32 days in Greece Itinerary

32 days in Greece Itinerary

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Hydra
— 3 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 4 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kardamili
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Delphi
— 3 nights
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Metsovo
— 1 night
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
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Hydra

— 3 nights
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Hydra is known for beaches, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Agios Konstantinos (Church of St. Constantine), examine the collection at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, explore by horseback at Harriets Hydra Horses, and pause for some photo ops at Andrea Miaoulis Monument.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hydra day trip website.

Baghdad, Iraq to Hydra is an approximately 68-hour travel. Traveling from Baghdad to Hydra, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Baghdad in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Hydra, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Hydra

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Trails

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 4th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor of Heraklion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules).

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Heraklion. In February, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Athens

— 6 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: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, wander the streets of Plaka, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Athens day trip planner.

Fly from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. In February in Athens, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Nafplio is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, sample the fine beverages at Karonis Distillery, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio travel planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, Nafplio is a bit cooler than Athens - with highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Monemvasia

— 2 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church, then make a trip to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, and finally look for gifts at Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), and then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Monemvasia online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Monemvasia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Kardamili

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Sophia, then step into the grandiose world of Mourtzinos Castle, then head outdoors with Vyros Gorge, and finally look for gifts at The Bead Shop Kardamyli.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kardamili trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Monemvasia to Kardamili in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Kardamili are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Kardamili

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Olympia

— 2 nights
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
On the 19th (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at Euphoria Spa, take in the dramatic scenery at Nemouta Waterfalls, and then stop by Thalassashop. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum, then learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, then appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Olympia visit website.

Drive from Kardamili to Olympia in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Delphi: Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours (in Amfissa), Katafygio-Oiti (in Panourgias) and Recreational Park (in Pavliani). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Delphi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, and explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Delphi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. February in Delphi sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

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 24th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally see the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Trikala Fort, then snap pictures at Lithaios Central Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Varlaam Monastery, and finally stop by Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi).

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kalambaka trip 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. In February, Kalambaka is a bit cooler than Delphi - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Metsovo.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Metsovo

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stop by Divanis Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, then admire the masterpieces at Averoff Gallery, then take in the pleasant sights at Metsovo Central Square, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Aoos Springs Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Metsovo trip planner.

Getting from Kalambaka to Metsovo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kalambaka in February: highs in Metsovo hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Metsovo

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Thessaloniki

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thessaloniki: Aelia Exclusive Spa Facilities (in Lagkadas), Monastery of St. Anastasia (in Vasilika) and Ktima Gerovassiliou (in Epanomi). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, and steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Thessaloniki online route maker.

You can drive from Metsovo to Thessaloniki in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Wineries

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.