11 days in Athens & Nafplio Itinerary

11 days in Athens & Nafplio Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 4 nights
2
Nafplio
— 4 nights
3
Athens
— 1 night

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Athens by Bike. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Hephaestus and Theater of Dionysus. Shop till you drop at Taf The Art Foundation and Pandora Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Lagonisi), Brauron Archaeological Site (in Vravrona) and Vouliagmeni Beach (in Vouliagmeni). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Avantis Estate Winery, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Eretria, see the interesting displays at Floating Naval Museum Battleship Averof, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Dionysios Areopagitis Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Athens online road trip planner.

New York City, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. In May, Athens is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Khalkis, Scuba & Snorkeling, Avantis Estate Winery, Marathon Beach, Archaeological Museum of Eretria
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Theater of Dionysus ©
Theater of Dionysus
Athens by Bike ©
Athens by Bike

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lion Gate and Agia Fotini Mantineias Church. Church of Agios Spyridonas and Catholic Church of Metamorphosis Tou Sotiros will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Metropolitan Church of St. Basil (in Tripoli), Kalamata (Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes, Military Museum, &more) and Nemea (Estate Constantin Gofas, Monastery of the Dormition Rock Nemea, &more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, pause for some serene contemplation at Zoodochou Pigis Church, see the interesting displays at War Museum of Nafplio, and admire the masterpieces at Nafplio National Gallery.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, Nafplio is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Dimitsana, Kalamata, Nemea, Tolon, Mantineia
Highlights from your plan
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Archaeological Museum of Nauplion ©
Archaeological Museum of Nauplion
Agia Fotini Mantineias Church ©
Agia Fotini Mantineias Church

1
night
Athens

Athens
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): go for a walk through First Cemetery of Athens, view the masterpieces at Pandora Art Gallery, and then look for gifts at Didw Athens.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in June, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
First Cemetery of Athens
First Cemetery of Athens
Pandora Art Gallery ©
Pandora Art Gallery
Didw Athens ©
Didw Athens

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