18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 3 nights
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
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Delphi
— 2 nights
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights

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Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 29th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, and finally explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, stop by Nerium Oleander, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion road trip planning app.

Inverness, UK to Heraklion is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inverness in March; daily highs in Heraklion reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping

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3
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

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 31st (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, then wander the streets of Little Venice, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Mykonos Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Neighborhood
Little Venice
4.2

3
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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.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planning app.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, then get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Luke Archibishop. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Corinth Canal and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nafplio trip site.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Athens in April, Nafplio is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Pier / Boardwalk
Nauplion Promenade
4.6
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World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae
4.4

2
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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.
On the 7th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, contemplate the long history of Delphi, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hosios Loukas, take in the awesome beauty at Parnassus, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Delphi vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Delphi, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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World heritage site
Delphi
4.8

2
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palaiokarya’s Stone Bridge in Trikala (about 54 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, steep yourself in history at Varlaam Monastery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

Plan trip to Kalambaka with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

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. While traveling from Delphi, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kalambaka, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Must see
Meteora
4.9
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Religious Site
Roussanou Monastery
4.5

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

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Observation Deck
White Tower of Thessaloniki
4.4

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