50 days in Greece, Reggio Calabria & Sardinia Itinerary

50 days in Greece, Reggio Calabria & Sardinia Itinerary

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Paros, Greece
— 6 nights
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Milos, Greece
— 7 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 7 nights
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Reggio Calabria, Italy
— 7 nights
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Alghero, Italy
— 5 nights
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Baunei, Italy
— 5 nights
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San Teodoro, Italy
— 4 nights
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Palau, Italy
— 3 nights
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La Maddalena, Italy
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Paros, Greece

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Explore Paros' surroundings by going to Naxos Town (Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis, Naos tou Apollona - Portara, &more) and Finikas Beach (in Koufonissi). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Parikia Town, take in the waterfront activity at Old Port of Naoussa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, and get interesting insight from Michael Zeppos - Cruise Boat Day Tours.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paros trip planning site.

New York City, USA to Paros is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Paros can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Milos.

Things to do in Paros

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Bellonia Tower, Finikas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Old Port of Naoussa ©
Old Port of Naoussa

7
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Milos, Greece

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Spend the 9th (Fri) among aquatic life with Polco Sailing Cruises. On the 12th (Mon), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Pollonia Beach. There's lots more to do: stroll through Kleftiko Beach, scramble along the landscape with Milos Escapade, enjoy the sand and surf at Sarakiniko Beach, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Old Sulfur Mines.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Milos trip builder tool.

Getting from Paros to Milos by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In July in Milos, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Polco Sailing Cruises ©
Polco Sailing Cruises
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach

7
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and stroll through Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Fira fast, fun, and easy.

You can ride a ferry from Milos to Fira in 3 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Kamari, Imerovigli, Santorini
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

7
nights
Reggio Calabria, Italy

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reggio Calabria: Tropea (Concattedrale, Artistic Creations The Lighthouse, &more), Spiaggia di Riaci (in Santa Domenica) and Michelino Beach (in Parghelia). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with Mondo Blu Diving, take in the pleasant sights at Piazza IX Aprile, get the adrenaline pumping with Etna Quad Adventure, and explore the world behind art at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Reggio Calabria trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Fira to Reggio Calabria in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Reggio Calabria due to the time zone difference. July in Reggio Calabria sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Tropea, Palmi, Spilinga, Capo Vaticano, Linguaglossa
Highlights from your plan
Etna Donkey Trekking ©
Etna Donkey Trekking
Etna Quad Adventure ©
Etna Quad Adventure
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach

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Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: Stintino (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Torre della Pelosa, &more), Sassari (Chiesa Beata Vergine del Carmelo & Corrado Conca - Guida Escursionistica) and S'Archittu (in Cuglieri). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Affacci a mare: Bastioni e Lungomare, and learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alghero journey planner.

Fly from Reggio Calabria to Alghero in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in July, plan for little chillier nights in Alghero, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Baunei.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Stintino, Sassari, Cabras, S'Archittu
Highlights from your plan
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Off-Road Tours

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Baunei, Italy

Baunei ©
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baunei: Spiaggia di Cea (in Bari Sardo), Villasimius (Colline del Vento, Porto Giunco, &more) and Cala Gonone (Grotta del Bue Marino & Cala Fuili Beach). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with Diving Cala Mariolu, kick back and relax at Cala dei Gabbiani, stroll through Spiaggia S'Orologiu, and explore the ancient world of Nuraghe di S'Ortali 'e Su Monti.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Baunei online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Alghero to Baunei takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Alghero in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Baunei, with lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Baunei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Tortoli, Villasimius, Dorgali, Spiaggia di Cea, Nuraghe Sceri
Highlights from your plan
Diving Cala Mariolu ©
Diving Cala Mariolu
Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Cala dei Gabbiani ©
Cala dei Gabbiani

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San Teodoro, Italy

A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Teodoro: L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo (in Olbia), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Golfo Aranci) and Orosei (Spiaggia di Sa Curcurica & Oasi Biderosa). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta, stroll through Lu Impostu Beach, head outdoors with Nata Libera, and stop by La Bottega della Pasta di Bacciu Anna.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Teodoro day trip planner.

You can drive from Baunei to San Teodoro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Baunei in August since evenings lows in San Teodoro dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Palau.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Orosei, Porto Taverna Beach, Cala Brandinchi, Spiaggia Berchida, L'Area Naturale Marina Protetta Tavolara - Punta Coda Cavallo
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Cala Brandinchi ©
Cala Brandinchi

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Palau, Italy

Palau is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sassari in the Italian region Sardinia, about 220km north of Cagliari and about 30km northwest of Olbia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palau: Spiaggia Lu Litarroni (in Aglientu) and Santa Teresa Gallura (Cala Spinosa, Capo Testa, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see Sardegnatrek 4x4, kick back and relax at Porto Pollo, and make a trip to Budelli arcipelago Maddalena.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Palau route planner.

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to Palau takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to La Maddalena.

Things to do in Palau

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Teresa Gallura, Budelli arcipelago Maddalena, Spiaggia Lu Litarroni
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Capo Testa
Capo Testa
Spiaggia La Licciola ©
Spiaggia La Licciola

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La Maddalena, Italy

La Maddalena ©
La Maddalena is a town and comune located on the island with the same name, in northern Sardinia, part of the province of Olbia-Tempio, Italy.The townLa Maddalena is the largest town in the Maddalena archipelago, just 2km from the northeastern shore of Sardinia and sitting in the Straits of Bonifacio, between it and Corsica.The focal-point of pedestrian activity is found around Piazza Umberto I (formerly known as Piazza Comando-the older generation of natives in town still commonly refer to the piazza by its original name). Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Isola di Spargi, stroll through Spiaggia Bassa Trinita, take a memorable tour with Tours, and enjoy the sand and surf at Isola Abbatoggia.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the La Maddalena travel route planner.

Ride a ferry from Palau to La Maddalena in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Maddalena

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Isola di Spargi ©
Isola di Spargi
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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