10 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

10 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©

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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 to go to Vergina and see Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), which is approximately 1 hour away. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, and make a trip to Monument of Alexander The Great.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Thessaloniki trip builder website.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Thessaloniki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in October: high temperatures in Thessaloniki hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trips

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White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki ©
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki

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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.
Kalambaka is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, and see Meteora Photo Tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kalambaka holiday planner.

Drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Kalambaka, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ioannina.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

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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. Explore Ioannina's surroundings by going to Stone Forest (in Monodendri) and Metsovo (Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion & Averofeios Garden). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Ioannina Castle, examine the collection at Silversmithing Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Vikos Gorge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pamvotis.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Ioannina trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Ioannina takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, Ioannina is a bit warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Papigko.

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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Alpine Zone ©
Alpine Zone
Vikos Gorge ©
Vikos Gorge
Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion ©
Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion

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Papigko

Papigko ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): scramble along the landscape with Papigo Rafting.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Papigko trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Papigko takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Ioannina in October: high temperatures in Papigko hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Papigko

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Papigo Rafting ©
Papigo Rafting

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