8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edessa
— 1 night
2
Dion
— 1 night
3
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
4
Kavala
— 2 nights
5
Xanthi
— 1 night

1
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Edessa

Edessa ©
Edessa, is a city in northern Greece and the capital of the Pella regional unit, in the Central Macedonia region of Greece. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Byzantine Bridge Kioupri.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Edessa attractions planner.

Athens to Edessa is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in May: high temperatures in Edessa hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dion.

Things to do in Edessa

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Naousa, The Byzantine Museum of Veroia
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The Macedonian Tombs of Lefkadia ©
The Macedonian Tombs of Lefkadia
The Byzantine Museum of Veroia ©
The Byzantine Museum of Veroia
School of Aristotle ©
School of Aristotle

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Dion

Dion ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Dion Archaeological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St.Dionysios Monastery, and then take an in-depth tour of Dion Archaeological Museum.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dion travel route app.

You can drive from Edessa to Dion in 2 hours. Traveling from Edessa in May, expect Dion to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Dion

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St.Dionysios Monastery
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Dion Archaeological Museum ©
Dion Archaeological Museum
Dion Archaeological Park ©
Dion Archaeological Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll the grounds of Zeitenlik, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Macedonian Struggle, admire the landmark architecture of Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Panteleimon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Potamos Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Trigonion Tower, explore the ancient world of Eptapyrgio Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and finally steep yourself in history at Church of Agia Aikaterini.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thessaloniki day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Dion to Thessaloniki takes 1.5 hours. In May in Thessaloniki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kavala.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zeitenlik
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Zeitenlik
Zeitenlik
Church of Saint Panteleimon ©
Church of Saint Panteleimon
Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos ©
Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos

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Kavala

Kavala ©
Kavala is a city in northern Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala regional unit. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ammolofoi Beach, thenvisit Panagia, thendon't miss a visit to Imaret, and finally examine the collection at Mohammed Ali's House. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Halil Bey Mosque (Old Music), see the interesting displays at Tobacco Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Ancient Theatre of Philippi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lydia Baptistery, Philippi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Monument Apostle Paul - Church St. Nicholas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kavala trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kavala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kavala are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Xanthi.

Things to do in Kavala

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Krinides, Ammolofoi Beach
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Ancient Theatre of Philippi ©
Ancient Theatre of Philippi
Lydia Baptistery, Philippi ©
Lydia Baptistery, Philippi
Halil Bey Mosque (Old Music) ©
Halil Bey Mosque (Old Music)

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Xanthi

Xanthi ©
Xanthi is a city in Thrace, northeastern Greece. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi, thentake in the exciting artwork at The House of Shadow, thenadmire the striking features of Hadjidakis House, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Livaditis Waterfall.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Xanthi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Kavala to Xanthi takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Xanthi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Xanthi

Nature Museums Parks
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Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi ©
Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi
The House of Shadow ©
The House of Shadow
Hadjidakis House ©
Hadjidakis House

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