54 days in Greece Itinerary

54 days in Greece Itinerary

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54 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Kalambaka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Delphi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Kalamata
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Nafplio
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Athens
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Oia, Santorini
— 6 nights
Ferry:  2​h 15​min
8
Heraklion, Crete
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
10
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Dallas

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thessaloniki: Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina), Cave of Alistrati (in Alistrati) and Mountain Trail Litochoro - Prionia (in Litochoro). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), pause for some serene contemplation at Hagios Demetrios, and pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Thessaloniki trip planner .

Dallas, USA to Thessaloniki is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in December: high temperatures in Thessaloniki hover around 53°F and lows are around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mountain Trail Litochoro - Prionia, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Republic Square, Cave of Alistrati
Highlights from your plan
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kalambaka: Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion (in Metsovo), Ioannina (Alpine Zone, Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue, & more) and Vrellis Greek History Museum (in Bizani). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, explore the world behind art at Theodoros Papagiannis Musem of Contemporary Art, steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kalambaka vacation tool .

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Thessaloniki in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kalambaka: temperatures range from 47°F by day to 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Ioannina, Vrellis Greek History Museum, Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, Theodoros Papagiannis Musem of Contemporary Art
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

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Delphi side-trips: Amfissa Archaeological Museum (in Amfissa) and Katafygio-Oiti (in Panourgias). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Delphi, see the interesting displays at The Angelos and Eva Sikelianos Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

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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 December, things will get somewhat warmer in Delphi: highs are around 55°F and lows about 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Kalamata.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, Katafygio-Oiti, Amfissa Archaeological Museum
Highlights from your plan
Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kalamata: Castle of Pylos (in Pilos), Ancient Messini Stadium (in Messini) and Olympia Land Winery (in Olympia). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Mystras, delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo Epikourios, take a memorable drive along Langada Pass, and stop by Local Moods.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kalamata journey builder site .

Getting from Delphi to Kalamata by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Delphi in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Kalamata, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kalamata

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Sparta, Messini, Olympia Land Winery, Temple of Apollo Epikourios, Castle of Pylos
Highlights from your plan
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Mystras ©
Mystras
Temple of Apollo Epikourios ©
Temple of Apollo Epikourios

6
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: Lake Doxa (in Feneos), The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros) and Corinth (Archea Korinthos, Akrokorinthos, & more). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mainalo Ski Center, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kalamata to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kalamata in December; daily highs in Nafplio reach 53°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Corinth, Epidavros, Tripoli, Lake Doxa, Monastery of Saint Nicholas of Sintza
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Lake Doxa ©
Lake Doxa

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: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Nafplio in January; daily highs in Athens reach 56°F and lows reach 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Oia.

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

6
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Get out of town with these interesting Oia side-trips: Kamari (Ancient Thera, Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop, & more), Castelli of Emporio (in Emporio) and Akrotiri (Red Beach, Santo Horse Riding, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Anastasis Church, get great views at Sunset in Oia, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oia trip builder website .

Getting from Athens to Oia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or ride a ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Fira, Kamari, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Santorini Arts Factory
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
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: Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia), Tamiolakis Winery (in Choudetsi) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Heraklion trip itinerary maker app .

You can ride a ferry from Oia to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tylissos, Matala beach, The Palace of Knossos, Attali Monastery, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Highlights from your plan
Snail Farm and Fun ©
Snail Farm and Fun
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mykonos Town: Delos (House of Dionysus, Archaeological Site of Delos, & more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Little Venice, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church, and enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town journey builder website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Heraklion to Mykonos Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Heraklion in January: highs in Mykonos Town hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Delos, Mykonos, Panormos Beach, Speed Boats Tours, Agios Stefanos Church
Highlights from your plan
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas), Sakis Water Sports (in Kalami) and Church of the Panayia Kassopitra (in Kassiopi). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, see the interesting displays at Serbian Museum of Corfu, and delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 41°F. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu, Capodistrias Museum - Kapodistrias Museum, St. Spyridon First Beach, Folklore museum of central corfu, Sakis Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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