15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Hersonissos, Crete
— 1 night
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Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 4 nights
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
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Olympia
— 1 night
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Delphi
— 1 night
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
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Hersonissos, Crete

Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, then examine the collection at Lychnostatis Open Air Museum, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hersonissos trip itinerary planning app.

Mumbai, India to Hersonissos is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Hersonissos, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Hersonissos is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Chania Town.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Chania Town, Crete

The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Chania, then see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Georgios Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, and finally steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chania Town online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hersonissos to Chania Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In March in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus, visit Plaka, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Athens itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chania Town to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), sample the fine beverages at Karonis Distillery, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, then stop by T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panaghia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and finally contemplate the long history of Bourtzi.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nafplio road trip planner.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in March: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 16°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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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.
On the 11th (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at Euphoria Spa, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, and finally appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Olympia trip maker website.

You can drive from Nafplio to Olympia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in March, things will get a bit warmer in Olympia: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Delphi, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Delphi route builder.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Stefanos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, and finally look for gifts at Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kalambaka vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 15°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Shopping

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): wander the streets of Ladadika District, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Thessaloniki attractions planning website.

Getting from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Thessaloniki, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas

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.