20 days in Greece & Atlanta Itinerary

20 days in Greece & Atlanta Itinerary

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Atlanta, United States
— 1 day
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Naxos, Greece
— 4 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
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Archanes, Greece
— 1 day
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Chania Town, Greece
— 2 nights
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Elafonissi, Greece
— 1 night
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Corinth, Greece
— 1 night
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Kalambaka, Greece
— 1 night
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Delphi, Greece
— 1 night

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Atlanta, United States

Atlanta ©

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta vacation builder app.

Huntsville to Atlanta is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Huntsville to Atlanta is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Chastain Park ©
Chastain Park

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and wander the streets of Plaka.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Athens online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to Athens in 17 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Naxos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Kids will enjoy Little Venice and Paradise Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naxos: Mykonos Town (Mayonaisa Darling, The Windmills (Kato Milli), &more), Elia Beach (in Elia) and Platis Gialos Beach (in Platys Gialos). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Naos tou Apollona - Portara, visit Old Town, kick back and relax at Agios Prokopios Beach, and wander the streets of Kastro.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Naxos online driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Athens to Naxos in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. September in Naxos sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach

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Heraklion, Greece

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.
On the 19th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally ponder the design of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain).

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Getting from Naxos to Heraklion by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Heraklion are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Archanes.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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Archanes, Greece

Archanes ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stop by Idols Art, see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, then do a tasting at Tamiolakis Winery, and finally head outdoors with Neroulakia Farm.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Archanes holiday planner.

Archanes is very close to Heraklion. In September, daytime highs in Archanes are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Archanes

Wineries · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
Kazantzakis Museum ©
Kazantzakis Museum
Neroulakia Farm ©
Neroulakia Farm

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Chania Town, Greece

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of The Venetian Fortezza, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, and then take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, then visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at Falassarna Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chania Town travel route tool.

Drive from Archanes to Chania Town in 2.5 hours. September in Chania Town sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Lake Kournas ©
Lake Kournas
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach

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Elafonissi, Greece

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Elafonisi Viewpoint, enjoy the sand and surf at Elafonissi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Aspri Limni Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Elafonissi tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Chania Town to Elafonissi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Elafonissi are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Aspri Limni Beach ©
Aspri Limni Beach

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Corinth, Greece

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
On the 25th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Corinth Canal, explore the ancient world of Akrokorinthos, and then take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Corinth online tour planner.

You can fly from Elafonissi to Corinth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. September in Corinth sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corinth

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos
Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

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Kalambaka, Greece

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 26th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Matsopoulou Mill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kalambaka road trip site.

Getting from Corinth to Kalambaka by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Corinth in September; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 77°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Matsopoulou Mill ©
Matsopoulou Mill
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron

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Delphi, Greece

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 27th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, then explore the ancient world of Delphi, and finally take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Delphi trip planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Delphi when traveling from Kalambaka in September, with lows around 62°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

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