37 days in Greece Itinerary

37 days in Greece Itinerary

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37 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4​h
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Nafplio
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Olympia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Athens
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
8
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
9
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  2​h
10
Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Adelaide

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas) and Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip tool .

Adelaide, Australia to Corfu Town is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Adelaide to Corfu Town, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in August; daily highs in Corfu Town reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Spyridon First Beach, Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Speed Boats Tours, Corfu Donkey Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park

1
night
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 25th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate the long history of Roussanou Monastery, and finally make a trip to Meteora.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka route planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Corfu Town in August, things will get little chillier in Kalambaka: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: Metropolitan Church of St. Basil (in Tripoli), Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae) and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, steep yourself in history at Mystras, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nafplio itinerary planner.

Drive from Kalambaka to Nafplio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Corinth, Mycenae, Mystras, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Metropolitan Church of St. Basil
Highlights from your plan
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Mystras ©
Mystras

3
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Olympia side-trips: Kyparissia (Tis Arkadias O Platanos & The Old Watermill) and Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia, learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Olympia itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Olympia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Olympia, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Kyparissia, Temple of Apollo Epikourios
Highlights from your plan
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Temple of Apollo Epikourios ©
Temple of Apollo Epikourios

4
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Explore Tsilivi's surroundings by going to Keri Caves (in Limni Keri) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). Next up on the itinerary: race across the water with a speed boat tour, stroll through Porto Roxa Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Limnionas, and try for a hole-in-one at Fantasy Mini Golf.

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Traveling by car from Olympia to Tsilivi takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Tsilivi are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Kalamaki, History War Museum, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Keri Caves
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Keri Caves ©
Keri Caves

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Tsilivi to Athens in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Athens sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Portara in Naxos Town (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, stroll through Paradise Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in September: highs in Mykonos Town hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Portara, Agios Stefanos Church, Paradise Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, spas, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, ride a horse along Santo Horse Riding, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fira trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September in Fira, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Kamari, Boutari Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Helicopter Tours

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heraklion: Melidoni (Reptisland & Melidoni Cave) and Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, learn about winemaking at Domaine Paterianakis- Κτήμα Πατεριανάκη, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

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

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Heraklion are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Chania Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Melidoni, Snail Farm and Fun, The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Rethymnon (Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno & Rethymnon Old Town), Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi) and Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) (in Akrotiri). There's still lots to do: go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery, experience rural life at Astrikas Estate Biolea, and examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chania Town road trip planning site .

Getting from Heraklion to Chania Town by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Chania Town are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), German War Cemetery, Astrikas Estate Biolea, Samaria Gorge National Park
Highlights from your plan
Astrikas Estate Biolea ©
Astrikas Estate Biolea
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

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