16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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16 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Athens
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Bring the kids along to Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Greek Children's Art, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Athens is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Athens, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Athens is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
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.
Family-friendly places like The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Bourtzi will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae) and Corinth (Archea Korinthos, Akrokorinthos, & more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Luke Archibishop, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nafplio vacation builder website .

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Athens in March, things will get slightly colder in Nafplio: highs are around 16°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Corinth, Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

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.
On the 28th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Matsopoulou Mill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Kalambaka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Kalambaka, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Matsopoulou Mill
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Matsopoulou Mill ©
Matsopoulou Mill
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron

1
night
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

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

You can drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion vacation tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Thessaloniki to Heraklion takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Heraklion when traveling from Thessaloniki in March, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kazantzakis Museum, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

3
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Paleokastritsa Beach, contemplate the long history of Achilleion Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Canal D'Amour, and then kick back and relax at St. Spyridon First Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town online vacation planner .

Getting from Heraklion to Corfu Town by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. In March, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Canal D'Amour, Paleokastritsa Beach, Achilleion Museum, St. Spyridon First Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
St. Spyridon First Beach ©
St. Spyridon First Beach
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach

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