Macedonia and Thrace driving tour for independent passengers

Greece Driving Tour


Thessaloniki Chalkidiki Kavala Xanthi Alexandropolis

 

Driving tour for independent passengers around charming ancient cities and archeological sites

8 days 7 overnights

Greece Self Drive Tours

Program

Day 1 Arrival Thessaloniki. Assistance at the airport and delivery of the car. Overnight in Thessaloniki.


Day 2 In the morning visit the city, the Archeological and the Byzantine museums, the Byzantine churches of Rotonda St. Dimitrios, St. Sophia, the Roman Market and theatre, the walls and the white tower museum. In the afternoon visit of Pella (37 km), founded in the 4th century B.C. to become the capital of the Macedonian state. Overnight in Thessaloniki.


Day 3 Departure for the visit in Chalkidiki. Three peninsulas – Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos – make up Chalkidiki, one of the loveliest and most popular districts in Macedonia. Overnight in Afitos – Chalkidiki (±200km).

 

Day 4 Departure via Poglyiros to ancient Amphipolis (130km) to visit the archaeological site and its museum. Continue to Kavala, a city of particular charm (91kms). Overnight in Kavala.


Day 5 Visit of Kavala and Philippi (16 kms) where the first Christian in Europe was baptized by St. Paul. Continue to Xanthi (56 kms) and Avdira (20kms) for sightseeing Overnight in Xanthi.


Day 6 Continuation of your trip via Lagos (24 kms southeast of Xanthi), a pretty village to the south of Lake Vistonis, a refuge for rare birds. On to Komotini for sightseeing. You can also visit Ancient Maronia (3 1 km southeast of Komotini and then departure to Alexandroupolis ( 12 1 km s) Overnight in Alexandroupolis.


Day 7 Via Serres and Drama, back to Thessaloniki for overnight (+300 kms).


Day 8 Drive to Thessaloniki airport for drop off the car before departure flight.

 

The package includes:
*    7 nights accommodations in selected hotels (see list below)

*    7 Breakfasts and service fees, VAT

*    Maps and Itineraries

 

Prices for 2018 on request

 

Hotels used:
4/5* hotels from Apr 1 2013:
Thessaloniki: Hotel City or similar
Halkidiki: Hotel Petrino or similar
Kavala: Hotel Egnatia or similar
Xanthi: Hotel Casino or similar
Alexandropoulis: Hotel Thraki Palace or similar