22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
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Litochoro
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Delphi
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 4 nights
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Thessaloniki

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, delve into the distant past at The Greek Agora and Roman Forum, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vlatadon Monastery.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Thessaloniki route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Thessaloniki is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Thessaloniki, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Thessaloniki at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Litochoro.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

4
nights
Litochoro

Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Litochoro: Kokkino Nero (Kolimpithra & Thermal Springs Kokkino Nero), Mansion of Georgios Schwarz (in Ampelakia) and Larissa (Larissa Ancient Ruins & Ieros Naos Agiou Achilliou). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus, hike along Mountain Trail Litochoro - Prionia, examine the collection at Geological History Museum Olympus, and look for gifts at Kallntin Handmade jewelery.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Litochoro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Litochoro takes 1.5 hours. In March in Litochoro, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Litochoro

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

2
nights
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 25th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Trikala Fort.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kalambaka trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Litochoro to Kalambaka takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Litochoro in March, expect nights in Kalambaka to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

1
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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 (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Delphi, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Delphi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

2
nights
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 28th (Sun): awaken your taste buds at Guide me in Greece tours, then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia, and then relax and rejuvenate at Euphoria Spa. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Olympia driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March in Olympia, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Olympia

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Spas

2
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Monemvasia

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, then look for gifts at Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store, and then explore the historical opulence of Monemvasia Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), and finally make a trip to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Monemvasia day trip planning site.

You can drive from Olympia to Monemvasia in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Nafplio is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and contemplate the long history of Bourtzi.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nafplio trip planning website.

You can drive from Monemvasia to Nafplio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trip

4
nights
Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and stop by Plaka.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in April, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Greece travel guide

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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.