20 days in Greece Itinerary

20 days in Greece Itinerary

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20 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Volos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Litochoro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
Fira
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
8
Mykonos Town
— 5 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
9
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then stop by Old Orient Jewelry, then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, and finally explore the ancient world of Erechtheion. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Athena Nike, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, and finally take a stroll through Plaka.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Athens. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Food Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo, then explore the ancient world of Delphi, then take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Amfissa Archaeological Museum and then go deep underground at Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Delphi trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Athens to Delphi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in September since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Volos.

Things to do in Delphi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amfissa, Agios Nikolaos Church
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Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

2
nights
Volos

Volos ©
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Volos vacation app .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Volos takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Volos

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches
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Neolithic Settlement of Dimini ©
Neolithic Settlement of Dimini

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Meteora. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): wander the streets of Old City of Trikala and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kalambaka travel website .

Traveling by car from Volos to Kalambaka takes 2 hours. In October, Kalambaka is slightly colder than Volos - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Litochoro.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Parks Tours Fun & Games

Side Trips

Trikala, Filoneikos
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Meteora ©
Meteora

1
night
Litochoro

Litochoro ©
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. You've now added Mount Olympus to your itinerary.

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Drive from Kalambaka to Litochoro in 2 hours. When traveling from Kalambaka in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Litochoro, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Litochoro

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mount Olympus, Geological History Museum Olympus
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Mount Olympus ©
Mount Olympus
Geological History Museum Olympus ©
Geological History Museum Olympus

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Crypt of Saint Demetrius Κρύπτη Αγίου Δημητρίου, contemplate the long history of Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Zeitenlik, and finally steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki road trip app .

Drive from Litochoro to Thessaloniki in 1.5 hours. October in Thessaloniki sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, Zeitenlik
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Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos ©
Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

5
nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Spas. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, and kick back and relax at Vlychada Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fira trip app .

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Fira in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Fira, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Megalochori - Traditional Village, Venetsanos Winery, Akrotiri, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Vlychada Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas

5
nights
Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rarity Gallery and Kapari Beach. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, wander the streets of Little Venice, stroll through Paradise Beach, and go for a stroll along the water at Old Port.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Paradise Beach
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Kapari Beach ©
Kapari Beach
Rarity Gallery ©
Rarity Gallery
Matoyianni Street ©
Matoyianni Street

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
On the 14th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Athens Wine Tasting.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Athens trip builder .

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. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Athens

Wineries Historic Sites
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Athens Wine Tasting ©
Athens Wine Tasting
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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