41 days in Athens & Thessaloniki Itinerary

41 days in Athens & Thessaloniki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 5 nights
2
Thessaloniki
— 34 nights

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Akrokorinthos (in Corinth). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

Before you visit Athens, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Athens is minus 8 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Athens hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Akrokorinthos
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

34
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Possidi Beach (in Possidi), Kilkis (Sigmaland & Cave of Agios Georgios) and Gerovassilou Wine Museum (in Epanomi). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Thessaloniki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Athens in November, expect Thessaloniki to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nikiti, Veroia, Vourvourou, Kilkis, Kavala
Highlights from your plan
Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

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