32 days in Greece Itinerary

32 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece attractions planner

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Arena horse riding corfu (in Perithia), St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas) and Almyros Beach Resort & SPA (in Acharavi). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, stroll the grounds of British Cemetry, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Corfu Town journey planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Corfu Town is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in May: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 24:

Thessaloniki

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, then contemplate the long history of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and finally don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, then delve into the distant past at Rotunda, and then learn about winemaking at Ktima Gerovassiliou.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Thessaloniki trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Thessaloniki can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

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.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, make a trip to Meteora, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kalambaka trip planner.

Drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Thessaloniki in May, with highs in Kalambaka at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, delve into the distant past at Delphi, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church, then learn about all things military at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Delphi travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Delphi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 29:

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.
On the 30th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia, see the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, then learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Olympia journey maker.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Olympia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May in Olympia, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 29 — 31:

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.
Step out of Nafplio with an excursion to Mystras in Sparta--about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, and get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nafplio road trip site.

You can drive from Olympia to Nafplio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in May, Nafplio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 5:

Athens

— 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've now added Panos Rent a Scooter to your itinerary. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens travel planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 10:

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 4 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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit Little Venice, savor the flavors at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church.

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Fly from Athens to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Athens in June, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:

Fira, Santorini

— 4 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: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, get a new perspective on things with Santorini Sailing, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, and trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

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Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June in Fira, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Heraklion: Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia) and Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion online holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:

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.