45 days in Greece Itinerary

45 days in Greece Itinerary

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Kamari, Santorini
— 5 nights
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Hydra
— 2 nights
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Nafplio
— 6 nights
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Kardamili
— 4 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
Fly to Kefallinia, Bus to Lixouri
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Lixouri, Kefalonia
— 3 nights
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Delphi
— 4 nights
Taxi to Tithorea, Train to Thessaloniki
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
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Kalambaka
— 4 nights
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Papigko
— 1 night
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— 4 nights
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Kamari, Santorini

— 5 nights
Kamari is a coastal village on the southeastern part of the Aegean island of Santorini, Greece, in the Cyclades archipelago with a population of approx. Get outdoors at Red Beach and Caldera Beach. Visit Perivolos and Perissa Black Sand Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kamari: Experience Horse Riding (in Akrotiri) and Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel (in Imerovigli). The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at Kallisti Tours, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kamari online tour itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Kamari is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to Kamari, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in February; daily highs in Kamari reach 18°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Kamari

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Hydra

— 2 nights
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Lazaros Koundouriotis Mansion (National Historical Museum), then indulge in some personalized pampering at Armonia Wellness Center, then explore by horseback at Harriets Hydra Horses, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): stop by Marialena Maramenou, then appreciate the history behind Andrea Miaoulis Monument, then admire the masterpieces at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, and finally don't miss a visit to Mount Eros Hydra.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hydra trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kamari to Hydra. In February, daily temperatures in Hydra can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Hydra

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Nafplio

— 6 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
We've included these beaches for you: Arvanitia beach and Karathona Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Lousios Gorge and Kapsia Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Nafplio side-trips: Virgin of the Rock Chapel (in Kato Tarsos), Metropolitan Church of St. Basil (in Tripoli) and Lake Doxa (in Feneos). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, stroll through Corinth Canal, sample the fine beverages at Karonis Distillery, and delve into the lush surroundings at Rema ton Mylwn.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nafplio itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hydra to Nafplio. Traveling from Hydra in February, expect Nafplio to be slightly colder, temps between 14°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Nafplio

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Kardamili

— 4 nights
Escape the urban bustle at Voidokilia Beach and Polylimnio Waterfall. We've included these beaches for you: Glossa Beach and Delfinia Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Antigua Mesenia (in Messini), Lera Moni Panagia Soumela (in Kastania) and Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery (in Pirgos Dirou).

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kardamili trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Nafplio to Kardamili in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nafplio in February, with highs in Kardamili at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Kardamili

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

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.
Get in touch with nature at Planet Blue Diving Center and Mount Lycabettus. Acropolis of Athens and National Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Athens to Sounio to see Temple of Poseidon about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Areopagus, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and visit Monastiraki.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Athens journey maker website.

Getting from Kardamili to Athens by car takes about 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lixouri.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lixouri, Kefalonia

— 3 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.
Visit Megas Lakos Beach and Petani Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Lourdas (Lourdata) Beach and Ammes Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lixouri: Makris Gialos Beach (in Lassi), Catholic Church of St Nicolai (in Argostolion) and Agia Eleni Beach (in Agia Thekli). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Platia Ammos.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lixouri driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Athens to Lixouri takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February in Lixouri, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Lixouri

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Delphi

— 4 nights
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Get outdoors at Katafygio-Oiti and Parnassus. Do some cultural sightseeing at Delphi and Delphi Archaeological Museum. Go for a jaunt from Delphi to Parnassos to see Parnassos Ski Centre about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, don't miss a visit to O Tafos tou Lokrou, and pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Delphi attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Lixouri to Delphi takes 6 hours. Traveling from Lixouri in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Delphi, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Delphi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

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.
Hagios Demetrios and Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Nea Paralia and Mount Paiko. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thessaloniki: Cave of Alistrati (in Alistrati), Lake Volvi (in Mikri Volvi) and Goumenissa-Pella Wine Route (in Goumenissa). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, and don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki route website.

Do a combination of taxi and train from Delphi to Thessaloniki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Thessaloniki sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 4 nights
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.
Get outdoors at Meteora and Oitis National Park. Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) and Geological Formation Museum of Meteora are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Kalambaka's surroundings by going to Cave of Dragon (Spilia tou drakou) (in Kastoria) and National Snow Center Vasilitsas (in Grevena). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Truffle Hunting, take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, contemplate the long history of Agios Stefanos, and pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Papigko.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Papigko

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): experience rural life at Zinovia's Little Farm, then contemplate the waterfront views at Voidomatis River, then trek along Hunters of the Ice Age in the Voidomatis Valley Trail, and finally surround yourself with nature on White Pegasus Horse Ride and Treks Day Tours.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Papigko trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Papigko in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Paleokastritsa.

Things to do in Papigko

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Paleokastritsa, Corfu

— 4 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Barbati Beach and Acapulco Pool Bar. We've included these beaches for you: Ipsos Beach and Paradise Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Paleokastritsa: Paralia Agios Georgios (in Agios Georgios), Avlaki Beach (in Kassiopi) and Paralia Glifadas (in Glyfada). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and explore the striking landscape at Kaiser's Throne.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Paleokastritsa itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Papigko to Paleokastritsa takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Papigko in March since evenings lows in Paleokastritsa dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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.