5 days in Greece Itinerary

5 days in Greece Itinerary

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5 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Kastoria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Papigko
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Kerkini
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Moscow

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Kastoria

Kastoria ©
Kastoria is a city in northern Greece in the region of West Macedonia. On the 20th (Wed), Head underground at Cave of Dragon (Spilia tou drakou), don't miss a visit to Panagia Mavriotissa Monastery, and then explore the activities along Lake Orestiada.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kastoria travel planner.

Moscow, Russia to Kastoria is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Moscow in November, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Kastoria: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Papigko.

Things to do in Kastoria

Nature Parks
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Lake Orestiada ©
Lake Orestiada
Panagia Mavriotissa Monastery ©
Panagia Mavriotissa Monastery

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Papigko

Papigko ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll through Hunters of the Ice Age in the Voidomatis Valley Trail, then stop by Rogovo Papigo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Papingo Rock Pools.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Papigko trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Kastoria to Papigko by car takes about 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Papigko

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Papingo Rock Pools ©
Papingo Rock Pools

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally wander the streets of Ladadika District.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Thessaloniki travel route website .

Traveling by car from Papigko to Thessaloniki takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Thessaloniki when traveling from Papigko in November, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kerkini.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square

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Kerkini

Kerkini ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Kerkini Lake.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kerkini online route planner .

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kerkini takes 1.5 hours. November in Kerkini sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kerkini

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kerkini Lake ©
Kerkini Lake

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