18 days in East Macedonia and Thrace Itinerary

18 days in East Macedonia and Thrace Itinerary

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Kavala
— 4 nights
Drive
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Xanthi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto Lagos
— 1 night
Drive
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Alexandroupoli
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dadia
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Stavroupoli
— 2 nights
Drive
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Glifada
— 3 nights
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Kavala

— 4 nights
Kavala is a city in northern Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala regional unit. Your day by day itinerary now includes Nestos Delta as well as Krinides Mud Baths. Step off the beaten path and head to The Archaeological Museum of Philippi and New Peramos Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Vrasidas Beach and Koryvolos. Step out of Kavala with an excursion to Elatias Forest in Drama--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Imaret, get engrossed in the history at Institute Mohamed Ali, and look for gifts at Blue Rooster Emporium.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kavala day trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kavala is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in July; daily highs in Kavala reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Xanthi.

Things to do in Kavala

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Xanthi

— 2 nights
Xanthi is a city in Thrace, northeastern Greece. You've now added Nestos Gorge Observatory to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Holy Mary Archangeliotissa, take some stellar pictures from Nestos Gorge Observatory, then take in the exciting artwork at Balkan Art Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Municipal Art Gallery of Xanthi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Archangels. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Maggana Beach, explore the activities along Strait of Nestos, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Monastery of Holy Mary Kalamous.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Xanthi visit planner.

Getting from Kavala to Xanthi by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Porto Lagos.

Things to do in Xanthi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Porto Lagos

— 1 night
Monastery of St. Nicholas has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Mon), kick back and relax at Mesi Beach, then kick back and relax at Porto Lagos Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of St. Nicholas, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at East Macedonia and Thrace National Park Information center.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Porto Lagos tour itinerary planner.

Porto Lagos is just a stone's throw from Xanthi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Alexandroupoli.

Things to do in Porto Lagos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alexandroupoli

— 2 nights
Alexandroupoli is a city in Greece and the capital of the Evros regional unit in East Macedonia and Thrace. You've now added Dadia Forest to your itinerary. On the 4th (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Dadia Forest and then steep yourself in history at Metropolis Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Beaches of Chili, stroll through Beach ΕΟΤ, then make a trip to Cave Of Polyphemus, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach of Saint Paraskevi, and finally pause for some photo ops at Anatasis Delta.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Alexandroupoli sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Porto Lagos to Alexandroupoli in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Alexandroupoli are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dadia.

Things to do in Alexandroupoli

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Dadia

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Tekes of Kizil Deli, then examine the collection at Art of Silk Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Gnafala folk art museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Didymoteichio Castle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dadia journey planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandroupoli to Dadia takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Stavroupoli.

Things to do in Dadia

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Stavroupoli

— 2 nights
Nestos River has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Frakto Virgin Forest, contemplate the waterfront views at Nestos River, and then admire the engineering at Thisavros Dam.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Stavroupoli trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dadia to Stavroupoli in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Stavroupoli can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel to Glifada.

Things to do in Stavroupoli

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Glifada

— 3 nights
For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Glifada trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stavroupoli to Glifada takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Glifada are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Glifada

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

East Macedonia and Thrace travel guide

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Beaches · Castles · Landmarks