60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece sightseeing planner

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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
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Naxos Town, Naxos
— 5 nights
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Milos
— 6 nights
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Chania Town, Crete
— 6 nights
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Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 5 nights
Fly to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Drive to Afitos
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Afitos
— 3 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
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Kalambaka
— 3 nights
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Delphi
— 2 nights
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Olympia
— 2 nights
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
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Aegina
— 3 nights
Ferry to Piraeus, Taxi to Athens
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Athens
— 5 nights
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Fira, Santorini

— 5 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Ancient Thera. Get some cultural insight at Domaine Sigalas and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. The adventure continues: trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, stop by Apollon Gallery, and enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Fira trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Fira is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Fira due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Fira: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Naxos

— 5 nights
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
You'll get in some beach time at Kalo Livadi Beach and Super Paradise Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kastro and Agios Nikolaos Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naxos Town: Monastery of Panayia Tourliani (in Ano Mera), Elia Beach (in Elia) and Mykonos Town (Agios Nikolakis Church, Virgin of St. Rosary, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Greek Orthodox Cathedral, visit a coastal fixture at Armenistis Lighthouse, and get interesting insight from Blue Fin Divers Naxos Greece.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Naxos Town road trip planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Naxos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. February in Naxos Town sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Milos.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Milos

— 6 nights

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Take a break from the city and head to Sarakiniko Beach and Aliki Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Margarita and The Art House - Photography Milos. Step out of Milos with an excursion to Myrsini Bay in Polyaigos--about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 22nd (Mon) among aquatic life with Polco Sailing Cruises. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Pachaina Beach, learn about winemaking at Kostantakis Cave Winery, take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Vani, and stroll through Agathia Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Milos trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Naxos Town to Milos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. February in Milos sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Chania Town, Crete

— 6 nights
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Maritime Museum of Crete and Kerameion Georgios Dalamvelas will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lighthouse of Chania and MINOAN'S WORLD. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Ilys ceramics (in Margarites), Rethymnon (Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno Beach) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). see Off-Road Tours. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Samaria Gorge National Park. The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, stroll the grounds of German Military Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, and see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chania Town vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Milos to Chania Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Rhodes Town, Rhodes

— 5 nights
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mandraki Harbour and Street of the Knights. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient Kamiros and Monastery Tsambika. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rhodes Town: Church of the Transfiguration (in Fanes), Lindos (The Church of the Panagia, Agios Pavlos Beach, &more) and Art Park Rhodes (in Archipoli). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Paralia Elli, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach, pause for some photo ops at Alexander Diakos Statue, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights).

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rhodes Town trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chania Town to Rhodes Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Afitos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Afitos

— 3 nights
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. Do some cultural sightseeing at Folklore Museum of Agia Paraskevi and Cenobium of the Annunciation. You'll explore and learn at Folklore Museum of Athitos and Historical and Folklore Museum of Nikiti. Step out of Afitos to go to Elia Nikitis and see Saint Pavlos Church, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Agora Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Enigma Shopping Center, stop by Filimegas Furs, and contemplate the long history of Justinian Wall.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Afitos trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rhodes Town to Afitos. Expect little chillier evenings in Afitos when traveling from Rhodes Town in March, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Afitos

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Thessaloniki

— 4 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) and Aquarium-Reptile House. Ladadika District and The Castle of Kavala are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thessaloniki: Edessa Waterfalls (in Edessa), Aigai Theater (in Vergina) and Lydia Baptistery, Philippi (in Krinides). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Monument of Alexander The Great, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and explore the ancient world of Rotunda.

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Drive from Afitos to Thessaloniki in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Kalambaka

— 3 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. 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.
Head to Dimotiki Pinakothhkhi Karditsas and Dairy Foundation Tositsafor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Agios Stefanos and Monastery of the Great Meteoron. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalambaka: Votanikos Kipos Limnis Plastira (in Neochori), National Snow Center Vasilitsas (in Grevena) and Metsovo (Averoff Gallery & Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), examine the collection at Theopetra Cave Documentation and Education Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and stroll through Varlaam Monastery.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka day trip website.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kalambaka are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Delphi

— 2 nights
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 21st (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at Delphi, steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Medieval Castle Livadia. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Parnassos Ski Centre.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Delphi online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Olympia

— 2 nights
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. Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the remains of Olympia's sanctuary allow visitors to admire the timeless mastery of ancient Greek builders.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Archaeological Site of Olympia, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Kremasti, Head underground at Vlychada Cave, then browse the exhibits of Greek Art Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nicolaos Church. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Tis Arkadias O Platanos, then browse the different shops at Agora Mall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kourouta Beach, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Ancient Elis.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Olympia trip planner.

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Olympia are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Nafplio

— 5 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Offshore Hydropower Museum and Agora art gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fortress Palamidi and Akrokorinthos. Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: The Holy Monastery of the Philosopher (in Dimitsana), Ceramotechnica Xipolias (in Ligourio) and Ancient Megalopolis (in Megalopolis). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, appreciate the extensive heritage of Archaeological site of Mystra, contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, and contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip app.

Getting from Olympia to Nafplio by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Olympia in March: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 16°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Aegina.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Aegina

— 3 nights
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Aphaia and Archaeological Museum of Aegina. We've included these beaches for you: Marathonas Beach and Moni Island Beach. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at EKPAZ - Hellenic Wildlife Hospital ( But Not Functioning ), pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Minas Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina, and contemplate the long history of Agion Theodoron Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Aegina trip planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Aegina in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Aegina, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Aegina

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Athens

— 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Let the collections at Benaki Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Hephaestus and Anafiotika. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio), Galliki Skala (in Lavrio) and Khalkis (Emir Zade Mosque & Archaeological museum of Chalkida). There's lots more to do: take a stroll around Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Philopappos Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Aegina to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or ride a ferry. April in Athens sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 4 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Sidari Beach and Porto Timoni Beach. Get some cultural insight at Church of Saint Spiridon and Old Fortress Corfu. Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Canal D'Amour (in Sidari), Pantokrator (in Agios Matheos) and Foresta Nisos (in Agios Spyridonas). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Liston, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, stroll through Agios Gordios Beach, and head off the coast to Pontikonisi.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Athens to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. April in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
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.