6 days in Greece, Skopje & Tirana Itinerary

6 days in Greece, Skopje & Tirana Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 1 day
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
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Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then take a stroll through Plaka, then explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip app.

Beirut, Lebanon to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Beirut in October: high temperatures in Athens hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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Must see
Plaka
4.4

1
day
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take a stroll through Ladadika District, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Athens to Thessaloniki in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Athens in October, expect Thessaloniki to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Skopje.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Historic Site
Hagios Demetrios
4.7

1
night

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the history at Memorial House of Mother Teresa, then wander the streets of Old Bazaar, Skopje, and then get to know the fascinating history of Macedonia Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Skopje online road trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Thessaloniki in October, plan for little chillier nights in Skopje, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
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Neighborhood
Old Bazaar, Skopje
3.7
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Historic Walking Area
Macedonia Square
3.2

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll through Spille Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tirana trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Skopje to Tirana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Skopje in October, expect Tirana to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Tirana

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Beach
Spille Beach
4.0

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Athens tour planner.

Fly from Tirana to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tirana to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Tirana in October, with lows around 18°C. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Athens

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Transportation
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