54 days in Greece Itinerary

54 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 6 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 7 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Kalambaka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Delphi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Olympia
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Nafplio
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Athens
— 6 nights
Subway + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heraklion: Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos), Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia) and Museum of El Greco (in Fodele). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, contemplate the long history of Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, and do a tasting at Lyrarakis Winery.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Heraklion holiday planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Heraklion is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, Heraklion is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tylissos, Melidoni, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, Kazantzakis Museum
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:
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Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

6
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira with an excursion to La Ponta in Akrotiri--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Red Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Caldera Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Fira online tour builder.

Getting from Heraklion to Fira by ferry takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Akrotiri, Oia, Pyrgos, Imerovigli
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 26:
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Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

7
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 Site of Delos, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, kick back and relax at Mirsini Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town day trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Delos, Kalo Livadi Beach, Paradise Beach, Agios Sostis Beach
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 3:
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Barbati Beach (in Barbati), Paleokastritsa (Paleokastritsa Beach & La Grotta Beach) and Kassiopi (Kerasia Beach & Kassiopi Castle). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, visit Corfu Old Town, stroll the grounds of British Cemetry, and make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mykonos Town in July: highs in Corfu Town hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corfu, Paleokastritsa, Kassiopi, Barbati Beach, Beach Kontogialos
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 9:
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thessaloniki: Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina), St. Paraskevi Church (in Paralia Katerinis) and Fava Beach (in Vourvourou). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, delve into the distant past at Rotunda, and don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Thessaloniki route planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Bubble Adventures Halkidiki, St. Paraskevi Church, Fava Beach
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 14:
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Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

4
nights
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalambaka: Ioannina (Alpine Zone, Silversmithing Museum, &more), Vrellis Greek History Museum (in Bizani) and Metsovo (Averofeios Garden & Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, and contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kalambaka attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Thessaloniki in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kalambaka, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Ioannina, Metsovo, Vrellis Greek History Museum
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Alpine Zone ©
Alpine Zone
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron

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: Hosios Loukas (in Distomo), Recreational Park (in Pavliani) and Lion of Chaeronea (in Chaeronea). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Delphi, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi, experience rural life at MoKa Honey, and contemplate the long history of Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Delphi journey 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. In July, daytime highs in Delphi are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hosios Loukas, Recreational Park, MoKa Honey, Lion of Chaeronea
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kastori (Vrisiotikos Canyon (Canyon Milon) & Kastora Canyon), Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros) and Tis Arkadias O Platanos (in Kyparissia). And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Olympia road trip planner.

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Olympia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Romanos, Kastori, Temple of Apollo Epikourios, Tis Arkadias O Platanos
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:
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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Hermes by Praxiteles
Hermes by Praxiteles
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: Archeologiko Mousio Isthmias (in Isthmia), Livadi Beach (in Leonidio) and Corinth (Archaeological Museum of Corinth, Akrokorinthos, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, and take some stellar pictures from Lighthouse Melagavi (Iraion).

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio road trip planning 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 July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Corinth, Mycenae, Loutraki, Livadi Beach, Tigani beach
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 2:
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Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

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: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and stop by Plaka.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planning app.

Drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Nafplio in August, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

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

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