51 days in Greece Itinerary

51 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights
+3
Ferry + Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7 h 15 min
6
Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  5 h 15 min
7
Delphi
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Pylos
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Nafplio
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Athens
— 6 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mykonos Town: Delos (House of Dionysus, Archaeological Museum of Delos, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Little Venice, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town online attractions planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 21- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Mykonos Town: highs are around 26°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Delos, Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
Find places to stay May 9 — 14:
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Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

5
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and learn about winemaking at Vassaltis Vineyards.

Make your Fira itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Oia, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Santorini, Boutari Winery
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Agia Marina Donkey Rescue Sanctuary (in Mires), Reptisland (in Melidoni) and Matala beach (in Matala). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, steep yourself in history at Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, and admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain).

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You can ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2 hours. In May in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Agia Marina Donkey Rescue Sanctuary, Reptisland, Kazantzakis Museum, Matala beach, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giannitsa Clock Tower (in Giannitsa) and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Thessaloniki trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Heraklion to Thessaloniki in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. In May in Thessaloniki, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Botanic Garden Stavroupolis, Giannitsa Clock Tower, Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Corfu Town to Paleokastritsa to see Paleokastritsa Beach about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, identify plant and animal life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Corfu, and make a trip to Spianada Square.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Corfu, Achilleion Museum
Find places to stay May 27 — Jun 2:
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

4
nights
Argostolion, Cephalonia

Argostolion ©
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Argostolion: Mounda Beach (in Katelios), Drogarati Cave (in Chaliotata) and Lixouri (Gero Gombos Lighthouse & Statue of Andreas Laskaratos). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Skala Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Andreas, stroll through Makris Gialos Beach, and examine the collection at Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Argostolion travel route tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Argostolion takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Argostolion are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Argostolion

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cephalonia, Lixouri, Mounda Beach, IN gallery, Monastery of Agios Andreas
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Skala Beach ©
Skala Beach
Divino Wines and Vinegar ©
Divino Wines and Vinegar
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation ©
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Delphi: Hani of Gravia (in Gravia), Recreational Park (in Pavliani) and Hosios Loukas (in Distomo). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Delphi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi, and relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Delphi trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Argostolion to Delphi in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in Delphi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pylos.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Itea, Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, Hani of Gravia, Recreational Park, Hosios Loukas
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Pylos

Pylos ©
Pylos, historically also known under its Italian name Navarino, is a town and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Get out of town with these interesting Pylos side-trips: Lera Moni Panagia Soumela (in Kastania), Koroni Castle (in Koroni) and Messini (Antigua Mesenia, Andromonastiro, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Castle of Pylos, play a few rounds at The Dunes Course, step off the mainland to explore Sapientza, and look for all kinds of wild species at Messinia Wild Experience.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pylos route builder app.

Getting from Delphi to Pylos by car takes about 5 hours. June in Pylos sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Pylos

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Methoni, Messini, Romanos, Lera Moni Panagia Soumela, Koroni Castle
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:
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Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia
Messinia Wild Experience ©
Messinia Wild Experience
Navarino Outdoors - Day Hiking ©
Navarino Outdoors - Day Hiking

5
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Corinth (Corinth Canal, Archea Korinthos, &more) and Sparta (Mystras & Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade, and delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nafplio day trip tool.

Drive from Pylos to Nafplio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Pylos in June, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Corinth, Sparta, Archaeological Site Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 21:
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Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

6
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, take a stroll through Plaka, see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Athens vacation planner.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Athens, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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