4 days in Thessaloniki & Rome Itinerary

4 days in Thessaloniki & Rome Itinerary

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Start: Athens, Greece
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Athens, Greece

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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 9th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, thendon't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and then pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, explore the ancient world of Rotunda, thencontemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, and finally delve into the distant past at The Greek Agora and Roman Forum.

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Athens to Thessaloniki is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Thessaloniki when traveling from Athens in June, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenadmire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, thencontemplate the long history of Colosseum, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning app.

Fly from Thessaloniki to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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