50 days in Greece Itinerary

50 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Lagos
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Kalamata
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Nafplio
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
5
Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Apollonii, Lefkada
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  4 h 15 min
10
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h
End: Lagos

4
nights
Kalamata

Kalamata ©
Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Change things up with these side-trips from Kalamata: Golden Beach (Divari Beach) (in Gialova), Castle of Pylos (in Pilos) and Foneas Beach (in Kardamili). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo Epikourios, look for gifts at Local Moods, explore the fascinating underground world of Nestor's Cave, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Lera Moni Panagia Soumela.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalamata trip planner.

Lagos, Nigeria to Kalamata is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Kalamata due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lagos in July: highs in Kalamata hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kalamata

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Temple of Apollo Epikourios, Pamisos Springs, Golden Beach (Divari Beach), Castle of Pylos, Foneas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach
Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia
Neda Waterfalls ©
Neda Waterfalls

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: Moni Osiou Patapiou (in Loutraki), Archaelogical site of Nemea (in Nemea) and Corinth (Submersible Bridges, Corinth Canal, &more). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Luke Archibishop, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nafplio travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kalamata to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kalamata in July since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Corinth, Epidavros, Profitis Elias Church, Moni Osiou Patapiou, Archaelogical site of Nemea
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

5
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

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Drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heraklion: Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, learn about winemaking at Lyrarakis Winery, and get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tylissos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

5
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fira: La Ponta (in Akrotiri) and Oia (Sunset in Oia & Naval Maritime Museum). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, learn about winemaking at Vassaltis Vineyards, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fira online tour planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Imerovigli, Santorini, Kamari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

5
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
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, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, stroll through Panormos Beach, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Paraga Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

5
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 these side-trips from Corfu Town: Gardenos Beach (in Gardenos), Marathias Beach (in Marathias) and Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press (in Vraganiotika). Next up on the itinerary: expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon, admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Corfu Town journey planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Mykonos Town in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Corfu Town, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Apollonii.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Gardenos Beach, Kaiser's Throne, Marathias Beach, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

5
nights
Apollonii, Lefkada

Apollonioi is a former municipality on the island of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece. Get out of town with these interesting Apollonii side-trips: Agios Nikitas (Milos Beach & Kathisma Beach), Avali Beach (in Kalamitsi) and Nidri (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Nydri Waterfalls). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Ammoussa Beach, stroll through Agiofilli Beach, learn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery, and make a splash at Panos Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Apollonii trip builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Corfu Town to Apollonii. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Apollonii

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lefkada, Agios Nikitas, Nidri, Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni, Agios Giannis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Ammoussa Beach ©
Ammoussa Beach
Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Argostolion side-trips: Filiatro Beach (in Ithaca), Skala (Argo Daily Cruises & Skala Beach) and Vathy (Maritime – Folklore Museum of Ithaca & Vathy Bay). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vouti Beach, take in panoramic vistas at The Bell Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanali Beach, and do a tasting at Gentilini Winery & Vineyards.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Argostolion day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Apollonii to Argostolion with the Route module. August in Argostolion sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Argostolion

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ithaca, Skala, Gentilini Winery & Vineyards, Makris Gialos Beach, Kanali Beach
Highlights from your plan
Argo Daily Cruises ©
Argo Daily Cruises
Vouti Beach ©
Vouti Beach
Skala Beach ©
Skala Beach

5
nights
Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Venture out of the city with trips to Keri Caves (in Limni Keri), Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria) and Art & Wine Winery (in Maries). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Gerakas Beach, stroll through Porto Zoro Beach, make a splash at Water Village, and learn about winemaking at Grampsas Winery.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vasilikos road trip website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Argostolion to Vasilikos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Vasilikos, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Kalamaki, History War Museum, Keri Caves, Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Highlights from your plan
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Keri Caves ©
Keri Caves
St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach

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