Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Enjoy the perfect balance of a guided tour and a beach paradise on this 13-day Greece vacation. Visit Athens, Delphi, Kalambaka and the stunning Meteora monasteries on a guided tour of Northern Greece. Head Then head to Chalkidiki for the ultimate in relaxation, with golden sand, crystal-clear waters and delicious cuisine.

If you're looking for a trip where someone takes care of the details while you get to focus on the fun, then a Guided Tour is the perfect option for you. All of the flights, meals, activities, and accommodations are booked and prepared in advance, which means all you have to do is explore, discover, and have the time of your life.

Location:

Athens, Attica, Greece, Kalambaka, GR, Thessaloniki, GR, Sani, Chalkidiki, Greece, Greece

13  Days | 11  nights
Call to book: 1-866-529-2079
Travelling as a group of 10 or more?  Request a group quote.

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Athens (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Local flight from Thessaloniki to Athens
  • Airport transfers in Athens and Thessaloniki
  • 11 nights of hotel accommodation
  • 5-day Northern Greece Coach tour with English-speaking guide
  • 11 breakfasts and 9 dinners
  • Porterage
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Athens.

Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Day 2

Welcome to Athens

Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and check in. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure in Athens.

Meal(s): None
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Day 3

Athens: At leisure

Today is perfect for exploring Athens. If you like, visit the Acropolis and the New Acropolis Museum ($), or discover Plaka, the oldest district in the city.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Day 4

Athens - Northern Greece Tour: Delphi - Kalambaka (approx. 352 km)

After breakfast, embark on your Northern Greece tour! Travel through the beautiful Beotia region to Delphi and visit the archeological site. Next, head to Kalambaka, a small town located at the foot of the monasteries of Meteora. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Meal(s): Breakfast, dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Day 5

Northern Greece Tour: Kalambaka - Meteora Monasteries - Thessaloniki (approx. 227 km)

Today, visit the ageless monasteries of Meteora, perched atop breathtaking granite rocks. Next, travel through a beautiful valley on your way to Thessaloniki, the second-largest city in Greece. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Meal(s): Breakfast, dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Day 6

Northern Greece Tour: Thessaloniki

This morning, explore Thessaloniki. In the Byzantine era, Thessaloniki was second only to Constantinople in population and influence. Visit unique monuments, beautiful churches and the Museum of Byzantine Culture. The rest of the day is yours to explore this historical gem.

Meal(s): Breakfast, dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Day 7

Northern Greece Tour: Historical Macedonia (approx. 227 km)

Today, journey through historical Macedonia. Visit the picturesque town of Edessa, with its famous waterfalls. Continue to Naoussa, the site of Aristotle's school, then on to Vergina, where King Phillip II was assassinated and Alexander the Great took the throne. See the astonishing findings from the tomb of King Phillip II. In Veria, your final stop of the day, visit the Bema of Saint Paul and stroll through the old Jewish neighbourhood and colourful market. Return to Thessaloniki for the night.

Meal(s): Breakfast, dinner
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Day 8

Thessaloniki - Chalkidiki (approx. 77 km)

After breakfast, head to Chalkidiki. Beach time starts today! Travel to beautiful Chalkidiki and settle in for five nights of sun and relaxation. This region in northern Greece is known for its jutting peninsulas, sandy beaches and sheltered bays. The region's notable archaeological sites include Stageira (Aristotle's birthplace) and Olynthus, known for its well-preserved mosaic floors.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Days 9 - 12

Chalkidiki: At Leisure

Enjoy four full days in Chalkidiki at the Sani Beach resort. This family-owned ecological reserve stretches across 1,000 acres, with endless golden beaches framed by the crystal clear waters of the Aegean and the magnificent pine forests of the Kassandra Peninsula.

Meal(s): 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners (1 of each meal per day)
Accommodation:
(4 nights)
Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

Day 13

Chalkidiki - Thessaloniki - Athens - Return to Canada

After breakfast, head to the Thessaloniki airport for your local flight to Athens, where you will board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Northern Greece Tour & Chalkidiki

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Athens, Attica, Greece
Athens Avenue Hotel(or similar)
Kalambaka, GR
Amalia Hotel Kalambaka(or similar)
Thessaloniki, GR
Mediterranean Palace Hotel(or similar)
Sani, Chalkidiki, Greece
Sani Beach with Garden View Room(or similar)
Athens, Attica, Greece
Athens Avenue Hotel(or similar)
Kalambaka, GR
Amalia Hotel Kalambaka(or similar)
Thessaloniki, GR
Mediterranean Palace Hotel(or similar)
Sani, Chalkidiki, Greece
Sani Beach with Sea View Room(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the coach tour portion of the trip.
Bed size(s): 1 double bed or 2 twin beds
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people (3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

September 12, 19 & 26, 2019

MORE TO KNOW

Not included
  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance
  • CITY TAXES

    City taxes are applicable for hotel stays in Greece and are payable in local currency upon arrival. Rates vary from 1 EUR to 5 EUR depending on hotel star rating and location and are calculated per room, per night. Rates are subject to change without notice.

    TRANSPORTATION

    Local flight (Thessaloniki to Athens) baggage allowance: 1 piece of luggage (max 20kg) and 1 piece of hand luggage (max 6kg).

    Pricing display

    Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.