53 days in Greece Itinerary

53 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece trip itinerary planner

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 5 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
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Delphi
— 4 nights
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Olympia
— 3 nights
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Nafplio
— 6 nights
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Monemvasia
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Hydra
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 7 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 4 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mykonos Town: Delos (Avenue of the Lions, House of Dionysus, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, relax and rejuvenate at Beautyworld Spa, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, and make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jeddah to Mykonos Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in April, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be slightly colder, around 16°C, while days are much colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 5 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
When in Fira, make a side trip to see La Ponta in Akrotiri, approximately Akrotiri away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fira trip website.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April in Fira, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete

— 5 nights
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.
Explore Heraklion's surroundings by going to Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos), Attali Monastery (in Bali) and Melidoni (Reptisland & Melidoni Cave). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, steep yourself in history at Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In April in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 5 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas), Kassiopi Castle (in Kassiopi) and Almyros Beach Resort & SPA (in Acharavi). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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.
Step out of Thessaloniki to go to Epanomi and see Ktima Gerovassiliou, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, pause for some serene contemplation at Hagios Demetrios, take in the exciting artwork at Seikilo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Thessaloniki attractions planner.

Fly from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 2 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.
On the 2nd (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally relax and rejuvenate at Ethereal.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kalambaka trip tool.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Thessaloniki in May: high temperatures in Kalambaka hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Museums

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.
Take a break from Delphi with a short trip to Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours in Amfissa, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see where the action happens at Delphi, delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, take in the awesome beauty at Parnassus, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos.

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You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Delphi, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Olympia

— 3 nights
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE. Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the remains of Olympia's sanctuary allow visitors to admire the timeless mastery of ancient Greek builders.
Step out of Olympia with an excursion to Offshore Hydropower Museum in Dimitsana--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, and indulge your senses at Guide me in Greece tours.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympia trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Delphi to Olympia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In May in Olympia, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Mystras (in Sparta), Corinth Canal (in Isthmia) and Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Archea Korinthos). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, explore the ancient world of Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, and take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nafplio sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Olympia to Nafplio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nafplio, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Monemvasia

— 3 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Go for a jaunt from Monemvasia to Kosmas to see Plateia Kosma about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Monemvasia Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, contemplate the long history of Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Monemvasia trip tool.

Getting from Nafplio to Monemvasia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Hydra

— 3 nights
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Hydra is known for beaches, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ride a horse along Harriets Hydra Horses, appreciate the history behind Andrea Miaoulis Monument, make a trip to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra, and stop by Marialena Maramenou.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hydra trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Monemvasia to Hydra. In May, daytime highs in Hydra are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Hydra

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Athens

— 7 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

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, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Athens trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hydra to Athens. In May, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Greece travel guide

4.2
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.