8 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

8 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Xanthi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Ouranoupolis
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Nikiti
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

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nights
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 11th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): look for gifts at Olicatessen, delve into the distant past at Rotunda, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, make a trip to Aristotelous Square, then stop by Ladadika District, and finally view the masterpieces at Seikilo.

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

Tel Aviv, Israel to Thessaloniki is an approximately 6- hour flight. In ספטמבר, Thessaloniki is slightly colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

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Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki ©

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Varlaam Monastery, then look for gifts at Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

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Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Thessaloniki in ספטמבר, Kalambaka is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Xanthi.

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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

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night
Xanthi

Xanthi ©
Xanthi is a city in Thrace, northeastern Greece. On the 15th (Tue), wander the streets of Old Town of Xanthi, view the masterpieces at Municipal Art Gallery of Xanthi, browse the exhibits of The House of Shadow, then explore the galleries of Balkan Art Gallery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Xanthi planning app.

Getting from Kalambaka to Xanthi by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In ספטמבר, daily temperatures in Xanthi can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ouranoupolis.

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The House of Shadow ©
The House of Shadow
Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi ©
Balkan Art Gallery ©
Balkan Art Gallery

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Ouranoupolis

Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): kick back and relax at Comitsa Beach, then don't miss a visit to Byzantine Tower of Ouranoupolis, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ouranoupolis vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Xanthi to Ouranoupolis takes 3 hours. In ספטמבר, daytime highs in Ouranoupolis are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nikiti.

Things to do in Ouranoupolis

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Comitsa Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Nikiti

Nikiti ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Kalogria Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Ergastiri Jewellery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Orange beach.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nikiti trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ouranoupolis to Nikiti takes 1.5 hours. ספטמבר in Nikiti sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nikiti

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Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach
Orange beach ©
Orange beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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