Small Towns of Greece

Romantic
Romantic
11 - 13
days

Visit the sights of Ancient Olympia, the incredible Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi, and the "balcony of Mt. Pelion" Makrinitsa, on this fabulous trip of Greek small towns.

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  • CultureCulture
  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places
  • Great FoodGreat Food
  • Night LifeNight Life
  • ActiveActive

Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Athens, Greece

  • 2

    Olympia, Greece

  • 3

    Delphi, Greece

  • 4

    Makrinitsa, Greece

  • 5

    Thessaloniki, Greece

  • 6

    Kalambaka, Greece

  • 7

    Athens, Greece

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Things to do in and around Athens

  • Plaka and Lycabettus
  • Akropol
  • Athens Street
  • New Acropolis Museum
  • Secondary Dieties
  • Nafplion, Greece
  • Corinth, Acrocorinth (I)
  • Athens, Benaki Museum: Mycenean female figurines
  • National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece - 08/2012
  • Βυζαντινό και Χριστιανικό Μουσείο
  • Temple of Athena Nike
  • P9229611
  • Hydra port
  • Plaka à Athènes
  • Mount Lycabettos
  • Folk Art Museum
  • Iglesia de Kapnikarea
  • Temple of Poseidon - Cape Sunion
  • Byzantine Church
   
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Athens

Greece, Attica region

CultureFoodHistoricNight life2 nights

Considered the birthplace of Western Civilization, Athens' 3,500 year history is alive today in politics, culture, and philosophy.

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece, and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years and the earliest human presence around 11th–7th millennium BC,. The National Garden of Athens was completed in 1840 and is a green refuge in the centre of the Greek capital. Athens' largest zoo is the Attica Zoological Park, a private zoo located in the suburb of Spata. The zoo is home to around 2000 animals representing 400 species, and is open 365 days a year. The city is a world centre of archaeological research. Apart from national institutions there are several archaeological Museums, including the National Archaeological Museum.
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Things to do in and around Olympia

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  • Olympia Street Clock
  • Museum of the History of the Olympic Games
  • Old Museum, Olympia
  • Pylos, Greece
  • Μεθώνη
  • Nafplion, Greece
  • P9229611
   
2

Olympia

Greece, West Greece region

HistoricSmall townsCultureNatureActive1 night

Olympia is an archaeological paradise, with temples, museums, and the stadium of the first Olympics, held in 776 BC.

Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece in the Peloponnese peninsula, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times. The sanctuary, known as the Altis, consists of an unordered arrangement of various buildings. Enclosed within the temenos (sacred enclosure) are the Temple of Hera (or Heraion/Heraeum), the Temple of Zeus and the Pelopion.
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Things to do in and around Delphi

  • A Town on the Way to Delphi
  • Naxian Sphinx, 570-560 BCE, Delphi Museum (3)
  • Delphi Town
  • GR06 1861 Athena Pronaia Sanctuary at Delphi
  • Theater at Delphi
  • Corinth, Acrocorinth (I)
  • Delphi, Mount Parnassus
  • Temple of Apollo, Delphi
  • mycenae grave circle above
  • volos
  • epidaurus
  • Byzantine Church
   
3

Delphi

Greece, Central Greece region

HistoricActiveSmall townsNatureCulture2 nights

Delphi exceptionally combines fascinating myths, archaeological landmarks, and modern-day amenities in a mesmerizing landscape.

Delphi both an archaeological site and a modern town in Greece on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis and is perhaps best known for the oracle at the sanctuary that was dedicated to Apollo during the classical period. Modern Delphi is situated immediately west of the archaeological site and hence is a popular tourist destination. There are many hotels and guest houses in the town, and many taverns and bars, and In addition Delphi attracts tourists visiting the Parnassus Ski Center and the popular coastal towns of the region.
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Things to do in and around Makrinitsa

  • 362 Makrinítsa - Balcón de Pelión
  • Makrinitsa Town
  • volos
  • Λάρισα 149
  • Meteora
  • Mount Olympus from High Divide
  • Dion 14
  • Delphi, Mount Parnassus
   
4

Makrinitsa

Greece, Thessaly region

Small townsNature2 nights

Clinging to the mountainside are the homes and shops of Makrinitsa, a village of intense beauty and relaxation on Volos Bay.

Makrinitsa is a village and a in Magnesia, greece. It is situated in the northwestern part of the Pelion mountains, 6 km northeast of Volos. One of the most characteristic traditional settlements, full of mansions and houses that look like hanging ornaments on the green mountain side. The picturesque cobbled paths of Makrinitsa are scattered with traditional water fountains. Makrinitsa is a popular tourist destination, especially during the winter.
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Things to do in and around Thessaloniki

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  • Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Thessaloniki Film Festival
  • Rotunda
  • Museum of Byzantine Culture
  • Kastoria_Reflections_017
  • Metsovo, a town in Epirus
  • View over The Latomou Monastery
  • Gallery, Society for Macedonian Studies
  • Folklife and Ethnological Museum. of Macedonia - Thrace
  • Lefkos Pyrgos
  • Serre-Chevalier 1500 - Les Bains de Monêtier
  • SCALA PANAGIA. THASSOS ISLAND. GREECE.
  • Hamam
  • Church of Hagia Sophia, 7th cent., Thessaloniki
  • Thessaloniki: city walls
  • Kamara
  • Kavala, Greece
  • volos
   
5

Thessaloniki

Greece, Macedonia region

CultureNight lifeFoodHistoric2 nights

Thessaloniki is both cosmopolitan and comfortable. Its modern culture merges well with its Roman and Byzantine history.

Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of Macedonia. Events such as the Thessaloniki International Trade Fair and the Thessaloniki International Film Festival are held annually. It is a popular tourist destination in Greece - In 2010, Lonely Planet ranked Thessaloniki as the world's fifth-best party city worldwide. Thessaloniki is also regarded as the cultural capital of Greece, with main theaters include the Royal Theater, the Earth Theater and Forest Theater. The city is known for its major shopping streets. Tsimiski Street and Proxenou Koromila avenue are the city's most famous shopping streets and are among Greece's most expensive and exclusive high streets.
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Things to do in and around Kalambaka

  • Kalambaka
  • Kalambaka - P8300961_nEO_IMG
  • Metsovo, a town in Epirus
  • Kastoria_Reflections_017
  • Parga
  • volos
  • ioannina morning 1
  • Meteora
   
6

Kalambaka

Greece, Thessaly region

HistoricActiveNatureCulture2 nights

A lovely modern Greek town that visitors come to for its proximity to the beautiful Meteora park.

Kalabaka is a municipality in the Trikala regional unit, part of Thessaly in Greece. The town is situated on the foot of the Meteora peaks, and is known for the Meteora monasteries are located in the town. The town was built on the location of the ancient city of Aiginion and of its medieval monuments, only the cathedral, the Church of the Dormition, survives. Relics of an ancient Greek temple – probably of god Apollo – have been incorporated in the wall of the town’s oldest and most renowned church, dedicated to Virgin Mary.
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Things to do in and around Athens

  • Plaka and Lycabettus
  • Akropol
  • Athens Street
  • New Acropolis Museum
  • Secondary Dieties
  • Nafplion, Greece
  • Corinth, Acrocorinth (I)
  • Athens, Benaki Museum: Mycenean female figurines
  • National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece - 08/2012
  • Βυζαντινό και Χριστιανικό Μουσείο
  • Temple of Athena Nike
  • P9229611
  • Hydra port
   
7

Athens

Greece, Attica region

CultureFoodHistoricNight life1 night

Considered the birthplace of Western Civilization, Athens' 3,500 year history is alive today in politics, culture, and philosophy.

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece, and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years and the earliest human presence around 11th–7th millennium BC,. The National Garden of Athens was completed in 1840 and is a green refuge in the centre of the Greek capital. Athens' largest zoo is the Attica Zoological Park, a private zoo located in the suburb of Spata. The zoo is home to around 2000 animals representing 400 species, and is open 365 days a year. The city is a world centre of archaeological research. Apart from national institutions there are several archaeological Museums, including the National Archaeological Museum.
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