27 days in Greece Itinerary

27 days in Greece Itinerary

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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 4 nights
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
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Olympia
— 2 nights
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Delphi
— 3 nights
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 6th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, then indulge in some culinary diversions at Koronekes, then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and finally learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip app.

Taipei, Taiwan to Heraklion is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Taipei Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Taipei in October, things will get a bit cooler in Heraklion: highs are around 28°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Wineries

Side Trips

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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Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, and stroll through Red Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary website.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In October in Fira, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©

Chora Mykonos

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 12th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, wander the streets of Little Venice, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, then don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, and finally stroll through Paradise Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

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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.
Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Acharavi (Folklore Museum of Acharavi & Almyros Beach Resort & SPA) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some culinary diversions at Corfu Walking Tours, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, and see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip planner.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Corfu Walking Tours ©
Corfu Walking Tours
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
St. Spyridon First Beach ©
St. Spyridon First Beach

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, wander the streets of Plaka, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. October in Athens sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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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 21st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi and then see where the action happens at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Bourtzi, then take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, then take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nafplio trip maker website.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in October; daily highs in Nafplio reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, then do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, then relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Euphoria Spa. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia, then delve into the distant past with Guide me in Greece tours, and then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Olympia day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Olympia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Olympia. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Olympia

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Hermes by Praxiteles
Hermes by Praxiteles

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Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
When in Delphi, make a side trip to see Recreational Park in Pavliani, approximately Pavliani away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Delphi, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Delphi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Olympia to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. October in Delphi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
MoKa Honey ©
MoKa Honey
Delphi
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

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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.
On the 28th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kalambaka travel planning tool.

Getting from Delphi to Kalambaka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in October, expect Kalambaka to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites
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)

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Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©

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.
On the 29th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, explore the ancient world of Rotunda, then steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, then contemplate the long history of Arch of Galerius, and finally explore the world behind art at International Fairgrounds and Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, steep yourself in history at Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Thessaloniki can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square

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