54 days in Greece & Melbourne Itinerary

54 days in Greece & Melbourne Itinerary

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Melbourne, Australia
— 8 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 5 nights
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Sarti, Greece
— 4 nights
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Afitos, Greece
— 4 nights
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Tsagkarada, Greece
— 2 nights
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Kalambaka, Greece
— 3 nights
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Ioannina, Greece
— 4 nights
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Parga, Greece
— 4 nights
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Nafplio, Greece
— 7 nights
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Piraeus, Greece
— 4 nights
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Antiparos, Greece
— 5 nights

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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip maker tool.

Athens, Greece to Melbourne is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Athens to Melbourne, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in July, things will get much colder in Melbourne: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
nights
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thessaloniki: Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina), Galazia Limni Skra (in Skra) and Edessa Waterfalls (in Edessa). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, and delve into the distant past at Rotunda.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Thessaloniki trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Melbourne to Thessaloniki in 24 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in Thessaloniki at 38°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Sarti.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Galazia Limni Skra, Edessa Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Edessa Waterfalls ©
Edessa Waterfalls
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

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Sarti, Greece

Sarti ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Sarti: Nikitis (Koviou Beach & Spathies Beach), Nikiti (Kalogria Beach & Saint Nikitas) and Trani Ammouda Beach (in Ormos Panagias).

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sarti road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Sarti takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sarti are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Afitos.

Things to do in Sarti

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Vourvourou, Nikitis, Nikiti, Trani Ammouda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach
Kalamitsi Beach ©
Kalamitsi Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
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Afitos, Greece

Afitos ©
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Afitos: Lagomandra beach (in Neos Marmaras) and Possidi Beach (in Possidi). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Agios Dimitrios, stroll through Kallitheas Beach, do a tasting at Ktima Tzika, and take a leisurely stroll along Sani Marina.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Afitos tour planning tool.

Drive from Sarti to Afitos in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Afitos are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tsagkarada.

Things to do in Afitos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ktima Tzika, Lagomandra beach, Kallitheas Beach, Possidi Beach, Saint Paul's Church
Highlights from your plan
Lagomandra beach ©
Lagomandra beach
Church Agios Dimitrios ©
Church Agios Dimitrios
Kallitheas Beach ©
Kallitheas Beach

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Tsagkarada, Greece

Tsagkarada ©
Tsagkarada is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Mouresi in the eastern part of Magnesia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Fakistra Beach and then kick back and relax at Mylopotamos Beach. On the next day, go for a stroll along the water at Damouhari port, contemplate the long history of Pinakates, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pelion.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tsagkarada route builder site.

Getting from Afitos to Tsagkarada by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Afitos in August, expect nights in Tsagkarada to be a bit warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Tsagkarada

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Mouresi, Thessaly
Highlights from your plan
Mount Pelion ©
Mount Pelion
Damouhari port ©
Damouhari port
Pinakates ©
Pinakates

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Kalambaka, Greece

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kalambaka: Averofeios Garden (in Metsovo), Filoneikos (in Karditsa) and Waterfalls of Anthochori (in Anthochori). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Stefanos, contemplate the long history of Roussanou Monastery, and admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kalambaka trip planner.

You can drive from Tsagkarada to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Traveling from Tsagkarada in August, Kalambaka is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ioannina.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Averofeios Garden, Filoneikos, Waterfalls of Anthochori
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

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Ioannina, Greece

Ioannina ©
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Change things up with these side-trips from Ioannina: Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion (in Metsovo) and Balta di Stringa Waterfalls (in Iliochori). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Vikos – Aoos National Park, take in breathtaking views at Vikos Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Ioannina Castle, and see the interesting displays at Silversmithing Museum.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ioannina route builder tool.

Drive from Kalambaka to Ioannina in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in August, Ioannina is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Parga.

Things to do in Ioannina

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Vikos Gorge, Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, Voidomatis River, Balta di Stringa Waterfalls, Vrellis Greek History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Silversmithing Museum ©
Silversmithing Museum
Voidomatis River ©
Voidomatis River
Vikos Gorge ©
Vikos Gorge

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Parga, Greece

Parga ©
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Parga: Kastrosykias Beach (in Kastrosykia), Piges Acheronta (in Glyki) and Nicopolis Museum (in Preveza). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Acheron, kick back and relax at Lichnos Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Chapel, and stroll through Valtos Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Parga day trip app.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Parga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Parga

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Loutsa Beach, Kastrosykias Beach, Valtos Kalodikiou, Piges Acheronta, Nicopolis Museum
Highlights from your plan
Valtos Kalodikiou ©
Valtos Kalodikiou
Pargas Distillery - Amicos Cocktail Bar ©
Pargas Distillery - Amicos Cocktail Bar
Venetian Castle of Parga ©
Venetian Castle of Parga

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Nafplio, Greece

Nafplio ©
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), Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae) and Corinth (Corinth Canal, Archea Korinthos, &more). There's much more to do: see where the action happens at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Panaghia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, and take in panoramic vistas at Moni Osiou Patapiou.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nafplio trip planner.

Traveling by car from Parga to Nafplio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Parga in August since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piraeus.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Corinth, Mycenae, Mystras, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Agia Kyriaki Church
Highlights from your plan
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos

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Piraeus, Greece

Piraeus ©
Piraeus is a port city in the region of Attica, Greece. Venture out of the city with trips to Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Vouliagmeni (Akti Vouliagmenis & Vouliagmeni Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Catholic Church of St. Paul, take in the waterfront activity at Flisvos Marina, and identify plant and animal life at ARCHELON Τhe Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Piraeus trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Nafplio to Piraeus in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Nafplio in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Piraeus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Antiparos.

Things to do in Piraeus

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Glyfada, Sounio, Vouliagmeni, Paleo Faliro, Virtual Reality Planet
Highlights from your plan
Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Flisvos Marina ©
Flisvos Marina

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Antiparos, Greece

Antiparos ©
Antiparos is a small island in the southern Aegean, at the heart of the Cyclades, which is less than one nautical mile (1.9 km) from Paros, the port to which it is connected with a local ferry. Antiparos is known for beaches, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of The Cave of Antiparos, stroll through Sifneikos Gialos, enjoy the sand and surf at Faneromeni Beach, and get outside with Fanari Beach.

Planning Antiparos trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Piraeus to Antiparos. In September, daytime highs in Antiparos are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Antiparos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fanari Beach ©
Fanari Beach

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