18 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

18 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Drive to Vergina
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Vergina
— 1 day
Drive
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Kastoria
— 1 night
Drive
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Zagorohoria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Parga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vourvourou
— 3 nights
Drive to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Fly to Singapore Changi Airport

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Vergina

On the 6th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), examine the collection at The Byzantine Museum of Veroia, appreciate the history behind Vima Apostolou Pavlou, then don't miss a visit to The Jewish synagogue, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Veria.

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Singapore, Singapore to Vergina is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Vergina. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Vergina when traveling from Singapore in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Kastoria.

Things to do in Vergina

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Kastoria

Kastoria is a city in northern Greece in the region of West Macedonia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): Head underground at Cave of Dragon (Spilia tou drakou), then make a trip to Panagia Mavriotissa Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orestiada, and finally see the interesting displays at Wax Museum of Mavrochoriou Kastorias.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kastoria trip planner.

Getting from Vergina to Kastoria by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kastoria can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Zagorohoria.

Things to do in Kastoria

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Lake Orestiada ©
Water Body
Lake Orestiada
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Zagorohoria

Change things up with these side-trips from Zagorohoria: Vrellis Greek History Museum (in Bizani) and Ioannina (Lake Pamvotis, Ioannina Castle, &more).

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zagorohoria visit planner.

Traveling by car from Kastoria to Zagorohoria takes 2.5 hours. In July in Zagorohoria, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Parga.

Things to do in Zagorohoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Voidomatis River ©
Must see
Voidomatis River
4.8
Vikos Gorge ©
Canyon
Vikos Gorge
4.9
Papingo Rock Pools ©
Waterfall
Papingo Rock Pools
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Parga

Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
When in Parga, make a side trip to see Bella Vraka Beach in Syvota, approximately Syvota away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Acheron, delve into the distant past at Nekromanteion Acheron, don't miss a visit to Aphrodite's Cave, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lichnos Beach.

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

Traveling by car from Zagorohoria to Parga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Parga when traveling from Zagorohoria in July, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Parga

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Panagia Chapel ©
Church
Panagia Chapel
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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 14th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and finally stop by Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi). Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, then steep yourself in history at Agios Stefanos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kalambaka trip app.

Traveling by car from Parga to Kalambaka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Parga in July, Kalambaka is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
Meteora ©
Must see
Meteora
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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.
Thessaloniki is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, explore the ancient world of Rotunda, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, and take a stroll through Ladadika District.

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You can drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Thessaloniki sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vourvourou.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your trip

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Vourvourou

Vourvourou is village near Agios Nikolaos, in the Chalkidiki peninsula of northern Greece. Step out of Vourvourou to go to Neos Marmaras and see Logotrivi, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: choose your vessel at Dream Swim, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sofronios Basilica, go for a walk through Saint Pavlos Church, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spathies Beach.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vourvourou trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Vourvourou takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Vourvourou can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vourvourou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Transportation

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Koviou Beach ©
Beach
Koviou Beach
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Orange beach ©
Beach
Orange beach
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