Sports facilities

Thessaloniki loves sports. Throughout the city and the suburbs many sports facilities are being used by sports clubs and public, for training and recreation. Both at the large football fields used at Athens Olympics 2004 and the National Sports Centers, as well as, the clubs’ facilities, municipality fields and gyms, and private sports clubs, locals and visitors exercise. More, major International and European sports events take place quite frequently, in various sports.

Here you will find the most significant sports facilities of Thessaloniki.


The Prototype Athletic Centre of Thessaloniki called OLYMPIADA, was established in January 2012, with the Athletics Academy being its Foundation including more than 120 a

Friends of the Sea Club (O.F.Th.)

It was established in 1946. Seeking to provide athletic and recreational opportunities for everybody, the Club has been offering a unique Rowing programme for people wit

Toumba Stadium

It is the home ground of PAOK football team, one of the most significant and most popular among the Thessalonians, always playing a leading part at the Super League Greek

Kaftanzoglio Stadium

It is a multi-purpose sports arena covering an area of 106.534m². The main Stadium of 30.000 seats approximately, hosts athletic and football events. It was built in the

Nautical Club of Thessaloniki (N.C.Th.)

    It was established in 1931 and it is one of the oldest nautical clubs in Thessaloniki and Greece alike. It organizes annual inter-club races, championship

National Swimming Pool

Its premises include indoor and outdoor pools, indoor training pool and a gym. It is one of the National Sports Centers of Thessaloniki.

Tennis Club of Thessaloniki (O.A.Th.)

Many significant clubs’ athletes have been distinguished since its establishment in 1927, including Lena Daniilidou, the top tennis player of Greece, No 14 of WTA. Furthe

Golf Course

The distance between Thessaloniki and the closest golf course (golf court of 18-holes, training, tournaments etc) in Porto Carras Hotel, is approximately 120km.

Posidonio Sports Center

One of the National Sports Centers of Thessaloniki, whose premises include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an indoor training pool, tennis, basketball, handball and vo

Sailing Club of Thessaloniki (I.O.Th.)

Since its foundation in 1931, the Sailing Club of Thessaloniki created the core of water sports both in the city and nationwide, and met increasing popularity among the y