15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  17​h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Delphi
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Mycenae
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
6
Corinth
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Athens
— 1 night
8
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
9
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
10
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Donkey's Land. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Erechtheion, then examine the collection at Permanent Exhibition Man and Tools, then delve into the distant past at Theater of Dionysus, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

Before you visit Athens, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. When traveling from Johannesburg in October, plan for slightly colder days in Athens, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Donkey's Land
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

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hours
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.
For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Delphi trip itinerary builder app .

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. Traveling from Athens in October, Delphi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites
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Delphi ©
Delphi

2
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.
You've now added Meteora to your itinerary. On the 15th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Koursoum Mosque, snap pictures at Stone Bridge Gate, take in the views from Palaiokarya’s Stone Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Old City of Trikala, then examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka travel tool .

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Delphi in October, things will get a bit cooler in Kalambaka: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Trikala
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron

1
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.
For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympia online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Olympia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kalambaka in October, with highs in Olympia at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mycenae.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums
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Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

few
hours
Mycenae

Mycenae ©
To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mycenae travel planner.

Drive from Olympia to Mycenae in 2.5 hours. In October, Mycenae is slightly colder than Olympia - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Corinth.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Ktima Palivou
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Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

few
hours
Corinth

Corinth
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Corinth trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Mycenae to Corinth by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mycenae in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Corinth: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 18th (Fri), you're off toAthens.

Things to do in Corinth

Outdoors Parks Tours
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1
night
Athens

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then identify plant and animal life at Donkey's Land, and then don't miss a visit to Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Athens travel planner.

Traveling by train from Corinth to Athens takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Donkey's Land
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Food Tours
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 20th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, view the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then look for gifts at the White, Santorini.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

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nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), stroll through Fokos Beach, then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and then wander the streets of Little Venice. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint George, stop by 100% Mykonos, learn about winemaking at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, then take in the waterfront activity at Old Port, and finally don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip planner .

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fokos Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm
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Fokos Beach ©
Fokos Beach
Rarity Gallery ©
Rarity Gallery
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Panathenaic Stadium and then make a trip to Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Panathenaic Stadium ©
Panathenaic Stadium
Plateia Syntagmatos ©
Plateia Syntagmatos

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