16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 2 nights
2
Skopelos
— 2 nights
3
Olympia
— 2 nights
4
Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
5
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anafiotika and Philopappos Hill. Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Asteras Glyfada Beach in Glyfada--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and take a stroll through Plaka.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Athens is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Athens, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in November: high temperatures in Athens hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Skopelos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Glyfada
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

2
nights
Skopelos

Skopelos ©
Known as one of the Aegean's greenest islands, Skopelos features a long coastline of fine beaches and an interior covered with verdant pine forests, olive groves, and plum orchards.
On the 5th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Timios Prodromos, thenkick back and relax at Glisteri Beach, thenlook for gifts at Ambrosia Pasticceria, and finally hike along Skopelos Walks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Monastery of Agia Varvara, thenget outside with Mikros Mourtias, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vrisitsa beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Skopelos trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Athens to Skopelos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Skopelos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Alonnisos
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Glisteri Beach ©
Glisteri Beach
Mikros Mourtias ©
Mikros Mourtias

2
nights
Olympia

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Archaeological Site of Olympia and Olympia Land Winery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Archaeological Museum of Olympia and Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity. Get out of town with these interesting Olympia side-trips: Katakolo (Greek Art Gallery & Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments), Palouki beach (in Amaliada) and Legends Of Greek Mythology (in Pyrgos).

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Olympia day trip website.

Getting from Skopelos to Olympia by combination of ferry and car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Skopelos in November since evenings lows in Olympia dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katakolo, Palouki beach, Legends Of Greek Mythology
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Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery

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nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou, see the interesting displays at Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos, thenexamine the collection at MINOAN'S WORLD, thenlook for gifts at Alexia Handmade Jewelry, and finally stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum Of Typography, step into the grandiose world of Firkas Fortress, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, thenenjoy the sea views from Lighthouse, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally stroll the grounds of Souda Bay War Cemetery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chania Town trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Olympia to Chania Town in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Chania Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Souda, German War Cemetery, Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)
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Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou ©
Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou
German War Cemetery ©
German War Cemetery
Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Get a sense of the local culture at Domaine Sigalas and Akrotiri. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Monastery of Profitis Ilias. Venture out of the city with trips to Oia (Oria Gallery & Mnemossyne Gallery). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll through Red Beach, get a new perspective on things with Kallisti Tours, and learn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fira trip builder.

Getting from Chania Town to Fira by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Fira are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Santorini, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Monastery of Profitis Ilias
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Monastery of Profitis Ilias ©
Monastery of Profitis Ilias
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

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