8 days in Greece Itinerary

8 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece route maker

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Bus
2
Kalamata
— 1 night
Drive
3
Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Argostolion, Kefalonia
— 1 night
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Fly to Hahn, Bus to Bullay(Db), Train to Luxembourg City

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Thessaloniki

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Rotunda, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St.Sophia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hagios Demetrios, then steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and finally see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki route builder.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Thessaloniki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Luxembourg City to Thessaloniki due to the time zone difference. In November, Thessaloniki is a bit warmer than Luxembourg City - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Kalamata.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Kalamata

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Aristomenous Square, examine the collection at Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes, then browse the fresh offerings at Kalamata Farmer's Market, and finally stroll through Ippikos Omilos Kalamatas.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalamata trip builder website.

Getting from Thessaloniki to Kalamata by bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Thessaloniki in November, you will find days in Kalamata are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kalamata

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Nafplio

— 1 night
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 19th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip planner.

You can drive from Kalamata to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kalamata in November: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 19°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Athens

— 3 nights

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: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, stroll through Mount Lycabettus, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Athens itinerary builder.

Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in November, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly to Argostolion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Argostolion, Kefalonia

— 1 night
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church of St Nicolai, snap pictures at Drapano Bridge (De Bosset), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panagia Sissiotissa, then slough off your stress at Kefalonia Massage Team-Christina, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Spiridon Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Argostolion online trip maker.

Getting from Athens to Argostolion by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In November in Argostolion, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Argostolion

Historic Sites · Baths · Spas

Side Trip

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.