45 days in Greece, Krakow & Warsaw Itinerary

45 days in Greece, Krakow & Warsaw Itinerary

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Elafonisos, Greece
— 6 nights
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Meganisi, Greece
— 2 nights
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Lefkada Town, Greece
— 5 nights
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Agrinio, Greece
— 4 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 12 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 8 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
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Elafonisos, Greece

— 6 nights
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Get out of town with these interesting Elafonisos side-trips: Monemvasia (Monemvasia Fortress, To Kelari - Kastro Monemvasias, &more) and Kastania Cave (in Kastania). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Megali Paralia and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pounta Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Elafonisos tour itinerary maker website.

Athens to Elafonisos is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also drive. You'll set off for Meganisi on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Elafonisos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Meganisi, Greece

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Fanari Beach and then take in the waterfront activity at Limonari Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mikros Gialos and then stroll through Agiofilli Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Meganisi trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Elafonisos to Meganisi in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Meganisi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lefkada Town.

Things to do in Meganisi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lefkada Town, Greece

— 5 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lefkada Town: Folklore Museum Karia (in Karya) and Nydri Waterfalls (in Nidri).

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Lefkada Town tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Meganisi to Lefkada Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Lefkada Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Agrinio.

Things to do in Lefkada Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Agrinio, Greece

— 4 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Agrinio: Mesolongion (The Garden of Heroes, Diexodos Istoriko Mouseio, &more), Mavri Spilia (in Prousos) and Archaeological Museum of Thermon (in Thermos).

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Agrinio day trip site.

Getting from Lefkada Town to Agrinio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daily temperatures in Agrinio can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Agrinio

Parks · Museums · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Athens, Greece

— 12 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Archea Korinthos), Nafplio (Fortress Palamidi, Nauplion Promenade, &more) and Sounio (Sounio Beach, Paralia Christea, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, explore the activities along Corinth Canal, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Athens road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Agrinio to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Agrinio in August since evenings lows in Athens dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Krakow.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Krakow, Poland

— 8 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Krakow: DIVING MARINA "KOPARKI" (in Jaworzno), Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau (in Oswiecim) and Grota Lokietka (King's Lokietek Cave) (in Ojcow National Park). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, examine the collection at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow online visit planner.

Fly from Athens to Krakow in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Krakow are little chillier (29°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Warsaw, Poland

— 7 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, and browse the exhibits of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Warsaw online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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.

Lefkada travel guide

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Beaches · Waterfalls · Nightlife
Connected to mainland Greece by a long causeway and floating bridge, Lefkada represents more than just an island paradise of modern seaside resorts and pristine Ionian beaches. Though it measures only 35 km (22 mi) from north to south, the island offers a mosaic of landscapes that include excellent mountain biking spots. Evade the big crowds of the southern coastline's popular beaches and soak up some local culture by visiting the small villages along Lefkada's eastern side, where you can explore traditional taverns known for serving local dishes to the tune of traditional live music.