57 days in Greece Itinerary

57 days in Greece Itinerary

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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 7 nights
Ferry to Pesáda, Drive to Argostolion
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Argostolion, Kefalonia
— 6 nights
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Ithaca
— 5 nights
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Nidri, Lefkada
— 6 nights
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 6 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

— 7 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tsilivi (Planos): Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria), Vasilikos (Vasilikos Beach & Gerakas Beach) and Xigia Beach (in Koroni). There's still lots to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, look for gifts at Memento, Head underground at Black Cave, and head off the coast to Marathonisi (Turtle Island).

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsilivi (Planos) trip site.

Montreal, Canada to Tsilivi (Planos) is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. While traveling from Montreal, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tsilivi (Planos), ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Argostolion, Kefalonia

— 6 nights
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Argostolion: Sami (Antisamos Beach, Monastery of Panagia Agrilion, &more), Karavomylos (Karavomilos Lake & Melissani Cave) and Kefalonia Wine Tour (in Omala). Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia, learn about winemaking at Gentilini Winery & Vineyards, enjoy the sand and surf at Paliostafida Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Argostolion online route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Tsilivi (Planos) to Argostolion in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Argostolion sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Argostolion

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trips

Ithaca

— 5 nights
Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. Ithaca is known for beaches, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Vathy Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Kioni Harbour, take some stellar pictures from Monastery of Panagia Eleousa, and kick back and relax at Filiatro Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ithaca online trip itinerary maker.

You can travel from Argostolion to Ithaca in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nidri.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Nidri, Lefkada

— 6 nights
A major yachting destination in the Ionian Sea, Nidri serves as the gateway to Lefkada's satellite islets, reachable by regular boat tours.
Get out of town with these interesting Nidri side-trips: Avali Beach (in Kalamitsi), Preveza (Amvrakikos Cruises & Agios Haralampos Preveza) and Agios Nikitas (Kathisma Beach, Milos Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Giannis Beach, admire the sheer force of Nydri Waterfalls, and learn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nidri, use our trip itinerary maker.

Travel from Ithaca to Nidri in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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 lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, and take in the waterfront at Nauplion Promenade.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Nidri to Nafplio by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Nidri in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Nafplio. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Athens

— 6 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Go for a jaunt from Athens to Vari to see Seahorse Dive Center about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, and take a stroll through Monastiraki.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens itinerary planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Mykonos Town side-trips: Naxos Town (Kastro, Naos Tou Apollona - Portara, &more) and Fish & Olive (in Chalkio). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Paralia Kalafati, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 6 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira to go to Akrotiri and see Experience Horse Riding, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fira tour itinerary app.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August in Fira, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete

— 3 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.
Step out of Heraklion to go to Myrtia and see Kazantzakis Museum, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules), and take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 6 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Corfu Town: Sakis Water Sports (in Kalami), Kassiopi (Bataria Beach & Kanoni Beach) and Nissaki Cave (in Nissaki). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, experience rural life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, and head outdoors with Silvaland.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Corfu Town vacation tool.

You can fly from Heraklion to Corfu Town in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Museums · 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.