October, "Month of Ships" For Thessaloniki
October is the "month of ships" in Thessaloniki. From October 20th the training warship ship Smolni from the Russian Baltic Fleet has docked, as well as the cruise ship MSC Opera, as of today (Ovt. 24). The Opera is in port till later today, leaving at 5:30 for Romania, as reported in an earlier story.
There are over 2,000 passengers on the ship, mostly Europeans. They will tour Thessaloniki by bus, as well as variious archeological sites in the region.