12 days in Greece Itinerary

12 days in Greece Itinerary

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12 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Alimos
Drive:  2 h
1
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Mycenae
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
3
Nemea
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Epidavros
— 1 night
Taxi + Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Corinth
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
6
Loutraki
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Itea
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
8
Delphi
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Thermopylae
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
End: Athens

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fortress Palamidi and Tiryns. Do some cultural sightseeing at Nauplion Promenade and Church of Ayios Georgios. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, examine the collection at Komboloi Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Arvanitia beach, and steep yourself in history at Bourtzi.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Nafplio online tour itinerary maker.

Alimos to Nafplio is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Alimos in June, Nafplio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Mycenae.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Tiryns ©
Tiryns

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Mycenae

Mycenae ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stop by Golden Mycenae, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, and then steep yourself in history at Lion Gate.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mycenae trip planning website.

Mycenae is very close to Nafplio. In June in Mycenae, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nemea.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

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Nemea

Nemea
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Monastery of the Dormition Rock Nemea.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nemea trip maker site.

Drive from Mycenae to Nemea in an hour. In June in Nemea, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Epidavros.

Things to do in Nemea

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

1
night
Epidavros

Epidavros ©
One of the ancient world's famed places of healing, Epidavros today remains best known as the site of a remarkably well-preserved Hellenic theater, designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 10th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Epidaurus Archaeological Museum and then steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Epidavros trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Nemea to Epidavros takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Epidavros are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Epidavros

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Epidaurus Archaeological Museum ©
Epidaurus Archaeological Museum

1
night
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal, contemplate the long history of Temple of Apollo, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corinth, then take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos, and finally look for gifts at Kilix Ceramic Crafts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Environment Museum of Stymphalia and then explore the ancient world of Akrokorinthos.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Corinth trip site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Epidavros to Corinth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Epidavros in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 68°F in Corinth. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Loutraki.

Things to do in Corinth

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos
Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

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nights
Loutraki

Loutraki ©
You'll explore and learn at Archeologiko Mousio Isthmias and Mousio Elefsinas Archeologiko. Bring the kids along to Splash Water Park and Loutraki Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Loutraki: Elefsina (The Kallichoron Well & The Ploutonion).

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Loutraki travel itinerary planner.

Loutraki is very close to Corinth. In June, daytime highs in Loutraki are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Itea.

Things to do in Loutraki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Elefsina, West Court of Heraion of Perachora
Highlights from your plan
West Court of Heraion of Perachora ©
West Court of Heraion of Perachora
Diolkos Archaeological Area ©
Diolkos Archaeological Area

1
night
Itea

Itea ©
Itea, is a town and a former municipality in the southeastern part of Phocis, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, then kick back and relax at Itea Beach, and then relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey.

To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Itea online travel planner.

Drive from Loutraki to Itea in 3 hours. Traveling from Loutraki in June, Itea is a bit cooler at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Itea

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
MoKa Honey ©
MoKa Honey

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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 17th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Delphi online tour itinerary planner.

Delphi is just a short distance from Itea. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thermopylae.

Things to do in Delphi

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

few
hours
Thermopylae

Thermopylae
To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Thermopylae trip builder app.

You can drive from Delphi to Thermopylae in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Thermopylae are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Thermopylae

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums