25 days in Athens, Kavala & Skala Potamias Itinerary

25 days in Athens, Kavala & Skala Potamias Itinerary

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Athens
— 9 nights
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Kavala
— 5 nights
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Skala Potamias
— 7 nights
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Athens
— 2 nights
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Athens

— 9 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Anafiotika and Philopappos Hill. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus & Lion Gate), Isthmia (Submersible Bridges, Corinth Canal, &more) and Loutraki (Moni Osiou Patapiou & Limni Vouliagmeni). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, make a trip to Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and stroll through Mount Lycabettus.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Athens road trip tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. When traveling from Johannesburg in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Athens: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Kavala.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kavala

— 5 nights
Kavala is a city in northern Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala regional unit. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Castle of Kavala and Paralia Aspri Ammos. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Institute Mohamed Ali, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monument Apostle Paul - Church St. Nicholas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Monastery of Saint Silas the Apostle, and visit Panagia.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kavala holiday maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Kavala. Traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kavala, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Skala Potamias.

Things to do in Kavala

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Skala Potamias

— 7 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Archaeological Museum of Thasos and Costis Pottery. Get out of town with these interesting Skala Potamias side-trips: Thassos Town (Limenas) (Iera Moni Archaggelou Michail & Lake Marion), Limenaria (Iris Gold Jewellery Factory & Metalia Beach) and Moni Archaggelou (Livadi Beach & Monastery of Archangel Thassos).

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Skala Potamias tour planner.

Drive from Kavala to Skala Potamias in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Skala Potamias can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Skala Potamias

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Athens

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): browse for treasures at Kilo-Shop Greece, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, and then stop by Ermou Spirits Cava Pittaras Trade Beverages. Here are some ideas for day two: catch a live event at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Skala Potamias to Athens in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Skala Potamias in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Shopping

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