North Traditional Greece

Thessaloniki – Meteora – Volos - Pelion – Skiathos

Experience the authentic charm of Greece, archeological sites, monasteries, chapels, castles and unique towers. Its wild charm, magic and friendly, will captivate you and your dream will become true. Enjoy activities, local specialties of Greek cuisine, shopping and nightlife. Complete package that includes 7 nights’ accommodation in a hotel of your choice with breakfast, transfers and visits.

To plan your perfect holiday in Pelion Paradise we have selected a number of activities just for you! Through our contacts in Greece we can offer you the most authentic experience. Below the best suggestion for you with which you can book directly with us.

Highlights:
  • The famous White Tower in Thessaloniki
  • The steep rocks and Byzantine monasteries of Meteora
  • Three days to enjoy the charms of Pelion
  • Cruise to Skiathos

Thessaloniki (White Tower, Rotonda, Galérien Complex, Ano Poli, archeological museum, Agios Dimitrios),

Meteora (monasteries, cave of Theopetra),

Volos (Dimini & Sesklo, Evaristo de Chirico station),

Pilion (Makrinitsa, Damouchari, Pilion),

Skiathos (Papadiamantis Museum, Bourtzi)

 

Day 1 | Thessaloniki

Arrival in Thessaloniki, the largest city of Northern Greece. Transfer to hotel, rest of the day for leisure. An optional general tour of the city can be offered late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 | Thessaloniki – City tour with museum

After Breakfast, panoramic tour of Thessaloniki on the luxury buses of our company. We will visit Galerius Arch, Byzantine churches such as Rotonda and Saint Sofia, Egnatia and Aristotle’s Square. Our bus will ascend at the Byzantine Castles over the city where another world with endless beauty unfolds. We will visit the Byzantine Museum. We will visit the Church of St. Demetrios and it’s Crypt, finally we will visit the famous White Tower. In the afternoon we will continue our exploration of the city center and we will visit numerous monuments from the Byzantine period. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 | Thessaloniki – Full Day tour to Meteora -Volos

During this tour we will visit Meteora a region of unique beauty and religious interest. It’s landmark is the natural phenomenon of the steep rocks that are like they are suspended by the sky, on which remarkable byzantine monasteries are built and have to present valuable, historical and religious heirlooms. We ‘ll have free time to taste local food at a nearby restaurant. Dinner and overnight in Volos.

Day 4 | Full Day tour on Pelion

Today we will enjoy the mountainous and coastal nature at its best. Our first stop will be Portaria, with its paved square, and the mansions, typical of Pelion’s architecture. Continuing our tour to eastern Pelion through Chania, our next stop will be Zagora a village of a rich history. Heading to the beach we will reach Agios Ioannis where we will have free time for a swim at the crystal blue waters of Aegean Sea. Lunch at a local restaurant and departure for Volos (overnight).

Day 5-6 | Charms of Pelion

Volos and Pelion are a popular holiday destination, facing  Aegean Sea. Its white beaches and pine-studded headland on the westernmost area, is the most popular among tourists and locals. If you are more of a nature fanatic then there are plenty of hiking trails on the rugged and exhilarating peninsula for you. Holidays in Volos offer a true mix of rich nightlife; and gorgeous golden sands at Pelion.

Day 7 | Cruise to Skiathos

During this tour/cruise we will visit Skiathos, its picturesque town and the beautiful beaches. We will board on the ship at 09:00. During the trip, people in charge of the ship organize a competition of traditional dances on deck. until we’l arrive at Skiathos after 2,5 hours. The ship will remain at the port of Skiathos for 3 to 3,5 hours. We will have time to visit Papadiamantis’ island and enjoy our meal at a traditional tavern at the picturesque beach overlooking Bourtzi. The ship departs at 14.45 to Koukounaries, the biggest and the most beautiful beach of the island and after 20 minutes sail we will enjoy a swim in the crystal blue waters and drink a beer under the numerous pine trees that literally reach the sand up to the point sea starts. We will depart from the beach after 2,5 hours and at around 21:30 we’ll be back at Volos.

Day 8 | Transfer to the Airport

Back to Thessaloniki and transfer to the airport. 

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