22 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

22 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Drive to Afitos
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Afitos
— 2 nights
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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
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ioannina
— 4 nights
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
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Afitos

— 2 nights
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Daysailing and Kallitheas Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Possidi Beach in Possidi (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Afytos Central Square, take a leisurely stroll along Sani Marina, tour the pleasant surroundings at Afytos Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nikolas Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Afitos route website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Afitos is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in September; daily highs in Afitos reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vourvourou.

Things to do in Afitos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · 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 (Wed): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then stroll through Kalogria Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Karydi, then stop by Ergastiri Jewellery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Orange beach.

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Drive from Afitos to Vourvourou in 1.5 hours. September in Vourvourou sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ouranoupolis.

Things to do in Vourvourou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

Ouranoupolis

— 1 night
Ouranoupoli is an ancient city and a modern village in Chalcidice. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Xerxes Canal, enjoy the sand and surf at Comitsa Beach, then make a trip to Byzantine Tower of Ouranoupolis, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ouranoupolis itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Vourvourou to Ouranoupolis takes 1.5 hours. In September in Ouranoupolis, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Litochoro.

Things to do in Ouranoupolis

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Litochoro

— 2 nights
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Platamonas Castle, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St.Dionysios Monastery. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church, then admire the sheer force of Orlias Waterfalls, then pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Dionisios Church in Olympos, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mountain Trail Litochoro - Prionia.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Litochoro trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Ouranoupolis to Litochoro in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Litochoro can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) 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.
On the 13th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ieros Naos Kimiseos tis Theotokou. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Stefanos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Kalambaka trip tool.

You can drive from Litochoro to Kalambaka in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Litochoro in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kalambaka: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Parga.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks

Parga

— 4 nights
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Bring the kids along to Acheron and Lichnos Beach. Go for a jaunt from Parga to Preveza to see Amvrakikos Cruises about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Valtos Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Valtos Kalodikiou, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alonaki Fanariou Beach, and step into the grandiose world of Venetian Castle of Parga.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Parga trip itinerary site.

Getting from Kalambaka to Parga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Parga, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ioannina.

Things to do in Parga

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Ioannina

— 4 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. Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Vikos – Aoos National Park. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Vikos Gorge, admire the striking features of Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue, step into the grandiose world of Ioannina Castle, and see the interesting displays at Silversmithing Museum.

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You can drive from Parga to Ioannina in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Ioannina are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

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.
Bring the kids along to White Tower of Thessaloniki and Museum of Byzantine Culture. Get out of town with these interesting Thessaloniki side-trips: Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina) and Cave of Alistrati (in Alistrati). There's much more to do: make a trip to Aristotelous Square, examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, and contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. September in Thessaloniki sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips