13 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

13 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vourvourou
— 2 nights
2
Chorefto
— 1 night
3
Kalambaka
— 1 night
4
Parga
— 2 nights
5
Ioannina
— 2 nights
6
Papigko
— 1 night
7
Thessaloniki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Vourvourou

Vourvourou is village near Agios Nikolaos, in the Chalkidiki peninsula of northern Greece. We've included these beaches for you: Orange beach and Kalogria Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Karydi and Koviou Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Orange Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fava Beach, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vourvourou trip itinerary builder app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vourvourou is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: high temperatures in Vourvourou hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chorefto.

Things to do in Vourvourou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Sarti, Nikitis, Kalogria Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Karydi ©
Karydi
Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach

1
night
Chorefto

Chorefto ©
On the 4th (Fri), examine the collection at Greek Museum Zagoras, take a tour by water with Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking, and then stroll through Parisaina Beach.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chorefto online day trip planner.

You can drive from Vourvourou to Chorefto in 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Chorefto are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Chorefto

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Greek Museum Zagoras
Highlights from your plan
Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking ©
Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ieros Naos Kimiseos tis Theotokou, then relax and rejuvenate at Ethereal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

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Traveling by car from Chorefto to Kalambaka takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chorefto in September, with highs in Kalambaka at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Parga.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Ethereal ©
Ethereal

2
nights
Parga

Parga ©
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Agia Paraskevi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mega Ammos Beach, and then go for a stroll along the water at Valtos Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Ammoudia Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alonaki Fanariou Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Loutsa Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Aphrodite's Cave.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Parga trip planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Parga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Parga. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ioannina.

Things to do in Parga

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mega Ammos Beach, Loutsa Beach, Ammoudia Beach, Agia Paraskevi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Aphrodite's Cave ©
Aphrodite's Cave

2
nights
Ioannina

Ioannina ©
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): skim along the rocks with Alpine Zone. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Ioannina Ch.Nikolaou, get engrossed in the history at Archeologiko Mousio Ioanninon, explore the historical opulence of Ioannina Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iera Moni Agiou Nikolaou Filanthropinon, then admire the striking features of Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue, and finally stop by Moschos Silverfamily.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ioannina trip maker website.

Getting from Parga to Ioannina by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ioannina can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Papigko.

Things to do in Ioannina

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alpine Zone ©
Alpine Zone
Historical Museum of Ioannina Ch.Nikolaou ©
Ioannina Castle ©
Ioannina Castle

1
night
Papigko

Papigko ©
On the 10th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on White Pegasus Horse Ride and Treks Day Tours, then add some adventure to your tour with Papigo Rafting, then stop by Rogovo Papigo, and finally relax in the rural setting at Zinovia's Little Farm.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Papigko trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Ioannina to Papigko by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ioannina in September, Papigko is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Papigko

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
White Pegasus Horse Ride and Treks Day Tours ©
Papigo Rafting ©
Papigo Rafting
Zinovia's Little Farm ©
Zinovia's Little Farm

3
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Explore hidden gems such as Boat Tours & Water Sports and Heptapyrgion. Kids will appreciate attractions like White Tower of Thessaloniki and Hagios Demetrios. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, stop by Olicatessen, and make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki trip planner.

Drive from Papigko to Thessaloniki in 4 hours. Traveling from Papigko in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Thessaloniki, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Rotunda ©
Rotunda

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