Overview

Feel the glorious Byzantine past in some of the oldest and most characteristic churches of Thessaloniki; head on to picturesque and its waterfalls; continue to spiritual Meteora which seem to be suspended in mid-air; explore Dion the sacred city of the Macedonians at the foot of mountain Olympos. This self drive itinerary takes you through a tapestry of historical sights & wonderful nature.

Tour itinerary

DAY 01 - Thessaloniki:
Receive rental car on arrival at Thessaloniki Airport then make your way into town to begin sightseeing in the second largest city of Greece. Overnight in Thessaloniki
meals: none

DAY 02 - Thessaloniki:
Visit Thessaloniki, the Archaeological and the Byzantine museum, the Byzantine churches of Rotonda, St. Dimitrios, the Roman Market and theatre, the walls and the white tower museum. Overnight in Thessaloniki.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 03 - Pella to Edessa:
Visit Pella (41km), founded in the 4th century BC to become the capital of the Macedonian state. Continue to Edessa (56km), one of the most beautiful towns in Macedonia. Overnight in Edessa.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 04 - Via Florina to Kastoria
Depart via Amindeo (114km) or via Florina and the famous lakes of Prespa (140km), to Kastoria. Overnight in Kastoria.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 05 - Kastoria
In the morning visit the Byzantine churches in Kastoria. The late after depart via Siatista to Grevena (93km) or to Kalambaka (152km) for overnight stay.
meals: breakfast included

DAY 06 - Meteora Monasteries
Visit the monasteries at Meteora and in the afternoon drive via Larissa to Leptokaria or Litochoro for overnight (178km).
meals: breakfast included

DAY 07 - Dion & Vergina
Visit Dion (13km), a sacred location of the ancient Macedonians at the foot of Mt. Olympos. On to Vergina (90km), diggings over the years unearthed three very important tombs. Continue on the drive back to Thessaloniki (68km).
meals: breakfast included

DAY 08 - Departure
Drop rental car off at Thessaloniki Airport before your departure flight.

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What's included?

  • Hotel accomodation with breakfasts
  • Rental car with unlimited mileage & insurances
  • Roundtrip Athens Airport transfers
  • Taxes and handling services

Notes

  • Available daily, year round
  • Itinerary flexible, can be adjusted to suit your choice of areas/towns
  • Extra days/nights can be added, or some removed if shorter time

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