15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalamata
— 2 nights
Drive
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Delphi
— 1 night
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly

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Athens

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Booze has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, and stroll through Mount Lycabettus.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Athens. In January, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:

Nafplio

— 3 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Venture out of the city with trips to Corinth (The Environment Museum of Stymphalia, Apostolos Pavlos Church, &more), Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (in Stemnitsa) and Tripoli (Troupis Winery & Metropolitan Church of St. Basil). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, stop by Kapnopoleio Nafplio, appreciate the history behind Lion of Bavaria, and step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nafplio trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Athens in February, expect Nafplio to be a bit cooler, temps between 14°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kalamata.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

Kalamata

— 2 nights
Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. On the 7th (Fri), examine the collection at Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes, admire the striking features of Ypapanti Church, have some family-friendly fun at Great Escape Kalamata, then don't miss a visit to Aristomenous Square, then explore the ancient world of Antigua Mesenia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Church of Agioi Apostoloi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): get your game on at inSpot Kalamatas, then explore the historical opulence of Andromonastiro, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Messini Stadium, and finally examine the collection at Engraving Museum Takis Katsoulidis.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kalamata trip builder tool.

Drive from Nafplio to Kalamata in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in February, expect Kalamata to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalamata

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:

Delphi

— 1 night
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, then steep yourself in history at Delphi, then take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Delphi trip planner.

Getting from Kalamata to Delphi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Kalamata in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Delphi, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 9:

Kalambaka

— 1 night
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
On the 10th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then get lost in a book at Kalambaka Library, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka road trip planning app.

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Delphi in February, with highs in Kalambaka at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 10:

Thessaloniki

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St.Sophia, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, then pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Thessaloniki day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, Thessaloniki is a bit warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 11:

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 3 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Go for a jaunt from Mykonos Town to Delos to see Mount Kynthos about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at Mytho.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip website.

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Mykonos Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:

Greece travel guide

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Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.