Flight Lyon Thessaloniki : Airline ticket

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Flights Lyon - Thessaloniki
  • Weather45-48 °F45 - 48 °F
  • Distance 1570 km
  • Duration 5h00
  • Currency Euro
  • Languages Gre. Greek

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Février 2020


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Fly to Thessaloniki, the 2nd largest city in Greece!

Little known by travelers, Thessaloniki is nevertheless a Greek city that has much to offer.

Multicultural city rich in culture and history, the capital of Macedonia (Northern Greece) enjoys a strong attractiveness and promises beautiful encounters from all over the world. You will succumb to the charms of its numerous Roman churches and Byzantine monuments, its white tower, its gastronomy or its animated district Ladadika.

Book your flight to Thessaloniki from Lyon Airport.

5 reasons to visit Thessaloniki

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Visit the White Tower and its waterfront

The White Tower is the emblematic monument to visit during your stay in Thessaloniki. An ancient Byzantine fortification, the Tower was rebuilt by the Ottomans to reinforce the city's fort. It was once a prison and a place of executions and torture. Today you can visit it as a museum. Continue your day by walking along its waterfront to discover the beauty of Thessaloniki.


Explore the old town district, Ano Poli

The most authentic places to walk in the city are often the old town neighborhoods and Thessaloniki is no exception to the rule. Located on the heights of Thessaloniki, the old quarter of Ano Poli will make you fall in love with its beautiful corbelled houses, its Ottoman charm and especially its incomparable view on the whole city, between its small cafés and its colored lanes.

Enjoy the view from Aristotle Square

Aristotle Street is the most popular walking area for both locals and tourists. Thanks to its many modern monuments, stores, restaurants, cafes, the street offers a pleasant moment of walking and window shopping. The street ends in Aristotle Square which offers a beautiful view of the sea and Mount Olympus on the horizon. Emblematic place not to be missed.

Go back in time in the heart of the heptapyrgion

Greece has a rich and well-known history. For an immersive trip back in time, explore the heptapyrgion, which means "the fort with seven towers". Born in the 4th century, the herptapyrgion is a Byzantine and Ottoman fortress. Something to please children and adults alike.


To be entertained in the district of Ladadika

Thessaloniki is a meeting place for people from all over the world, due to its multicultural population and its many foreign travelers. The lively neighborhood of Ladadika welcomes you in its many bars and restaurants until late at night. In addition to the liveliness, Ladadika is a very aesthetic area with its colorful buildings and beautiful terraces.


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FAQ: Flights Lyon - Thessaloniki

How long is the flight from Lyon to Thessaloniki?

The duration of a flight between Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) and Thessaloniki Makedonia (SKG) airports is generally 5 hours (with 1 stopover) for a distance of 1,570 km.  This duration may vary depending on your flight schedule, weather conditions or the type of aircraft chartered.

Which airlines offer flights between Lyon and Thessaloniki?

You can fly to Thessaloniki with one stopover from Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) to Thessaloniki Makedonia International Airport (SKG) with the airlines Aegean, Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa.

When to buy a ticket to Thessaloniki?

It is advisable to buy your Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) and Thessaloniki Makedonia (SKG) return tickets in advance to take advantage of lower rates. You can also book a trip outside of the summer season to take advantage of affordable prices and lower crowds, as Greece is a popular destination. Depending on how full the planes are, last-minute offers can be a great way to get a good deal.

How to prepare your stay in Thessaloniki from Lyon?

Thessaloniki is a city that welcomes tourists from all over the world and offers a wide range of accommodation. You can easily book your hotel or car rental in advance, and thus make the most of your stay once you are there. You will also find many service providers for activities or guided tours. You can also choose to rent a car and explore the surroundings of Thessaloniki.
Are you driving to Lyon airport? You can use our online reservation service for your parking, and benefit from a guaranteed parking space at the best price.

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