31 days in Greece Itinerary

31 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece route planner

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Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nidri, Lefkada
— 2 nights
Ferry to Fiskardo, Taxi to Argostolion
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Argostolion, Kefalonia
— 4 nights
Drive to Pesáda, Ferry to Tsilivi (Planos)
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Drive to Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Fly to Medicine Hat

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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: expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Corfu Donkey Rescue, get a new perspective on things with Madalena Boat Trips, and examine the collection at Casa Parlante.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town trip planner.

Medicine Hat, Canada to Corfu Town is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. You can also travel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Medicine Hat to Corfu Town. Traveling from Medicine Hat in July, expect Corfu Town to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Athens

— 4 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: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Nafplio

— 2 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, then take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, and finally explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nafplio route planner.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nafplio, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nidri.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Nidri, Lefkada

— 2 nights
A major yachting destination in the Ionian Sea, Nidri serves as the gateway to Lefkada's satellite islets, reachable by regular boat tours.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): do a tasting at Lefkas Earth Winery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nydri Waterfalls, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Phonograph Museum and Folklore, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kathisma Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Milos Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum Karia.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nidri day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Nidri takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nidri, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Argostolion, Kefalonia

— 4 nights
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Explore Argostolion's surroundings by going to Skala Beach (in Skala), Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia (in Katelios) and Sami (Port of Sami, Antisamos Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Vathy Bay, experience rural life at Dias Beekeeping, look for gifts at Myrtillo, and savor the flavors at Kefalonia Wine Tour.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Argostolion road trip planning app.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nidri to Argostolion in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Argostolion

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

— 4 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tsilivi (Planos): Xigia Beach (in Koroni), Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria) and Vasilikos (Gerakas Beach & Vasilikos Beach). There's still lots to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, head outdoors with Alykes Watersports, kick back and relax at Alykanas Beach, and do a tasting at Grampsas Winery.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tsilivi (Planos) journey planner.

Getting from Argostolion to Tsilivi (Planos) by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 3 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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Little Venice, kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tsilivi (Planos) to Mykonos Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Tsilivi (Planos), expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 4 nights
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: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and stroll through Red Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fira online road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

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 29th (Thu), observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello del Molo (Koules). Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then 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 do a tasting at Winery Stilianou.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Heraklion driving holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

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.