16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece travel planner
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Fly
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Athens
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fira
— 3 nights
Fly
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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town
— 2 nights
Ferry to Igoumenitsa, Drive to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Corinth
— 2 nights
Drive to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Fly to Dallas

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Athens — 3 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Eleftherios Church, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Athens sightseeing planning tool.

Dallas, USA to Athens is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Athens due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dallas in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Fira.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Fira — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Thessaloniki.
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Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trips

Thessaloniki — 2 nights

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 2nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia, contemplate the long history of Arch of Galerius, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, and finally delve into the distant past at The Greek Agora and Roman Forum. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, pause for some photo ops at Monument of Alexander The Great, then enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Thessaloniki holiday builder.

You can fly from Fira to Thessaloniki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Fira in May, plan for little chillier nights in Thessaloniki, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.
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Historic Sites · Museums

Corfu Town — 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, then see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum, and then wander the streets of Corfu Old Town. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Mezzo Mezzo, admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and finally delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Corfu Town using our trip planner.

Getting from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nafplio.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Side Trip

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.
Nafplio is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, and take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nafplio vacation builder app.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Nafplio in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Corfu Town in May, Nafplio is little chillier at night with lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Corinth.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips

Corinth — 2 nights

History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corinth, then delve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos, and then delve into the distant past at Archea Korinthos.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Corinth sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Nafplio to Corinth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nafplio in May: high temperatures in Corinth hover around 80°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums

Greece travel guide

4.2
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.
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Corfu travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Specialty Museums
Island of the Phaeacians
Designated as a World Heritage Site, Corfu retains many reminders of the island's Venetian, British, and French heritage.The northernmost of the Ionian Islands, the mild-weathered city made it into mythology as the idyllic place where Poseidon enjoyed marital bliss with the nymph Korkyra. Allegedly named after this mythical beauty, the island offers a blend of well-developed seaside areas and pristine mountain ranges, popular with both package tourists and casual backpackers. The island's top attraction remains the pleasant city of Corfu, an architectural gem made for sightseeing on foot. The island also serves as a convenient jumping-off point for tours of the Albanian and Italian coastlines.
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