45 days in Greece Itinerary

45 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece trip planner

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Drive
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Apollonii, Lefkada
— 5 nights
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Ithaca
— 3 nights
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Skala, Kefalonia
— 4 nights
Drive to Pesáda, Ferry to Tsilivi (Planos)
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 5 nights
Fly
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Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
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Athens
— 5 nights
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
Drive to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Fly to Strasbourg

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Corfu Town, Corfu

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Issos Beach (in Agios Georgios), Barbati Beach (in Barbati) and Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town travel route planner.

Strasbourg, France to Corfu Town is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Strasbourg to Corfu Town. Traveling from Strasbourg in August, expect Corfu Town to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Apollonii.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Apollonii, Lefkada

— 5 nights
Apollonioi is a former municipality on the island of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece. Explore Apollonii's surroundings by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Nidri), Agios Nikitas (Kathisma Beach & Milos Beach) and Lefkada Town (Agios Giannis Beach & Agios Ioannis Beach). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Gialos Beach, stroll through Kalamitsi Beach, and cool off at Panos Water Sports.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Apollonii holiday planner.

You can drive from Corfu Town to Apollonii in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Apollonii

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Ithaca

— 3 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. Ithaca is known for beaches, outdoors, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Vathy Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dexia Beach, kick back and relax at Polis Beach, and stay fit while traveling at Relax and Relief.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ithaca online visit planner.

Getting from Apollonii to Ithaca by journey takes about 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Skala.

Things to do in Ithaca

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Spas

Skala, Kefalonia

— 4 nights
Mass tourism has transformed the once-sleepy village of Skala into a modern seaside resort, its major attraction a well-developed beach that happens to be one of the longest and sandiest on the island of Cephalonia.
Change things up with these side-trips from Skala: Kefalonia Wine Tour (in Omala), O'Live Massage Kefalonia (in Mousata) and Antisamos Beach (in Sami). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia, enjoy the sand and surf at Skala Beach, Head underground at Melissani Cave, and look for gifts at Mandola Concept Store.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Skala vacation tool.

Traveling by journey from Ithaca to Skala takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Skala are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Skala

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

— 5 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tsilivi (Planos): Saint Nicholas Church (in Ano Vasilikos), Vasilikos (Banana Beach, St Nicholas Beach, &more) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Keri Caves, indulge in some personalized pampering at Relax Spa & Beauty, cool off at Water Village, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gaidaros Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tsilivi (Planos) day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Skala to Tsilivi (Planos) in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Heraklion.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete

— 3 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.
Step out of Heraklion with an excursion to Snail Farm and Fun in Tylissos--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas, step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules), and get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Heraklion tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Tsilivi (Planos) to Heraklion in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Spas

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 5 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and make a trip to Sunset in Oia.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fira online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. September in Fira sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 5 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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach, stroll through Paralia Kalafati, and make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Athens

— 5 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, wander the streets of Plaka, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Athens holiday planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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 to go to Sparta and see Mystras, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade, steep yourself in history at Bourtzi, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Nauplion.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nafplio trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, Nafplio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

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.