26 days in Greece Itinerary

26 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 1 day
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Loutraki
— 1 night
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Tripoli
— 2 nights
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Kyllini
— 1 night
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Anafonitria
— 2 nights
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Patras
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Lefkada Town
— 1 night
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Syvota
— 1 night
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Syvota
— 1 day
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Metsovo
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Monodendri
— 2 nights
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Ioannina
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Siatista
— 1 day
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Kastoria
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Edessa
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Thessaloniki
— 7 nights
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Larissa
— 1 night
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Volos
— 3 nights
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Athens
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Athens

— 1 day

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 10th (Thu): examine the collection at Museum of Greek Folk Musical Instruments, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and then stop by Monastiraki.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Athens online trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Athens is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. June in Athens sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Loutraki.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Loutraki

— 1 night
For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Loutraki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Loutraki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Tripoli.

Things to do in Loutraki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Tripoli

— 2 nights
Tripoli is a city in the central part of the Peloponnese, in Greece. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): do a tasting at Troupis Winery, see the interesting displays at Offshore Hydropower Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Areos Square. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Tegea, pick up some local products at Street Market Tripoli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou, then stroll around Agios Georgios Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitan Church of St. Basil.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tripoli trip maker site.

Drive from Loutraki to Tripoli in an hour. Traveling from Loutraki in June, things will get slightly colder in Tripoli: highs are around 33°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Kyllini.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Kyllini

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Glyfa Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Kastro Chlemoutsi, and then relax and rejuvenate at Elixir Thalassotherapy Center.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kyllini visit app.

You can drive from Tripoli to Kyllini in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Tripoli in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kyllini, with lows around 19°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anafonitria.

Things to do in Kyllini

Parks · Spas · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Anafonitria

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Anafonitria Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then don't miss a visit to Olive Tree, and finally get outside with Porto Schiza Attraction.

To find out how to plan a trip to Anafonitria, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kyllini to Anafonitria takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Patras.

Things to do in Anafonitria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Patras

Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Patras route website.

Getting from Anafonitria to Patras by car takes about 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Patras can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will leave for Lefkada Town on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Parks

Lefkada Town

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take in the dramatic scenery at Nydri Waterfalls, take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum Karia, then kick back and relax at Kathisma Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Milos Beach. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at The House of Smile Lefkada, examine the collection at Phonograph Museum and Folklore, snap pictures at Wooden Bridge, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Agia Maura, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faneromeni Monastery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lefkada Town attractions planner.

Getting from Patras to Lefkada Town by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Lefkada Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Syvota.

Things to do in Lefkada Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Syvota

— 1 night
Syvota is a village and a former municipality in Thesprotia, Epirus, Greece. On the 19th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Mega Ammos Beach, stroll through Mikri Ammos Beach, and then kick back and relax at Bella Vraka Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Syvota tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Lefkada Town to Syvota in 2 hours. June in Syvota sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Syvota

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 3 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Casa Parlante, get outside with Madalena Boat Trips, then kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of Achilleion Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip planner.

You can drive from Syvota to Corfu Town in 2 hours. June in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Syvota.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Syvota

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Zeri Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pisina Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Syvota online vacation planner.

Drive from Corfu Town to Syvota in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Metsovo.

Things to do in Syvota

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Metsovo

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Metsovo trip maker app.

Drive from Syvota to Metsovo in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Syvota in June since evenings lows in Metsovo dip to 15°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to Monodendri.

Things to do in Metsovo

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Monodendri

— 2 nights
On the 23rd (Wed), take in the views from Bridge of Plakidas, then take a stroll around Rizario Exhibition Center, then explore the stunning scenery at Vikos Gorge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convent of Agia Paraskevi.

To find out how to plan a trip to Monodendri, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Metsovo to Monodendri in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Ioannina.

Things to do in Monodendri

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ioannina

Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Ioannina route builder website.

You can drive from Monodendri to Ioannina in an hour. Traveling from Monodendri in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Ioannina. You will leave for Siatista on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Ioannina

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Siatista

— 1 day
On the 24th (Thu), make a trip to Agiou Nikolaou Clock Tower, examine the collection at Folklore Museum of Kozani, and then don't miss a visit to Nikis Square.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Siatista travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Siatista takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Siatista when traveling from Ioannina in June, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Kastoria.

Things to do in Siatista

Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Kastoria

Kastoria is a city in northern Greece in the region of West Macedonia. To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kastoria trip planner.

Getting from Siatista to Kastoria by car takes about an hour. In June, daytime highs in Kastoria are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll set off for Edessa on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Kastoria

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Edessa

Edessa, is a city in northern Greece and the capital of the Pella regional unit, in the Central Macedonia region of Greece. To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Edessa online trip planner.

Getting from Kastoria to Edessa by car takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will leave for Thessaloniki on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Edessa

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Thessaloniki

— 7 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thessaloniki: Ekklisia Panagia Korifini (in Nea Moudania), Daysailing (in Afitos) and Saint Nikolas Church (in Nea Fokea). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalogria Beach, contemplate the long history of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Thessaloniki trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edessa to Thessaloniki takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Edessa in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Thessaloniki. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Larissa.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Larissa

— 1 night
On the 2nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Ieros Naos Agiou Achilliou, kick back and relax at Agioi Saranta, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church Of St. George.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Larissa travel planner.

Drive from Thessaloniki to Larissa in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Volos.

Things to do in Larissa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Volos

— 3 nights
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Constantine and Helena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): head outdoors with Spring of Manas, stroll through Centaurs' Path, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Panagia Portarea, then explore the striking landscape at Mount Pelion, and finally examine the collection at Byzantine Museum of Makrinitsa.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Volos tour itinerary planning website.

Drive from Larissa to Volos in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Volos are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Volos

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

On the 5th (Mon), stop by Artpoint Store.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Athens route maker website.

Traveling by car from Volos to Athens takes 4 hours. Traveling from Volos in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 28°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Athens

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Zakynthos travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Islands
Flower of the East
Located just off the west coast of mainland Greece, Zakynthos enjoys a reputation as both a party destination and a family-friendly getaway. Packed with foreign tourists along its eastern and southeastern coastline, the island also features numerous tranquil pockets in its central region of forested mountains and rolling hills. Avoid the overcrowded east by discovering the island's less-explored northern sections, which contain a series of deep caves that feature sun reflecting on seawater and white stones, creating a striking shade of azure particular to this part of the world. The northern capes of the island also offer the calmest waters, which lap a string of developed beaches with plenty of modern facilities.

Lefkada travel guide

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Beaches · Waterfalls · Parasailing & Paragliding
Connected to mainland Greece by a long causeway and floating bridge, Lefkada represents more than just an island paradise of modern seaside resorts and pristine Ionian beaches. Though it measures only 35 km (22 mi) from north to south, the island offers a mosaic of landscapes that include excellent mountain biking spots. Evade the big crowds of the southern coastline's popular beaches and soak up some local culture by visiting the small villages along Lefkada's eastern side, where you can explore traditional taverns known for serving local dishes to the tune of traditional live music.

Igoumenitsa travel guide

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Beaches · Nightlife · Fishing Charters & Tours
Igoumenitsa, is a coastal city in northwestern Greece. It is the capital of the regional unit of Thesprotia.Igoumenitsa is the chief port of Thesprotia and Epirus, and one of the largest passenger ports of Greece, connecting northwestern Mainland Greece with the Ionian Islands and Italy. The city is built on easternmost end of the Gulf of Igoumenitsa in the Ionian Sea and primary aspects of the economy are maritime, transport, services, agriculture and tourism. The 670km long Egnatia Highway, which serves northern Greece, terminates at Igoumenitsa, making it a popular starting point for tourists coming from Europe and ending point for trucks from Turkey.Igoumenitsa features many shops, schools, offices and cargo storages, a Technological Educational Institute, a library, an archeological museum, several sport stadiums and tennis courses, a courthouse and a medical clinic. The Thesprotia Police Headquarters and the Municipal Sailing Club are located here. The city itself is built on the slopes of a forested mountain and expands perimetrically around the gulf.The 2011 census recorded 25,814 inhabitants for the wider Municipality, of which 9,820 in the municipal unit of Igoumenitsa proper. Igoumenitsa is known for being surrounded by several forests and for its blue waters. The nearby Drepanos Beach is one of the longest sand beaches in the region, with a length of over 7 kilometers.NamesIgoumenitsa is known by various names in different time periods. Igoumenitsa's original ancient name used to be Titani (Τιτάνη), Gitani, Gitana, and Goumani. During the medieval and ottoman times, it was known as Grava (Γράβα) which means "cave". In 1938, after it became the capital city of the prefecture of Thesprotia, its name was changed to the current Igoumenitsa. The name is a derivation from the Greek word Igoumeni which means "commander; abbot". The name has been adopted as Gomenizza in Italian and as Gumenicë in Albanian.

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