11 days in Northern Greece & Thasos Itinerary

11 days in Northern Greece & Thasos Itinerary

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11 days in Northern Greece & Thasos Itinerary

Start: Sofia
1
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nikiti
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kavala
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Thassos Town (Limenas)
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  11​h 30​min
5
Parga
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Thessaloniki


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2
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.
Step out of Thessaloniki to go to Vergina and see Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, explore the ancient world of Rotunda, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, and wander the streets of Ladadika District.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Thessaloniki trip planner .

Sofia, Bulgaria to Thessaloniki is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sofia in August; daily highs in Thessaloniki reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nikiti.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
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White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
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Nikiti

Nikiti ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nikitas, kick back and relax at Agios Ioannis, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nikiti Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Karydi and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalogria Beach.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Nikiti trip planning site .

Drive from Thessaloniki to Nikiti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nikiti can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kavala.

Things to do in Nikiti

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Karydi
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Nikiti Beach ©
Nikiti Beach
Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach

1
night
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 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ammolofoi Beach, delve into the distant past at Archeologikos Choros Filippi, make a trip to Imaret, then don't miss a visit to The Aquaduct, and finally explore the historical opulence of The Castle of Kavala.

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Traveling by car from Nikiti to Kavala takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kavala can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Thassos Town (Limenas).

Things to do in Kavala

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ammolofoi Beach, Archeologikos Choros Filippi
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The Castle of Kavala ©
The Castle of Kavala
The Aquaduct ©
The Aquaduct

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Thassos Town (Limenas)

Thassos Town (Limenas) ©
On the 29th (Thu), kick back and relax at Aliki Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and then make a trip to Love Spring. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Beach and then get outside with La Scala Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Thassos Town (Limenas) travel planner .

Traveling by car from Kavala to Thassos Town (Limenas) takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Parga.

Things to do in Thassos Town (Limenas)

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Love Spring, Golden Beach
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
La Scala Beach ©
La Scala Beach
Archaeological Museum of Thasos ©
Archaeological Museum of Thasos

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night
Parga

Parga ©
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Parga, take in the waterfront activity at Valtos Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Valtos Kalodikiou, and finally explore the activities along Acheron.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Parga trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Thassos Town (Limenas) to Parga. September in Parga sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Parga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Valtos Kalodikiou
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Valtos Beach ©
Valtos Beach
Acheron ©
Acheron
Valtos Kalodikiou ©
Valtos Kalodikiou

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