34 days in Greece Itinerary

34 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Drive
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Metsovo
— 1 night
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 3 nights
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
Train to Tithorea, Taxi to Delphi
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Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kardamili
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
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Hydra
— 2 nights
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu

— 2 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Corfu Town: Corfu Beer (in Arillas) and Pantokrator (in Agios Matheos). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, make a trip to Spianada Square, and examine the collection at Casa Parlante.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Corfu Town trip planning site.

Manchester, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Corfu Town is 2 hours. Traveling from Manchester in January, you will find days in Corfu Town are somewhat warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Metsovo.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Metsovo

— 1 night
On the 29th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Averoff Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, then learn about winemaking at Katogi Averoff Winery, then examine the collection at Monastery of Agiou Nikolaou, Metsovo, and finally make a trip to Metsovo Central Square.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Metsovo trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Corfu Town to Metsovo by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Corfu Town in January, expect Metsovo to be slightly colder, temps between 11°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Metsovo

Museums · Wineries

Kalambaka

— 3 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.
When in Kalambaka, make a side trip to see Archaeological Museum of Karditsa in Karditsa, approximately Karditsa away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, enjoy breathtaking views from Trikala Fort, don't miss a visit to Koursoum Mosque, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Ethereal.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kalambaka visit website.

You can drive from Metsovo to Kalambaka in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Metsovo in January, you will find days in Kalambaka are slightly colder (7°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Thessaloniki

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cave of Alistrati (in Alistrati), Krinides Mud Baths (in Krinides) and Ktima Gerovassiliou (in Epanomi). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, and steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in February, expect Thessaloniki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Spas

Side Trips

Delphi

— 2 nights
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, then delve into the distant past at Delphi, and then take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Delphi trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Thessaloniki to Delphi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Delphi sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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 8th (Mon), indulge in some personalized pampering at Euphoria Spa, then experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, and then admire the sheer force of Nemouta Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Kukuvaya, do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Olympia trip planner.

Drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Olympia

Nature · Museums · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

Kardamili

— 2 nights
On the 10th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Sophia, then contemplate the long history of The House of Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor, then stop by The Bead Shop Kardamyli, and finally head outdoors with Vyros Gorge. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Langada Pass and then contemplate the long history of Mystras.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kardamili itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Kardamili takes 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Kardamili are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Kardamili

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Shopping

Side Trip

Monemvasia

— 2 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. On the 12th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Sofia Church, then don't miss a visit to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, and finally stop by Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store. On your second day here, do a tasting at Monemvasia Winery Tsimbidi, explore the historical opulence of Monemvasia Fortress, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Monemvasia day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kardamili to Monemvasia takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

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 14th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Lazaros Koundouriotis Mansion (National Historical Museum), then ride a horse along Harriets Hydra Horses, then stop by Marialena Maramenou, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Armonia Wellness Center, pause for some photo ops at Andrea Miaoulis Monument, then see the interesting displays at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Konstantinos (Church of St. Constantine), and finally make a trip to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra.

Start your trip to Hydra by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Monemvasia to Hydra. February in Hydra sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Hydra

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Trails

Nafplio

— 5 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Get out of town with these interesting Nafplio side-trips: Kapsia Cave (in Kapsas) and Lousios Gorge (in Dimitsana). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, see the interesting displays at Karonis Distillery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nafplio road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Nafplio. Traveling from Hydra in February, expect Nafplio to be a bit cooler, temps between 14°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

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, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Athens online trip planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nafplio in February; daily highs in Athens reach 18°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

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 27th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then 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 step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Athens to Heraklion by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. February in Heraklion sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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.