15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens
— 3 nights
2
Nafplio
— 3 nights
3
Olympia
— 2 nights
4
Delphi
— 2 nights
5
Kalambaka
— 1 night
6
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, take a stroll through Plaka, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online holiday planner.

Dallas, USA to Athens is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in March, you will find days in Athens are slightly colder (63°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Nafplio is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and contemplate the long history of Bourtzi.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nafplio trip planner.

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Athens in March, with highs in Nafplio at 57°F and lows at 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia, then do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, then relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Euphoria Spa. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, then examine the collection at Archimedes Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Nemouta Waterfalls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Olympia travel planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Olympia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nafplio in March; daily highs in Olympia reach 63°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Hermes by Praxiteles
Hermes by Praxiteles
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Delphi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours, then pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, and finally fly like a bird with Paragliding Fun.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Delphi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Olympia to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Delphi can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours
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Delphi
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, don't miss a visit to Meteora, then stroll through Varlaam Monastery, and finally examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kalambaka travel planner.

Drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Delphi in March: highs in Kalambaka hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

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

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 24th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, then contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia, and finally don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Thessaloniki journey planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Thessaloniki can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square

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