31 days in Greece Itinerary

31 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece holiday planner

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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
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Athens
— 4 nights
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kalamata
— 2 nights
Drive
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Methoni
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sparta
— 3 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 1 night
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Spetses
— 1 night
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Hydra
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
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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: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Fira vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Fira is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Fira due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in July; daily highs in Fira reach 35°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 4 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.
Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Corfu Reptilla Roda (in Roda), Arena horse riding corfu (in Perithia) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, and get a dose of the wild on Madalena Boat Trips.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town vacation planner.

Getting from Fira to Corfu Town by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · 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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Corfu Town to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. July in Athens sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can 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.
On the 14th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae and then explore the ancient world of Archea Korinthos. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nafplio journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kalamata.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kalamata

— 2 nights
Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. On the 16th (Fri), kick back and relax at Delfinia Beach and then explore the ancient world of Antigua Mesenia.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Kalamata online tour planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Kalamata in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kalamata, with lows around 22°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel to Methoni.

Things to do in Kalamata

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Methoni

— 2 nights
On the 18th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Methoni Castle, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Pylos, and then tee off at The Dunes Course. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Glossa Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Voidokilia Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Romanos Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Methoni trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kalamata to Methoni takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Methoni can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sparta.

Things to do in Methoni

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sparta

— 3 nights
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Explore Sparta's surroundings by going to Castle of Geraki (in Geraki) and Monastery of Saint Nicholas of Sintza (in Leonidio). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Mystras, appreciate the extensive heritage of Archaeological site of Mystra, pause for some photo ops at Leonidas Monument, and take in breathtaking views at Kastora Canyon.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sparta day trip website.

Drive from Methoni to Sparta in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sparta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Monemvasia

— 1 night
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), and then delve into the distant past at Monemvasia Fortress.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Monemvasia travel route planner.

You can drive from Sparta to Monemvasia in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Spetses.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spetses

— 1 night
Spetses is an affluent island and a municipality in the Islands regional unit, Attica, Greece. On the 24th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Bouboulina's Statue, examine the collection at Bouboulina's Museum, take an in-depth tour of Spetses Museum, then ride a horse along Gregs Spetses Horses, and finally Head underground at Bekiri Cave.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Spetses road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Monemvasia to Spetses with the Route module. In July in Spetses, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Hydra.

Things to do in Spetses

Parks · Tours · Trails · Outdoors

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 25th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, explore by horseback at Harriets Hydra Horses, then explore the world behind art at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, then pause for some photo ops at Andrea Miaoulis Monument, and finally make a trip to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Marialena Maramenou and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Konstantinos (Church of St. Constantine).

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hydra trip builder.

You can ride a ferry from Spetses to Hydra in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Spetses in July since evenings lows in Hydra dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Hydra

Tours · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 4 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.
Explore Mykonos Town's surroundings by going to Delos (House of Dionysus, Archaeological Site of Delos, &more). There's much more to do: visit Little Venice, make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, kick back and relax at Elia Beach, and stroll through Agios Sostis Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town route maker website.

Explore your travel options from Hydra to Mykonos Town with the Route module. When traveling from Hydra in July, plan for little chillier days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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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.