60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece visit planner

Make it your trip
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Athens
— 7 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 7 nights
Drive
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Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive to Sarandë, Ferry to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 7 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Rhodes
— 4 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Naxos Town
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Naxos Town, Naxos
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 7 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 7 nights
Fly
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Chania Town, Crete
— 6 nights
Drive
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Rethymnon, Crete
— 5 nights
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Athens

— 7 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Ancient Agora of Athens and Agios Nicholas Rangavas Church. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Plaka, explore the galleries of Pandora Art Gallery, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and stop by Monastiraki.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens day trip planning site.

Knoxville, USA to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Knoxville to Athens. Traveling from Knoxville in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Nafplio

— 7 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortress Palamidi and Nauplion Promenade. Mystras and Lion Gate will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Nafplio side-trips: Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae), Dimitsana (The Holy Monastery of the Philosopher, Offshore Hydropower Museum, &more) and Acropolis of Kazarma (in Arkadiko). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, view the masterpieces at Agora art gallery, and look for gifts at Eklektopolio.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nafplio trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in March; daily highs in Nafplio reach 57°F and lows reach 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Delphi

— 3 nights
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Delphi and Tholos. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Delphi Archaeological Museum and Temple of Apollo In Delphi. Go for a jaunt from Delphi to Lamia to see Archeologiko Mousio about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of Agia Eleousa (Panagia Mavromantila).

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Delphi trip builder.

Getting from Nafplio to Delphi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. March in Delphi sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varlaam Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Agios Stefanos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roussanou Monastery, and finally stop by Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Delphi in March, plan for little chillier days in Kalambaka, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 7 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.
Popular historic sites such as Church of Saint Spiridon and The Liston are in your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: La Grotta Beach and Agios Gordios Beach. Take a break from Corfu Town with a short trip to Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press in Vraganiotika, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Casa Parlante, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, view the masterpieces at Emporion D'artes, and browse the exhibits of Corfu Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kalambaka in March: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 63°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Rhodes

— 4 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Church of the Panagia and Ancient Kamiros. We've included these beaches for you: Agios Pavlos Beach and Lindos Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Lindos side-trips: Art Park Rhodes (in Archipoli) and Marias House (in Embonas). Spend the 1st (Wed) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery Tsambika, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Monolithos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lindos trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Corfu Town to Lindos by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Corfu Town in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Lindos, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Naxos

— 3 nights
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Head to Petalouda Art Gallery and EL- EcoArtfor some retail therapy. Visit Mikri Vigla Beach and Plaka Beach for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Town, delve into the distant past at Naos Tou Apollona - Portara, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Prokopios Beach, and browse the exhibits of Fish & Olive.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Naxos Town trip itinerary website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Naxos Town in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 7 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.
Popular historic sites such as Archaeological Site of Delos and Paraportiani Church are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Agios Sostis Beach and Paradise Beach. Explore Mykonos Town's surroundings by going to Delos (House of Dionysus & House of Masks). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Matoyianni Street, explore the world behind art at Minima Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and visit a coastal fixture at Armenistis Lighthouse.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town attractions planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Naxos Town to Mykonos Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 7 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Head to Art Space and Aquamarine Jewelryfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, do a tasting at Venetsanos Winery, explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Fira trip maker site.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. April in Fira sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Wineries

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Manousakis Winery and Agii Apostoli Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Omen Art Gallery-Art Shop and Apostolakis Handmade Ceramics. Change things up with these side-trips from Chania Town: Ancient Olive Tree (in Vouves), Falassarna Beach (in Falassarna) and Samaria Gorge National Park (in Sfakia). There's still lots to do: stroll through Seitan Limania Beach, see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Chania, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chania Town visit website.

Traveling by flight from Fira to Chania Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) and Matala beach. Visit Palace of Faistos and St. Nicholas Church for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Rethymnon side-trips: Heraklion (Vassiliki's Herb Broidery & Church of Saint Titus), Folk Museum of Spili (in Spili) and Kerameion Georgios Dalamvelas (in Margarites). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Arkadi, view the masterpieces at Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and stop by Olive Wood Traditional Workshop.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rethymnon tour site.

You can drive from Chania Town to Rethymnon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Rethymnon can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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.