43 days in Athens & Thessaloniki Itinerary

43 days in Athens & Thessaloniki Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece sightseeing planner

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Athens
— 35 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 7 nights
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Athens

— 35 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Loutraki (Moni Osiou Patapiou, Loutraki Beach, &more), Nafplio (Nafplio National Gallery, Nauplion Promenade, &more) and Corinth (Submersible Bridges, Corinth Canal, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Athens. In August, daytime highs in Athens are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Thessaloniki

— 7 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.
Explore Thessaloniki's surroundings by going to Ekklisia Panagia Korifini (in Nea Moudania), Ιeros naos Ageioy Stefanoy (in Arnaia) and Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti). There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, make a trip to Aristotelous Square, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, and delve into the distant past at Rotunda.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki trip app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Thessaloniki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Athens in September since evenings lows in Thessaloniki dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips