27 days in Greece Itinerary

27 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
3
Ithaca
— 3 nights
4
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
5
Olympia
— 2 nights
6
Nafplio
— 2 nights
7
Athens
— 3 nights
8
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
9
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
10
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights

3
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.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, head outdoors with Silvaland, and explore the historical opulence of New Fortress.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town holiday planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Corfu Town is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in July; daily highs in Corfu Town reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Corfu, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) and then make a trip to Meteora.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Corfu Town in July since evenings lows in Kalambaka dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

3
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. Ithaca is known for beaches, outdoors, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Vathy Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Paralia Afales, take some stellar pictures from Monastery of Panagia Eleousa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dexia Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Ithaca trip builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kalambaka to Ithaca. Traveling from Kalambaka in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ithaca, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Paralia Afales ©
Paralia Afales
Paralia Frikes ©
Paralia Frikes
Monastery of Panagia Eleousa ©
Monastery of Panagia Eleousa

3
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Caves (in Korithi), Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria) and Xigia Beach (in Koroni). And it doesn't end there: race across the water with a speed boat tour, do a tasting at Solomos Wines, head outdoors with Alykes Watersports, and relax in the rural setting at Therianos Family Farm.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tsilivi trip itinerary planning tool.

You can travel from Ithaca to Tsilivi in 5.5 hours. In July in Tsilivi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Caves, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), History War Museum, Alykes Watersports, Xigia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Grampsas Winery ©
Grampsas Winery

2
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Archaeological Site of Olympia. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, thenexperience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, thenpause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally admire the sheer force of Nemouta Waterfalls.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Olympia trip maker app.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Tsilivi to Olympia in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Panaghia, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nafplio online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Nafplio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nafplio, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Highlights from your plan
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

3
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Nafplio in July, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Little Venice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, kick back and relax at Agios Sostis Beach, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip maker.

Fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in August: highs in Mykonos Town hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Panormos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Elia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira to go to Oia and see Sunset in Oia, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fira road trip website.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Imerovigli, Santo Winery, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum of Gouves, observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, thensee the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, thenlook for gifts at Nerium Oleander, and finally learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Heraklion travel planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Winery Stilianou, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Folklore Museum of Gouves
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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