18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive
5
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly
7
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
8
Fira, Santorini
— 1 night
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Corfu Town, Corfu — 2 nights

Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Soul Touch - THE Massage Therapist (in Kassiopi) and WindRose Lounge Pool Bar (in Ipsos). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at Wine Ventures Greece, look for gifts at Woodiny, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, and step into the grandiose world of New Fortress of Corfu.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town tour planner.

London, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 22°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to fly to Thessaloniki.
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Thessaloniki — 2 nights

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.
On the 17th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), explore the ancient world of Rotunda, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hagios Demetrios, then pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Thessaloniki trip planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Corfu Town in November, with highs in Thessaloniki at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.
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Kalambaka — 2 nights

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 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, make a trip to Meteora, then steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iera Moni Agiou Stefanou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery, examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, take in the views from Palaiokarya’s Stone Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Porta Panagia, and finally snap pictures at Lithaios Central Bridge.

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You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Thessaloniki in November; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Delphi.
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Delphi — 1 night

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 21st (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, then explore the ancient world of Delphi, then explore the ancient world of Treasury of the Athenians, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Delphi online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In November, Delphi is a bit warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): stop by T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko, then get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, then take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, then sample the fine beverages at Karonis Distillery, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nafplio online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Nafplio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Nafplio, with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Athens.
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Athens — 5 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and stop by Plaka.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 22°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Crete — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Kazantzakis Museum, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then get curious at Kotsanas Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

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Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. November in Heraklion sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.
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Fira, Santorini — 1 night

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then browse the exhibits of Symposion by La Ponta, and finally hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Fira trip maker app.

Getting from Heraklion to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. November in Fira sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

Greece travel guide

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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.
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