7-Day Greece Road Trip from Kalamata to Loutraki and Agioi Theodoroi, Trikala, Thessaloniki & Volos

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Starts in
Kalamata
Ends in
Kalamata
Duration
7 days & 6 nights
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Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 7-day road trip through Greece.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Greece. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Kalamata, Loutraki and Agioi Theodoroi, Trikala, Thessaloniki, Volos, and Kallithea.

We'll help you experience the best 7 days in Greece you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Greece at Kalamata, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Greece, including the stunning White Tower of Thessaloniki and Aristotelous Square.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the town of Thessaloniki, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 3-star Downtown Charming Studio. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 4-star Erika'S Stylish Flat in the Historical Center. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star Modern, Spacious Flat Near The City Center. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as National Garden in the region of Central Athens. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Acropolis of Athens and Parthenon.

From the spectacular Acropolis Museum in the region of Central Athens to the unforgettable Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in the region of South Athens, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Greece.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Greece, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Greece has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Greece. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 6 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 6 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Greece fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Greece today!

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Included

6 nights hotel
Breakfast
7 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Kalamata - city in GreeceKalamata
Messenia - region in GreeceMessenia
Trikala - city in GreeceTrikala
Volos - city in GreeceVolos
Central Athens - region in GreeceCentral Athens
Kallithea - city in GreeceKallithea

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Attractions

Municipal Railway Park, Municipality of Kalamata, Messenia Regional Unit, Peloponnese Region, Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian, GreeceMunicipal Railway Park
Archaeological Site of Ancient Messini, Municipality of Messini, Messenia Regional Unit, Peloponnese Region, Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian, GreeceArchaeological Site of Ancient Messini
Pylos Central SquarePylos Central Square
Polylimnio Waterfalls, Municipality of Messini, Messenia Regional Unit, Peloponnese Region, Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian, GreecePolylimnio Waterfalls
Palaio Faliro ParkPalaio Faliro Park
Stavros Niarchos Park, 2nd District of Kallithea, Municipality of Kallithea, Regional Unit of South Athens, Attica, GreeceStavros Niarchos Park
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
The Umbrellas by Zongolopoulos, 1st District of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Municipal Unit, Municipality of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Regional Unit, Central Macedonia, Macedonia and Thrace, GreeceThe Umbrellas by Zongolopoulos
White Tower of Thessaloniki, 1st District of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Municipal Unit, Municipality of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Regional Unit, Central Macedonia, Macedonia and Thrace, GreeceWhite Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous SquareAristotelous Square
AcropolisAcropolis of Athens
National Garden, 2nd District of Athens, Municipality of Athens, Regional Unit of Central Athens, Attica, GreeceNational Garden
Odeon of Herodes AtticusOdeon of Herodes Atticus
ParthenonParthenon
Acropolis MuseumAcropolis Museum
Filopappou Hill, 3rd District of Athens, Municipality of Athens, Regional Unit of Central Athens, Attica, GreecePhilopappos Hill
Ancient Agora of Athens, 1st District of Athens, Municipality of Athens, Regional Unit of Central Athens, Attica, GreeceAncient Agora of Athens
Temple of Olympian ZeusTemple of Olympian Zeus
Panathenaic StadiumPanathenaic Stadium

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Travel dates
Dec 1 - Dec 7

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Day 1

Day 1 in Kalamata - Arrival Day

  • Kalamata - Arrival Day
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Greece begins when you reach the incredible city of Kalamata. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Kalamata is the Erika'S Stylish Flat in the Historical Center. This 4-star apartment is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 2 guests.

We also recommend the best 3-star hotels, like the Downtown Charming Studio. This apartment has an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars by 1 guest.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Kalamata is the Modern, Spacious Flat Near The City Center.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Kalamata, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Kalamata has many popular destinations you can explore.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Kalamata, Notiás. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 535 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Kalamata is Kardamo. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,040 customers.

Locals recommend Platea as one of the best restaurants in the city of Kalamata. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,263 customers.

Kalamata also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Kalamata is Bistroteca. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,331 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Kalamata is Blossom Owl / Coffee Shop / Roastery. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,098 customers.

Locals also enjoy Luna Lounge. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,364 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 7-day vacation in Greece!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Messenia and Loutraki and Agioi Theodoroi

  • Messenia
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  • Municipal Railway Park
  • Archaeological Site of Ancient Messini
  • Pylos Central Square
  • Polylimnio Waterfalls
  • Kalamata's Castle
  • Methoni Castle
  • More

Day 2 of your road trip through Greece gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Municipal Railway Park, Archaeological Site of Ancient Messini, Pylos Central Square, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Messenia is the amazing Municipal Railway Park. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,450 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Archaeological Site of Ancient Messini.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Messenia is the outstanding Pylos Central Square. This city has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,371 visitors.

Polylimnio Waterfalls is another popular attraction you can visit in the region of Messenia. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,571 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Loutraki and Agioi Theodoroi, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Loutraki and Agioi Theodoroi is the 3-star Siagas Beach Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars by 404 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Club Hotel Casino Loutraki, Conference Resort & Casino is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Loutraki and Agioi Theodoroi. This hotel is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 3,396 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 2-star Diolkos Studios. This 2-star hotel has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 189 guests.

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Day 3

Day 3 in South Athens and Trikala

  • Trikala
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  • Palaio Faliro Park
  • Stavros Niarchos Park
  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center
  • Allou! Fun Park
  • Peristeri Park
  • More

Day 3 of your road trip through Greece gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Palaio Faliro Park, Stavros Niarchos Park, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of South Athens is the amazing Palaio Faliro Park. This attraction is a city and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,423 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Stavros Niarchos Park.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of South Athens is the outstanding Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. This cultural center has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 40,881 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Trikala, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Trikala is the 3-star Vintage Suites Trikala. This hotel has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 67 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Το Χάνι, one of the best restaurants in the city of Trikala. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,894 customers.

Locals also recommend Palia Istoria as one of the best restaurants in the city of Trikala. Palia Istoria is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,654 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Trikala is Ladophánaro. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,212 customers.

After dinner, visit Κρύπτη Μπαρ, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Trikala. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 620 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Ivy. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 766 customers.

Alternatively, The Love Shake is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Trikala. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 655 customers.

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Day 4

Day 4 in Thessaloniki and Volos

  • Volos
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  • The Umbrellas by Zongolopoulos
  • White Tower of Thessaloniki
  • Aristotelous Square
  • Acropolis of Athens
  • National Garden
  • Odeon of Herodes Atticus
  • Parthenon
  • More

Day 4 of your road trip through Greece gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable The Umbrellas by Zongolopoulos, White Tower of Thessaloniki, Aristotelous Square, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the town of Thessaloniki is the amazing The Umbrellas by Zongolopoulos. This attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 11,254 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible fortified tower, White Tower of Thessaloniki. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 38,187 visitors, it's easy to understand why White Tower of Thessaloniki welcomes around 290,192 yearly visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the town of Thessaloniki is the outstanding Aristotelous Square. This square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 34,382 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Volos, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Volos is the 4-star Xenia Palace Portaria. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 935 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Valis Resort is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Volos. This hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,774 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Erofili Hotel. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 483 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Staphylos, one of the best restaurants in the city of Volos. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,498 customers.

Locals also recommend Red Nose Bar as one of the best restaurants in the city of Volos. Red Nose Bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 577 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Volos is BOKOS OUZERI. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,773 customers.

After dinner, visit Red Nose Bar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Volos. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 577 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Grooove. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,132 customers.

Alternatively, Grappa Vino & Aperitivo is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Volos. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 915 customers.

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Day 5

Day 5 in Central Athens and Kallithea

  • Central Athens
  • Kallithea
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  • National Garden
  • Acropolis of Athens
  • Parthenon
  • Odeon of Herodes Atticus
  • Acropolis Museum
  • Philopappos Hill
  • Ancient Agora of Athens
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • More

Day 5 of your road trip through Greece gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable National Garden, Acropolis of Athens, Parthenon, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Central Athens is the amazing National Garden. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 29,959 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible acropolis, Acropolis of Athens. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 96,638 visitors, it's easy to understand why Acropolis of Athens welcomes around 1,807,580 yearly visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Central Athens is the outstanding Parthenon. This ancient greek temple has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 59,498 visitors.

Odeon of Herodes Atticus is another popular attraction you can visit in the region of Central Athens. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 10,878 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Kallithea, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Kallithea is the 3-star Supreme Luxury Suites by Athens Stay. This hotel has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 46 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Athenaeum Grand Hotel is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Kallithea. This hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,670 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Athenian Montaza Hotel. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 41 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Mandragoras, one of the best restaurants in the city of Kallithea. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,093 customers.

Locals also recommend Warehouse edge as one of the best restaurants in the city of Kallithea. Warehouse edge is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 735 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Kallithea is Marmelada Concept. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 456 customers.

After dinner, visit Jardin All Day Stories, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Kallithea. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,240 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like DrunkDuck. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 912 customers.

Alternatively, Warehouse edge is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Kallithea. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 735 customers.

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Day 6

Day 6 in Central Athens and Kalamata

  • Central Athens
  • Kalamata
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  • Philopappos Hill
  • Acropolis Museum
  • Panathenaic Stadium
  • Temple of Olympian Zeus
  • Ancient Agora of Athens
  • Fortress of Palamidi
  • Archaeological site of Mycenae
  • Ancient Theatre at the Asclepieion of Epidaurus
  • More

Day 6 of your road trip through Greece gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Philopappos Hill, Acropolis Museum, Panathenaic Stadium, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the region of Central Athens is the amazing Philopappos Hill. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,764 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible museum, Acropolis Museum. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 48,039 visitors, it's easy to understand why Acropolis Museum welcomes around 5,500,000 yearly visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the region of Central Athens is the outstanding Panathenaic Stadium. This stadium has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 25,508 visitors.

Temple of Olympian Zeus is another popular attraction you can visit in the region of Central Athens. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 20,759 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Ancient Agora of Athens. This archaeological site is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 25,834 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Kalamata, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best apartment options in the city of Kalamata is the 3-star Downtown Charming Studio. This apartment has an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars by 1 guest.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star apartment. The apartment Erika'S Stylish Flat in the Historical Center is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Kalamata. This apartment is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 2 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Modern, Spacious Flat Near The City Center.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Bistroteca, one of the best restaurants in the city of Kalamata. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,331 customers.

Locals also recommend Blossom Owl / Coffee Shop / Roastery as one of the best restaurants in the city of Kalamata. Blossom Owl / Coffee Shop / Roastery is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,098 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Kalamata is Luna Lounge. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,364 customers.

After dinner, visit Cosi Beach Bar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Kalamata. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,023 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Le jardin. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 875 customers.

Alternatively, Ego Bar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Kalamata. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 877 customers.

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Day 7

Day 7 in Kalamata - Departure Day

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Day 7 of your road trip in Greece is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Kalamata before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Kalamata before you conclude your short European break.

You’ll then say farewell to Greece and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Greece!

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