ and from airport 
  • Tickets to all activities provided by TMM
  • Welcome cocktails & meze (taverna night )


  • Flights 
  • Any activities not provided by TMM
  • Any transportation on your own time not provided by TMM
  • Any meals and / or beverages not provided by TMM mentioned above 
  • Travel / medical Insurance and / or covid tests 

**If you are celebrating a birthday please let us know when you fill out the reservation request form. 

Why Live Like A Local Adventure?

This adventure is not just any adventure in regards to tourism. This adventure is a key to experience the most rustic rural areas of Thessaloniki & Halkidiki. It’s not your typical tourist destination, Come experience and immerse yourself in a way a Salonikios lives. Experience a traditional horio (village) in Greece. 

You will experience the soul of what we Greeks feel, not just any pride, but the spiritual heartfelt connection a Salonikios and overall Greeks have once we connect to our past, our present and our ancestors. By just breathing the Thessaloniki air, seeing the ruins of our ancestors. Breathing history, our legacy, and best of all, experiencing the heart and soul a Greek grandmother puts into preparing a typical Greek classic meal. 
Come, Learn, Experience, and Connect with the Thessaloniki spirit and ways. 
Not just from anyone but from the best of all of Thessaloniki. 
Cook, Eat and Enjoy Thessaloniki Cuisine and Experience Fellowship Like a True Greek. 
So What are you waiting for? Ela! Join Me! On this Thessaloniki Adventure! 

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