22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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Bus to Perth, Fly to Athens
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Athens
— 6 nights
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Drive to Mantoúdi, Ferry to Alonnisos, Drive to Alonnisos
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Alonnisos
— 4 nights
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Taxi to Alonnisos, Ferry to Volos, Train to Thessaloniki
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
Drive
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Larissa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kastoria
— 3 nights
Drive to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Fly to Busselton Regional Airport

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Athens

— 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Family-friendly places like Acropolis of Athens and Plaka will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Nafplio (Church of Agios Spyridonas, Fortress Palamidi, &more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Athens travel route planning app.

Margaret River, Australia to Athens is an approximately 28-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Margaret River to Athens is minus 6 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Alonnisos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Alonnisos

— 4 nights
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Marine Park of Alonissos and Northern Sporades and The Amani 180.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alonnisos trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Athens to Alonnisos in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Alonnisos are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Alonnisos

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kalogria Beach and Museum of Byzantine Culture. Explore Thessaloniki's surroundings by going to Nikitis (Koviou Beach & Spathies Beach), Sofronios Basilica (in Nikiti) and Ekklisia Panagia Korifini (in Nea Moudania). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and get in on the family fun at Magic Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Thessaloniki trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train from Alonnisos to Thessaloniki in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Alonnisos in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Thessaloniki, with highs around 38°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Larissa.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Larissa

— 3 nights
Family-friendly places like Rakopotamos Beach and Stomio Beach will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Larissa: Platia Ammos Beach (in Platia Ammos) and Koutsoupia Beach (in Koutsoupia).

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Larissa trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Larissa in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Kastoria.

Things to do in Larissa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Kastoria

— 3 nights
Kastoria is a city in northern Greece in the region of West Macedonia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Kastorian Byzantine Churches., then get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum of Kastoria, and then get great views at Prophet Elias. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Dragon (Spilia tou drakou), then don't miss a visit to Panagia Mavriotissa Monastery, and then explore the activities along Lake Orestiada.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kastoria trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Larissa to Kastoria takes 3 hours. Traveling from Larissa in August, expect Kastoria to be little chillier, temps between 36°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kastoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Kastoria Region travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Caves · Landmarks