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  • Small group
  • 3.5 - 4 hours
  • All year

Museum of Byzantine Culture & White Tower

Uncover the beauty of a unique museum and explore Thessaloniki’s landmark!

What to expect

Suppose you only have time for one museum during your visit to Thessaloniki. In that case, we suggest discovering the treasures of the”Museum of Byzantine Culture” – awarded in 2005 with the Council of Europe “Museum of Europe” honorary distinction.

Comprehend the details of daily life, religious and social customs, architecture, and art, along with the commercial and business activity through the centuries in the most significant city of the Byzantine
Empire behind Constantinople ( Istanbul ).

Enjoy a brief yet chilling stroll to Thessaloniki’s trademark – the White Tower- and learn about its exciting and turbulent history and the city’s evolution through the ages.


  • Uncover the secrets of Thessaloniki's landmark - The White Tower
  • Find out about a less-known Empire with a distinctive culture

What is included

  • English speaking tour guide
  • Museum of Byzantine Culture & White Tower entrance fee
  • Private guided tour of the Museum of Byzantine Culture & White Towe
  • Greek coffee
  • Bottled water
  • All taxes

What is not included

  • Additional food or drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips/gratuities


Museum of Byzantine Culture

If some tastes are associated with Thessaloniki, then crispy bougatsa is one of them.

Filled with cheese or sweet cream with powdered sugar and cinnamon are the two most distinctive varieties, but spinach or minced meat are also popular – the choice is yours!


The White Tower


Start your day in Thessaloniki with traditional “Greek” coffee and learn about the evolution of coffee culture and its importance for locals. 

And if you are more into espresso or cappuccino, you will be surprised by the variety in the local coffee places.


  • Tour languageEnglish
  • Tour starts at09:30
  • Group size : Min 2 / Max 12 people
  • ChildrenThe tour is suitable for children older than 8 years old. Alcoholic drinks are replaced with fruit juice and we take care to offer age appropriate products. For younger children please contact us.
  • Activity levelThe tour runs on flat ground with a leisurely walking pace and frequent stops. There are no physical challenges.
  • Wheelchair / PRM Unfortunately, the tour is not suitable for persons in wheelchairs or persons with reduced modility
  • Food alegiesA number of products / dishes is offered for tasting during the tour, but arrangements can be done for persons with food allergies / intolerance.
  • Meeting locationMuseum of Byzantine Culture
  • Tour ending locationWhite Tower
  • Tour duration3,5 to 4 hours