29 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

29 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Corfu, Bus to Parga
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Parga
— 4 nights
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Ioannina
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vergina
— 1 night
Drive
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Afitos
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vourvourou
— 4 nights
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 6 nights
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Parga

— 4 nights
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Acheron and Lichnos Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Parga side-trips: Syvota (Mikri Ammos Beach, Bella Vraka Beach, &more), Ancient Kassopi (in Kamarina) and Amvrakikos Cruises (in Preveza). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Valtos Beach, don't miss a visit to Aphrodite's Cave, pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Chapel, and delve into the distant past at Ali Pasha Castle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Parga trip itinerary planning tool.

Toronto, Canada to Parga is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Parga is 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in June, with highs in Parga at 33°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Ioannina.

Things to do in Parga

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ioannina

— 5 nights
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Change things up with these side-trips from Ioannina: Primoula's Wellness Terrace (in Ano Pedina), Papingo Rock Pools (in Papigko) and Metsovo (Divanis Gallery & Averofeios Garden). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Silversmithing Museum, take in breathtaking views at Vikos Gorge, explore the ancient world of Dodoni Sanctuary and Theatre, and contemplate the long history of Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ioannina trip planning app.

Drive from Parga to Ioannina in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Ioannina sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks · Winter Sports · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 4 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.
Attractions like Lake Orestiada and Koursoum Mosque make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Agioi Saranta (in Chorefto), Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa (in Larissa) and Cave of Dragon (Spilia tou drakou) (in Kastoria). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate the long history of Agios Stefanos, and surround yourself with nature on Truffle Hunting.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kalambaka road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Kalambaka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ioannina in June, Kalambaka is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Vergina.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Vergina

— 1 night
On the 20th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Veria, then examine the collection at The Byzantine Museum of Veroia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vima Apostolou Pavlou.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vergina travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kalambaka to Vergina by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Afitos.

Things to do in Vergina

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Afitos

— 3 nights
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. Kids will enjoy Daysailing and Bubble Adventures Halkidiki. Take a break from Afitos with a short trip to Possidi Beach in Possidi, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Afytos Beach, take in the waterfront at Sani Marina, kick back and relax at Siviri Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Mosaics24.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Afitos trip builder app.

You can drive from Vergina to Afitos in 2 hours. Traveling from Vergina in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Afitos, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vourvourou.

Things to do in Afitos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Vourvourou

— 4 nights
Vourvourou is village near Agios Nikolaos, in the Chalkidiki peninsula of northern Greece. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kalogria Beach and Koviou Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Logotrivi (in Neos Marmaras) and Sarti (Kalamitsi Beach & Sarti Beach). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Trani Ammouda Beach, and stroll through Karydi.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vourvourou visit planner.

Traveling by car from Afitos to Vourvourou takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Vourvourou can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Vourvourou

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Thessaloniki

— 6 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.
Attractions like White Tower of Thessaloniki and Aristotelous Square make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, and explore the ancient world of Rotunda.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thessaloniki trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Vourvourou to Thessaloniki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips