8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 1 night
2
Thermopylae
— 1 night
3
Delphi
— 1 day
4
Nidri, Lefkada
— 1 night
5
Olympia
— 1 night
6
Sparta
— 1 night
7
Nafplio
— 1 night
8
Mycenae
— 1 night


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1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens journey builder.

Bucharest, Romania to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Bucharest in August, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Thermopylae.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Thermopylae

Thermopylae
For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thermopylae driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Athens to Thermopylae takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Athens in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Thermopylae, with lows of °C. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to Delphi.

Things to do in Thermopylae

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

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Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Delphi and then relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Delphi online itinerary maker.

Drive from Thermopylae to Delphi in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nidri.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

MoKa Honey
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MoKa Honey ©
MoKa Honey
Delphi ©
Delphi

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night
Nidri, Lefkada

A major yachting destination in the Ionian Sea, Nidri serves as the gateway to Lefkada's satellite islets, reachable by regular boat tours.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, learn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Agios Giannis Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nidri trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Delphi to Nidri by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Lefkas Earth Winery, Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni, Agios Giannis Beach
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni ©
Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni

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Olympia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, thenpause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally admire the sheer force of Nemouta Waterfalls.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Olympia trip tool.

Traveling by car from Nidri to Olympia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Olympia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sparta.

Things to do in Olympia

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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Hermes by Praxiteles
Hermes by Praxiteles

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Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the galleries of Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta and then steep yourself in history at Mystras.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sparta trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Sparta takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sparta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Mystras ©
Mystras

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Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Sparta to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sparta in August, Nafplio is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mycenae.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

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Mycenae

Mycenae ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Lion Gate and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mycenae trip itinerary maker.

Mycenae is just a short distance from Nafplio. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

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