5 days in Greece Itinerary

5 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ioannina
— 1 night
2
Papigko
— 2 nights
3
Monodendri
— Few hours
4
Metsovo
— 1 night
5
Kalambaka
— Few hours

1
night
Ioannina

Ioannina ©
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Your list of things to see and do now includes Ioannina Castle, Lake Pamvotis, Vrellis Greek History Museum, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): examine the collection at Vrellis Greek History Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Ioannina Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pamvotis, and finally see Bikewise.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ioannina planner.

Athens to Ioannina is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Papigko.

Things to do in Ioannina

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Vrellis Greek History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bikewise ©
Bikewise
Ioannina Castle ©
Ioannina Castle
Vrellis Greek History Museum ©
Vrellis Greek History Museum

2
nights
Papigko

Papigko ©
You've now added Papigo Rafting to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the activities along Papingo Rock Pools and then take in breathtaking views at Vikos Gorge. Keep things going the next day: scramble along the landscape with Papigo Rafting and then explore the activities along Voidomatis River.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Papigko tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Papigko takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ioannina in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Papigko, with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monodendri.

Things to do in Papigko

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Voidomatis River, Vikos Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Papigo Rafting ©
Papigo Rafting
Vikos Gorge ©
Vikos Gorge
Voidomatis River ©
Voidomatis River

few
hours
Monodendri

Monodendri ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Stone Forest and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Convent of Agia Paraskevi.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Monodendri holiday planner.

You can drive from Papigko to Monodendri in an hour. In September in Monodendri, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Metsovo.

Things to do in Monodendri

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Stone Forest ©
Stone Forest

1
night
Metsovo

Metsovo
On the 8th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Monastery of Agiou Nikolaou, Metsovo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Metsovo trip planner.

Drive from Monodendri to Metsovo in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Metsovo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Metsovo

Museums

few
hours
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.
On the 9th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Metsovo to Kalambaka in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron