14 days in Greece Itinerary

14 days in Greece Itinerary

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14 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Austin
+2
Drive + Fly + Subway:  18 h
1
Athens
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
2
Corinth
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
3
Epidavros
— Few hours
Bus:  30 min
4
Nafplio
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
5
Mycenae
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Mystras
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Messini
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Vastas
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
9
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
10
Anafonitria
— Few hours
+3
Bus + Foot + Ferry + Bus:  7 h
11
Delphi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Athens
— 1 night
ferry:  10 h
13
Chania
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 15 min
14
Elafonissi
— Few hours
Shuttle:  6 h
15
Heraklion
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
16
Akrotiri
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h
17
Mykonos Town
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Austin

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 1st (Sun), wander the streets of Plaka.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens online tour itinerary planner .

Austin, USA to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. Traveling from Austin to Athens, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Austin in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Corinth.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods
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Plaka ©
Plaka

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Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
You've now added Corinth Canal to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Corinth holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Corinth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Corinth can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Epidavros.

Things to do in Corinth

Parks Nature
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Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

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Epidavros

Epidavros ©
One of the ancient world's famed places of healing, Epidavros today remains best known as the site of a remarkably well-preserved Hellenic theater, designated as a World Heritage Site.
For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Epidavros trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Corinth to Epidavros in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Corinth in September, expect Epidavros to be slightly colder, temps between 81°F and 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Epidavros

Historic Sites
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

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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.
To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nafplio online trip builder .

Nafplio is just a short distance from Epidavros. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Mycenae.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites
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Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

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Mycenae

Mycenae ©
To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mycenae trip planner.

Mycenae is just a short distance from Nafplio. In September, daytime highs in Mycenae are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mystras.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

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night
Mystras

Mystras ©
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You can drive from Mycenae to Mystras in 2 hours. Traveling from Mycenae in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mystras, with lows of 62°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for Messini.

Things to do in Mystras

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mystras
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Mystras ©
Mystras

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Messini

Messini ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ancient Messene.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Messini trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Mystras to Messini takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vastas.

Things to do in Messini

Historic Sites
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Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia

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hours
Vastas

Vastas
To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vastas online attractions planner .

You can drive from Messini to Vastas in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Vastas

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Temple of Apollo Epikourios
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night
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.
To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Olympia trip planner .

You can drive from Vastas to Olympia in 2 hours. September in Olympia sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Anafonitria.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Historic Sites
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Anafonitria

Anafonitria ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach).

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Anafonitria journey planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Olympia to Anafonitria takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Anafonitria

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parnassus, Delphi Archaeological Museum, Temple of Apollo, and other attractions you added. On the 5th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Delphi, delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo, then take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Delphi trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Anafonitria to Delphi in 7 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Delphi are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

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Athens

Athens ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Monastery of Daphni as well as National Archaeological Museum. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Daphni, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens travel planner.

Getting from Delphi to Athens by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Delphi in September, with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chania.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
The Monastery of Daphni ©
The Monastery of Daphni
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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Chania

Chania
Chania is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chania trip planner .

Drive from Athens to Chania in 9.5 hours. In September in Chania, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 68°F at night. You will leave for Sfakia on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Chania

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Elafonissi

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
Elafonissi Beach has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), stroll through Elafonissi Beach and then trek along Elafonisi Viewpoint.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Elafonissi route planner .

You can drive from Chania to Elafonissi in 2 hours. In September in Elafonissi, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a shuttle to Heraklion.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach

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night
Heraklion

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lassithi Plateau, Cave of Zeus and Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Zeus, and finally take a memorable drive along Lassithi Plateau.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Elafonissi to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cave of Zeus, Lassithi Plateau, The Palace of Knossos
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Lassithi Plateau ©
Lassithi Plateau
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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Akrotiri

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
On the 9th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Akrotiri trip itinerary app .

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the ferry ride to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

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Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Archaeological Site of Delos has been added to your itinerary.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town online travel route planner .

Traveling by ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town takes 2 hours. September in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 69°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Archaeological Site of Delos
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Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos

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