11 days in Greece Itinerary

11 days in Greece Itinerary

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11 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  18​h 30​min
1
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
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 28th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, delve into the distant past at Delphi, and then take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Delphi tour planner.

New York City, USA to Delphi is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Delphi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Delphi are somewhat warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Epidaurus Theater and Palamidi Castle. Appreciate the collections at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and Archea Korinthos. Go for a jaunt from Nafplio to Mantineia to see Agia Fotini Mantineias Church about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Ancient Mycenae, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Evaggelistria.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nafplio day trip tool .

You can drive from Delphi to Nafplio in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in April, Nafplio is slightly colder at night with lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Archea Korinthos, Agia Fotini Mantineias Church, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

5
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 Benaki Museum. Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Plaka District, delve into the distant past at Theatre of Dionysus, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and make a trip to Monastiraki.

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Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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