38 days in Greece Itinerary

38 days in Greece Itinerary

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
Fly
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Argostolion, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
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Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Ioannina
— 4 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 2 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.
On the 4th (Wed), kick back and relax at Kalo Livadi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Super Paradise Beach, then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Delos, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Kynthos, and then delve into the distant past at Avenue of the Lions.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

Chennai, India to Mykonos Town is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Chennai in November, you will find days in Mykonos Town are cooler (21°C), and nights are slightly colder (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 2 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 6th (Fri), hit all the best shops with Sand Lily Boutique, kick back and relax at Red Beach, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, then explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and then explore the activities along Amoudi Bay.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fira travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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 8th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and finally steep yourself in history at Castello del Molo (Koules). Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of Agios Mathaios Sinaites.

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Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle to Chania Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Chania Town, Crete

— 2 nights
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stroll the grounds of German Military Cemetery, get a dose of the wild on Sailing In Crete - Fantasia Sailing Boat, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Ioannis Prodromes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada). Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, then take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Souda Bay War Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Chania Town trip itinerary planning app.

Take a shuttle from Heraklion to Chania Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Argostolion.

Things to do in Chania Town

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Argostolion, Kefalonia

— 2 nights
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation, relax and rejuvenate at Kefalonia Massage Team-Christina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Spiridon Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church of St Nicolai, then snap pictures at Drapano Bridge (De Bosset), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Panagia Sissiotissa. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with Pirate Divers Club, stop by IN gallery, then kick back and relax at Petani Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Agios Andreas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Argostolion trip planner.

You can fly from Chania Town to Argostolion in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or take a bus. In November in Argostolion, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can fly to Athens.

Things to do in Argostolion

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens tour app.

Fly from Argostolion to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

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.
Step out of Nafplio with an excursion to Kapsia Cave in Kapsas--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, and explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nafplio trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in November, expect Nafplio to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
When in Delphi, make a side trip to see Recreational Park in Pavliani, approximately Pavliani away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Delphi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus.

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You can drive from Nafplio to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 10°C in Delphi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 1 night
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 28th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Roussanou Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Kalambaka trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Delphi in November, with highs in Kalambaka at 15°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ioannina.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites

Ioannina

— 4 nights
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Get out of town with these interesting Ioannina side-trips: Zinovia's Little Farm (in Papigko) and Stone Forest (in Monodendri). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Vikos – Aoos National Park. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Voidomatis River, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Ioannina Ch.Nikolaou, see the interesting displays at Silversmithing Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read Ioannina online journey planner.

Getting from Kalambaka to Ioannina by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in November, expect Ioannina to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can take a bus to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Tours

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.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Pontikonisi, make a trip to Spianada Square, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town holiday planning app.

Getting from Ioannina to Corfu Town by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to fly to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mountain Trail Litochoro - Prionia (in Litochoro) and Goumenissa-Pella Wine Route (in Goumenissa). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, make a trip to Aristotelous Square, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki trip planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In December, Thessaloniki is slightly colder than Corfu Town - with highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

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.