60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece vacation 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
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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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Museum of Prehistoric Thira. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing, do a tasting at Domaine Sigalas, and don't miss a visit to The Castle of St Nicholas.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Fira itinerary tool.

Sydney, Australia to Fira is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect nights in Fira to be a bit cooler, around 11°C, while days are cooler, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Blue Fin Divers Naxos Greece and Super Paradise Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kalo Livadi Beach and Paralia Kalafati. Venture out of the city with trips to Monastery of Panayia Tourliani (in Ano Mera), Mykonos Town (Agios Nikolakis Church, Virgin of St. Rosary, &more) and Elia Beach (in Elia). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church, visit a coastal fixture at Armenistis Lighthouse, and explore the ancient world of Naos tou Apollona - Portara.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Naxos Town road trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January in Naxos Town, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) 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.
Head to Margarita and The Art House - Photography Milosfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient Roman Theatre - Milos and Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos - Church of the Holy Trinity. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milos: Myrsini Bay (in Polyaigos) and Aliki Beach (in Kimolos). Spend the 29th (Fri) among aquatic life with Polco Sailing Cruises. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Firiplaka Beach, stroll through Pachaina Beach, delve into the distant past at Philakopi, and Head underground at Catacombs of Milos.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Milos online road trip planner.

You can fly from Naxos Town to Milos in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.
Popular historic sites such as Lighthouse and German Military Cemetery are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and Greek National Football Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Rethymnon (Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno Beach), Margarites (Kerameion Georgios Dalamvelas & Ilys ceramics) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). see Off-Road Tours. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Samaria Gorge National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Agii Apostoli Beach, learn about winemaking at Manousakis Winery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seitan Limania Beach, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera.

To find maps and tourist information, refer to the Chania Town driving holiday planner.

Getting from Milos to Chania Town by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can 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.
Shop till you drop at Kallithea Springs and Thanos Leather Shop. Discover out-of-the-way places like Agios Pavlos Beach and Mandraki Harbour. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rhodes Town: Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda), Monastery Tsambika (in Kolimbia) and Art Park Rhodes (in Archipoli). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Filerimos, enjoy the sand and surf at Afandou Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Glystra Beach, and contemplate the long history of The Church of the Panagia.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rhodes Town trip planner.

You can fly from Chania Town to Rhodes Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Rhodes Town can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Afitos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Afitos

— 3 nights
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. Get in touch with nature at Daysailing and Afytos Beach. Get some historical perspective at Cenobium of the Annunciation and Saint Pavlos Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Afitos: Historical and Folklore Museum of Nikiti (in Nikiti) and Folklore Museum of Agia Paraskevi (in Agia Paraskevi). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Filimegas Furs, admire the engineering at Potidea Channel, browse the different shops at Enigma Shopping Center, and steep yourself in history at Justinian Wall.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Afitos day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rhodes Town to Afitos. In February, Afitos is slightly colder than Rhodes Town - with highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Afitos

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · 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.
Get some historical perspective at Ladadika District and Church of St.Sophia. Appreciate the collections at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) and Aquarium-Reptile House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thessaloniki: Edessa Waterfalls (in Edessa), Lydia Baptistery, Philippi (in Krinides) and Aigai Theater (in Vergina). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, step into the grandiose world of The Castle of Kavala, and don't miss a visit to Monument of Alexander The Great.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki journey builder app.

Getting from Afitos to Thessaloniki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Agios Stefanos and Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion. Step out of the city life by going to National Snow Center Vasilitsas and Votanikos Kipos Limnis Plastira. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kalambaka: Dimotiki Pinakothhkhi Karditsas (in Karditsa) and Metsovo (Averoff Gallery & Dairy Foundation Tositsa). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, contemplate the long history of Roussanou Monastery, examine the collection at Theopetra Cave Documentation and Education Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kalambaka trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Thessaloniki in February, with highs in Kalambaka at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Delphi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Medieval Castle Livadia. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parnassos Ski Centre.

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Drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in February, things will get a bit warmer in Delphi: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Kremasti, explore the fascinating underground world of Vlychada Cave, then take in the exciting artwork at Greek Art Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nicolaos Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Tis Arkadias O Platanos, buy something for everyone on your list at Agora Mall, then kick back and relax at Kourouta Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Ancient Elis.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympia day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Olympia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fortress Palamidi and Archaeological Museum of Nauplion. Nauplion Promenade and Lion Gate will appeal to history buffs. Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Agora art gallery (in Mycenae), Ancient Megalopolis (in Megalopolis) and Ceramotechnica Xipolias (in Ligourio). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Offshore Hydropower Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Evaggelistria, delve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos, and contemplate the long history of Mystras.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip planner.

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 February, things will get slightly colder in Nafplio: highs are around 14°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Aegina.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Aegina

— 3 nights
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. Museum-lovers will appreciate Archaeological Museum of Aegina and Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina. Get outdoors at EKPAZ - Hellenic Wildlife Hospital ( But Not Functioning ) and Klima Beach. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Temple of Aphaia, buy something for everyone on your list at Sea You Concept Store, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Saint Nicholas the Thalassinos, and look for gifts at Fish Market.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Aegina online journey planner.

You can drive from Nafplio to Aegina in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Aegina, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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.
Visiting Mount Lycabettus and Nautilus Dive Center will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple of Hephaestus and Benaki Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Khalkis (Emir Zade Mosque & Archaeological museum of Chalkida), Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Galliki Skala (in Lavrio). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll around Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, take an in-depth tour of Byzantine and Christian Museum, walk around Philopappos Hill, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Aegina to Athens takes 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Athens are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

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.
Get outdoors at Pantokrator and Agios Gordios Beach. Church of Saint Spiridon and Monastery of Paleokastritsa will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Foresta Nisos (in Agios Spyridonas) and Sidari (Sidari Beach & Canal D'Amour). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Porto Timoni Beach, explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, and step off the mainland to explore Pontikonisi.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Corfu Town online journey maker.

Fly from Athens to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · 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.