15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Delphi
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Zagorohoria
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Patras
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Methoni
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Kalamata
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Mystras
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
9
Diros
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
10
Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
11
Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
12
Mycenae
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
13
Corinth
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
14
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Sofia

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Glyfada Beach and Voula Beach. Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Athens with a short trip to Astir Beach in Vouliagmeni, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, catch a live event at Panathenaic Stadium, and stop by Plaka.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens travel route planning app.

Chicago, USA to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in September: high temperatures in Athens hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. You will leave for Delphi on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Glyfada Beach, Astir Beach
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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hours
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.
Delphi has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Delphi.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Delphi itinerary planner.

You can drive from Athens to Delphi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Delphi, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Delphi ©
Delphi

2
nights
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 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kalambaka trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Delphi to Kalambaka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Delphi in September: high temperatures in Kalambaka hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Zagorohoria.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Meteora ©
Meteora
Roussanou Monastery ©
Roussanou Monastery

1
night
Zagorohoria

Zagorohoria ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes White Pegasus Horse Ride and Treks Day Tours as well as Vikos – Aoos National Park. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Vikos – Aoos National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zagorohoria trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Zagorohoria takes 2.5 hours. In September in Zagorohoria, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Patras.

Things to do in Zagorohoria

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Vikos – Aoos National Park
Highlights from your plan
White Pegasus Horse Ride and Treks Day Tours ©

1
night
Patras

Patras
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Patras road trip planning app.

Getting from Zagorohoria to Patras by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zagorohoria in September since evenings lows in Patras dip to 20°C. You'll set off for Methoni on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Patras

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

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Methoni

Methoni ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Methoni Castle.

To find out how to plan a trip to Methoni, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Patras to Methoni in 3.5 hours. In September in Methoni, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kalamata.

Things to do in Methoni

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Methoni Castle ©
Methoni Castle

2
nights
Kalamata

Kalamata ©
Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ben (Benakopoulos) Olive Mill as well as Messinia Sailing. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get behind the scenes at Ben (Benakopoulos) Olive Mill.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalamata trip planner.

You can drive from Methoni to Kalamata in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mystras.

Things to do in Kalamata

Tours Outdoors Classes
Highlights from your plan
Messinia Sailing ©
Messinia Sailing
Ben (Benakopoulos) Olive Mill ©
Ben (Benakopoulos) Olive Mill

few
hours
Mystras

Mystras ©
Mystras or Mistras, also known as Myzithras in the Chronicle of the Morea, is a fortified town and a former municipality in Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Archaeological site of Mystra. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Archaeological site of Mystra.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mystras trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kalamata to Mystras takes 1.5 hours. September in Mystras sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Diros.

Things to do in Mystras

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra

few
hours
Diros

Diros
For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Diros trip planner.

You can drive from Mystras to Diros in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Diros

Parks Beaches Outdoors

2
nights
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Monemvasia trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Diros to Monemvasia takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Agia Sofia Church ©
Agia Sofia Church

1
night
Nafplio

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 12th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Agios Spyridonas, thenstep into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, thentake in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nafplio road trip app.

Drive from Monemvasia to Nafplio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mycenae.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Church of Agios Spyridonas ©
Church of Agios Spyridonas

few
hours
Mycenae

Mycenae ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mycenae online trip maker.

Mycenae is just a stone's throw from Nafplio. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Corinth.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

few
hours
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corinth Canal. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Corinth Canal.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Corinth trip planner.

You can drive from Mycenae to Corinth in an hour. Traveling from Mycenae in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Corinth. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Corinth

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

1
night
Athens

Athens
To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Corinth to Athens in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

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