7 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

7 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Greece trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Ioannina
— 1 night
Drive
3
Parga
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Bus to Preveza, Fly to Fort Lauderdale

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Thessaloniki

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agios Athanasios, pause for some serene contemplation at Hagios Demetrios, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then visit Ladadika District, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St.Sophia, and finally appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Rotunda, don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument of Alexander The Great.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki online vacation planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Thessaloniki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Thessaloniki is 7 hours. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July, Thessaloniki is a bit cooler at night with lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ioannina.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Ioannina

— 1 night
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. On the 22nd (Thu), fly down the slopes at Alpine Zone.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ioannina online trip builder.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Ioannina in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. July in Ioannina sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Parga.

Things to do in Ioannina

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports
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Parga

— 1 night
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Valtos Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Parga, and then explore the activities along Acheron.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Parga trip planner.

Getting from Ioannina to Parga by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Parga can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Parga

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Kalambaka

— 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.
On the 24th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Varlaam Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then make a trip to Meteora, and finally examine the collection at Hellenic Culture Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kalambaka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Parga to Kalambaka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Parga in July since evenings lows in Kalambaka dip to 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums