15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Porto
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 4 nights
Bus:  3 h
2
Delphi
— 3 nights
Bus:  5 h 15 min
3
Kalambaka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Volos
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Porto

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Nafplio (Lion of Bavaria & Nauplion Promenade). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens travel itinerary planner.

Porto, Portugal to Athens is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in July: high temperatures in Athens hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nafplio, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
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 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, then delve into the distant past at Delphi, then take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hosios Loukas, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Delphi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Delphi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Athens in July since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hosios Loukas, Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
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.
Kalambaka is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, contemplate the long history of Roussanou Monastery, examine the collection at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora, and admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kalambaka driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in July, Kalambaka is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Volos.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

3
nights
Volos

Volos ©
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. Explore Volos' surroundings by going to Panteleimon Beach (in Paralia Panteleimonos), Dion Archaeological Park (in Dion) and Platamonas Castle (in Platamon). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Constantine and Helena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panagia Portarea, see the interesting displays at The Rooftile and Brickworks Museum N. & S. Tsalapatas, and stroll through Centaurs' Path.

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Drive from Kalambaka to Volos in 2 hours. July in Volos sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Volos

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Panteleimon Beach, Dion Archaeological Park, Platamonas Castle, Monastery of St. Dionysios in Olympus
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Dion Archaeological Park ©
Dion Archaeological Park
Platamonas Castle ©
Platamonas Castle
Centaurs' Path ©
Centaurs' Path

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