30 days in Greece Itinerary

30 days in Greece Itinerary

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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
— 2 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Ferry to Sarandë, Drive to Kalambaka
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Bus to Preveza, Fly to Skala
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Skala, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
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Drive to Pesáda, Ferry to Zakynthos, Drive to Tsilivi (Planos)
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 4 nights
Fly to Athens, Bus to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 4 nights

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 sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, kick back and relax at Elia Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Mykonos Town. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 33°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.
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Fira, Santorini — 4 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, learn about winemaking at Santo Winery, stroll through Kamari Beach, and get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Fira attractions site.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.
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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:

Heraklion, Crete — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at CRETAquarium, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then relax in the rural setting at Snail Farm and Fun, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion vacation website.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lindos.
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Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Lindos, Rhodes — 2 nights

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Agathi Beach, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, and then kick back and relax at Lindos Beach. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Village of Lindos.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lindos trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Lindos in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Lindos can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel 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.
Go for a jaunt from Corfu Town to Nissaki to see Apollo Dive Center about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, catch some excitement at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, look for gifts at MiNiMiS, and see the interesting displays at Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Corfu Town online vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Corfu Town takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Lindos in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Corfu Town, with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Kalambaka.
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Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:

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 2nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka trip builder.

Getting from Corfu Town to Kalambaka by combination of ferry and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Corfu Town in September, things will get little chillier in Kalambaka: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Skala.
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Skala, Kefalonia — 2 nights

Mass tourism has transformed the once-sleepy village of Skala into a modern seaside resort, its major attraction a well-developed beach that happens to be one of the longest and sandiest on the island of Cephalonia.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): experience rural life at Dias Beekeeping, then kick back and relax at Kanali Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Koroni Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Skala Beach, stop by Izla - Your shopping land, and then cast your line with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Skala trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kalambaka to Skala in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kalambaka in September since evenings lows in Skala dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Tsilivi (Planos).
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos — 4 nights

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Get out of town with these interesting Tsilivi (Planos) side-trips: Vasilikos (Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips & St Nicholas Beach), Keri Caves (in Limni Keri) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). The adventure continues: make a splash at Tsilivi Waterpark, find something for the whole family at Laganas Go-Karts, take some stellar pictures from Bochali View Point, and Head underground at Black Cave.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tsilivi (Planos) trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Skala to Tsilivi (Planos) in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nafplio.
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Nafplio — 3 nights

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Nafplio is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Karathona Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Nafplio trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tsilivi (Planos) to Nafplio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Tsilivi (Planos) in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Nafplio, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.
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Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Athens — 3 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in September since evenings lows in Athens dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:

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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