9 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

9 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northern Greece tour planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Drive to Afitos
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Afitos
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Parga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
Fly

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Afitos

— 2 nights
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. Change things up with these side-trips from Afitos: Saint Pavlos Church (in Elia Nikitis), Lagomandra beach (in Neos Marmaras) and Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on Daysailing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Afytos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kallitheas Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Agios Dimitrios.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Afitos road trip website.

Krakow, Poland to Afitos is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Krakow in June, expect Afitos to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Afitos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 1 night
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 27th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varlaam Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then make a trip to Meteora, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ieros Naos Kimiseos tis Theotokou.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kalambaka visit planner.

You can drive from Afitos to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Traveling from Afitos in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Kalambaka. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Parga.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks

Parga

— 2 nights
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
On the 28th (Mon), explore the activities along Acheron and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lichnos Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Aphrodite's Cave, learn about winemaking at Pargas Distillery - Amicos Cocktail Bar, then step into the grandiose world of Venetian Castle of Parga, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Valtos Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Parga holiday builder app.

Drive from Kalambaka to Parga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kalambaka in June since evenings lows in Parga dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Parga

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nightlife

Thessaloniki

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thessaloniki: Dalamara Winery (in Naousa) and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, and don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Thessaloniki online attractions planner.

You can drive from Parga to Thessaloniki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips