15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
2
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
6
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

3
nights
Mykonos Town, 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mykonos Town: Delos (House of Dionysus & Mount Kynthos). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, and wander the streets of Little Venice.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder website .

Adelaide, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in January, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be a bit cooler, around 10°C, while days are colder, around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Delos, Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Athens online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Acrocorinth, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, and then take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in January, expect Nafplio to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trips

Acrocorinth, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Acrocorinth ©
Acrocorinth
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

2
nights
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 21st (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo, and finally explore the ancient world of Delphi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of Agia Eleousa (Panagia Mavromantila), see the interesting displays at The Angelos and Eva Sikelianos Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Delphi trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then make a trip to Matsopoulou Mill, and finally snap pictures at Lithaios Central Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kalambaka trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Kalambaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Delphi in January; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trikala
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Matsopoulou Mill ©
Matsopoulou Mill

2
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Aristotelous Square, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, then steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and finally contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Rotunda, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki day trip planning site .

Drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kalambaka in January, things will get a bit warmer in Thessaloniki: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

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