28 days in Greece & Croatia Itinerary

28 days in Greece & Croatia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
2
Sami, Greece
— 2 nights
3
Delphi, Greece
— 1 night
4
Corinth, Greece
— 2 nights
5
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
6
Sfakia, Greece
— 2 nights
7
Oia, Greece
— 3 nights
8
Litochoro, Greece
— 2 nights
9
Mount Athos, Greece
— 1 night
10
Mljet National Park, Croatia
— 1 day
11
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
12
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
13
Porec, Croatia
— 1 night
14
Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
15
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
16
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Erechtheion and then steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, thentake a stroll through Plaka, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens attractions planning app.

Quebec City, Canada to Athens is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Quebec City to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Athens is a bit warmer than Quebec City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sami.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

2
nights
Sami, Greece

Sami ©
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
On the 7th (Thu), kick back and relax at Myrtos Beach, thenHead underground at Drogarati Cave, and then kick back and relax at Antisamos Beach. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Memorial Acqui Division, thenkick back and relax at Ammes Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Makris Gialos Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sami holiday app.

Getting from Athens to Sami by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Sami can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Sami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Myrtos Beach, Ammes Beach, Drogarati Cave, Memorial Acqui Division, Makris Gialos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach
Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach
Makris Gialos Beach ©
Makris Gialos Beach

1
night
Delphi, Greece

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 9th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Delphi, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally explore the ancient world of Apollo temple.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Delphi road trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Sami to Delphi in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Corinth.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Apollo temple, Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
Highlights from your plan
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

2
nights
Corinth, Greece

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, steep yourself in history at Lion Gate, and then steep yourself in history at Citadel and Treasury of Atreus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Archea Korinthos, delve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos, and then make a trip to Corinth Canal.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Corinth online route builder.

You can drive from Delphi to Corinth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Corinth sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corinth

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

1
night
Mykonos Town, Greece

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Sostis Beach, don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, and then wander the streets of Little Venice.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip planning app.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Corinth to Mykonos Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and ferry. While traveling from Corinth, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sfakia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Agios Sostis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Matoyianni Street ©
Matoyianni Street

2
nights
Sfakia, Greece

Sfakia ©
Thanks to Crete's rugged terrain, the big effects of commercial tourism keep evading Sfakia, a tiny settlement on the island's southwestern coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ilingas, enjoy the sand and surf at Orthi Ammos Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Frangokastello Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Vrissi Beach, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Imbros Gorge, and then examine the collection at War Museum Askifou.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sfakia trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Sfakia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Oia.

Things to do in Sfakia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

War Museum Askifou, Imbros Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Frangokastello Beach ©
Frangokastello Beach
Ilingas ©
Ilingas
Vrissi Beach ©
Vrissi Beach

3
nights
Oia, Greece

Oia ©
Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Museum of Prehistoric Thira and MATI Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and Amoudi Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oia: Akrotiri (Akrotiri & Akrotiri LightHouse), Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos (in Vothonas) and Ancient Thera (in Kamari). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock and learn about winemaking at Domaine Sigalas.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Oia travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Sfakia to Oia in 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Oia are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Litochoro.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Fira, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Ancient Thera, Santo Winery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Prehistoric Thira ©
Museum of Prehistoric Thira
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail ©
Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos

2
nights
Litochoro, Greece

Litochoro ©
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Platamonas Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panteleimon Beach. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Olympus National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Litochoro tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oia to Litochoro. Traveling from Oia in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Litochoro, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Mount Athos.

Things to do in Litochoro

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Panteleimon Beach, Platamonas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Olympus National Park ©
Olympus National Park

1
night
Mount Athos, Greece

Mount Athos
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Mount Athos The Holy Mountain and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Voulitsa Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mount Athos trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Litochoro to Mount Athos. When traveling from Litochoro in May, plan for little chillier days in Mount Athos, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Mljet National Park.

Things to do in Mount Athos

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

1
day
Mljet National Park, Croatia

Mljet National Park
Mljet is the most southerly and easterly of the larger Adriatic islands of the Dalmatia region of Croatia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): head off the coast to St. Mary Island.

You can plan Mljet National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Athos to Mljet National Park. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Mljet National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Mljet National Park

Nature Parks

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, explore the galleries of Art by Stjepko, thentake in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally wander the streets of Lapad. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Collegium Ragusinum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, thenwander the streets of Cavtat Old Town, and finally stroll the grounds of Cavtat Cemetery.

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Traveling by car from Mljet National Park to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. In May in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cavtat
Highlights from your plan
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

2
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, get great views at Spanjola, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Sveta Nedilja and then kick back and relax at Exotic Beach.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hvar trip itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Porec.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Sveta Nedilja, Dubovica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja

1
night
Porec, Croatia

Porec ©
With a scenic location along the Adriatic Sea and a basilica listed as a World Heritage Site, the ancient town of Porec represents the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Traktor Story, Head underground at Jama - Grotta Baredine, make a trip to Eufrazijeva Street, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Porec tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hvar to Porec in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Rovinj.

Things to do in Porec

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Euphrasius Basilica ©
Euphrasius Basilica
Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town
Jama - Grotta Baredine ©
Jama - Grotta Baredine

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Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
On the 27th (Wed), visit Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin Church, thenwalk around Punta Corrente, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj. On the next day, wander the streets of Riva, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fazana Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovinj trip builder tool.

Rovinj is very close to Porec. In May in Rovinj, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Amphitheatre de Pula, Fazana Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia

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night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the activities along The Lower Lakes, look for all kinds of wild species at Konjicki Klub Rakovica, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park attractions planner.

Drive from Rovinj to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take a stroll through Lower Town, thenadmire the masterpieces at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, thenstop by Dora, thendon't miss a visit to Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), and finally see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip itinerary builder website.

Take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Mirogoj Cemetery ©
Mirogoj Cemetery

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