7 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

7 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

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7 days in Northern Greece Itinerary

Start: Thessaloniki
Drive:  2​h
1
Sarti
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Litochoro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Edessa
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kerkini
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
End: Thessaloniki

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night
Sarti

Sarti ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stop by Logotrivi.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sarti trip maker site .

Thessaloniki to Sarti is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October, daily temperatures in Sarti can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Litochoro.

Things to do in Sarti

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Likithos Castle, Koviou Beach, Logotrivi
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Koviou Beach ©
Koviou Beach

2
nights
Litochoro

Litochoro ©
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of St. Dionysios in Olympus, and then explore the striking landscape of Olympus National Park.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Litochoro trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Sarti to Litochoro in 3 hours. October in Litochoro sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edessa.

Things to do in Litochoro

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Monastery of St. Dionysios in Olympus ©
Agios Nikolaos Church ©
Agios Nikolaos Church

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night
Edessa

Edessa
Edessa, is a city in northern Greece and the capital of the Pella regional unit, in the Central Macedonia region of Greece. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get great views at Psilos Vrachos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Koimisis (14th cent.), then make a trip to The Ancient City of Aiges, and finally explore the activities along Agra Nisi Vrytta Wetlands.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Edessa day trip app .

Getting from Litochoro to Edessa by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Litochoro in October, expect nights in Edessa to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Kerkini.

Things to do in Edessa

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Kerkini

Kerkini ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Kerkini Lake and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Timios Prodromos.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kerkini trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Edessa to Kerkini takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kerkini

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Monastery of Timios Prodromos
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Kerkini Lake ©
Kerkini Lake

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night
Thessaloniki

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Crypt of Saint Demetrius Κρύπτη Αγίου Δημητρίου, then see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Macedonian Struggle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, and then delve into the distant past at Eptapyrgio Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki route maker website .

Traveling by car from Kerkini to Thessaloniki takes 1.5 hours. October in Thessaloniki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
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