15 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

15 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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Parga Municipality
— 2 nights
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Ioannina
— 4 nights
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Kalambaka
— 3 nights
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Kastoria
— 1 night
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
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Parga Municipality — 2 nights

Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Venetian Castle of Parga, go for a stroll along the water at Valtos Beach, and then examine the collection at The Watermill Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Acheron Springs and then explore the activities along Acheron.

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New York City, USA to Parga Municipality is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Parga Municipality, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ioannina.
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Ioannina — 4 nights

Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Venture out of the city with trips to White Pegasus Horse Ride and Treks Day Tours (in Papigko) and Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion (in Metsovo). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Vikos – Aoos National Park. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Vikos Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pamvotis, stop by D.Boubas Tyrokomika Proionda, and step into the grandiose world of Ioannina Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ioannina trip planner.

You can drive from Parga Municipality to Ioannina in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Ioannina, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.
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Kalambaka — 3 nights

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.
Kalambaka is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Meteora, see the interesting displays at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, steep yourself in history at Roussanou Monastery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ioannina to Kalambaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ioannina in October, with highs in Kalambaka at 66°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kastoria.
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Kastoria — 1 night

Kastoria is a city in northern Greece in the region of West Macedonia. On the 15th (Sat), examine the collection at Byzantine Museum of Kastoria, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Dragon (Spilia tou drakou), and then explore the activities along Lake Orestiada.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kastoria trip planner.

Drive from Kalambaka to Kastoria in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.
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Thessaloniki — 4 nights

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Take a break from Thessaloniki with a short trip to Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) in Vergina, about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios.

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Getting from Kastoria to Thessaloniki by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kastoria in October since evenings lows in Thessaloniki dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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