46 days in Greece Itinerary

46 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece travel route maker

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

46 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
Subway + Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Fira, Santorini
— 7 nights
Ferry:  1​h 45​min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h 30​min
4
Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h
5
Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
Bus:  3​h 15​min
6
Kalambaka
— 3 nights
Bus:  5​h 15​min
7
Delphi
— 3 nights
Bus:  7​h
8
Nafplio
— 5 nights
Bus:  2​h 15​min
9
Athens
— 7 nights
End: Athens

7
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Sakis Water Sports in Kalami (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, stop by Kombos, examine the collection at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip planner .

Athens to Corfu Town is an approximately 3-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In February in Corfu Town, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Corfu, Gastouri, Sakis Water Sports, Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Archaeological Museum of Corfu ©
Archaeological Museum of Corfu

7
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, spas, historic sites, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, explore the historical opulence of Castelli of Emporio, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and brush up on your military savvy at Naval Maritime Museum.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Fira trip website .

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Fira takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fira when traveling from Corfu Town in March, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Canava Santorini Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Anastasis Church ©
Anastasis Church

4
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Heraklion side-trips: Matala beach (in Matala), Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2 hours. March in Heraklion sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tylissos, Matala beach, Kazantzakis Museum, Winery Stilianou, Mionoan Manor Nirou Khani
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

6
nights
Argostolion, Cephalonia

Argostolion ©
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Venture out of the city with trips to Skala Beach (in Skala), Sami (Monastery of Panagia Agrilion & Melissani Cave) and Drogarati Cave (in Chaliotata). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Agios Andreas, stop by IN gallery, don't miss a visit to Cyclopean Wall, and examine the collection at Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Argostolion trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Argostolion in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. March in Argostolion sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Argostolion

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cephalonia, Sami, Ithaca, Monastery of Agios Andreas, Drogarati Cave
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Panagia Eleousa ©
Monastery of Panagia Eleousa
Divino Wines and Vinegar ©
Divino Wines and Vinegar
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation ©
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation

3
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Take a break from Thessaloniki with a short trip to Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) in Vergina, about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki journey website .

Getting from Argostolion to Thessaloniki by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Argostolion in March, Thessaloniki is little chillier at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

3
nights
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
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.
When in Kalambaka, make a side trip to see Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion in Metsovo, approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), make a trip to Koursoum Mosque, and see the interesting displays at Hellenic Culture Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Kalambaka sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, Koursoum Mosque
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion ©
Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion

3
nights
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Take a break from Delphi with a short trip to Hosios Loukas in Distomo, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see where the action happens at Delphi, take in the awesome beauty at Parnassus, get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Delphi trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Kalambaka to Delphi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Itea, Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, Hosios Loukas
Highlights from your plan
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros), Metropolitan Church of St. Basil (in Tripoli) and Corinth (Corinth Canal & Archea Korinthos). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zoodochou Pigis Church, and contemplate the long history of Mystras.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip website .

You can drive from Delphi to Nafplio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Corinth, Zoodochou Pigis Church, Mystras, Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Highlights from your plan
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, stroll through Mount Lycabettus, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip maker website .

Drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in April, Athens is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

Similar Plans

47 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Greece BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 44 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 56 days in Greece BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Greece BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Greece BY A USER FROM QATAR April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Asia & Europe BY A USER FROM EGYPT November, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in France, Italy & Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 58 days in Greece BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND May, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Greece BY A USER FROM INDIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Greece BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Greece & Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, teens, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, teens, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans