15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+4
Fly + Train + Subway + Foot + Bus:  16 h 45 min
1
Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Pilos
— 2 nights
Drive:  0 min
3
Pylos
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Paralio Astros
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Leonidio
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
6
Elafonisos
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Monemvasia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Sparta
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
9
Thermopylae
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
11
Sounio
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
12
Elafonissi
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  17 h
End: Toronto

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi and then get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): snap pictures at Arkadiko Bridge, contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, and then don't miss a visit to The Sunken City - Ancient Epidaurus.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nafplio trip planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Nafplio is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Nafplio, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, you will find days in Nafplio are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pilos.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Epidavros, Arkadiko Bridge
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

2
nights
Pilos

Pilos ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): kick back and relax at Voidokilia Beach, then enjoy some diversion at Cocoon Day Playground, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Pylos.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pilos trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Nafplio to Pilos in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in August, Pilos is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to Pylos.

Things to do in Pilos

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Voidokilia Beach
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Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach

1
day
Pylos

Pylos
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Tsiklitira's House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Romanos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Petrochori Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pylos driving holiday planning app .

Pylos is just a short distance from Pilos. August in Pylos sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Paralio Astros.

Things to do in Pylos

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Petrochori Beach

1
night
Paralio Astros

Paralio Astros
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): kick back and relax at Astros Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paralio Astros road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Pylos to Paralio Astros takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Paralio Astros when traveling from Pylos in August, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Leonidio.

Things to do in Paralio Astros

Beaches Outdoors Parks

1
night
Leonidio

Leonidio ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll through Plaka Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Livadi Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tigani beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Leonidio attractions website .

You can drive from Paralio Astros to Leonidio in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Leonidio

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Tigani beach
Highlights from your plan
Tigani beach ©
Tigani beach

1
night
Elafonisos

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. On the 14th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Megali Paralia, then kick back and relax at Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία, and then kick back and relax at Lefki Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Elafonisos trip planner.

Getting from Leonidio to Elafonisos by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία ©
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia

1
night
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church, then look for gifts at The Cellar Olive Oil and Wine Shop, then explore the ancient world of Monemvasia Fortress, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Monemvasia trip planning app .

You can drive from Elafonisos to Monemvasia in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sparta.

Things to do in Monemvasia

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

1
night
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. On the 16th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Statue of Constantine Paleologos, then contemplate the long history of Mystras, then delve into the distant past at Archaeological site of Mystra, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sparta trip planner.

Getting from Monemvasia to Sparta by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Sparta sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Thermopylae.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Mystras
Highlights from your plan
Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra

1
night
Thermopylae

Thermopylae ©
On the 17th (Mon), get outside with Spring of Thermopylae, appreciate the history behind Leonidas Monument, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield of Thermopylae.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Thermopylae road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Sparta to Thermopylae takes 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Thermopylae are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Thermopylae

Outdoors Historic Sites
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.
On the 18th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of 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.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Delphi trip planner.

You can drive from Thermopylae to Delphi in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sounio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
Highlights from your plan
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

1
night
Sounio

Sounio ©
On the 19th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Sounio Beach and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Poseidon.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sounio tour app .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Sounio takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sounio can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Sounio

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sounio Beach ©
Sounio Beach
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon

2
nights
Elafonissi

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
On the 20th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Aspri Limni Beach, hike along Elafonisi Viewpoint, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Elafonissi Beach.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sounio to Elafonissi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Aspri Limni Beach ©
Aspri Limni Beach

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