19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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19 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  7​h
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Oia, Santorini
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8​h 30​min
3
Delphi
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
4
Kalambaka
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Nafplio
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Foot + Subway + Train + Fly:  8​h 30​min
7
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've added Areopagus, Plateia Syntagmatos, National History Museum (Old Parliament), and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Athens is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Athens. Traveling from Kuwait City in February, you will find days in Athens are slightly colder (18°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
nights
Oia, Santorini

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santo Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oia: Akrotiri (Akrotiri & Red Beach), Castelli of Emporio (in Emporio) and Kamari Beach (in Kamari). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Naval Maritime Museum, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, and pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Oia trip planner .

You can fly from Athens to Oia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or ride a ferry. In February in Oia, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini, Vlychada, Imerovigli, Akrotiri
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Skaros Rock ©
Skaros Rock
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Naval Maritime Museum ©
Naval Maritime Museum

1
day
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 27th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Delphi route site .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Oia to Delphi in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Oia in February, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Delphi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

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

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Kalambaka to Metsovo to see Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, make a trip to Matsopoulou Mill, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka itinerary planner.

Drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in February, expect Kalambaka to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Matsopoulou Mill, Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, then examine the collection at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, then appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympia trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Kalambaka to Olympia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kalambaka in March: high temperatures in Olympia hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Wineries Historic Sites
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Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

2
nights
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 3rd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Luke Archibishop, then take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, and then steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Nafplio road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Nafplio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in March, expect Nafplio to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Corinth Canal
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Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

4
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

Tsilivi ©
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Venture out of the city with trips to Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria), Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery (in Agalas) and Saint Nicholas Church (in Ano Vasilikos). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Zakynthos Metropolis Church, get great views at Bochali View Point, make a trip to Anafonitria Monastery, and explore the striking landscape at Korakonissi.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tsilivi holiday planning site .

Traveling by bus from Nafplio to Tsilivi takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Tsilivi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Argassi, Bochali, Laganas, Black Cave
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Zakynthos Metropolis Church ©
Zakynthos Metropolis Church
Black Cave ©
Black Cave

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