9 days in Greece Itinerary

9 days in Greece Itinerary

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9 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  26​h
1
Patras
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Vasilikos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Agios Nikolaos
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Alykes
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
6
Laganas
— 1 night
taxi:  15​min
7
Kalamaki
— Few hours
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
8
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Tokyo

1
day
Patras

Patras ©
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Patras Mycenaean Park -Voundeni, then do a tasting at Achaia Clauss Winery, and then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Patras.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Patras online trip itinerary maker .

Tokyo, Japan to Patras is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Patras is minus 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Achaia Clauss Winery ©
Achaia Clauss Winery
Archaeological Museum of Patras ©
Archaeological Museum of Patras

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, examine the collection at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, then admire all the interesting features of Klio's Honey Farm, and finally appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Olympia driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Patras to Olympia takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Olympia can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Olympia

Wineries Museums
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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery

1
night
Vasilikos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vasilikos Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at St Nicholas Beach.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vasilikos trip planner.

Getting from Olympia to Vasilikos by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Vasilikos are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Agios Nikolaos.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Saint Nicholas Church
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St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach

1
night
Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos ©
Agios Nikolaos is an islet with a church on the northern coast of Crete in the Aegean Sea. On the 3rd (Fri), make a trip to Anafonitria Monastery and then enjoy the sand and surf at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach).

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Agios Nikolaos trip maker app .

Getting from Vasilikos to Agios Nikolaos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Alykes.

Things to do in Agios Nikolaos

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Anafonitria Monastery
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Anafonitria Monastery ©
Anafonitria Monastery

few
hours
Alykes

Alykes ©
Alykes is a former municipality on the island of Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, Greece. Take the guesswork out of planning a Alykes vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Alykes is just a stone's throw from Agios Nikolaos. In May, daytime highs in Alykes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Laganas.

Things to do in Alykes

Wineries

Side Trip

Art & Wine Winery
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Art & Wine Winery ©
Art & Wine Winery

1
night
Laganas

Laganas
The center of nightlife on the island of Zakynthos, the popular tourist resort of Laganas boasts over a hundred bars and clubs.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Cliffs of Keri and then do a tasting at Ampelostrates Horse Vineyard.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Laganas trip planner .

Laganas is just a short distance from Alykes. In May in Laganas, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Laganas

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Cliffs of Keri, Ampelostrates Horse Vineyard
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hours
Kalamaki

Kalamaki
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kalamaki tour itinerary maker app .

Kalamaki is just a short distance from Laganas. In May, daily temperatures in Kalamaki can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zakynthos Metropolis Church
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2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 5th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, admire all the interesting features of Panathenaic Stadium, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Athens online journey maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Kalamaki to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalamaki in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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