21 days in Epirus, Lefkada & Athens Itinerary

21 days in Epirus, Lefkada & Athens Itinerary

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21 days in Epirus, Lefkada & Athens Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Zagorohoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Parga
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Lefkada
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Athens
— 8 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Montreal

3
nights
Zagorohoria

Zagorohoria ©
Step off the beaten path and head to To Sokaki and Voidomatis River. Visiting Vikos - Aoos National Park and Hikes 4 All - Day Excursions will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Ioannina (Vrellis Greek History Museum & Lake Pamvotis).

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zagorohoria vacation trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Zagorohoria is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Zagorohoria, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Parga.

Things to do in Zagorohoria

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ioannina, Vrellis Greek History Museum, Vikos Gorge
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Vrellis Greek History Museum ©
Vrellis Greek History Museum
Vikos Gorge ©
Vikos Gorge
Lake Pamvotis ©
Lake Pamvotis

1
night
Parga

Parga ©
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the activities along Acheron River and then explore the activities along Acheron Springs. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Parga, then stop by Chaos Wooden Creations, then stop by To Spiti tou Glykou-Katie's Cakes, and finally make a trip to Aphrodite's Cave.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Parga vacation builder.

Getting from Zagorohoria to Parga by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Parga can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Lefkada.

Things to do in Parga

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Acheron Springs, To Spiti tou Glykou-Katie's Cakes
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Acheron ©
Acheron
Venetian Castle of Parga ©
Venetian Castle of Parga
Acheron Springs ©
Acheron Springs

7
nights
Lefkada

Lefkada ©
Connected to mainland Greece by a long causeway and floating bridge, Lefkada represents more than just an island paradise of modern seaside resorts and pristine Ionian beaches.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ammoussa Beach and Kathisma Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mikros Gialos and Egremni Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lefkada: Nydri Waterfalls (in Nidri) and Milos Beach (in Agios Nikitas). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Agiofilli Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalamitsi Beach Lefkada, make a trip to Lefkada Monastery Of Faneromeni, and head outdoors with Water sports Dennis.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lefkada itinerary builder.

You can drive from Parga to Lefkada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Lefkada

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Egremni Beach ©
Egremni Beach
Porto Katsiki ©
Porto Katsiki
Ammoussa Beach ©
Ammoussa Beach

8
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Temple of Poseidon and Mount Lycabettus. Do your shopping at Monastiraki and Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker. Take a break from Athens with a short trip to Astir Beach in Vouliagmeni, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaka District, look for gifts at Olive Tree - Ελιά Olive Wood Products, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Athens vacation planner.

Drive from Lefkada to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

River West Shopping Center, Temple of Poseidon, Astir Beach, Glyfada Beach
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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