15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 4 nights
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
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Kardamili
— 1 night
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Thessaloniki
— 1 night
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
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Ioannina
— 2 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Family-friendly places like Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and visit Plaka.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Athens is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riyadh to Athens, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in February: high temperatures in Athens hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
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.
Attractions like The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Nauplion Promenade make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, deepen your understanding at Church of Agios Spyridonas, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Nauplion.

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You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in February, expect Nafplio to be little chillier, temps between 14°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

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Kardamili

Kardamili ©
On the 9th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Sophia, then contemplate the long history of The House of Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor, then stop by The Bead Shop Kardamyli, and finally get outside with Vyros Gorge.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kardamili trip planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Kardamili by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nafplio in February; daily highs in Kardamili reach 19°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kardamili

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Church of Agia Sophia ©
Church of Agia Sophia
The Bead Shop Kardamyli ©
The Bead Shop Kardamyli
The House of Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor ©

1
night
Thessaloniki

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 10th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, then contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kardamili to Thessaloniki. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kardamili in February: highs in Thessaloniki hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Highlights from your plan
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and finally examine the collection at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kalambaka online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Thessaloniki in February, with highs in Kalambaka at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ioannina.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

2
nights
Ioannina

Ioannina ©
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Monastery of Agiou Nikolaou, Metsovo, admire the masterpieces at Averoff Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, then stroll around Averofeios Garden, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Pamvotis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): look for gifts at Krypti, steep yourself in history at Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Ioannina Ch.Nikolaou, then see the interesting displays at Silversmithing Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ioannina Castle.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ioannina online route planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Ioannina in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, Ioannina is a bit warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Ioannina

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion ©
Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion
Silversmithing Museum ©
Silversmithing Museum
Historical Museum of Ioannina Ch.Nikolaou ©
Historical Museum of Ioannina Ch.Nikolaou

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Ioannina to Heraklion takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

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