34 days in Greece, Pragelato & Vienna Itinerary

34 days in Greece, Pragelato & Vienna Itinerary

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Bus to Vienna, Fly to Thessaloniki
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive
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Metsovo, Greece
— 1 night
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Kalambaka, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
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Nafplio, Greece
— 4 nights
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Kardamili, Greece
— 1 night
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Drive to Kalamata Airport, Fly to Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Drive to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Drive to Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Pragelato
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Pragelato, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Vienna
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Vienna, Austria
— 8 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece — 2 nights

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Step out of Thessaloniki with an excursion to Ktima Gerovassiliou in Epanomi--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

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Bratislava, Slovakia to Thessaloniki is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bratislava in January; daily highs in Thessaloniki reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Metsovo.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods
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Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:

Metsovo, Greece — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Averoff Gallery of Modern Art, stop by Divanis Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, then learn about winemaking at Katogi Averoff Winery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Metsovo Central Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Metsovo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Metsovo in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Metsovo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Kalambaka.
Museums · Wineries · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

Kalambaka, Greece — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, make a trip to Meteora, and then contemplate the long history of Roussanou Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally get a dose of the wild on Truffle Hunting.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Kalambaka travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Metsovo to Kalambaka in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Metsovo in January: highs in Kalambaka hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Athens.
Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:

Athens, Greece — 6 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, Athens is a bit warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
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Nafplio, Greece — 4 nights

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Lousios Gorge (in Dimitsana) and Kapsia Cave (in Kapsas). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and sample the fine beverages at Karonis Distillery.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nafplio road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Athens in January, with highs in Nafplio at 11°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Kardamili.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature
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Kardamili, Greece — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Moni Panagia Giatrissa, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Sophia, then look for gifts at The Bead Shop Kardamyli, and finally head outdoors with Vyros Gorge.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Kardamili day trip planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Kardamili in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Kardamili: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Heraklion.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
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Find places to stay Jan 21 — 22:

Heraklion, Greece — 2 nights

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at CRETAquarium, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules).

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion holiday website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kardamili to Heraklion. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Heraklion when traveling from Kardamili in January, with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pragelato.
Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:

Pragelato, Italy — 7 nights

Pragelato is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60km west of Turin, in the upper Val Chisone. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pragelato: Vigone (San Bernardino Church, Chiesa di Santa Maria del Borgo, &more), Pinerolo (Hammam Marrakech, Museo Storico dell'Arma di Cavalleria, &more) and Cappella di Sant'Anna (in Cercenasco). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico di Fenils, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna di Lourdes, admire the striking features of Villa Belvedere, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Certosa di Montebracco.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pragelato trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Heraklion to Pragelato with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Heraklion to Pragelato is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Find places to stay Jan 24 — 31:

Vienna, Austria — 8 nights

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and make a trip to Historic Center of Vienna.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip website.

Explore your travel options from Pragelato to Vienna with the Route module. January in Vienna sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 8:

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.