17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Athens
— Few hours
Subway + Fly:  1 h
2
Heraklion
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Athens
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Corinth
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Delphi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Athens
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  16 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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Athens

Athens
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Athens is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September; daily highs in Athens reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

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Heraklion

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.
Ancient Olive Tree has been added to your itinerary. Do your shopping at Vasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art Gallery and Vassiliki's Herb Broidery. Get some cultural insight at Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Gortyna. Venture out of the city with trips to Sfentoni Cave (in Zoniana) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, learn about winemaking at Lyrarakis Winery, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Cretan Ethnology.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Heraklion road trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sfentoni Cave, Kazantzakis Museum, Winery Stilianou, Folklore Museum of Gouves, Ancient Olive Tree
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou

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Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Ancient Thira Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_understanding_of_the_past_and_present_with Ancient Thira Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, do a tasting at Gaia Winery, then view the masterpieces at Mnemossyne Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fira trip builder site.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Kamari, Oia
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Ancient Thira Tours ©
Ancient Thira Tours
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani ©
Ekklisia Panagia Platsani
Gaia Winery ©
Gaia Winery

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Athens

Athens ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea, walk around Philopappos Hill, then appreciate the history behind Temple of Athena Nike, and finally steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Getting from Fira to Athens by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Transportation
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Athena Nike ©
Temple of Athena Nike
Church of Kapnikarea ©
Church of Kapnikarea

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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 30th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Ayios Georgios, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Agios Spyridonas.

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Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 Nafplio, with lows of 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for Corinth.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites
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Church of Panaghia ©
Church of Panaghia
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Church of Ayios Georgios ©
Church of Ayios Georgios

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Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
On the 1st (Thu), learn about winemaking at Domaine Bairaktaris, learn about winemaking at Ktima Palivou, and then explore the ancient world of Akrokorinthos.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Corinth trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Corinth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, Corinth is a bit warmer than Nafplio - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Corinth

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nemea
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Domaine Bairaktaris ©
Domaine Bairaktaris
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympia sightseeing planner.

Drive from Corinth to Olympia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Delphi.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums
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Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Delphi Archaeological Museum and Hani of Gravia. Explore hidden gems such as Delphi and Temple of Apollo In Delphi. Step out of Delphi to go to Amfikleia and see Bread Museum of Amfiklia, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, and make a trip to O Tafos tou Lokrou.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Delphi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Delphi, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Itea, Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, Hani of Gravia, Bread Museum of Amfiklia
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

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Athens

Athens ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Plaka, then look for gifts at Olive Tree - Ελιά Olive Wood Products, then take a stroll through Anafiotika, and finally take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Delphi to Athens by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika

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