9 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

9 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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9 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nikiti
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Parga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

3
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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kerkini Lake. Go for a jaunt from Thessaloniki to Grevena to see Pindos National Park about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and wander the streets of Ladadika District.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Thessaloniki trip itinerary maker website .

Jerusalem, Israel to Thessaloniki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. In September, Thessaloniki is little chillier than Jerusalem - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nikiti.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kerkini Lake, Pindos National Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
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White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Kerkini Lake ©
Kerkini Lake
Ladadika District ©
Ladadika District

1
night
Nikiti

Nikiti ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kalogria Beach.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nikiti vacation planner .

Getting from Thessaloniki to Nikiti by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Nikiti can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Parga.

Things to do in Nikiti

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Parga

Parga ©
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the waterfront activity at Valtos Beach, then explore the activities along Valtos Kalodikiou, then explore the fascinating underground world of Skala Tzavelena, and finally stroll through Loutsa Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Lichnos Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Acheron.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Parga online attractions planner .

Getting from Nikiti to Parga by car takes about 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Parga can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Parga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Valtos Kalodikiou, Loutsa Beach, Skala Tzavelena
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Valtos Beach ©
Valtos Beach
Acheron ©
Acheron
Valtos Kalodikiou ©
Valtos Kalodikiou

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nights
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.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varlaam Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then wander the streets of Old City of Trikala, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Stefanos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas, and finally take in the views from Lithaios Central Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka day trip site .

You can drive from Parga to Kalambaka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Parga in September, with highs in Kalambaka at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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