45 days in Greece Itinerary

45 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 4 nights
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
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Olympia
— 2 nights
Taxi to Killini, Ferry to Tsilivi (Planos)
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 5 nights
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Svoronata, Kefalonia
— 3 nights
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Drive to Kefallinia Airport, Fly to Diagoras Airport, Drive to Lindos
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Lindos, Rhodes
— 4 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
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Athens

— 4 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: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and visit Plaka.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planning website.

Poznan, Poland to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Poznan in July, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Nafplio

— 3 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 7th (Wed), spend a day of historical exploration at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, and steep yourself in history at Bourtzi.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nafplio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, Nafplio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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. Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the remains of Olympia's sanctuary allow visitors to admire the timeless mastery of ancient Greek builders.
On the 9th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, and then see the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Archaeological Site of Olympia, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia, and then experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympia day trip planning app.

You can drive from Nafplio to Olympia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Olympia when traveling from Nafplio in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

— 5 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Explore Tsilivi (Planos)'s surroundings by going to Vasilikos (Banana Beach & Hanne Mi.S.Ceramic Art Studio), Goumas Estate - Art & Wine Winery (in Maries) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on Renata Boat, learn about winemaking at Grampsas Winery, don't miss a visit to Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Dionisios Church.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tsilivi (Planos) day trip site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Olympia to Tsilivi (Planos) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Svoronata.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Svoronata, Kefalonia

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Svoronata side-trips: Kefalonia Wine Tour (in Omala), Kaminia Beach (in Eleios-Pronnoi) and Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia (in Katelios).

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Svoronata trip itinerary maker.

Travel from Tsilivi (Planos) to Svoronata in 4.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Svoronata can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Svoronata

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lindos, Rhodes

— 4 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Take a break from Lindos with a short trip to Ancient Kamiros in Kalavarda, about 48 minutes away. Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agathi Beach, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Lindos, and discover the deep blue sea with Lepia Dive Centre.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lindos online trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Svoronata to Lindos. July in Lindos sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Reptisland (in Melidoni), Museum of El Greco (in Fodele) and Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules).

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Heraklion road trip tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Heraklion in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Heraklion are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

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: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fira trip itinerary site.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mykonos Town: Delos (House of Dionysus & Archaeological Museum of Delos). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Thessaloniki

— 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thessaloniki: Daysailing (in Afitos) and Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, explore the ancient world of The Greek Agora and Roman Forum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St.Sophia.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Thessaloniki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. When traveling from Mykonos Town in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Thessaloniki: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 6 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 find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Wellness Spa (in Barbati), Seminole (in Paleokastritsa) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, make a trip to Spianada Square, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery Panagia of Tenedos.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town tour app.

Fly from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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.