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Crete and Mainland Greece : Road Trip
12 day travel itinerary

by TripMapper

Discover ancient treasures, rural tavernas and turquoise waters

12 Days
Road Trip
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Magnificent archaeological sites prove there is much to Greece beyond its gorgeous sun-drenched beaches.

Discover Crete, Meteora, Athens and all the dreamy villages in-between, on this magnificent road trip. This scenic drive offers a rich tapestry of olive farms, charming villages, delicious cuisine and ancient treasures. The open road beckons!

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Itinerary Highlights

  • Visit magnificent Meteora! Six monasteries perch on huge sandstone pillars in a truly extraordinary landscape - a breathtaking sight!⁠
  • See the rock of the mighty Acropolis, crowned by the dramatic ruins of the Parthenon
  • See sweeping views of Athens from Lycabettus Hill
  • Learn the secrets of Greek olive oil production
  • Explore Crete's natural wonders and hike the Samariá Gorge
  • Swim in beautiful turquoise waters and wander dreamy coastal villages
  • Admire the archaeological site of Olympia, the birthplace of the most famous sporting event in the ancient world