10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Thessaloniki
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Athens
— 2 nights
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Thessaloniki — 6 nights

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Seikilo and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina). Head to Hellofrom Thessaloniki and One Salonica Outlet Mallfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Thessaloniki side-trips: Ktima Gerovassiliou (in Epanomi), Edessa Waterfalls (in Edessa) and Veroia (The Byzantine Museum of Veroia & The Jewish synagogue). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, buy something for everyone on your list at Mediterranean Cosmos Shopping Mall, steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and pause for some serene contemplation at Hagios Demetrios.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Thessaloniki journey builder.

London, UK to Thessaloniki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Thessaloniki. December in Thessaloniki sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.
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Side Trips

Kalambaka — 1 night

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.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kalambaka trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Thessaloniki, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kalambaka, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 0°C. On the 27th (Mon), you're off to Athens.
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Athens — 2 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Plaka, take an in-depth tour of The Jewish Museum of Greece, stroll through Mount Lycabettus, and visit Monastiraki.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Athens travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, Athens is a bit warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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