10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 3 nights
2
Nafplio
— 1 night
3
Kalamata
— 1 night
4
Olympia
— 1 night
5
Delphi
— 1 day
6
Kalambaka
— 1 night
7
Athens
— 2 nights

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, appreciate the history behind Temple of Athena Nike, thenpause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, thendelve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, and finally delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip site.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

1
night
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 5th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Ayios Georgios, gain insight at Church of Agios Spyridonas, examine the collection at Komboloi Museum, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, thenadmire the masterpieces at Nafplio National Gallery, and finally brush up on your military savvy at War Museum of Nafplio.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Nafplio online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Athens in September, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kalamata.

Things to do in Nafplio

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Church of Ayios Georgios ©
Church of Ayios Georgios
War Museum of Nafplio ©
War Museum of Nafplio

1
night
Kalamata

Kalamata ©
Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the striking features of The Church of Agioi Apostoloi, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Kalamata, explore the ancient world of Antigua Mesenia, thentake an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Messenia, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamata Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Kalamata online road trip planner.

You can drive from Nafplio to Kalamata in 2 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Kalamata. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Kalamata

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Antigua Mesenia
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Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia
Castle of Kalamata ©
Castle of Kalamata

1
night
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 7th (Sat), have fun and explore at Legends Of Greek Mythology, do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia, thenpause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally examine the collection at Archimedes Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Olympia trip planner.

You can drive from Kalamata to Olympia in 2.5 hours. In September in Olympia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Legends Of Greek Mythology
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Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Archimedes Museum ©
Archimedes Museum

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 8th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and then explore the ancient world of Delphi.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Delphi trip planner.

You can drive from Olympia to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Delphi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

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.
On the 9th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, see the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip planner.

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in September, things will get a bit cooler in Kalambaka: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Old City of Trikala
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Roussanou Monastery ©
Roussanou Monastery

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
On the 10th (Tue), wander the streets of Monastiraki, explore the striking landscape at Areopagus, steep yourself in history at Stoa of Attalos, thenget engrossed in the history at War Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Byzantine and Christian Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

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You can drive from Kalambaka to Athens in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, Athens is somewhat warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Areopagus ©
Areopagus
Byzantine and Christian Museum ©
Byzantine and Christian Museum
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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