25 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece sightseeing planner
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Athens
— 3 nights
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Kardamili
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 1 night
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
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Xanthi
— 1 night
Drive to Kavala Alexander the Great International Airport, Fly to Argostolion
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Argostolion, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
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Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
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Athens — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Shop till you drop at Sofokli Art Gallery and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Athens trip maker tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Athens is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect Athens to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.
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Nafplio — 2 nights

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Lion Gate, then get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, then stop by T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko, and finally awaken your taste buds at Tribal Kayak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Archea Korinthos.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, Nafplio is a bit cooler than Athens - with highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Monemvasia.
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Monemvasia — 2 nights

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, then kick back and relax at Paralia Monemvasias, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Liapades Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, then stroll through Vlychada Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), and finally explore the ancient world of Monemvasia Fortress.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Monemvasia travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Monemvasia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kardamili.
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Kardamili — 1 night

On the 12th (Mon), see what you can catch with Mani Cruises, stop by The Bead Shop Kardamyli, explore the striking landscape at Vyros Gorge, then stroll through Ritsa Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Delfinia Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kardamili vacation planner.

Drive from Monemvasia to Kardamili in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Delphi.
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Delphi — 1 night

Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
On the 13th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Delphi, delve into the distant past at Treasury of the Athenians, then steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally delve into the distant past at The Tholos of Delphi.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Delphi online day trip planner.

You can drive from Kardamili to Delphi in 5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kardamili in December: highs in Delphi hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Kalambaka.
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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.
On the 14th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, and finally get a dose of the wild on Truffle Hunting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Palaiokarya’s Stone Bridge, don't miss a visit to Matsopoulou Mill, then take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Iera Moni Agiou Stefanou, and finally explore the galleries of VR Handmade Creations.

To plan Kalambaka vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In December, Kalambaka is a bit cooler than Delphi - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Xanthi.
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Xanthi — 1 night

Xanthi is a city in Thrace, northeastern Greece. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi, explore the galleries of Municipal Art Gallery of Xanthi, admire the masterpieces at The House of Shadow, then view the masterpieces at Balkan Art Gallery, and finally explore the activities along Strait of Nestos.

Plan my day in Xanthi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Kalambaka to Xanthi in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Argostolion.
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Argostolion, Kefalonia — 2 nights

A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Small beach, look for gifts at Kefalonian Product Boutique, indulge in some personalized pampering at 4 Elements Massage Kefalonia, then see what you can catch with Kefalonia Fishing Trip GRECOS, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lourdas (Lourdata) Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Xi Beach, stroll through Vrachinari Beach, then kick back and relax at Kounoperta beach, then kick back and relax at Eglina Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Kefalonia Museum of Ancient Greek Technology by Kotsanas.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Argostolion journey planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Xanthi to Argostolion. Traveling from Xanthi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Argostolion: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly to Vasilikos.
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Vasilikos, Zakynthos — 3 nights

Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Take a break from the city and head to Mizithres and Banana Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Crystal Beach Kalamaki and Vrahos Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vasilikos: Keri Beach (in Limni Keri), Alykes Beach (in Alykes) and Keri Lighthouse (in Keri Village). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Elies Olive Press, identify plant and animal life at Zakynthos-Summer, kick back and relax at Porto Limnionas, and head outdoors with Infinity Beach Club Zante.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vasilikos day trip site.

You can fly from Argostolion to Vasilikos in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.
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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.
You'll get in some beach time at St. Spyridon First Beach and Paralia Sidari. Get some cultural insight at Mon Repos Palace and Winery Leivadiotis Corfu. Venture out of the city with trips to Paradise Beach (in Liapades), La Grotta Beach (in Paleokastritsa) and Marathias Beach (in Marathias). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Captain Tziros Fishing Trips Corfu, experience rural life at Corfu Donkey Rescue, appreciate the history behind Kostas Georgakis Monument, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ipsos Beach.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Corfu Town trip planner.

Fly from Vasilikos to Corfu Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Fira.
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Fira, Santorini — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Meliton tours and Eduart Gjopalaj Workshop are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Red Beach and Experience Horse Riding. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, take in the exciting artwork at Nikola's Art Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fira vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Fira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Corfu Town in December, Fira is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

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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.
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