27 days in Greece Itinerary

27 days in Greece Itinerary

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27 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + train:  26​h
1
Kalambaka
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Athens
— 5 nights
4
Athens
— 2 nights
5
Olympia
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry:  6​h 15​min
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
7
Mykonos Town
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  5​h
8
Delphi
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Litochoro
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
10
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Paris


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1
day
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 13th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Averoff Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas.

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

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Delphi in September, expect Kalambaka to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Litochoro.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Museums

Side Trip

Metsovo
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Averoff  Gallery ©
Averoff Gallery

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.
On the 3rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Bourtzi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Ayios Georgios, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Panaghia, take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, and then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Nauplion.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio journey app .

Getting from Kalambaka to Nafplio by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums
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Bourtzi ©
Bourtzi
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Relax by the water at Voula Beach and Legrena Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ancient Agora of Athens and Church of Kapnikarea. Spend the 7th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 9th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, stop by Old Orient Jewelry, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Athens holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Legrena Beach
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
On the 9th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Erechtheion. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Numismatic Museum, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Athens using our trip planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Museum of Cycladic Art ©
Museum of Cycladic Art
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Byzantine and Christian Museum ©
Byzantine and Christian Museum

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Archaeological Museum of Olympia and Offshore Hydropower Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Apollo Epikourios and Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Olympia: The Holy Monastery of the Philosopher (in Dimitsana) and Finikounda Beach (in Finikounda). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, examine the collection at Archimedes Museum, appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles, and delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Olympia trip maker .

You can drive from Athens to Olympia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in September since evenings lows in Olympia dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dimitsana, Finikounda Beach, Temple of Apollo Epikourios
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Temple of Apollo Epikourios ©
Temple of Apollo Epikourios
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

3
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Corfu Museum of Asian Art and Achilleion Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Fortress Corfu and Church of Saint Spiridon. Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Paleokastritsa (Paleokastritsa Beach & Corfu Donkey Rescue). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, explore the different monuments and memorials at British Cemetry, and explore the wide array of goods at The Land Of Corfu Natural Products.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town driving holiday site .

Getting from Olympia to Corfu Town by combination of car and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Achilleion Museum
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Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

1
night
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.
To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town online travel route builder .

Fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo, and then delve into the distant past at Delphi.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Delphi trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Mykonos Town to Delphi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Mykonos Town in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Delphi, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Litochoro.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

1
night
Litochoro

Litochoro ©
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Geological History Museum Olympus and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panteleimon Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Litochoro travel route planner.

Drive from Delphi to Litochoro in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Litochoro can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Litochoro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Geological History Museum Olympus, Panteleimon Beach
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Geological History Museum Olympus ©
Geological History Museum Olympus

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
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.
On the 21st (Sat), examine the collection at Monastery of Profitis Ilias, explore by horseback at Santo Horse Riding, then stroll through Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Venetian Castle of Santorini, take an in-depth tour of SYMPOSION by La Ponta, enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, then examine the collection at Tomato Industrial Museum, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read our Akrotiri travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Litochoro to Akrotiri. Traveling from Litochoro in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Akrotiri. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Vlychada, Monastery of Profitis Ilias
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Benaki Museum and Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Scuba & Snorkeling in Lagonisi--about 1h 20 min away. See even more of Athens: explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glyfada Beach, contemplate the long history of Roman Agora, and ponder the world of politics at Hellenic Parliament.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip planner .

Getting from Akrotiri to Athens by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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