19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece itinerary planner

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Athens
— 2 nights
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Hydra
— 2 nights
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Pyrgos
— 2 nights
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Delphi
— 2 nights
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Arta
— 2 nights
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Kalambaka
— 4 nights
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Aliveri, Euboea Region
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 1 night
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Athens

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, appreciate the history behind Temple of Athena Nike, and then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, then explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill.

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

Grenoble, France to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grenoble to Athens is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grenoble in August: high temperatures in Athens hover around 39°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Hydra

— 2 nights
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Mikro Kamini, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Nikolaos Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bisti Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Andrea Miaoulis Monument, admire the masterpieces at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, then stroll through Harriets Hydra Horses, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Konstantinos (Church of St. Constantine).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hydra tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Hydra. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pyrgos.

Things to do in Hydra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Pyrgos

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nicolaos Church, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments, then stroll through Paralia Agia Marina, and finally kick back and relax at Palouki beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Pyrgos holiday planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Pyrgos. Traveling from Hydra in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in Pyrgos. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Pyrgos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Delphi

— 2 nights
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): experience rural life at MoKa Honey.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Delphi day trip website.

You can drive from Pyrgos to Delphi in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Arta.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Arta

— 2 nights
Let the collections at Archaeological Museum of Arta and Diexodos Istoriko Mouseio capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Castle of Arta and H Kokkinh Ekklhsia (The Red Church). Explore Arta's surroundings by going to Theodoriana Waterfalls (in Theodoriana) and Spiti Palama - Trikoupi (in Mesolongion).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Arta trip planner.

Drive from Delphi to Arta in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Arta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 4 nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Meteora and Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary. Escape the urban bustle at Agioi Saranta and Truffle Hunting. Venture out of the city with trips to Larissa (The Church Of St. George, Ieros Naos Agiou Achilliou, &more), Porta Panagia (in Pyli) and Trikala (Palaiokarya’s Stone Bridge & Stone Bridge Gate). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, stop by Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi), examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, and take an in-depth tour of Hellenic Culture Museum.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka online journey planner.

You can drive from Arta to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Arta in August since evenings lows in Kalambaka dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Aliveri.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Aliveri, Euboea Region

— 3 nights
Aliveri is a town and a community in the island of Evoia, Greece. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kalamos Beach and Armyrichi Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Thapsa Beach and Liani Ammos beach. Explore Aliveri's surroundings by going to Agia Kyriaki Church (in Steni Dirfyos), Eretria (Archaeological Museum of Eretria & Archeologikos Choros Eretria) and Metoxi Beach (in Kymi). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cheromylos Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Aliveri day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Aliveri takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kalambaka in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Aliveri. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Aliveri

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Athens

— 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Athens holiday builder app.

You can drive from Aliveri to Athens in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Aliveri in September, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
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Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.