58 days in Greece Itinerary

58 days in Greece Itinerary

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58 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly + Bus:  34​h
1
Lindos, Rhodes
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Naxos Town, Naxos
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Paros
— 7 nights
+3
Ferry + Taxi + Fly + Bus:  5​h 30​min
4
Lassi, Cephalonia
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Olympia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Delphi
— 4 nights
Drive + Ferry:  4​h
7
Kalamaki, Zakynthos
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  3​h
10
Rethymnon, Crete
— 6 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
11
Chania Town, Crete
— 7 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Auckland

6
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Get some historical perspective at The Church of the Panagia and Church of St. Panteleimon. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kritinia Castle and Mavros Kavos Beach. Explore Lindos' surroundings by going to Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli (in Eleousa), Archanggelos Michail Thari Monastery (in Laerma) and Marias House (in Embonas). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Plakia Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haraki Beach, step into the grandiose world of Feraklos Castle, and delve into the distant past at Temple Attaviros Zeus.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lindos online attractions planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Lindos is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Auckland in May, you will find days in Lindos are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Lindos

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rhodes, Pefkos, Gennadi, Haraki, Kounaki Wines
Highlights from your plan
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Kritinia Castle ©
Kritinia Castle
Plakia Beach ©
Plakia Beach

6
nights
Naxos Town, Naxos

Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Agios Nikolaos Church and Panagia Drossiani Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Paralia Chavai. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naxos Town: Spas (in Mykonos Town), Avenue of the Lions (in Delos) and Temple of Demeter (in Sangri). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Aeolis Aghios Georgios Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ammos Beach, take in the waterfront activity at Port of Naxos, and contemplate the long history of Venetian Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Naxos Town online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Naxos Town in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Naxos Town sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Agia Marina Church, Panagia Drossiani Church, Temple of Demeter, Ammos Beach, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Panagia Drossiani Church ©
Panagia Drossiani Church
Temple of Demeter ©
Temple of Demeter

7
nights
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Panagia Ekatondapiliani and Lageri beach. Delion Sanctuary of Apollo & Artemis and Monastery of Agios Antonios will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Livadia Beach, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Parou, explore the different monuments and memorials at Paros Ancient Cemetery, and stroll through Kalogeros Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paros online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Naxos Town to Paros takes 2 hours. May in Paros sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lassi.

Things to do in Paros

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani
Frankish Castle ©
Frankish Castle
Paros Ancient Cemetery ©
Paros Ancient Cemetery

3
nights
Lassi, Cephalonia

Lassi ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Memorial Acqui Division and Venetian Lighthouse of Fiscardo. Step off the beaten path and head to Paliostafida Beach and Kanali Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lassi: Monastery of Panagia Agrilion (in Sami), Fteri Beach (in Zola) and Mounda Beach (in Katelios).

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lassi vacation maker site .

Traveling by combination of ferry, taxi, flight, and bus from Paros to Lassi takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Lassi are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Lassi

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Argostolion, Fteri Beach, Monastery of Panagia Agrilion, Trapezaki Beach, Venetian Lighthouse of Fiscardo
Highlights from your plan
Venetian Lighthouse of Fiscardo ©
Venetian Lighthouse of Fiscardo
Catholic church of St Nicolai ©
Catholic church of St Nicolai
Drapano Bridge (De Bosset) ©
Drapano Bridge (De Bosset)

3
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Paralia Agia Marina and Kastro Chlemoutsi. Get some historical perspective at Chlemoutsi and Agios Nicolaos Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Olympia: Port of Killini (in Kyllini), Palouki beach (in Amaliada) and Katakolo (Kukuvaya & Greek Art Gallery). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Glyfa Beach and take in the dramatic scenery at Nemouta Waterfalls.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Olympia visit planner .

Getting from Lassi to Olympia by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Olympia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Katakolo, Amaliada, Port of Killini, Glyfa Beach, Kastro Chlemoutsi
Highlights from your plan
Paralia Agia Marina ©
Paralia Agia Marina
Kastro Chlemoutsi ©
Kastro Chlemoutsi
Kukuvaya ©
Kukuvaya

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.
Hani of Gravia and Church of Agia Paraskevi will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Sergoulas Beach and Oitis National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Agios Nikolaos Church (in Galaxidi), Livadia (Medieval Castle Livadia & Oracle of Trophonius) and Corycian Cave (in Arachova). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Itea Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Delphi tour builder site .

You can drive from Olympia to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Delphi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kalamaki.

Things to do in Delphi

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Livadia, Itea, Arachova, Hani of Gravia, Church of Agia Paraskevi
Highlights from your plan
Corycian Cave ©
Corycian Cave
Hani of Gravia ©
Hani of Gravia
Oracle of Trophonius ©
Oracle of Trophonius

2
nights
Kalamaki, Zakynthos

Kalamaki ©
Home to a world-famous beach serving as a protected nesting ground for endangered loggerhead sea turtles, Kalamaki sits on the southeastern coastline of Zakynthos.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll around Askos Stone Park, then do a tasting at Grampsas Winery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Dionisios Church. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Roxa Beach, then see the interesting displays at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, then explore the ancient world of Argassi Bridge, and finally stroll through St Nicholas Beach.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kalamaki trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Delphi to Kalamaki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. June in Kalamaki sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalamaki

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St Nicholas Beach, Porto Roxa Beach, Argassi Bridge, Grampsas Winery, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press
Highlights from your plan
Askos Stone Park ©
Askos Stone Park
Porto Roxa Beach ©
Porto Roxa Beach
St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Church of Saint Spiridon and Sanctuary Of St. Anthony And St. Andrew. Explore hidden gems such as British Cemetry and Issos Beach. Go for a jaunt from Corfu Town to Agios Gordios to see Agios Gordios Beach about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue, admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, make a trip to Spianada Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery Panagia of Tenedos.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town journey tool .

Traveling by flight from Kalamaki to Corfu Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Agios Gordios Beach, Corfu Donkey Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon
Agios Gordios Beach ©
Agios Gordios Beach
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

5
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Artemis Karamolegos Winery. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord and Byzantine Castle Ruins are in your itinerary. Step out of Fira with an excursion to Church of Panagia (Virgin Mary) in Folegandros--about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stop by the White, Santorini, and learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery.

To plan Fira vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Fira in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Fira are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Byzantine Castle Ruins, Church of Panagia (Virgin Mary), Scuba & Snorkeling, Venetsanos Winery
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Artemis Karamolegos Winery ©
Artemis Karamolegos Winery
Church of Panagia (Virgin Mary) ©
Church of Panagia (Virgin Mary)

6
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Reptisland and Scuba & Snorkeling. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mikrasiaton Square and Agios Georgios Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Rethymnon: Folk Museum of Spili (in Spili), Monastery Savvathiana (in Rodia) and Winery Stilianou (in Kounavi). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Biotopoi Nature Park, steep yourself in history at Monastery of Panagia Chalevi, and enjoy the sand and surf at Skinaria Beach.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rethymnon attractions planner.

Getting from Fira to Rethymnon by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In June in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Reptisland, Winery Stilianou, Skinaria Beach, Agios Georgios Monastery, Folk Museum of Spili
Highlights from your plan
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
Skinaria Beach ©
Skinaria Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Explore hidden gems such as Chania Venetian Lighthouse and Souda Bay War Cemetery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Firkas Fortress and Cathedral of Eisodion tis Theotokou. Venture out of the city with trips to Kastro Gramvoussas (in Gramvousa), Elafonisi Viewpoint (in Elafonissi) and Kedrodasos Beach (in Kissamos). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum, learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chania Town online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Rethymnon to Chania Town by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Agios Georgios Byzantine Church, Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), Manousakis Winery, Kedrodasos Beach, Krios Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chania Venetian Lighthouse ©
Chania Venetian Lighthouse
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
Kastro Gramvoussas ©
Kastro Gramvoussas

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