14 days in Greece Itinerary

14 days in Greece Itinerary

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14 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Monterrey
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Athens
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Kalambaka
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Laganas, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Monterrey

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Get in touch with nature at Acrocorinth and Voula Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

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Monterrey, Mexico to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Monterrey to Athens due to the time zone difference. October in Athens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Akrokorinthos
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
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 Meteora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then make a trip to Meteora.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kalambaka tour planner .

Drive from Athens to Kalambaka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in October: high temperatures in Kalambaka hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Laganas.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lake Plastira, Old City of Trikala
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

3
nights
Laganas, Zakynthos

Laganas ©
The center of nightlife on the island of Zakynthos, the popular tourist resort of Laganas boasts over a hundred bars and clubs.
Zante Magic Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at History War Museum, kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach, and then squeeze the most out of the city with Zante Magic Tours. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Banana Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laganas Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Laganas route maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Kalambaka to Laganas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kalambaka in October, with highs in Laganas at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Laganas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Agios Dionisios Church, Kalamaki Beach, Banana Beach
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Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Laganas Beach ©
Laganas Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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