12 days in The Balkans Itinerary

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Athens
— 1 night
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Kea
— 1 night
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Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
Drive
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Sounio
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Hydra
— 1 night
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Glyfada
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Voula
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Vouliagmeni
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Athens — 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 7th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art and then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary website.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Playa del Carmen to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kea.
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Kea — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum of Kea, enjoy the sand and surf at Gialiskari Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Xyla Beach.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kea travel route site.

Traveling by car from Athens to Kea takes 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kea are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nafplio.
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Nafplio — 1 night

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): make a trip to Land Gate, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and then take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip planner.

Getting from Kea to Nafplio by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Kea in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nafplio, with lows of 17°C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel 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.
For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Delphi online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Delphi. You will leave for Sounio on the 10th (Sun).
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Sounio

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sounio tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Delphi to Sounio in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You'll set off for Hydra on the 10th (Sun).
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Hydra — 1 night

Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, enjoy the sand and surf at Avlaki Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vlychos Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hydra vacation tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sounio to Hydra. In July, daily temperatures in Hydra can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Glyfada.
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Glyfada

Glyfada is a suburb of Athens, situated in the southern parts of the Athens Urban Area. To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Glyfada online trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Hydra to Glyfada with the Route module. In July in Glyfada, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Voula.
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Voula

Voula is a town and former municipality in East Attica, Greece. To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Voula trip planner.

Voula is just a stone's throw from Glyfada. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Vouliagmeni.
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Vouliagmeni

Vouliagmeni is a seaside town and former municipality 20 km south of Athens, Greece. For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vouliagmeni trip planner.

Vouliagmeni is very close to Voula. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel back home.
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