18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
3
Delphi
— 2 nights
4
Patmos
— 1 night
5
Faliraki
— 2 nights
6
Symi
— 1 night
7
Heraklion
— 2 nights
8
Fira
— 2 nights
9
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
10
Athens
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St.Sophia, look for gifts at Αkrokeramo, thenenjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, thenget engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolis Cathedral of Agios Gregorios Palamas, make a trip to Aristotelous Square, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastir Synagogue, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic church of the Immaculate Conception.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki trip maker tool.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Thessaloniki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ljubljana to Thessaloniki. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Thessaloniki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), see the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hellenic Culture Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kalambaka, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

2
nights
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 15th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, thendelve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, thenexplore the ancient world of Delphi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Delphi journey tool.

Drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. July in Delphi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Patmos.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

1
night
Patmos

Patmos ©
Attracting religious pilgrims and wealthy jet set alike, Patmos is an island of contrasts.
On the 17th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Chora Patmos and then contemplate the long history of Monastery of Saint John the Theologian.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Patmos day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Delphi to Patmos with the Route module. Traveling from Delphi in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Patmos, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Faliraki.

Things to do in Patmos

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Saint John the Theologian ©
Monastery of Saint John the Theologian
Chora Patmos ©
Chora Patmos

2
nights
Faliraki

Faliraki ©
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
On the 18th (Sat), stroll through Agathi Beach and then delve into the distant past at Village of Lindos. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Olive Oil Factory, explore the ancient world of Ancient Kamiros, and then kick back and relax at Faliraki Beach.

Make your Faliraki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Explore your travel options from Patmos to Faliraki with the Route module. Traveling from Patmos in July, you will find days in Faliraki are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Symi.

Things to do in Faliraki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Agathi Beach, Olive Oil Factory, Village of Lindos, Ancient Kamiros
Highlights from your plan
Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Ancient Kamiros ©
Ancient Kamiros

1
night
Symi

Symi ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): kick back and relax at Agios Georgios Dysalona Beach, head outdoors with Agiou Georgiou bay, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael of Panormitis Monastery, thenstop by Talea FX, and finally make a trip to Kali Strata.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Symi travel planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Faliraki to Symi in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Symi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Symi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Archangel Michael of Panormitis Monastery ©

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, thenlook for gifts at Inspira, thenexplore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and finally learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, thensee the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally do a tasting at Winery Stilianou.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Heraklion trip itinerary website.

Fly from Symi to Heraklion in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. July in Heraklion sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

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nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 23rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, take an in-depth tour of La Ponta, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally look for gifts at the White, Santorini. On the next day, hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, thendon't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fira trip itinerary website.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Skaros Rock
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Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Matoyianni Street, make a trip to Rarity Gallery, thenmake a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), thenstop by Little Venice, and finally stop by The Corner Jewellery Market. On the next day, make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, thenexamine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Panormos Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town attractions planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, thenadmire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Althemis Store Quality Herbal Products, thencontemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, thendon't miss a visit to Erechtheion, and finally take a stroll through Plaka.

Make your Athens itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. While traveling from Mykonos Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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