15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Fly
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Fira
— 3 nights
Fly to Athens, Bus to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Patras
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 5 nights
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Fira

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fira itinerary planning app.

Doha, Qatar to Fira is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Doha in January: high temperatures in Fira hover around 17°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:

Nafplio

— 2 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, then take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and finally contemplate the long history of Bourtzi. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, contemplate the long history of Lion Gate, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nafplio tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Fira to Nafplio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Traveling from Fira in January, things will get little chillier in Nafplio: highs are around 11°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Patras.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:

Patras

— 2 nights
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. On the 11th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Castle of Patras, do a tasting at Achaia Clauss Winery, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Tou Agiou Andrea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos and then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Patras.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Patras travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Patras takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nafplio in January; daily highs in Patras reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:

Kalambaka

— 2 nights
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
On the 13th (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then stroll through Varlaam Monastery. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Stefanos, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kalambaka tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Patras to Kalambaka by car takes about 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Patras in January; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:

Athens

— 5 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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Athens road trip website.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kalambaka in January; daily highs in Athens reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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.