25 days in Greece Itinerary

25 days in Greece Itinerary

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25 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Naples
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Vergina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Thermopylae
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Sparta
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Corinth
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
10
Soufli
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Kavala
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
12
Krinides
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
13
Mycenae
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Naples

2
nights
Vergina

Vergina
To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vergina route maker app .

Naples, Italy to Vergina is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Naples to Vergina, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Naples in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Vergina, with lows of 7°C. You'll set off for Kalambaka on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Vergina

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

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 27th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, don't miss a visit to Theopetra's Prehistoric Cave, get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally examine the collection at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kalambaka online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Vergina to Kalambaka takes 2.5 hours. April in Kalambaka sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Thermopylae.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Old City of Trikala
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron

1
night
Thermopylae

Thermopylae ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get outside with Spring of Thermopylae, then pause for some photo ops at Leonidas Monument, then take in the history at Battlefield of Thermopylae, and finally examine the collection at Thermopylae Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thermopylae trip maker app .

You can drive from Kalambaka to Thermopylae in 2 hours. April in Thermopylae sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Thermopylae

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield of Thermopylae ©
Battlefield of Thermopylae
Leonidas Monument ©
Leonidas Monument

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Temple of Apollo as well as Oracle of Trophonius. On the 29th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, delve into the distant past at The Temple of Apollo, contemplate the long history of Delphi, delve into the distant past at Oracle of Trophonius, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Delphi visit planning tool .

You can drive from Thermopylae to Delphi in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Apollo temple, Oracle of Trophonius, Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
Highlights from your plan
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Apollo temple ©
Apollo temple

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Kastro Chlemoutsi, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, and finally examine the collection at Archimedes Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Archaeological Site of Olympia, examine the collection at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, then see the interesting displays at Agios Andreas, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Legends Of Greek Mythology.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Olympia driving holiday planning site .

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Olympia, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Sparta.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments, Legends Of Greek Mythology, Agios Andreas, Kastro Chlemoutsi
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Kastro Chlemoutsi ©
Kastro Chlemoutsi

3
nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Acropolis and Ancient Theater. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): examine the collection at The Camera Museum – Takis Aivalis, explore the ancient world of Temple of Artemis Orthia, delve into the distant past at Archaeological site of Mystra, then contemplate the long history of Mystras, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Constantine Paleologos. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Acropolis and Ancient Theater, delve into the distant past at Archeologikos Xoros Sparti, then contemplate the long history of The Menelaion, then get a new perspective on nature at Archaeological Museum of Tegea, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sparta trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Sparta takes 2 hours. In May in Sparta, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mystras, Archaeological Museum of Tegea, Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra
Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological Museum of Tegea ©
Archaeological Museum of Tegea

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tholos tomb of Tiryns. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Sanctuary of Asklepios, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and then examine the collection at Komboloi Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, then get engrossed in the history at War Museum of Nafplio, then pause for some photo ops at Kolokotroni Statue, and finally explore the ancient world of Tholos tomb of Tiryns.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Nafplio trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Sparta to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sparta in May, Nafplio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Corinth.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tholos tomb of Tiryns, Sanctuary of Asklepios
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation
Tholos tomb of Tiryns ©
Tholos tomb of Tiryns

2
nights
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Archaelogical site of Nemea and then take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Nemea, don't miss a visit to Heraion of Perachora, then steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corinth.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Corinth trip planner.

You can drive from Nafplio to Corinth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Corinth: highs are around 31°C and lows about 18°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corinth

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nemea, Heraion of Perachora
Highlights from your plan
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Archaelogical site of Nemea ©
Archaelogical site of Nemea
Archaeological Museum of Nemea ©
Archaeological Museum of Nemea

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Theater of Dionysus, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Temple of Athena Nike, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then delve into the distant past at Theater of Dionysus, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, admire the landmark architecture of Parthenon, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Athena Nike, and finally contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Athens online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a bus from Corinth to Athens in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Soufli.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

2
nights
Soufli

Soufli ©
Soufli is a town in the Evros regional unit, Greece, notable for the silk industry that flourished there in the 19th century. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Silk Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Gnafala Folklore Museum, and then examine the collection at Art of Silk Museum.

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

Traveling by car from Athens to Soufli takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Athens in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Soufli. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kavala.

Things to do in Soufli

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Art of Silk Museum ©
Art of Silk Museum
The Silk Museum ©
The Silk Museum

2
nights
Kavala

Kavala ©
Kavala is a city in northern Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala regional unit. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Castle of Kavala and Holy Monastery of Saint Silas the Apostle. Museum-lovers will appreciate Municipal Tobacco Warehouse and Maritime Museum. When in Kavala, make a side trip to see Monastery of St. Nicholas in Porto Lagos, approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monument Apostle Paul - Church St. Nicholas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Halil Bey Mosque (Old Music), see the interesting displays at Mohammed Ali's House, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kavala trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Soufli to Kavala by car takes about 2.5 hours. May in Kavala sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Krinides.

Things to do in Kavala

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Monastery of St. Nicholas
Highlights from your plan
Municipal Tobacco Warehouse ©
Municipal Tobacco Warehouse
The Castle of Kavala ©
The Castle of Kavala
Monastery of St. Nicholas ©
Monastery of St. Nicholas

2
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Krinides

Krinides ©
Krinides Mud Baths has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Lydia Baptistery, Philippi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lydia Baptistery, Philippi, then take an in-depth tour of The Archaeological Museum of Philippi, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Philippi, and finally delve into the distant past at Archeologikos Choros Filippi.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Krinides tour builder tool .

Krinides is just a short distance from Kavala. In May, daytime highs in Krinides are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krinides

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Wax Museum Theodoros Kokkinidis, Lydia Baptistery, Philippi
Highlights from your plan
Lydia Baptistery, Philippi ©
Lydia Baptistery, Philippi
Ancient Theatre of Philippi ©
Ancient Theatre of Philippi
Lydia Baptistery, Philippi ©
Lydia Baptistery, Philippi

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nights
Mycenae

Mycenae
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Archaeological Site Mycenae. On the 17th (Sun), see the interesting displays at War Museum of Tripoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitan Church of St. Basil, then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Nemea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Monastery of the Dormition Rock Nemea, learn about winemaking at Domaine Bairaktaris, then pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Fotini Mantineias Church, then learn about winemaking at Kalogris Organic Winery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Monastery of the Philosopher.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mycenae day trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Krinides to Mycenae. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Krinides in May since evenings lows in Mycenae dip to 9°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Nemea, Tripoli, The Holy Monastery of the Philosopher, Agia Fotini Mantineias Church, Kalogris Organic Winery
Highlights from your plan
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

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