10 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

10 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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Kastoria
— 1 night
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Ioannina
— 3 nights
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 3 nights

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Kastoria

Kastoria ©
Kastoria is a city in northern Greece in the region of West Macedonia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get great views at Prophet Elias. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Cave of Dragon (Spilia tou drakou), make a trip to Panagia Mavriotissa Monastery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orestiada.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kastoria road trip planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kastoria is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tel Aviv in November, expect nights in Kastoria to be much colder, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ioannina.

Things to do in Kastoria

Nature · Parks
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Water Body
Lake Orestiada
4.8
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Lookout
Prophet Elias
4.8

3
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Ioannina

Ioannina ©
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Vikos – Aoos National Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Ioannina Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue, explore the activities along Voidomatis River, and see the interesting displays at Silversmithing Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ioannina trip planning app.

You can drive from Kastoria to Ioannina in 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kastoria in November, with highs in Ioannina at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Ioannina

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Voidomatis River
4.8
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River Rafting / Tubing
Trekking Hellas
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Vrellis Greek History Museum
4.8

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Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
On the 8th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, and finally snap pictures at Lithaios Central Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Kalambaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ioannina in November; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Must see
Meteora
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Religious Site
Roussanou Monastery
4.5

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Step out of Thessaloniki with an excursion to Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) in Vergina--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, delve into the distant past at Rotunda, make a trip to Aristotelous Square, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki trip planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Must see
Hagios Demetrios
4.7

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