16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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Delphi
— 2 nights
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 1 night
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Sparta
— 1 night
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 5 nights

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Recreational Park and Delphi Archaeological Museum. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Delphi, glide through the air with Paragliding Fun, pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Delphi holiday planner.

Portland, USA to Delphi is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Portland to Delphi. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Delphi
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Paragliding Fun ©
Paragliding Fun

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Truffle Hunting, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, then admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, and finally examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kalambaka trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Delphi in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kalambaka: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, then take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally contemplate the long history of Arch of Galerius.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sparta.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

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Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki

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Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Archaeological site of Mystra and then contemplate the long history of Mystras.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sparta travel route website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Thessaloniki to Sparta. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in March, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra

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Nafplio

Nafplio
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nauplion Promenade and Archaeological Museum of Nauplion. When in Nafplio, make a side trip to see Kapsia Cave in Kapsas, approximately Kapsas away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, steep yourself in history at Bourtzi, explore the world behind art at Nafplio National Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nafplio road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Sparta to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sparta in March: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 57°F and lows are around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation
Tiryns ©
Tiryns

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Acropolis of Athens and Benaki Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Attica Zoological Park in Spata (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus, take a stroll through Plaka, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens travel planning app.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nafplio in March: high temperatures in Athens hover around 63°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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