57 days in Greece Itinerary

57 days in Greece Itinerary

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Shuttle to Venice, Fly to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 5 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 3 nights
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Hydra
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
Fly
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Rethymnon, Crete
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Heraklion, Crete
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
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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 Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Almyros Beach Resort & SPA (in Acharavi), Agios Spyridonas (St. Spyridon First Beach & St. Spyridon Second Beach) and Kassiopi Castle (in Kassiopi). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, and step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town road trip app.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Corfu Town is an approximately 8-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Ljubljana to Corfu Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, Corfu Town is somewhat warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · 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.
Go for a jaunt from Thessaloniki to Epanomi to see Ktima Gerovassiliou about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, and make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Thessaloniki online travel route builder.

Getting from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Thessaloniki can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, don't miss a visit to Meteora, and then admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kalambaka online journey planner.

Getting from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Kalambaka, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks

Delphi

— 5 nights
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Delphi: Recreational Park (in Pavliani) and Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours (in Amfissa). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Delphi, experience rural life at MoKa Honey, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Delphi vacation builder site.

Getting from Kalambaka to Delphi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Delphi are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time 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.
Olympia is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, see the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, and learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Olympia vacation planner.

Getting from Delphi to Olympia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. April in Olympia sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Nafplio

— 5 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Corinth Canal (in Isthmia) and Corinth (Akrokorinthos & Archea Korinthos). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Ayios Georgios, and explore the ancient world of Citadel and Treasury of Atreus.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nafplio trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Nafplio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Olympia in April, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Monemvasia

— 3 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Step out of Monemvasia with an excursion to Castle of Geraki in Geraki--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Monemvasia Fortress, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, steep yourself in history at Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Monemvasia trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Nafplio to Monemvasia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can 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: explore by horseback at Harriets Hydra Horses, get engrossed in the history at Lazaros Koundouriotis Mansion (National Historical Museum), pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, and look for gifts at Marialena Maramenou.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hydra trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Monemvasia to Hydra with the Route module. In April in Hydra, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Hydra

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Athens

— 6 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: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, and take a stroll through Plaka.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Athens tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Hydra to Athens with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Rethymnon, Crete

— 5 nights
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rethymnon: Malia Palace Archaeological Site (in Malia), Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre (in Hersonissos) and Chania Town (Psimithio, Greek National Football Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town, explore the galleries of Artifacts by Omodamos, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Souda Bay War Cemetery.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rethymnon trip maker tool.

You can fly from Athens to Rethymnon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. May in Rethymnon sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can take a shuttle to Heraklion.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · 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) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, and relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Rethymnon to Heraklion takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Spas

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 5 nights
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, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and see some colorful creatures with Volcano Dive Center.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Fira planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mykonos Town: Delos (Avenue of the Lions, Mount Kynthos, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Little Venice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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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.