15 days in Northeast Aegean Islands Itinerary

15 days in Northeast Aegean Islands Itinerary

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Pyrgi, Chios
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Pythagorion, Samos
— 6 nights
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Molyvos, Lesbos
— 2 nights
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Chrissi Ammoudia, Thasos
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Pyrgi, Chios — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): visit Pyrgi. On your second day here, look for gifts at Xrysa Margounaki, then kick back and relax at Emporios Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mavra Volia, and finally kick back and relax at Paralia Vroulidia.

Before you visit Pyrgi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Pyrgi is an approximately 14-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Pyrgi when traveling from Sofia in June, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Pythagorion.
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Pythagorion, Samos — 6 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Pythagorion: Karlovasi (Potami Beach, Potami Waterfalls, &more).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Pythagorion online tour planner.

Traveling by journey from Pyrgi to Pythagorion takes 5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Pythagorion are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Molyvos.
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Molyvos, Lesbos — 2 nights

Mithymna is a town and former municipality on the island of Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Village Train, explore the historical opulence of Molivos Castle, then look for gifts at Irida Jewels in Art, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Glykofilousa.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Molyvos online tour builder.

You can drive from Pythagorion to Molyvos in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. June in Molyvos sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Chrissi Ammoudia.
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Chrissi Ammoudia, Thasos — 4 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Chrissi Ammoudia: Monastery of Archangel Thassos (in Moni Archaggelou), Giola (in Astris) and Aliki Beach (in Thassos Town (Limenas)).

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chrissi Ammoudia online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Molyvos to Chrissi Ammoudia takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Molyvos in June, things will get slightly colder in Chrissi Ammoudia: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Northeast Aegean Islands travel guide

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Although many travelers use the Northeast Aegean Islands merely as a jumping-off point for the nearby coastline of Turkey, they provide an ideal destination for vacationers seeking an alternative experience in the Greek islands. The group includes five big and eight small islands, scattered across the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea. Not as well known to foreign travelers, these islands draw mostly domestic visitors and retain a strong Greek identity, marked by traditional village life and age-old religious festivals. If you don't want to spend your entire time on a single island, use well-connected Lesbos as a base, and split your time between the group's smaller members.
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