11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  10 h 15 min
1
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Imerovigli, Santorini
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Chania Town, Crete
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

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 26th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka holiday maker site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kalambaka is an approximately 10.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Kalambaka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in April, you will find days in Kalambaka are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Meteora ©
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Delphi.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Delphi online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Delphi are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

3
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 Lion Gate and Archaeological Site Mycenae. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Delphi to Athens by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Athens. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Imerovigli.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mycenae
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

2
nights
Imerovigli, Santorini

Imerovigli ©
Imerovigli, famed for its Cycladic architecture, claims one of the most dramatic positions in all of Greece.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and then stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery and then contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Imerovigli trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Imerovigli. April in Imerovigli sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Imerovigli

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Museum of Prehistoric Thira, Santo Winery, Amoudi Bay, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Highlights from your plan
Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lighthouse and St. Nicholas Church. Get outdoors at Falassarna Beach and Samaria Gorge National Park. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Chania Town sightseeing planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Imerovigli to Chania Town. May in Chania Town sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

St. Nicholas Church, Samaria Gorge National Park, Falassarna Beach, German War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Samaria Gorge National Park ©
Samaria Gorge National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

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