13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Rethymnon, Crete
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Papigko
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
6
Delphi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and appreciate the history behind Erechtheion.

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Singapore, Singapore to Athens is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Athens is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in October; daily highs in Athens reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Get out of town with these interesting Rethymnon side-trips: Heraklion Archaeological Museum (in Heraklion), The Palace of Knossos (in Knosos) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). There's still lots to do: stroll through Old Venetian Harbor, explore the different monuments and memorials at Souda Bay War Cemetery, contemplate the long history of The Venetian Fortezza, and wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rethymnon trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rethymnon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. October in Rethymnon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chania Town, Souda, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, The Palace of Knossos, Reptisland
Highlights from your plan
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia, make a trip to Aristotelous Square, make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, thenget engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, thencontemplate the long history of Arch of Galerius, and finally contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), contemplate the long history of Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, thenexamine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Rotunda, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Thessaloniki visit planning tool.

You can fly from Rethymnon to Thessaloniki in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Rethymnon in October, expect Thessaloniki to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Papigko.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

1
night
Papigko

Papigko ©
On the 17th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Papingo Rock Pools, thenhike along Hunters of the Ice Age in the Voidomatis Valley Trail, and then stop by Rogovo Papigo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Papigko holiday planner.

Getting from Thessaloniki to Papigko by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Thessaloniki in October, plan for little chillier nights in Papigko, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Papigko

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Papingo Rock Pools ©
Papingo Rock Pools

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 18th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, thencontemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), thensee the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kalambaka using our trip planner.

Drive from Papigko to Kalambaka in 3 hours. October in Kalambaka sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

2
nights
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 19th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Delphi, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Delphi holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in October, things will get a bit warmer in Delphi: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Delphi

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

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