7 days in Delphi, Olympia & Athens Itinerary

7 days in Delphi, Olympia & Athens Itinerary

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7 days in Delphi, Olympia & Athens Itinerary

Start: Wilkes-Barre
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Wilkes-Barre

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Tue), explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo and then contemplate the long history of Delphi.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Delphi attractions planner

Wilkes-Barre, USA to Delphi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Wilkes-Barre in November; daily highs in Delphi reach 63°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

#Historic Sites
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery and then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum at Ancient Olympia.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympia trip planner

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Olympia, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Olympia

#Museums, #Wineries
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
National Archaeological Museum and Acropolis Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea, and wander the streets of Plaka District.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip builder app

Traveling by car from Olympia to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Olympia in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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