15 days in Greece Itinerary

15 days in Greece Itinerary

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15 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
Athens
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Nafplio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Tripoli
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: London

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
On the 11th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Castle Panigirakis. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then stop by Mytho, then indulge your taste buds at Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery, and finally stop by White.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Mykonos Town is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Mykonos Town. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Mykonos Town reach 14°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Transportation

Side Trips

Castle Panigirakis, Paradise Beach
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Mykonos Paradise Cruises ©
Mykonos Paradise Cruises
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

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

4
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.
Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Epidaurus Theater (in Epidavros) and Acrocorinth (in Corinth). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Palamidi Castle, get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, explore the ancient world of Ancient Mycenae, and take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nafplio trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In January, Nafplio is a bit cooler than Athens - with highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Tripoli.

Things to do in Nafplio

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Fortress Palamidi, Epidaurus Theater, Acrocorinth
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Palamidi Castle ©
Palamidi Castle
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

2
nights
Tripoli

Tripoli ©
Tripoli is a city in the central part of the Peloponnese, in Greece. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): do a tasting at Troupis Winery, pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Fotini Mantineias Church, and then Head underground at Kapsia Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mainalo Ski Center and then make a trip to Areos Square.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tripoli trip planner .

Getting from Nafplio to Tripoli by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Tripoli

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Agia Fotini Mantineias Church, Kapsia Cave, Mainalo Ski Center
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Mainalo Ski Center ©
Mainalo Ski Center
Troupis Winery ©
Troupis Winery
Agia Fotini Mantineias Church ©
Agia Fotini Mantineias Church

1
night
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Usual Suspects and then make a trip to Aristotelous Square. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, contemplate the long history of Atatürk Museum, then stop by Hellofrom Thessaloniki, and finally appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Thessaloniki journey planning site .

Explore your travel options from Tripoli to Thessaloniki with the Route module. In January in Thessaloniki, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

#Historic Sites, #Fun & Games, #Museums
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Arch of Galerius ©
Arch of Galerius
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

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