29 days in Greece Itinerary

29 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Santorini, Ferry to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 5 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 4 nights
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Hydra
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kardamili
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Metsovo
— 1 night
Drive
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Fly
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules), then get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at CRETAquarium.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion holiday maker.

Adelaide, Australia to Heraklion is an approximately 26.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Heraklion is minus 7.5 hours. When traveling from Adelaide in February, plan for colder days in Heraklion, with highs around 19°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · 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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, stroll through Mount Lycabettus, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Athens trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Kapsia Cave (in Kapsas) and Lousios Gorge (in Dimitsana). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and sample the fine beverages at Karonis Distillery.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Athens in February, with highs in Nafplio at 14°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore by horseback at Harriets Hydra Horses and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Konstantinos (Church of St. Constantine). On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Andrea Miaoulis Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, and then stop by Marialena Maramenou.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Hydra itinerary app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nafplio to Hydra. In February, Hydra is somewhat warmer than Nafplio - with highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Hydra

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Monemvasia

— 2 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. On the 15th (Tue), make a trip to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, and then stop by Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Monemvasia holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Monemvasia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Kardamili

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Sophia, then head outdoors with Vyros Gorge, and then stop by The Bead Shop Kardamyli.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kardamili travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monemvasia to Kardamili in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Kardamili

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

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.
Explore Delphi's surroundings by going to Katafygio-Oiti (in Panourgias) and Recreational Park (in Pavliani). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Delphi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus, and take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Delphi day trip app.

You can drive from Kardamili to Delphi in 5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kardamili in February: highs in Delphi hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 2 nights
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 21st (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Lithaios Central Bridge, then examine the collection at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kalambaka tour planner.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in February, things will get little chillier in Kalambaka: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Metsovo.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Metsovo

— 1 night
On the 23rd (Wed), explore the world behind art at Averoff Gallery of Modern Art, then take an in-depth tour of Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, and then learn about winemaking at Katogi Averoff Winery.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Metsovo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Metsovo takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Kalambaka in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Metsovo, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Metsovo

Museums · Wineries

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 2 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.
On the 24th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, then admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, then stop by Corfu Sandals, and then don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town travel route planner.

Getting from Metsovo to Corfu Town by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Metsovo in February since evenings lows in Corfu Town dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.
Take a break from Thessaloniki with a short trip to Ktima Gerovassiliou in Epanomi, about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, and make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

Start your trip to Thessaloniki by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Thessaloniki when traveling from Corfu Town in February, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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.