13 days in Greece Itinerary

13 days in Greece Itinerary

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Heraklion
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Ferry
4
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Delphi
— Few hours
Drive
6
Corinth
— 1 night
Drive
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Mycenae
— Few hours
Drive
8
Olympia
— 1 night
Drive
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Sparta
— Few hours
Drive
10
Nafplio
— Few hours
Drive
11
Athens
— 1 night
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Heraklion

Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Relax by the water at Komos Beach and Karavostasi Beach. Gortyna and Monastery Savvathiana will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Wooden Museum (in Axos) and Sfentoni Cave (in Zoniana). And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse of Heraklion, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Heraklion travel route planner.

Paris, France to Heraklion is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Paris to Heraklion, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in May, with highs in Heraklion at 28°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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Komos Beach ©
Beach
Komos Beach
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Gortyna ©
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Gortyna
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Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 4th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Pyrgos, then see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vlychada Beach, examine the collection at Tomato Industrial Museum, D.Nomikos, then ride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, and finally get engrossed in the history at La Ponta.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. May in Fira sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

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Mykonos Town

Chora Mykonos

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 6th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Archeological Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ftelia Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look for gifts at Mytho, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George, and finally delve into the distant past at Avenue of the Lions.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In May in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Ftelia Beach
Beach
Ftelia Beach
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Kapari Beach ©
Beach
Kapari Beach
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Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Eggares Olive Press Museum
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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May in Athens, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

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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 (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Delphi trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Athens to Delphi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Delphi, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Corinth.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Corinth

History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Corinth online road trip planner.

Drive from Delphi to Corinth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Corinth, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel to Mycenae.

Things to do in Corinth

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
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Mycenae

On the 11th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Domaine Skouras Winery and then do a tasting at Ktima Bairaktaris.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mycenae trip maker tool.

Getting from Corinth to Mycenae by car takes about an hour. In May, Mycenae is a bit cooler than Corinth - with highs of 27°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Mycenae

Wineries

Side Trips

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Domaine Skouras Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Domaine Skouras Winery
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Ktima Bairaktaris ©
Winery / Vineyard
Ktima Bairaktaris
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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 traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Olympia online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mycenae to Olympia in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Mycenae in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Olympia, with lows of 15°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Sparta.

Things to do in Olympia

Tours · Outdoors · Transportation · Parks
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Sparta

Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Amyklaion and Sanctuary of Apollo, then take in the exciting artwork at Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta, then delve into the distant past at Archeologikos Xoros Sparti, and finally steep yourself in history at Archaeological site Keadas.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sparta trip site.

Getting from Olympia to Sparta by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sparta can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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Nafplio

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
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Traveling by car from Sparta to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Traveling from Sparta in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of 9°C. You'll set off for Athens on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Nafplio

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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1
night
Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

On the 13th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Aristotle's Lyceum.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Athens

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Aristotle's Lyceum ©
Historic Walking Area
Aristotle's Lyceum
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