19 days in Greece & Jounieh Itinerary

19 days in Greece & Jounieh Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Nafplio, Greece
— 2 nights
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Olympia, Greece
— 1 night
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Kalambaka, Greece
— 1 night
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 1 night
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Akrotiri, Greece
— 1 night
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Heraklion, Greece
— 1 night
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Jounieh, Lebanon
— 4 nights

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Athens trip tool.

Montreal, Canada to Athens is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Athens. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in May, with highs in Athens at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
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Nafplio, Greece

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 6th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, then take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, then appreciate the history behind Lion of Bavaria, and finally explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and then catch a live event at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

1
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Olympia, Greece

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery and then experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Olympia trip planning app.

You can drive from Nafplio to Olympia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Olympia when traveling from Nafplio in May, with lows around 15°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Olympia

Wineries
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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery

1
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Kalambaka, Greece

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kalambaka trip maker site.

You can drive from Olympia to Kalambaka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Olympia in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kalambaka, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

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Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, then make a trip to Aristotelous Square, and finally examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, Thessaloniki is somewhat warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Side Trip

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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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Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by The Corner Jewellery Market, then take a stroll through Little Venice, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town day trip planning site.

Getting from Thessaloniki to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Thessaloniki in May, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
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Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©

Greek Pompeii

Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, then kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Akrotiri trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2.5 hours. In May in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

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Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 14th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Heraklion trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jounieh.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Historical Museum of Crete ©
Historical Museum of Crete

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Jounieh, Lebanon

Jounieh ©
To the north of Beirut lies the coastal city of Jounieh, known for its vibrant nightlife and gorgeous viewpoints.
Get out of town with these interesting Jounieh side-trips: Chouane Lake (in Chouaneh), Saint Charbel Tomb (in Byblos) and Saydet el Nouriyi Monastery (in Chekka). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Churches of Harissa, stop by Antoine Saliba World of Jewelry, pause for some photo ops at Jeita Grotto, and try to win big at Casino Du Liban.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Jounieh trip itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from Heraklion to Jounieh with the Route module. When traveling from Heraklion in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jounieh: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 21°C at night. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jounieh

Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb
Coteaux Du Liban ©
Coteaux Du Liban
Churches of Harissa ©
Churches of Harissa

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