Kavala, Greece

Brilliant Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Kavala, 5 days tour


A well-appointed and affordable private tour in Central and Northern Greece (Macedonia) promises to bring you the best of Greece within just five days; the private tour to Delphi, Meteora, Dion, and Thessaloniki is one of the best value-for-money tours, specially designed for those interested in both the ancient and modern life in Greece.

Itinerary of the tour to Delphi, Meteora, Kavala, and Thessaloniki

Athens – Levadia – Arachova – Delphi – Trikala – Meteora – Kalambaka – Tempi – Katerini – Thessaloniki – Amphipolis – Kavala– Philippi – Pella- Vergina – Thermopylae – Athens

Highlights of the Brilliant Delphi, Meteora, Thessaloniki, Kavala, 5 days tour

  • Visit significant sites of archaeological interest and long history
  • Delphi, the Sanctuary of God Apollo
  • Meteora, the sacred Byzantine Monasteries complex
  • The picturesque seaside city of Kavala and Philippi
  • The modern city of Thessaloniki, the capital of Macedonia (Northern Greece)
  • English-speaking professional driver


Description of the tour to Delphi, Meteora, Amphipolis, and Northern Greece

Day 1: Athens, Levadia, Arachova, Delphi, Lamia, Trikala, Meteora

The tour starts early in the morning aspiring to a busy and interesting day ahead.

Driving through central Greece, the private tour will bring you to Arachova, after two hours and a half drive, a gorgeous village built at the feet of Mt Parnassus. Arachova is the meeting point of the jet-set in winter and a gorgeous ski center as well.

Just 8km away from Arachova you will see Delphi, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece.

delphi greece

Delphi was the sanctuary of God Apollo; the remains of the once-influential town are still impressive. You will visit the archaeological site of Delphi, the ancient theatre, the Museum of Delphi with is significant artifacts and exhibits, and of course the Athenian Treasury.

Afterward, you will taste the true flavors of mountainous Greece in Delphi or Arachova, and then you will set off again for Kalambaka, passing by large towns of Central Greece, such as Lamia and Trikala, before arriving in Kalambaka, a town at the feet of Meteora.

You will spend the night in Kalambaka, enjoying the breathtaking views of the huge rocks of Meteora.


Day 2: Meteora, Vergina, Pela, Thessaloniki

meteora with kalambaka in the background
Meteora Monasteries

The second tour starts with a visit to the Monasteries of Meteora, which are impressively built on the top of the immense rocks, giving you the impression that they are suspended from the Rocks.

Lunch in Kalambaka and the tour will drive you through Tempi plain, and passing by Katerini, a known town of the North.

Continue our second day of the tour starts with a sightseeing tour to Pella, the capital city of Alexander’s Empire in Northern Greece.

You will also get to see Vergina where lie the Royal Tombs of Phillip and the Macedonian Dynasty, and of course the archaeological museum with the Vergina treasures.

You will reach Thessaloniki late in the afternoon and you will have a free evening and overnight. Don’t miss the seafront of Thessaloniki with the famous White Tower.

The Rape of Persephone in the new discovery of Amphipolis
The Rape of Persephone of the new discovery in Amphipolis


Day 3: Thessaloniki, Amphipolis, Kavala

The third day of the tour starts with a sightseeing tour to Amphipolis, the central part of Macedonia. Strategically  Amphipolis became important because of its primary materials (the gold and silver of the Pangaion mount and the dense forests essential for naval construction).

You will also get to see the famous tomb in Amphipolis (we’ll visit if allowed)  where lie an important person of Alexanders the great and the Macedonian Dynasty, and of course the archaeological museum with the Amphipolis treasures.

The tour will continue towards Kavala, a lovely seaside town, where you will also spend the night.

Day 4: Kavala, Philippi

kavala, greece
The beautiful city of Kavala

The 4th day of the tour finds you in Kavala, one of the highlights of this tour. It is an amphitheatrically built seaside town, which combines sea and mountain, modern and old, and has always been a great port and cultural hub for northern Greece.

Apostle Paul, Mark Anthony, and Alexander the Great were just a few of the people that visited or even stayed in this truly beautiful city.

During your stay, you can visit the Archaeological Museum, the castle of Kavala, and the citadel at Philippi.

Overnight in Kavala



Day 5: Kavala, Thessaloniki, Katerini, Tempi valley, Thermopylae, Athens

thessaloniki seafront

Enjoy your breakfast with a view to the sea and then set off for Athens, passing by Thessaloniki, Katerini, Tempi, and Thermopylae, the battlefield of King Leonidas and his 300 men.

Arrive in Athens late in the afternoon, where this five-days tour ends.

NOTE. The tour is fully customizable according to your needs and preferences, so make sure you discuss your wishes with our driver in advance.


Tour Type

Included in the tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz vehicle or similar appropriate for the size of your group
  • Your tour will be accompanied by a professional English-speaking driver or escort possessing in-depth knowledge of Greece’s history and culture. They will provide insightful commentary throughout the journey, guiding you until the entrance of archaeological sites and museums. However, please note that drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside these venues.
  • If you desire a licensed state tour guide to escort you within the archaeological sites and museums, providing comprehensive insights and explanations, we can gladly arrange one for an additional cost. These licensed guides are freelance professionals, and their availability is subject to your tour date.
  • When a licensed tour guide or English-speaking tour escort accompanies a group, the professional driver may not necessarily speak English fluently. Their role is focused on providing safe transportation.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Athens. Extra charge for hotels outside Athens.
  • Pick up and drop off at Piraeus Port or Athens Airport.
  • Pick up and drop off at our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athens, Greece.
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple-day tours only)
  • Road tolls and all local taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Wine tasting fee (for wine tours)
  • Olive oil tasting fee (for olive oil tasting tours)
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost. Read more for the Differences between a Tour Guide and a Tour Driver

Cancellation Policy

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Additional info

  • Dress Code: When visiting religious sites, shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect for the cultural norms.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Upon booking, an electronic voucher will be emailed to you containing our contact information, tour details, and all necessary instructions. This voucher serves as your ticket and proof of purchase. Please present a printed or digital copy of the voucher on the day of your tour to redeem your activity.
  • City Tax for Hotel Stays: Effective from January 1st, 2018, a City Tax for hotel overnights is applicable and not included in our excursion rates. Clients will need to pay this tax directly at their hotel upon check-out. The amount per room is as follows: 5-star hotel: €4/overnight || 4-star hotel: €3/overnight || 3-star hotel: €1.50/overnight
  • Opening Hours and Entrance Fees for Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece
  • Entrance Fees for Children from Non-EU Countries: Starting November 1st, 2019, children aged 6 and above from non-European Union (non-EU) countries will be required to pay the full entrance fee for Museums and Archaeological sites. For children from EU countries, the existing rates remain in effect. However, it is crucial to have their passports readily available to prove their nationality.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

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