15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Patras
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Dimitsana
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Mycenae
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
7
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Epidavros
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
9
Ermioni
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Corinth
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
11
Athens
— 1 night
End: Athens

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): wander the streets of Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Monastiraki, stop by Old Orient Jewelry, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Athens route planner.

If you are flying in from Lithuania, the closest major airport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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night
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.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo, and finally delve into the distant past at Delphi.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Delphi trip planner .

Drive from Athens to Delphi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in September since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Patras.

Things to do in Delphi

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

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Patras

Patras ©
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. On the 11th (Wed), snap pictures at Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), learn about winemaking at Achaia Clauss Winery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Andreas Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Patras holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Patras takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Patras

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis)
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Achaia Clauss Winery ©
Achaia Clauss Winery

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Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Olympia tour planning website .

You can drive from Patras to Olympia in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Olympia can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dimitsana.

Things to do in Olympia

Wineries Museums
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm

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hours
Dimitsana

Dimitsana
Dimitsana is a mountain village and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Dimitsana travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Olympia to Dimitsana takes 2 hours. Traveling from Olympia in September, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Dimitsana. On the 13th (Fri), you're off toMycenae.

Things to do in Dimitsana

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Mycenae

Mycenae ©
On the 13th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Lion Gate and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mycenae road trip app .

Drive from Dimitsana to Mycenae in 1.5 hours. In September in Mycenae, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

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Nafplio

Nafplio ©
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 13th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip maker site .

Nafplio is very close to Mycenae. In September in Nafplio, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Epidavros.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums
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Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Tiryns ©
Tiryns

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Epidavros

Epidavros ©
One of the ancient world's famed places of healing, Epidavros today remains best known as the site of a remarkably well-preserved Hellenic theater, designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 15th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Epidavros road trip planning website .

Epidavros is just a short distance from Nafplio. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kranidi.

Things to do in Epidavros

Historic Sites
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

6
nights
Ermioni

Ermioni ©
Ermioni is a small port town and a former municipality in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece on the Argolid Peninsula. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ermioni: Lemonodasos (in Galatas) and Devil's Bridge (in Galatas). There's still lots to do: stroll through Lepitsa Beach and kick back and relax at Petrothalassa Beach.

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Traveling by car from Epidavros to Ermioni takes an hour. Traveling from Epidavros in September, Ermioni is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Ermioni

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Devil's Bridge, Lemonodasos
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Devil's Bridge ©
Devil's Bridge

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Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Acrocorinth and then take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Corinth day trip planning app .

You can drive from Kranidi to Corinth in 2 hours. Traveling from Kranidi in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Corinth, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Athens.

Things to do in Corinth

Museums Historic Sites
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Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

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Athens

Athens ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Erechtheion.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens online day trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Corinth to Athens takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ermioni.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites
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Erechtheion ©
Erechtheion

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