7 days in Northeast Aegean Islands Itinerary

7 days in Northeast Aegean Islands Itinerary

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7 days in Northeast Aegean Islands Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Thassos Town (Limenas), Thasos
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
Emporios, Chios
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Kokkari, Samos
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Istanbul

2
nights
Thassos Town (Limenas), Thasos

Thassos Town (Limenas) ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stroll through Golden Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aliki Beach. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thasos, then admire the local landmark of Love Spring, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Archangel Thassos.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thassos Town (Limenas) tour planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Thassos Town (Limenas) is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Thassos Town (Limenas) is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Emporios.

Things to do in Thassos Town (Limenas)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Monastery of Archangel Thassos, Golden Beach, Love Spring
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Archaeological Museum of Thasos ©
Archaeological Museum of Thasos

1
night
Emporios, Chios

Emporios ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Chios Mastic Museum and then stroll through Mavra Volia. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Emporios Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agia Dinami Beach, and then wander the streets of Pyrgi.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Emporios trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Thassos Town (Limenas) to Emporios. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Thassos Town (Limenas) in August since evenings lows in Emporios dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kokkari.

Things to do in Emporios

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Chios, The Chios Mastic Museum
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Mavra Volia ©
Mavra Volia
Pyrgi ©
Pyrgi
The Chios Mastic Museum ©
The Chios Mastic Museum

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nights
Kokkari, Samos

Kokkari ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Moni Timiou Stavrou, then explore the ancient world of Heraion of Samos, then Head underground at Monastery of Panagia Spiliani, and finally kick back and relax at Lemonakia Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kokkari trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Emporios to Kokkari by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kokkari

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pythagorion, Moni Timiou Stavrou
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Heraion of Samos ©
Heraion of Samos
Tunnel of Eupalinos ©
Tunnel of Eupalinos