23 days in Greece Itinerary

23 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 4 nights
2
Kalamata
— 7 nights
3
Nafplio
— 5 nights
4
Thessaloniki
— 6 nights

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Temple of Hephaestus and Anafiotika. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Lycabettus and Beach Club Alimos. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens travel website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Athens. In June, daily temperatures in Athens can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Kalamata.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika
Mount Lycabettus ©
Mount Lycabettus

7
nights
Kalamata

Kalamata ©
Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Get outdoors at Peroulia Beach and Agios Nikolaos Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Antigua Mesenia and Kalamata Farmer's Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalamata: Kardamili (Ritsa Beach, Mourtzinos Castle, &more), Messini (Arcadian Gate & Ancient Messini Stadium) and St. Peter Church (in Kastania). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paralia Almirou, walk around Kalamata Municipal Railway Park, admire the landmark architecture of Ypapanti Church, and kick back and relax at Kakovatos Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kalamata trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Kalamata takes 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Kalamata when traveling from Athens in June, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kalamata

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Messini, Kardamili, The Dunes Course, Agios Nikolaos Beach, Kalo Nero Beach
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Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia
Kalo Nero Beach ©
Kalo Nero Beach
Messinia Wild Experience ©
Messinia Wild Experience

5
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Step off the beaten path and head to TASTE3 and Domaine Bairaktaris. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Catholic Church of Metamorphosis Tou Sotiros and Karonis Distillery. Venture out of the city with trips to Corinth (Temple of Apollo & Submersible Bridges) and DOMAINE SKOURAS / ΚΤΗΜΑ ΣΚΟΥΡΑ Ο.Α.Ε. (in Argos). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at War Museum of Nafplio, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Evaggelistria, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Ayios Georgios.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kalamata to Nafplio in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kalamata in June since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Nafplio

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Corinth, Domaine Bairaktaris, Ancient Asine (Kastraki), DOMAINE SKOURAS / ΚΤΗΜΑ ΣΚΟΥΡΑ Ο.Α.Ε.
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War Museum of Nafplio ©
War Museum of Nafplio
Domaine Bairaktaris ©
Domaine Bairaktaris

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Heptapyrgion and Folk and Ethnological Museum. Head to Olicatessen and Seikilofor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Thessaloniki to Epanomi to see Gerovassilou Wine Museum about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Peraia Beach, see the interesting displays at Thessaloniki Cinema Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of St. Theodora, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolis Cathedral of Agios Gregorios Palamas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Nafplio to Thessaloniki in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Nafplio in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Thessaloniki. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Zeitenlik, Gerovassilou Wine Museum, Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, Peraia Beach
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Heptapyrgion ©
Heptapyrgion
Zeitenlik
Zeitenlik
Church of Saint Panteleimon ©
Church of Saint Panteleimon

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