31 days in Greece Itinerary

31 days in Greece Itinerary

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31 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Subway:  16 h 45 min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Sparta
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
8
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Chania Town, Crete
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  2 h
10
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Hephaestus. Change things up with a short trip to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and visit Plaka.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Athens is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, expect Athens to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sparta.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Step off the beaten path and head to Monemvasia Fortress and Archaeological site of Mystra. Antigua Mesenia and Andromonastiro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Sparta side-trips: Our Lady of Hrisafittisa (in Monemvasia), Archaeological Museum of Tegea (in Tegea) and Velies (Monemvasia Winery & Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mystras, explore the ancient world of Ancient Messini Stadium, examine the collection at ENGRAVING MUSEUM TAKIS KATSOULIDIS, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sparta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Sparta takes 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Sparta are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Sparta

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Messini, Monemvasia, Velies, Archaeological site of Mystra, Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou
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Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra
Mystras ©
Mystras

3
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Get some cultural insight at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Archaeological Site Mycenae. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lion Gate and Nauplion Promenade. Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae), Kolokotroni House (in Piana) and West Court of Heraion of Perachora (in Perachora). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Luke Archibishop, get engrossed in the history at Archea Korinthos, and explore the ancient world of Akrokorinthos.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nafplio itinerary app .

Drive from Sparta to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sparta in January, expect Nafplio to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth, West Court of Heraion of Perachora, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Kolokotroni House
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

2
nights
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, then contemplate the long history of Delphi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hosios Loukas, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of Agia Eleousa (Panagia Mavromantila).

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Delphi trip planning website .

Drive from Nafplio to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Delphi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
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 13th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas, take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and finally don't miss a visit to Meteora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porta Panagia, see the interesting displays at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora, contemplate the long history of Agios Stefanos, then steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then see the interesting displays at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kalambaka trip planner .

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in January, expect Kalambaka to be little chillier, temps between 7°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porta Panagia
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

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nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
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 15th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia, take a stroll through Ladadika District, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, and finally examine the collection at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina). On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), delve into the distant past at Rotunda, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, then don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kalambaka in January: high temperatures in Thessaloniki hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
Highlights from your plan
Ladadika District ©
Ladadika District
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki ©

3
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of Saint Spiridon and Casa Parlante. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Fortress Corfu and Corfu Old Town. Go for a jaunt from Corfu Town to Vraganiotika to see Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, see the interesting displays at Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Tsami Ceramics, and browse the exhibits of Achilleion Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town tour builder app .

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki in January, things will get a bit warmer in Corfu Town: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Corfu, Gastouri, Folklore museum of central corfu, Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, Church Agioi Deka Pantokratoras
Highlights from your plan
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

3
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
Old Town and House of Dionysus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Archaeological Site of Delos and Paraportiani Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Mykonos Town: Naxos Town (Portara & Kastro) and House of Masks (in Delos). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Little Venice, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and view the masterpieces at The House of Fine Art - HOFA Gallery Mykonos.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town online trip builder .

You can fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Corfu Town in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Mykonos Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Delos, Naxos Town, Mykonos
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos
Portara ©
Portara

3
nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Kastro Gramvoussas and German War Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Nicholas Church and Falassarna Beach. Step out of Chania Town to go to Kournas and see Lake Kournas, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, make a trip to Chania Venetian Lighthouse, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, and do a tasting at Manousakis Winery.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Chania Town trip maker website .

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Chania Town in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. January in Chania Town sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can take a shuttle to Heraklion.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Souda, Maleme, St. Nicholas Church, Samaria Gorge National Park, Manousakis Winery
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Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Kastro Gramvoussas ©
Kastro Gramvoussas
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church

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nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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 26th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and finally steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos. On your second day here, take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites, then get a sense of history and politics at Loggia, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and finally examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion travel tool .

You can take a shuttle from Chania Town to Heraklion in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©

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nights
Rhodes Town, Rhodes

Rhodes Town
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Church of the Panagia and Street of the Knights. Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue and Mandraki Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Rhodes Town: Monastery Tsambika (in Kolimbia), Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Lindos (Village of Lindos, Lindos Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach, and see the interesting displays at Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town road trip planner .

You can fly from Heraklion to Rhodes Town in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. January in Rhodes Town sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lindos, Kolimbia, Tsambika Beach, Ancient Kamiros
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Ancient Kamiros
Ancient Kamiros
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue ©
Kahal Kadosh Shalom Synagogue

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