18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— Few hours
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Kalamaki
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
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Fira
— 2 nights
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Oia
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 1 night
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 4 nights

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 20th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea and then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip planner.

Hong Kong, China to Athens is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Athens. In September, Athens is little chillier than Hong Kong - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Church of Kapnikarea ©
Church of Kapnikarea
Plateia Syntagmatos ©
Plateia Syntagmatos

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Kalamaki

Kalamaki
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalamaki trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Kalamaki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kalamaki are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. You will leave for Mykonos Town on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Kalamaki

Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a stroll through Little Venice. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Elia Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, and then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town road trip planning app.

Fly from Kalamaki to Mykonos Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Elia Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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nights
Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and kick back and relax at Kamari Beach.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fira tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Oia.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Kamari Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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nights
Oia

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Athinios Port Santorini. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, take in the waterfront activity at Athinios Port Santorini, contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay, then don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and finally go for a walk through Oia's Main Street.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oia trip itinerary maker tool.

Oia is very close to Fira. September in Oia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Oia

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Santorini
Highlights from your plan
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Mnemossyne Gallery ©
Mnemossyne Gallery

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Athens

Athens ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at National Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Oia to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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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 30th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Trikala Fort, see the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, then steep yourself in history at Agios Stefanos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally steep yourself in history at Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kalambaka online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Athens to Kalambaka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in September: high temperatures in Kalambaka hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Trikala Fort
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

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Athens

Athens ©
Take a break from Athens with a short trip to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, about 1h 15 min away. See even more of Athens: take a stroll through Plaka, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, and see where the action happens at Panathenaic Stadium.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Athens sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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