17 days in Athens, Delphi & Northern Greece Itinerary

17 days in Athens, Delphi & Northern Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 2 nights
Drive
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Delphi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
4
Monodendri
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kastoria
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Nymfaio
— 1 day
Drive
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Edessa
— 1 night
Drive
8
Keramoti
— 3 nights
Drive
9
Litochoro
— 1 night
Drive
10
Volos
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Milina
— 2 nights
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Athens

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Before you visit Athens, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London, UK to Athens is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. You'll set off for Delphi on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Delphi

— 1 night
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Delphi. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Delphi.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Delphi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Athens to Delphi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in July since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites
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Kalambaka

— 1 night
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.
You've now added Meteora to your itinerary. On the 25th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Meteora.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kalambaka trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kalambaka when traveling from Delphi in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monodendri.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
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Monodendri

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Vikos Gorge and then explore the striking landscape at Stone Forest.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Monodendri trip itinerary app.

Getting from Kalambaka to Monodendri by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. July in Monodendri sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kastoria.

Things to do in Monodendri

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Kastoria

— 2 nights
Kastoria is a city in northern Greece in the region of West Macedonia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Orestiada. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orestiada.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kastoria online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monodendri to Kastoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Kastoria sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nymfaio.

Things to do in Kastoria

Parks · Nature
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Nymfaio

— 1 day
You've now added Arcturos Brown Bear Sanctuary to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Arcturos Brown Bear Sanctuary.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nymfaio online journey maker.

Getting from Kastoria to Nymfaio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Nymfaio can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Wed) before leaving for Edessa.

Things to do in Nymfaio

Parks · Wildlife

Edessa

— 1 night
Edessa, is a city in northern Greece and the capital of the Pella regional unit, in the Central Macedonia region of Greece. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the striking features of Church of the Koimisis (14th cent.) and then take in the dramatic scenery at Edessa Waterfalls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edessa online attractions planner.

You can drive from Nymfaio to Edessa in an hour. Another option is to drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Keramoti.

Things to do in Edessa

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Keramoti

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the activities along Nestos Delta and then kick back and relax at Keramoti (Ammoglossa) Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nisteri Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Vathy Beach, and then kick back and relax at Saliara Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Keramoti holiday maker website.

You can drive from Edessa to Keramoti in 3.5 hours. In July in Keramoti, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Litochoro.

Things to do in Keramoti

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Litochoro

— 1 night
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the ancient world of Dion Archaeological Park, then step into the grandiose world of Platamonas Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Litochoro vacation maker tool.

Getting from Keramoti to Litochoro by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Litochoro can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Volos.

Things to do in Litochoro

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Volos

— 2 nights
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. Explore Volos' surroundings by going to Chorefto (Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking & Chorefto Beach). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pelion, trek along Centaurs' Path, make a trip to St. Nicholas Metropolitan Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Portarea.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Volos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Litochoro to Volos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Volos sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Milina.

Things to do in Volos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Milina

— 2 nights
On the 6th (Thu), head outdoors with A & C Yachting, kick back and relax at Tzasteni, and then take a stroll through Horto.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Milina vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Volos to Milina by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Volos in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Milina, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

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