10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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10 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+4
Fly + Train + Subway + Foot + Bus:  27 h
1
Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  4 h
3
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Sydney

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.
On the 26th (Sun), make a trip to Archaeological Site of Olympia, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then examine the collection at Archimedes Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Tis Arkadias O Platanos. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia, and finally experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Olympia day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Olympia is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Olympia, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Olympia are much hotter (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tis Arkadias O Platanos
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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Meteora.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka travel route planner.

Drive from Olympia to Kalambaka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa) and Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, enjoy the sand and surf at Issos Beach, and delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Corfu Town online trip builder.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in July, Corfu Town is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Speed Boats Tours, Achilleion Museum
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park

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