42 days in Greece Itinerary

42 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Athens
1
Athens
— 26 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Sparta
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
3
Kalambaka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Olympia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
6
Corfu Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Athens

26
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Enjoy Greece Tours has been added to your itinerary. Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Poseidon will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Nemea (Archaeological Museum of Nemea & Archaelogical site of Nemea), Eretria (Archeologikos Choros Eretria & Archaeological Museum of Eretria) and Mycenae (Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, Lion Gate, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. In October, daytime highs in Athens are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sparta.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Khalkis, Corinth, Loutraki, Mycenae, Nafplio
Find places to stay Oct 17 — Nov 12:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

3
nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. On the 13th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Arcadian Gate, delve into the distant past at Antigua Mesenia, see the interesting displays at Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou, thenget a new perspective on nature at Archaeological Museum of Tegea, and finally steep yourself in history at The Menelaion. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Camera Museum – Takis Aivalis, examine the collection at Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil, thencontemplate the long history of Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, thenget engrossed in the history at Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sparta route website.

Traveling by car from Athens to Sparta takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sparta when traveling from Athens in November, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Monemvasia, Mystras, Messini, Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou, Archaeological Museum of Tegea
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
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Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia
Mystras ©
Mystras
Archaeological Museum of Tegea ©
Archaeological Museum of Tegea

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.
You've now added Meteora to your itinerary. On the 16th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ieros Naos Agiou Achilliou, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porta Panagia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery, and finally see the interesting displays at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Monastery of Agiou Nikolaou, Metsovo, admire the landmark architecture of Koursoum Mosque, stop by Old City of Trikala, see the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, thenmake a trip to Meteora, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kalambaka online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sparta to Kalambaka takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November, Kalambaka is slightly colder than Sparta - with highs of 56°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Trikala, Porta Panagia, Ieros Naos Agiou Achilliou, Monastery of Agiou Nikolaou, Metsovo
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:
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Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Meteora ©
Meteora
Roussanou Monastery ©
Roussanou Monastery

3
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 Delphi. Delphi Archaeological Museum and Hosios Loukas are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Temple of Apollo In Delphi and Tholos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Delphi: Hani of Gravia (in Gravia), Oracle of Trophonius (in Livadia) and Archeologiko Mousio (in Lamia). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Apollo temple, explore the fascinating underground world of Corycian Cave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, and see the interesting displays at Bread Museum of Amfiklia.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Delphi trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In November, Delphi is a bit warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arachova, Apollo temple, Amfissa Archaeological Museum, Hosios Loukas, Hani of Gravia
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 21:
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Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

3
nights
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.
Archaeological Site of Olympia has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Fri), explore the engaging exhibits at Legends Of Greek Mythology, examine the collection at Agios Andreas, do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, thentake an in-depth tour of Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, thendelve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Kastro Chlemoutsi, thensee the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo Epikourios.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Olympia tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in November, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Temple of Apollo Epikourios, Legends Of Greek Mythology, Agios Andreas, Kastro Chlemoutsi, Dymaean Wall
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 24:
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Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Kastro Chlemoutsi ©
Kastro Chlemoutsi

3
nights
Corfu Town

Corfu Town ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Fortress Corfu. On the 25th (Mon), expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, stroll the grounds of British Cemetry, thenstep into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, thensee the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum, and finally visit Corfu Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, thenadmire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and finally explore the historical opulence of Angelokastro.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Olympia to Corfu Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in November, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 27th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Angelokastro
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon

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