15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Athens
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympia
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

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, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens itinerary planning tool.

Bengaluru, India to Athens is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Athens. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, you will find days in Athens are much colder (24°C), and nights are a bit cooler (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Nafplio

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Agios Spyridonas, take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, then get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, then steep yourself in history at Bourtzi, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, and then stop by T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read our Nafplio road trip app.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Athens in April, plan for little chillier nights in Nafplio, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

1
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Monemvasia

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, then stop by Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store, and then step into the grandiose world of Monemvasia Fortress.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Monemvasia online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Monemvasia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, then appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Olympia trip site.

Getting from Monemvasia to Olympia by car takes about 4 hours. In April in Olympia, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Wineries

2
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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 10th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Delphi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos.

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Getting from Olympia to Delphi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

1
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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.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then don't miss a visit to Meteora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kalambaka road trip planning site.

Getting from Delphi to Kalambaka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Delphi, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kalambaka, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites

3
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Thessaloniki

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 13th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, then enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, contemplate the long history of Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, then explore the ancient world of The Greek Agora and Roman Forum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Thessaloniki attractions app.

Drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.