45 days in Greece Itinerary

45 days in Greece Itinerary

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Ithaca
— 4 nights
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Lixouri, Kefalonia
— 5 nights
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 6 nights
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Faliraki, Rhodes
— 3 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 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
— 4 nights
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Ithaca

— 4 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. Step out of Ithaca to go to Sami and see Agia Paraskevi Beach, which is approximately 1 hour away. The adventure continues: get outside with Vathy Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Polis Beach, take some stellar pictures from Monastery of Panagia Eleousa, and take in the waterfront at Kioni Harbour.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ithaca holiday planning tool.

London, UK to Ithaca is an approximately 36-hour car ride. Traveling from London to Ithaca, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, expect Ithaca to be a bit warmer, temps between 82°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lixouri.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lixouri, Kefalonia

— 5 nights
Once serving as a favorite summer retreat for the children of the royal family, Lixouri today attracts crowds of holidaymakers to its narrow, paved streets, busy waterfront, and lovely central square surrounded by old-fashioned cafes.
Explore Lixouri's surroundings by going to Karavomylos (Karavomilos Lake & Melissani Cave), Kanali Beach (in Lourdata) and Spartia Beach (in Spartia). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Megas Lakos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Antisamos Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Panagia Sissiotissa.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lixouri online road trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Ithaca to Lixouri takes 2.5 hours. June in Lixouri sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Lixouri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

— 6 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tsilivi (Planos): Vasilikos (Vasilikos Beach, Banana Beach, &more), Xigia Beach (in Koroni) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Makris Gialos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ampoula Beach, and Head underground at Blue Caves.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi (Planos) online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by journey from Lixouri to Tsilivi (Planos) takes 5 hours. June in Tsilivi (Planos) sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can fly to Faliraki.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Faliraki, Rhodes

— 3 nights
Famed for its sandy beaches, Faliraki serves as a major destination on the island of Rhodes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Valley of the Butterflies (in Petaloudes), Agathi Beach (in Haraki) and Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda). On the 7th (Wed), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Faliraki Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindos Beach, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, and kick back and relax at Tsambika Beach.

Plan trip to Faliraki with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Tsilivi (Planos) to Faliraki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Tsilivi (Planos) in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Faliraki: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Heraklion.

Things to do in Faliraki

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.
On the 10th (Sat), learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium, and finally contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos. On your second day here, stroll through Reptisland, then explore the world behind art at Museum of El Greco, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion online travel planner.

You can fly from Faliraki to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 5 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Take a break from Fira with a short trip to Experience Horse Riding in Akrotiri, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, and hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira online trip builder.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, stroll through Panormos Beach, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and kick back and relax at Agios Sostis Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches · Outdoors · 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

Plan a Athens trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Mykonos Town in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Nafplio

— 4 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nafplio: Corinth Canal (in Isthmia) and Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Archea Korinthos). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, look for gifts at TASTE3, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nafplio day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in July, expect little chillier with lows of 58°F in Nafplio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paleokastritsa.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Corfu

— 5 nights
Heartily dedicated to tourism, Corfu's popular resort town of Paleokastritsa lures vacationers with lavish hotels and beaches surrounded by a hilly countryside of olive groves and fragrant fruit orchards.
Venture out of the city with trips to Corfu Town (Old Fortress Corfu & Schulenburg Statue), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Sidari) and Beach Kontogialos (in Pelekas). There's much more to do: stroll through Corfu Donkey Rescue, head outdoors with Malibu Summer, kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach, and cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paleokastritsa road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Nafplio to Paleokastritsa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Nafplio in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Paleokastritsa, with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme 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.