8 days in Zakynthos & Greece Itinerary

8 days in Zakynthos & Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  4 h
1
Kalamaki
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Athens
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: London

3
nights
Kalamaki

Kalamaki ©
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
Family-friendly places like Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Tsilivi Waterpark will thrill your kids. Take a break from Kalamaki with a short trip to Mikro Nisi Beach in Mikro Nisi, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Formula Zante Go Kart, kick back and relax at Plakaki Beach, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and stroll through Ampoula Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Kalamaki route planner.

London, UK to Kalamaki is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from London to Kalamaki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Kalamaki at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Tsilivi, Mikro Nisi Beach, Vrahos Beach, Ampoula Beach
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Tsilivi Waterpark ©
Tsilivi Waterpark
Formula Zante Go Kart ©
Formula Zante Go Kart

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Archaeological Site Mycenae in Mycenae--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Plaka, go all around town with CityCab, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Athens tour planning tool.

Getting from Kalamaki to Athens by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalamaki in May, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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