14 days in Greece Itinerary

14 days in Greece Itinerary

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14 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 day
ferry:  2​h 15​min
2
Oia, Santorini
— 3 nights
ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Olympia
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
4
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Athens
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 16th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, and then meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Heraklion is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Heraklion. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September: high temperatures in Heraklion hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

3
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Kamari (Ancient Thera & KAMARA BEACH) and Akrotiri (Red Beach & Akrotiri). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and stop by Sand Lily Boutique.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oia journey planner .

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Oia takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Oia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kamari, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Archaeological Site of Olympia, then learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, then admire all the interesting features of Klio's Honey Farm, and finally pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Olympia online trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Oia to Olympia in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Oia in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Olympia, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Olympia

Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kalambaka driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Olympia to Kalambaka in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in September, things will get a bit cooler in Kalambaka: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, then delve into the distant past at Delphi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Delphi journey planner .

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Delphi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Athens.

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

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, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Athens online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Athens. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, take a stroll through Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, then stroll through Panormos Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town travel planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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