50 days in Greece Itinerary

50 days in Greece Itinerary

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1
Tsilivi, Zakynthos
— 5 nights
2
Ithaca
— 3 nights
3
Apollonii, Lefkada
— 5 nights
4
Athens
— 5 nights
5
Nafplio
— 4 nights
6
Kardamili
— 4 nights
7
Monemvasia
— 3 nights
8
Elafonisos
— 2 nights
9
Chania Town, Crete
— 2 nights
10
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
11
Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
12
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
13
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights

5
nights
Tsilivi, Zakynthos

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tsilivi: Keri Caves (in Limni Keri), Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria) and Vasilikos (St Nicholas Beach & Vrahos Beach). There's lots more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Eleftherotria Monastery, cool off at Water Village, and kick back and relax at Porto Limnionas.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tsilivi trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Tsilivi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Tsilivi. In September, Tsilivi is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Vasilikos, Black Cave, Eleftherotria Monastery, History War Museum
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:
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Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Keri Caves ©
Keri Caves

3
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
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 spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Vathy Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Kioni Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Paralia Afales, and take in the waterfront activity at Frikes Harbour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Ithaca trip planner.

Getting from Tsilivi to Ithaca by journey takes about 5.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Ithaca are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Apollonii.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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Paralia Afales ©
Paralia Afales
Paralia Frikes ©
Paralia Frikes
Monastery of Panagia Eleousa ©
Monastery of Panagia Eleousa

5
nights
Apollonii, Lefkada

Apollonii ©
Apollonioi is a former municipality on the island of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apollonii: Agios Nikitas (Kathisma Beach & Milos Beach), Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni (in Tsoukaladhes) and Avali Beach (in Kalamitsi). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ammoussa Beach, stroll through Agios Giannis Beach, head outdoors with Crociere A Vela, and cool off at Panos Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Apollonii trip builder.

Traveling by journey from Ithaca to Apollonii takes 4.5 hours. September in Apollonii sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Apollonii

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lefkada, Agios Nikitas, Lefkada Town, Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni, Avali Beach
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:
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Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach
Ammoussa Beach ©
Ammoussa Beach
Gialos Beach ©
Gialos Beach

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, visit Plaka, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Athens road trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Apollonii to Athens. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 19:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

4
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Loutraki (Moni Osiou Patapiou & Lighthouse Melagavi (Iraion)), Akrokorinthos (in Corinth) and Acropolis of Kazarma (in Arkadiko). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, steep yourself in history at Lion Gate, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

Plan trip to Nafplio with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in September, Nafplio is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kardamili.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trips

Mycenae, Loutraki, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Akrokorinthos, Monastery of the Dormition Rock Nemea
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ©
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

4
nights
Kardamili

Kardamili ©
Get out of town with these interesting Kardamili side-trips: Mystras (in Sparta), Pylos (Tsiklitira's House & Glossa Beach) and Messini (Andromonastiro & Antigua Mesenia).

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kardamili travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Nafplio to Kardamili in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kardamili, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Kardamili

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pylos, Messini, Polylimnio Waterfall, Mystras, Agios Nikolaos Beach
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Polylimnio Waterfall ©
Polylimnio Waterfall
Mystras ©
Mystras
Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia

3
nights
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Change things up with these side-trips from Monemvasia: Shipwreck Dimitrios (in Gytheio), Plytras Beach (in Plitra) and Castle of Geraki (in Geraki). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Monemvasia Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, and do a tasting at Monemvasia Winery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Monemvasia trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kardamili to Monemvasia takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Velies, Shipwreck Dimitrios, Plytras Beach, Castle of Geraki
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Agia Sofia Church ©
Agia Sofia Church
Shipwreck Dimitrios ©
Shipwreck Dimitrios

2
nights
Elafonisos

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. On the 1st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Megali Paralia, kick back and relax at Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία, and then kick back and relax at Lefki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Panagia Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Elafonisos trip maker website.

Getting from Monemvasia to Elafonisos by journey takes about 1.5 hours. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία ©
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia
Panagia Beach
Panagia Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, stroll the grounds of Souda Bay War Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Byzantine/Post-Byzantine Collection, thengo for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, and finally learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete. On the next day, cool off at Aqua Creta Limnoupolis, explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery, thenget engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Chania, and finally examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chania Town trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Elafonisos to Chania Town. In October, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a shuttle to Heraklion.

Things to do in Chania Town

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Souda, German War Cemetery, Aqua Creta Limnoupolis
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor
Maritime Museum of Crete ©
Maritime Museum of Crete

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, thentake an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, thenrelax in the rural setting at Snail Farm and Fun, and finally learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip itinerary planning tool.

Take a shuttle from Chania Town to Heraklion in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Winery Stilianou, Snail Farm and Fun, The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Snail Farm and Fun ©
Snail Farm and Fun
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fira: Oia (Mnemossyne Gallery & Sunset in Oia). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fira visit planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Fira can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
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, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalo Livadi Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town tour itinerary tool.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In October, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Agrari Beach, Panormos Beach, Agios Stefanos Church, Kalo Livadi Beach
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

5
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

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 out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Kerasia Beach (in Kassiopi), Sakis Water Sports (in Kalami) and Paleokastritsa (Rovinia Beach & Paleokastritsa Beach). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and examine the collection at Casa Parlante.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town online trip maker.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Corfu Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Kerasia Beach, Marathias Beach, Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Sakis Water Sports
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park

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