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Private tours from Thessaloniki

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Private tours from Thessaloniki

We are a party of three adults. We will be in Thessaloniki on 6-7-8 April and would like to tour Meteora, Vergina, Halkidiki etc. Kindly suggest a taxi operator who could drive us around. We do not need him to be a tourist guide. I hope someone would be available for about Euro 100 per day - that is what we paid recently in Slovania and Croatia. THANKS!!

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1. Re: Private tours from Thessaloniki

Hi there RM72!

Please do not compare the costs that you paid in Croatia and Slovenia with the ones in Greece, as unfortunately the gas prices in Greece are the highest in Europe... so there is no chance you will find a taxi driver to charge you this amount of money for one day and especially for these distances. However, give me an example of how many days you have available and where you would like to go exactly. For example, would it be Halkidiki on one day, Vergina the other day and Meteora the third? Because there is absolutely no way you can do all three of them in a day.

I would be able to give you couple of offers from around the taxi place of my area, but it'll be easier if I know the exact details.

Best Regards,

Yannis.

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2. Re: Private tours from Thessaloniki

Dear Yannis,

I am very grateful for your prompt response. The options, as far as I can make out are as under:

(i) We could do Edessa waterfall (Pella) and Vergina on one day, say on 7th.

(ii) Or maybe, miss the waterfall and do Vergina and Meteora on one day, We are not such keen tourists that would take a very long time in Vergina.

(iii) Or do the waterfall and Skopje in one day.

(iv) Halkidiki (without going into the sea) and Kavala in one day.

I shall be deeply obliged if you could ask around for prices of the above tours. In some places we have found that a University student who has a car fits our requirement very well.

Any suggestions will be gratefully accepted.

With warm regards and gratitude,

RM72

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3. Re: Private tours from Thessaloniki

Hi,

it could be possible to charge you 200 euros/day

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4. Re: Private tours from Thessaloniki

As mentioned from Yiannis, the gasoline prices are raised to the sky these days.. so the taxi drivers charge according to the price of gasoline.

For example, last year, when the price was 1.5 Euro/lt, a trip from Thessaloniki airportto Chalkidiki was about 80-160 euros, depends on the destination. There are 3 peninsulas in Chalkidiki and the closest place is 40 min and the longest place about 2-2.5 hours.

Vergina and Edessa are about 1.5h from Thessaloniki, and Meteora more than less 2.5 hours

My advice is not to miss Edessa with the waterfalls, and Vergina, as probably taxi drivers won't take you to Skopje. On the other hand Chalkidiki and Kavala in one day is too much in my opinion, cause there are so many places to visit there! :)

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5. Re: Private tours from Thessaloniki

We were there last year and I agree with flatexpert about touring Halkidiki in 1 day. Its a lot bigger than you think and there is so much to see... Just a quick tour around the 'Kassandra finger' is a good 3-4 hours, without really stopping anywhere.

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