29 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

29 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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Parga
— 3 nights
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Ioannina
— 4 nights
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Papigko
— 2 nights
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Kalambaka
— 3 nights
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Volos
— 3 nights
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Litochoro
— 3 nights
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Afitos
— 2 nights
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Vourvourou
— 3 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights

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Parga

Parga ©
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Step out of Parga to go to Glyki and see Piges Acheronta, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Acheron, kick back and relax at Valtos Beach, do a tasting at Pargas Distillery - Amicos Cocktail Bar, and stroll through Lichnos Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Parga holiday planning site.

London, UK to Parga is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Parga: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Ioannina.

Things to do in Parga

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Venetian Castle of Parga ©
Venetian Castle of Parga
Pargas Distillery - Amicos Cocktail Bar ©
Pargas Distillery - Amicos Cocktail Bar
Ali Pasha Castle ©
Ali Pasha Castle

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Ioannina

Ioannina ©
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Take a break from Ioannina with a short trip to Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion in Metsovo, about 44 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Vikos – Aoos National Park. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Vikos Gorge, snap pictures at Bridge of Plakidas, explore the activities along Lake Pamvotis, and see the interesting displays at Silversmithing Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ioannina holiday builder site.

Getting from Parga to Ioannina by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Ioannina sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Papigko.

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Alpine Zone ©
Alpine Zone
Vikos Gorge ©
Vikos Gorge
Silversmithing Museum ©
Silversmithing Museum

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Papigko

Papigko ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Papingo Rock Pools, then look for gifts at Rogovo Papigo, and then scramble along the landscape with Papigo Adrenaline. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Drakolimni, explore the activities along Voidomatis River, and then experience rural life at Zinovia's Little Farm.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Papigko trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Papigko takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ioannina in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Papigko, with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Papigko

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Voidomatis River ©
Voidomatis River
Papigo Adrenaline ©
Papigo Adrenaline
Drakolimni ©
Drakolimni

3
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Kalambaka

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Greek Adventure in Felli (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery, steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kalambaka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Papigko to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Volos.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

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Volos

Volos ©
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. Change things up with these side-trips from Volos: Agia Marina Church (in Kissos), Tsagkarada (1,000 Year Old Platanus Tree & Mylopotamos Beach) and Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking (in Chorefto). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Mount Pelion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Constantine and Helena, steep yourself in history at Pinakates, and hike along Centaurs' Path.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Volos trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Volos takes 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kalambaka in September since evenings lows in Volos dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Litochoro.

Things to do in Volos

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Pelion ©
Mount Pelion
Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking ©
Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking
Pinakates ©
Pinakates

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Litochoro

Litochoro ©
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Litochoro is known for historic sites, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus, take in the spiritual surroundings of St.Dionysios Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, and take in the dramatic scenery at Orlias Waterfalls.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Litochoro trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Volos to Litochoro in 2 hours. In September in Litochoro, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Afitos.

Things to do in Litochoro

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dion Archaeological Park ©
Dion Archaeological Park
Mount Olympus ©
Mount Olympus
Agios Dionisios Church in Olympos ©
Agios Dionisios Church in Olympos

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Afitos

Afitos ©
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Daysailing, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Afytos Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Mosaics24. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Korifini, then take a leisurely stroll along Sani Marina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Paul's Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kallitheas Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Afitos trip planning tool.

You can drive from Litochoro to Afitos in 2.5 hours. September in Afitos sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vourvourou.

Things to do in Afitos

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kallitheas Beach ©
Kallitheas Beach
Mosaics24 ©
Mosaics24
Ekklisia Panagia Korifini ©
Ekklisia Panagia Korifini

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Vourvourou

Vourvourou ©
Vourvourou is village near Agios Nikolaos, in the Chalkidiki peninsula of northern Greece. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vourvourou: Sarti (Ergastiri Jewellery & Kalamitsi Beach). Next up on the itinerary: tour the water at your own pace with Diaporos Boat Rental, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalogria Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Orange beach.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Vourvourou tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Afitos to Vourvourou takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Vourvourou can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Vourvourou

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach
Lagomandra beach ©
Lagomandra beach
Karydi ©
Karydi

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©

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A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Change things up with a short trip to Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) in Vergina (about 1 hour away). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, explore the ancient world of Rotunda, and appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki journey tool.

Drive from Vourvourou to Thessaloniki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Thessaloniki, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

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