19 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

19 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Greece trip planner

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Fly to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Drive to Afitos
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Afitos
— 1 night
Drive
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Vourvourou
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ouranoupolis
— 1 night
Drive
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Litochoro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Parga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ioannina
— 3 nights
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
Fly

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Afitos

— 1 night
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. On the 6th (Sun), surround yourself with nature on Daysailing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Korifini, take in the waterfront at Sani Marina, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kallitheas Beach, and finally stroll through Afytos Beach.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Afitos trip maker app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Afitos is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Afitos, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vourvourou.

Things to do in Afitos

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Vourvourou

— 2 nights
Vourvourou is village near Agios Nikolaos, in the Chalkidiki peninsula of northern Greece. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Karydi, and then take in the pleasant sights at Saint Pavlos Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagomandra beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalogria Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nikiti Beach.

Before you visit Vourvourou, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Afitos to Vourvourou takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Vourvourou are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Ouranoupolis.

Things to do in Vourvourou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Ouranoupolis

— 1 night
Ouranoupoli is an ancient city and a modern village in Chalcidice. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Xerxes Canal, enjoy the sand and surf at Comitsa Beach, then make a trip to Byzantine Tower of Ouranoupolis, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ouranoupolis online trip builder.

Drive from Vourvourou to Ouranoupolis in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Litochoro.

Things to do in Ouranoupolis

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Litochoro

— 2 nights
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Orlias Waterfalls, then step into the grandiose world of Platamonas Castle, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Dion Archaeological Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St.Dionysios Monastery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mountain Trail Litochoro - Prionia.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Litochoro itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Ouranoupolis to Litochoro in 3 hours. When traveling from Ouranoupolis in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Litochoro: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Litochoro

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then make a trip to Meteora, then admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, and finally stop by Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi). Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on Truffle Hunting, contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kalambaka holiday planner.

Drive from Litochoro to Kalambaka in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Litochoro, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kalambaka, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Parga.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Parga

— 3 nights
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Change things up with these side-trips from Parga: Preveza (Nicopolis Museum & Amvrakikos Cruises). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Acheron, kick back and relax at Valtos Beach, do a tasting at Pargas Distillery - Amicos Cocktail Bar, and make a trip to Aphrodite's Cave.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Parga trip planner.

Getting from Kalambaka to Parga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Parga, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Ioannina.

Things to do in Parga

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ioannina

— 3 nights
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Voidomatis River, examine the collection at Vrellis Greek History Museum, explore the historical opulence of Ioannina Castle, and snap pictures at Bridge of Plakidas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Ioannina trip planner.

You can drive from Parga to Ioannina in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ioannina are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Thessaloniki

— 4 nights

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.
Explore Thessaloniki's surroundings by going to Panagia Soumela Monastery (in Kastania) and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips