4 days in Greece Itinerary

4 days in Greece Itinerary

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4 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
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Athens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Delphi
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Thermopylae
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Athens

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip planner .

If you are flying in from France, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. October in Athens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Delphi.

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Historic Sites
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Ancient Agora of Athens ©
Ancient Agora of Athens

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Delphi, then contemplate the long history of Temple of Apollo, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos.

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

Getting from Athens to Delphi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Delphi, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Thermopylae.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites
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Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Delphi ©
Delphi
Tholos ©
Tholos

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Thermopylae

Thermopylae ©
For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Thermopylae trip planner .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Thermopylae takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Thermopylae can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thermopylae

Historic Sites
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Battlefield of Thermopylae ©
Battlefield of Thermopylae

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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.
You've now added Meteora to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): make a trip to Matsopoulou Mill and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip planner.

Getting from Thermopylae to Kalambaka by car takes about 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Thermopylae in October; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trikala
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Matsopoulou Mill ©
Matsopoulou Mill
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

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