8 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

8 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Drive to Edessa
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Edessa
— 1 night
Drive
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Dion
— 1 night
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ormos Panagias
— 1 night
Drive
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Kavala
— 1 night
Drive
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Xanthi
— 1 night
Drive to Kavala Alexander the Great International Airport, Fly to Athens

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Edessa

— 1 night
Edessa, is a city in northern Greece and the capital of the Pella regional unit, in the Central Macedonia region of Greece. On the 18th (Mon), snap pictures at Byzantine Bridge Kioupri.

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Athens to Edessa is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Athens in May; daily highs in Edessa reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dion.

Things to do in Edessa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Dion

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Dion Archaeological Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St.Dionysios Monastery, and then get engrossed in the history at Dion Archaeological Museum.

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Traveling by car from Edessa to Dion takes 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Edessa in May; daily highs in Dion reach 30°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Dion

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Zeitenlik, and finally contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Seikilo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Potamos Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Ktima Gerovassiliou.

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Drive from Dion to Thessaloniki in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Ormos Panagias.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ormos Panagias

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Spathies Beach, kick back and relax at Koviou Beach, and then stroll through Trani Ammouda Beach.

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Drive from Thessaloniki to Ormos Panagias in 1.5 hours. May in Ormos Panagias sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Kavala.

Things to do in Ormos Panagias

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kavala

— 1 night
Kavala is a city in northern Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala regional unit. On the 24th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ammolofoi Beach, visit Panagia, then make a trip to Imaret, and finally see the interesting displays at Mohammed Ali's House.

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Getting from Ormos Panagias to Kavala by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kavala can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Xanthi.

Things to do in Kavala

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Xanthi

— 1 night
Xanthi is a city in Thrace, northeastern Greece. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi, then take in the exciting artwork at The House of Shadow, then view the masterpieces at Municipal Art Gallery of Xanthi, and finally admire the sheer force of Livaditis Waterfall.

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You can drive from Kavala to Xanthi in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Xanthi

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping