22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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22 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
+4
Fly + Train + Subway + Foot + Bus:  16 h
1
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Athens
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h
4
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + Ferry:  4 h
8
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  13 h 30 min
End: Hyderabad

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros) and Corinth (Archea Korinthos, Akrokorinthos, & more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Nafplio trip maker tool .

Hyderabad, India to Nafplio is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Nafplio due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Hyderabad in November: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 19°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Corinth, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

4
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, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and wander the streets of Plaka.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Athens: highs are around 22°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion trip planner .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In November in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kazantzakis Museum, The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): do a tasting at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding, then stroll through Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldera Beach, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then see the interesting displays at Tomato Industrial Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Akrotiri travel itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Akrotiri can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Vlychada, Boutari Winery
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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 14th (Thu), stroll through Paradise Beach, then examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally wander the streets of Little Venice. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, then don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip planning website .

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. November in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Mykonos Brewing Company, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

2
nights
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.
On the 16th (Sat), make a trip to Aristotelous Square, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, then catch some excitement at Locked escape rooms, and finally steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and finally steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Thessaloniki trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Mykonos Town in November since evenings lows in Thessaloniki dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Kalambaka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Thessaloniki in November: high temperatures in Kalambaka hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

5
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Step out of Corfu Town to go to Agios Spyridonas and see St. Spyridon First Beach, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, and don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kalambaka in November; daily highs in Corfu Town reach 22°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Corfu, Corfu Donkey Rescue, Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum, Aqualand Corfu Water Park, St. Spyridon First Beach
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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