23 days in Greece Itinerary

23 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
2
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
6
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly

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2
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Heraklion, Crete

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, then step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules), then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, then stop by Inspira, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Heraklion trip itinerary maker tool.

Minneapolis, USA to Heraklion is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Heraklion, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Minneapolis, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Heraklion, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Fira itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. October in Fira sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
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Akrotiri ©
Ruin
Akrotiri
4.1
Amoudi Bay ©
Water Body
Amoudi Bay
4.5

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
On the 3rd (Tue), kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, stop by Little Venice, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, and finally pause for some photo ops at Manto Mavrogenous Square. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, and finally do a tasting at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town journey website.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in November, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
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Little Venice ©
Neighborhood
Little Venice
4.2
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Aegean Maritime Museum
3.3

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hagios Demetrios, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St.Sophia, and finally make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Thessaloniki online trip builder.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Mykonos Town in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Thessaloniki, with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:
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White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
Observation Deck
White Tower of Thessaloniki
4.4

1
night
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 6th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kalambaka trip planner.

Getting from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Thessaloniki in November, with highs in Kalambaka at 56°F and lows at 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Meteora ©
Must see
Meteora
4.9
Roussanou Monastery ©
Religious Site
Roussanou Monastery
4.5

2
nights
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 7th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Delphi, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey, don't miss a visit to O Tafos tou Lokrou, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, and finally glide through the air with Paragliding Fun.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Delphi trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In November, Delphi is somewhat warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
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MoKa Honey ©
Must see
MoKa Honey
5.0
Delphi
World heritage site
Delphi
4.8

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Euphoria Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, then do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Olympia vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Olympia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in November, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites · Wineries
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:
Highlights from your trip
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Must see
Klio's Honey Farm
4.9
Hermes by Praxiteles
Monument
Hermes by Praxiteles
4.9

2
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Bourtzi, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nafplio road trip website.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Nafplio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in November, expect Nafplio to be a bit cooler, temps between 61°F and 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae
4.4
Nauplion Promenade
Pier / Boardwalk
Nauplion Promenade
4.6

5
nights
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, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, wander the streets of Plaka, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Athens online holiday planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in November, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 67°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 17:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
Plaka ©
Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

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