29 days in Greece Itinerary

29 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece journey planner

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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 5 nights
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Hydra
— 2 nights
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Nafplio
— 4 nights
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Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive to Sarandë, Ferry to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
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Heraklion, Crete

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and finally steep yourself in history at Castello del Molo (Koules). On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion vacation maker site.

Amritsar, India to Heraklion is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. When traveling from Amritsar in April, plan for colder days in Heraklion, with highs around 24°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira to go to Akrotiri and see La Ponta, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, look for gifts at Sand Lily Boutique, and explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fira online journey maker.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, visit Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Beautyworld Spa, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, then don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kynthos.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip itinerary maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Athens

— 5 nights

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: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Athens driving holiday planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Hydra

— 2 nights
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. On the 15th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Lazaros Koundouriotis Mansion (National Historical Museum), ride a horse along Harriets Hydra Horses, then pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, and finally stop by Marialena Maramenou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Armonia Wellness Center, pause for some photo ops at Andrea Miaoulis Monument, then explore the world behind art at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Konstantinos (Church of St. Constantine), and finally don't miss a visit to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hydra day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Athens to Hydra. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Hydra

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Nafplio

— 4 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Step out of Nafplio to go to Corinth and see Archea Korinthos, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Panaghia.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nafplio vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hydra to Nafplio. Traveling from Hydra in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Nafplio, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Delphi

— 3 nights
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Delphi is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Delphi, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Delphi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in April since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 1 night
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 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Varlaam Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, and finally look for gifts at Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kalambaka route maker app.

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in April, you will find days in Kalambaka are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, enjoy the sand and surf at Dassia Beach, make a trip to Spianada Square, and explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in April, Corfu Town is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to fly to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Thessaloniki

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, delve into the distant past at Rotunda, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, then steep yourself in history at Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Thessaloniki online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums

Side 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.