8 days in Reno & Northern Greece Itinerary

8 days in Reno & Northern Greece Itinerary

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8 days in Reno & Northern Greece Itinerary

Start: Reno, United States
1
Reno, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 15​min
2
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 1 night
3
Kalambaka, Greece
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Litochoro, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Reno, United States

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Reno, United States

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): trek along Mt Judah Loop Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at West End Beach. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Truckee Bike Park, then have fun at Antique Angel Wedding Chapel, and then see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Reno trip maker app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Reno Tahoe International Airport. September in Reno sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Thessaloniki.

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Truckee
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National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Truckee Bike Park ©
Truckee Bike Park
Antique Angel Wedding Chapel ©
Antique Angel Wedding Chapel

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Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, then experience the excitement of Locked escape rooms, and finally contemplate the long history of Arch of Galerius.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Reno to Thessaloniki. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Reno in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Thessaloniki, with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

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Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
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White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

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Kalambaka, Greece

Kalambaka ©
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.
On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then stroll through Varlaam Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kalambaka journey maker .

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Thessaloniki in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kalambaka, with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Litochoro.

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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

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Litochoro, Greece

Litochoro ©
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. On the 21st (Mon), trek along Mountain Trail Litochoro - Prionia, then take in the dramatic scenery at Sotiri Rema, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Litochoro online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Litochoro takes 2 hours. When traveling from Kalambaka in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Litochoro, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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Mount Olympus, Sotiri Rema
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Mount Olympus ©
Mount Olympus

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