10 days in Athens, Kalambaka & Delphi Itinerary

10 days in Athens, Kalambaka & Delphi Itinerary

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10 days in Athens, Kalambaka & Delphi Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  2​h
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Athens
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Beirut

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Vouliagmeni. Let the collections at Acropolis Museum and Ancient Agora of Athens capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Hephaestus and Anafiotika. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, delve into the distant past at Parthenon, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Athens road trip planning tool .

Beirut, Lebanon to Athens is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Athens are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

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Lake Vouliagmeni
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ethereal as well as Varlaam Monastery. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Agios Stefanos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varlaam Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kalambaka sightseeing app .

You can drive from Athens to Kalambaka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, things will get a bit cooler in Kalambaka: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Spas Parks
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Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Meteora ©
Meteora
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paragliding Fun as well as The Angelos and Eva Sikelianos Museum. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, and finally explore the ancient world of Delphi.

Make your Delphi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in Delphi sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

1
night
Athens

Athens
To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip maker site .

You can drive from Delphi to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Delphi in August, with lows around 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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