60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece sightseeing planner

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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
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Naxos Town, Naxos
— 5 nights
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Milos
— 6 nights
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Chania Town, Crete
— 6 nights
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Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 5 nights
Fly to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Drive to Afitos
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Afitos
— 3 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
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Kalambaka
— 3 nights
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Delphi
— 2 nights
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Olympia
— 2 nights
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
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Aegina
— 3 nights
Ferry to Piraeus, Taxi to Athens
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Athens
— 5 nights
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Fira, Santorini

— 5 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Get some cultural insight at Domaine Sigalas and Ancient Thera. The adventure continues: trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, stop by Apollon Gallery, and enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Fira trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Fira is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Fira due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Fira: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Naxos

— 5 nights
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
You'll get in some beach time at Kalo Livadi Beach and Super Paradise Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kastro and Agios Nikolakis Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naxos Town: Elia Beach (in Elia), Monastery of Panayia Tourliani (in Ano Mera) and Armenistis Lighthouse (in Faros Armenistis). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), look for gifts at 100% Mykonos, and pause for some photo ops at Manto Mavrogenous Square.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Naxos Town trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Naxos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Milos.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Milos

— 6 nights

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Take a break from the city and head to Sarakiniko Beach and Pachaina Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Margarita and The Art House - Photography Milos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milos: Aliki Beach (in Kimolos) and Myrsini Bay (in Polyaigos). Spend the 22nd (Mon) among aquatic life with Polco Sailing Cruises. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Cape Vani, explore the fascinating underground world of Catacombs of Milos, kick back and relax at Agathia Beach, and see the interesting displays at Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos - Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Milos trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Naxos Town to Milos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. February in Milos sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Chania Town, Crete

— 6 nights
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Maritime Museum of Crete and Kerameion Georgios Dalamvelas will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lighthouse of Chania and Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Rethymnon (Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno Beach), Reptisland (in Melidoni) and Ilys ceramics (in Margarites). see Off-Road Tours. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Samaria Gorge National Park. The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, stroll the grounds of German Military Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, and see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chania Town vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Milos to Chania Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rhodes Town, Rhodes

— 5 nights
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mandraki Harbour and Church of Our Lady of Filerimos. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient Kamiros and Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rhodes Town: Art Park Rhodes (in Archipoli), Monastery Tsambika (in Kolimbia) and Church of the Transfiguration (in Fanes). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach, steep yourself in history at Street of the Knights, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lindos Beach, and don't miss a visit to Church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rhodes Town travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Chania Town to Rhodes Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Afitos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Afitos

— 3 nights
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. Do some cultural sightseeing at Folklore Museum of Agia Paraskevi and Folklore Museum of Athitos. Step out of the city life by going to Agora Beach and Daysailing. Explore Afitos' surroundings by going to Historical and Folklore Museum of Nikiti (in Nikiti), Saint Pavlos Church (in Elia Nikitis) and Cenobium of the Annunciation (in Ormylia). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Filimegas Furs, steep yourself in history at Justinian Wall, enjoy the sand and surf at Afytos Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nikolas Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Afitos trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Rhodes Town to Afitos with the Route module. Traveling from Rhodes Town in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Afitos, with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Afitos

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Thessaloniki

— 4 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.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) and Museum of Byzantine Culture. Ladadika District and Church of St.Sophia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thessaloniki: Aigai Theater (in Vergina), Lydia Baptistery, Philippi (in Krinides) and Edessa (Aquarium-Reptile House & Edessa Waterfalls). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Monument of Alexander The Great, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, and get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thessaloniki holiday maker website.

Drive from Afitos to Thessaloniki in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 3 nights
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.
Head to Dimotiki Pinakothhkhi Karditsas and Dairy Foundation Tositsafor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Agios Stefanos and Monastery of the Great Meteoron. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalambaka: Metsovo (Averoff Gallery & Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion), National Snow Center Vasilitsas (in Grevena) and Votanikos Kipos Limnis Plastira (in Neochori). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), examine the collection at Theopetra Cave Documentation and Education Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and stroll through Varlaam Monastery.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka day trip website.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kalambaka are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Delphi

— 2 nights
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 21st (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Delphi, steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Medieval Castle Livadia. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Parnassos Ski Centre.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Delphi online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Olympia

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Archaeological Site of Olympia, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Kremasti, Head underground at Vlychada Cave, then browse the exhibits of Greek Art Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nicolaos Church. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Tis Arkadias O Platanos, then browse the different shops at Agora Mall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kourouta Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Ancient Elis.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Olympia trip planner.

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Olympia are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Offshore Hydropower Museum and Agora art gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fortress Palamidi and Archaeological Museum of Nauplion. Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: Ancient Megalopolis (in Megalopolis), The Holy Monastery of the Philosopher (in Dimitsana) and Ceramotechnica Xipolias (in Ligourio). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Archaeological site of Mystra, contemplate the long history of Lion Gate, and contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip app.

Getting from Olympia to Nafplio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Olympia in March: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 16°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Aegina.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Aegina

— 3 nights
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Aphaia and Agios Minas Monastery. You'll explore and learn at Archaeological Museum of Aegina and Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at EKPAZ - Hellenic Wildlife Hospital ( But Not Functioning ), stop by Fish Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Isodia Theotokou, and stroll through Marathonas Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Aegina holiday builder tool.

Drive from Nafplio to Aegina in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in March, Aegina is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Aegina

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Athens

— 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Let the collections at Benaki Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Galliki Skala (in Lavrio), Khalkis (Emir Zade Mosque & Archaeological museum of Chalkida) and Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio). There's lots more to do: take a stroll around Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, take an in-depth tour of Byzantine and Christian Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Lycabettus, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Aegina to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or ride a ferry. April in Athens sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 4 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Paralia Sidari and Porto Timoni Beach. Get some cultural insight at Church of Saint Spiridon and The Liston. Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Canal D'Amour (in Sidari), Foresta Nisos (in Agios Spyridonas) and Pantokrator (in Agios Matheos). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, kick back and relax at Agios Gordios Beach, and head off the coast to Pontikonisi.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Athens to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. April in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · 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.