10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

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Thessaloniki — 1 night

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 25th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, then take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St.Sophia, and finally make a trip to Aristotelous Square. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, then contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, then steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and finally get outside with Nea Paralia.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thessaloniki trip itinerary planning website.

Hamburg, Germany to Thessaloniki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hamburg in February; daily highs in Thessaloniki reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.
Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Athens — 4 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Thessaloniki in February, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Nafplio.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Nafplio — 2 nights

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, sample the fine beverages at Karonis Distillery, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and finally steep yourself in history at Bourtzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko, and then make a trip to Syntagma Square.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nafplio trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in March; daily highs in Nafplio reach 16°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kardamili.
Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Spas
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Kardamili — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Sophia, then head outdoors with Vyros Gorge, and then look for gifts at The Bead Shop Kardamyli.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kardamili tour itinerary website.

Getting from Nafplio to Kardamili by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in March, things will get a bit warmer in Kardamili: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Olympia.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
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Olympia — 1 night

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. Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the remains of Olympia's sanctuary allow visitors to admire the timeless mastery of ancient Greek builders.
On the 6th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at Euphoria Spa and then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympia driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kardamili to Olympia in 3 hours. In March in Olympia, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Greece travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.