10 days in Greece Itinerary

10 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece itinerary planner

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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 1 night
Drive
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Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive
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Athens
— 4 nights
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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 2nd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St.Sophia, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, contemplate the long history of Arch of Galerius, then contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, and finally delve into the distant past at The Greek Agora and Roman Forum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki tour itinerary builder site.

Accra, Ghana to Thessaloniki is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Accra to Thessaloniki is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Accra in November, with highs in Thessaloniki at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kalambaka

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then see the interesting displays at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum.

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You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki in November, things will get little chillier in Kalambaka: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums

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 5th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Delphi, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and then relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Delphi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in November, things will get a bit warmer in Delphi: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Nafplio

— 1 night
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
On the 6th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, then get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, then take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and finally explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

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Drive from Delphi to Nafplio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Delphi in November, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Athens

— 4 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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

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You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in November, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Greece travel guide

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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.