12 days in Sami, Zakynthos Town & Thessaloniki Itinerary

12 days in Sami, Zakynthos Town & Thessaloniki Itinerary

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12 days in Sami, Zakynthos Town & Thessaloniki Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  27 h
1
Sami
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Zakynthos Town
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Sami

Sami ©
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Explore Sami's surroundings by going to Assos (in Assos), Petani Beach (in Lixouri) and Skala Beach (in Skala). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Melissani Cave, kick back and relax at Makris Gialos Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Port of Sami, and stroll through Myrtos Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sami route app .

Sydney, Australia to Sami is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Sami hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Sami

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Memorial Acqui Division, Myrtos Beach, Skala Beach, Petani Beach, Makris Gialos Beach
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Melissani Cave ©
Melissani Cave
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach
Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach

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nights
Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos Town ©
The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
Go for a jaunt from Zakynthos Town to Vasilikos to see Gerakas Beach about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach, cool off at Water Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Banana Beach, and stop by Cinnabar.

Plan my trip to Zakynthos Town with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Sami to Zakynthos Town by car takes about 4 hours. In July in Zakynthos Town, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kalamaki, Zakynthos, Vasilikos, Saint Nicholas Church, Grampsas Winery
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Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Dafni Beach ©
Dafni Beach
Water Village ©
Water Village

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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.
Thessaloniki is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, make a trip to Aristotelous Square, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Thessaloniki day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zakynthos Town to Thessaloniki. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

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

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