34 days in Greece, Pragelato & Vienna Itinerary

34 days in Greece, Pragelato & Vienna Itinerary

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Bus to Vienna, Fly to Thessaloniki
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive
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Metsovo, Greece
— 1 night
Drive
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Kalambaka, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nafplio, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kardamili, Greece
— 1 night
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Drive to Kalamata Airport, Fly to Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Drive to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Drive to Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Pragelato
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Pragelato, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Vienna International Airport
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Vienna, Austria
— 8 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece

— 2 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.
Step out of Thessaloniki with an excursion to Ktima Gerovassiliou in Epanomi--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, explore the ancient world of Rotunda, and make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

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Bratislava, Slovakia to Thessaloniki is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bratislava in January; daily highs in Thessaloniki reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Metsovo.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Metsovo, Greece

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Averoff Gallery, stop by Divanis Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, then learn about winemaking at Katogi Averoff Winery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Metsovo Central Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Metsovo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Metsovo in 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Metsovo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Metsovo

Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Kalambaka, Greece

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, make a trip to Meteora, and then contemplate the long history of Roussanou Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally get a dose of the wild on Truffle Hunting.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Kalambaka travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Metsovo to Kalambaka in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Metsovo in January: highs in Kalambaka hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Athens, Greece

— 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, wander the streets of Plaka, and stop by Monastiraki.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Athens online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, Athens is somewhat warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Nafplio, Greece

— 4 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Kapsia Cave (in Kapsas) and Lousios Gorge (in Dimitsana). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Panaghia.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Athens in January, with highs in Nafplio at 11°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Nafplio

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Kardamili, Greece

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Moni Panagia Giatrissa, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Sophia, then look for gifts at The Bead Shop Kardamyli, and finally head outdoors with Vyros Gorge.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Kardamili day trip planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Kardamili in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Kardamili: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Kardamili

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Heraklion, Greece

— 2 nights
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Castello del Molo (Koules).

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Kardamili to Heraklion with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Heraklion when traveling from Kardamili in January, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Pragelato.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Pragelato, Italy

— 7 nights
Pragelato is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60km west of Turin, in the upper Val Chisone. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pragelato: Cappella di Sant'Anna (in Cercenasco), Vigone (San Bernardino Church, Chiesa di Santa Maria del Borgo, &more) and Pinerolo (Hammam Marrakech, Museo Storico dell'Arma di Cavalleria, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Belvedere, see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico di Fenils, head outdoors with Colle Del Sommelier, and hit the slopes at Via Lattea.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pragelato trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Heraklion to Pragelato. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Pragelato

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 8 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Pragelato to Vienna with the Route module. In January in Vienna, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Greece travel guide

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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.