32 days in Greece Itinerary

32 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece trip planner

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Fly
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Athens
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive to Rafina, Ferry to Mykonos Town
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Rhodes
— 3 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Tsilivi (Planos)
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 3 nights
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Katelios, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
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Lixouri, Kefalonia
— 3 nights
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Ithaca
— 2 nights
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Agios Nikitas, Lefkada
— 3 nights
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— 3 nights
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Athens

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get in touch with nature at Seahorse Dive Center and Glyfada Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. There's lots more to do: stop by Plaka, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and make a trip to Erechtheion.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Portland, USA to Athens is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Portland to Athens, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in July, with highs in Athens at 91°F and lows at 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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 5th (Mon), catch a live event at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and finally take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Archea Korinthos, and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nafplio trip tool.

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in July since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

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.
Get in touch with nature at Panormos Beach and Elia Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Little Venice and Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and stroll through Super Paradise Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town sightseeing planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Mykonos Town by combination of car and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nafplio in July: highs in Mykonos Town hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 2 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, then stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and finally do sightseeing your way with Santorini Sailing.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fira tour itinerary app.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules), 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, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas, then learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally do a tasting at Lyrarakis Winery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Spas

Side Trips

Lindos, Rhodes

— 3 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Village of Lindos and Ancient Kamiros will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Lindos Beach and Agathi Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lindos: Epta Piges (in Kolimbia) and Art Park Rhodes (in Archipoli). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, kick back and relax at Tsambika Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Haraki Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lindos road trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Lindos takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Lindos are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

— 3 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Visit Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Xigia Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips and Porto Zorro Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tsilivi (Planos): Vasilikos (Vasilikos Beach, Banana Beach, &more) and Mikro Nisi Beach (in Mikro Nisi). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ammoudi Beach and take some stellar pictures from Bochali View Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi (Planos) trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Tsilivi (Planos) in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Lindos in July, Tsilivi (Planos) is slightly colder at night with lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Katelios.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Katelios, Kefalonia

— 2 nights
On the 20th (Tue), kick back and relax at Kanali Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Agios Andreas, and then take a memorable tour with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Michalis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Mounda Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Skala Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kaminia Beach, and finally stroll through Lourdas (Lourdata) Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Katelios trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by journey from Tsilivi (Planos) to Katelios takes 4 hours. July in Katelios sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lixouri.

Things to do in Katelios

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lixouri, Kefalonia

— 3 nights
Once serving as a favorite summer retreat for the children of the royal family, Lixouri today attracts crowds of holidaymakers to its narrow, paved streets, busy waterfront, and lovely central square surrounded by old-fashioned cafes.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kefalonia Wine Tour and Monastery of Panagia Agrilion. Step out of the city life by going to Petani Beach and Megas Lakos Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Myrtillo (in Divarata), Agia Eleni Beach (in Agia Thekli) and Fteri Beach (in Zola). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Antisamos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paliostafida Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lixouri road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Katelios to Lixouri takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Lixouri

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Ithaca

— 2 nights
Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. On the 25th (Sun), kick back and relax at Aspros Gialos Beach, stroll through Filiatro Beach, head outdoors with Vathy Bay, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gedaki Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Dexia Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Paralia Afales, kick back and relax at Paralia Frikes, then kick back and relax at Polis Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koimiseos Theotokou Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Ithaca road trip site.

Traveling by journey from Lixouri to Ithaca takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Agios Nikitas.

Things to do in Ithaca

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Agios Nikitas, Lefkada

— 3 nights
Agios Nikitas is a village on the island of Lefkada, Greece, part of the municipal unit of Lefkada . Get outdoors at Kathisma Beach and Milos Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Agios Nikitas Beach and Avali Beach. Explore Agios Nikitas' surroundings by going to Nydri Waterfalls (in Nidri) and Amvrakikos Cruises (in Preveza). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Pefkoulia Beach, kick back and relax at Kalamitsi Beach, examine the collection at Folklore Museum Karia, and get outside with Crociere A Vela.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Agios Nikitas trip tool.

You can travel from Ithaca to Agios Nikitas in 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Agios Nikitas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Yali Beach and Paradise Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Fortress Corfu and New Fortress. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Paleokastritsa (Limni Beach & Paleokastritsa Beach). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon, identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, and stroll through Beach Kontogialos.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip planner.

Getting from Agios Nikitas to Corfu Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Corfu Town, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Corfu 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.