5 days in Thessaly Itinerary

5 days in Thessaly Itinerary

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Volos
— 1 day
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Tsagkarada
— 2 nights
3
Kalambaka
— 2 nights

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Volos

Volos ©
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): trek along Centaurs' Path and then kick back and relax at Horefto Beach.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Volos travel route planning app.

Preveza to Volos is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tsagkarada.

Things to do in Volos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Centaurs' Path ©
Centaurs' Path

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Tsagkarada

Tsagkarada ©
Tsagkarada is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Mouresi in the eastern part of Magnesia, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Damouchari Beach, then go for a stroll along the water at Damouhari port, and then kick back and relax at Mylopotamos Beach. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pelion, take a memorable tour with Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking, and then make a trip to 1,000 Year Old Platanus Tree.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Tsagkarada trip planner.

Getting from Volos to Tsagkarada by car takes about 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Volos in August: highs in Tsagkarada hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Tsagkarada

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking, Damouhari port, Damouchari Beach, Mount Pelion
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Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking ©
Pelion Secrets Sea Kayaking
Mount Pelion ©
Mount Pelion
Damouhari port ©
Damouhari port

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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 21st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Agios Stefanos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kalambaka trip planner.

Getting from Tsagkarada to Kalambaka by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Tsagkarada in August, plan for little chillier nights in Kalambaka, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery