25 days in Greece Itinerary

25 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Museum 'Atelier Spyros Vassiliou'. Do some cultural sightseeing at Plaka and National Archaeological Museum. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ermou Street, see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, take in the exciting artwork at Orlik Gallery, and explore the galleries of Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip maker site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Athens. In May, daytime highs in Athens are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kalamata.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Legrena Beach
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

6
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. Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery and Offshore Hydropower Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Head to Kalamata Farmer's Market and Koumantareios Art Gallery of Spartafor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Kalamata: Mystras (in Sparta), Statue of Constantine Paleologos (in Mystras) and Peroulia Beach (in Vounaria). There's lots more to do: stroll through Voidokilia Beach, don't miss a visit to Aristomenous Square, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Messenia, and brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Kalamata trip planning site.

Getting from Athens to Kalamata by car takes about 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kalamata when traveling from Athens in May, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kalamata

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sparta, Voidokilia Beach, Palace of Nestor, Offshore Hydropower Museum, Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery
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Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach
Mystras ©
Mystras
Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia

7
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.
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Archea Korinthos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Street Market Tripoli and Kilix Ceramic Craftsfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Mycenae (Arkadiko Bridge & Agora art gallery), Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (in Stemnitsa) and Kalogris Organic Winery (in Kapsas). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Astros Beach, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, explore the ancient world of Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Arvanitia beach.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nafplio trip site.

Getting from Kalamata to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kalamata in May since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth, Street Market Tripoli, Astros Beach, Ktima Palivou
Highlights from your plan
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Byzantine Culture and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina). Seikilo and Arch of Galerius are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thessaloniki: Karydi (in Vourvourou) and Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St.Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki trip itinerary planning tool.

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 June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Thessaloniki. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Karydi, Kalogria Beach, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach

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