60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

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Ioannina
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Kalambaka
— 3 nights
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Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 7 nights
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Nafplio
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kardamili
— 4 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Fly to Santorini Airport
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry to Heraklion, Taxi to Chania Town
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Chania Town, Crete
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
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Lindos, Rhodes
— 3 nights
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Xanthi
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
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Ioannina

— 4 nights
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ioannina Castle and Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue. Vrellis Greek History Museum and Averoff Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Municipal art gallery of prints (in Zitsa), Parousia Byzantine & Contemporary Art Gallery (in Plaka) and Metsovo (Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion & Monastery of Agiou Nikolaou, Metsovo). Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Vikos – Aoos National Park. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on White Pegasus Horse Ride and Treks Day Tours, snap pictures at Kokkori Bridge, explore the world behind art at Theodoros Papagiannis Musem of Contemporary Art, and examine the collection at Silversmithing Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ioannina trip itinerary website.

Saskatoon, Canada to Ioannina is an approximately 132-hour travel. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Saskatoon in January, things will get much hotter in Ioannina: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Agios Stefanos and Monastery of the Great Meteoron. Meteora and Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Kalambaka side-trips: Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa (in Larissa), Dimotiki Pinakothhkhi Karditsas (in Karditsa) and Lake Plastira (in Krioneri). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, get a dose of the wild on Truffle Hunting, look for gifts at Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi), and steep yourself in history at Roussanou Monastery.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kalambaka vacation planning site.

Getting from Ioannina to Kalambaka by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ioannina in January; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): glide through the air with Paragliding Fun, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Delphi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hosios Loukas, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of Agia Eleousa (Panagia Mavromantila).

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Delphi day trip planning website.

Drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In January, Delphi is a bit warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Athens

— 7 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll explore and learn at Acropolis Museum and Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology. Explore hidden gems such as Temple of Hephaestus and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio), Lavrio (Mineralogical Museum & Planet Blue Diving Center) and Kouvoutsakis Art Institute (in Kifissia). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Anafiotika, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Athens trip itinerary website.

Getting from Delphi to Athens by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Delphi in January, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nafplio

— 6 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Let the collections at Offshore Hydropower Museum and Kolokotroni House capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fortress Palamidi and Lion Gate. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Corinth Canal (in Isthmia), Lousios Gorge (in Dimitsana) and Akrokorinthos (in Corinth). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade, look for gifts at T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko, explore the fascinating underground world of Kapsia Cave, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nafplio holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in January, things will get slightly colder in Nafplio: highs are around 11°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Kardamili

— 4 nights
Visit Archaeological site of Mystra and Church of Agia Sophia for their historical value. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Voidokilia Beach and Mavrovouni Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery (in Pirgos Dirou), Methoni Castle (in Methoni) and Lera Moni Panagia Soumela (in Kastania).

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kardamili trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Nafplio to Kardamili by car takes about 2.5 hours. In January, Kardamili is somewhat warmer than Nafplio - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Kardamili

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Monemvasia

— 2 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), explore the ancient world of Monemvasia Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Sofia Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, and finally stop by Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, then get outside with Liapades Bay, then make a trip to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia.

Discover how to plan a Monemvasia trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kardamili to Monemvasia in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 4 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Let the collections at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and MATI Art Gallery capture your imagination. We've included these beaches for you: Red Beach and Caldera Beach. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Megalochori - Traditional Village, and trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fira road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Monemvasia to Fira. In January, daytime highs in Fira are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chania Town, Crete

— 5 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.
Do your shopping at mariannas and Omen Art Gallery-Art Shop. Appreciate the collections at MINOAN'S WORLD and Maritime Museum of Crete. Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Monastery of Arkadi (in Rethymnon), Lake Kournas (in Kournas) and Kerameion Georgios Dalamvelas (in Margarites). see Off-Road Tours. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Agii Apostoli Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, do a tasting at Manousakis Winery, and stroll the grounds of German Military Cemetery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Chania Town online vacation planner.

Getting from Fira to Chania Town by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Heraklion.

Things to do in Chania Town

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete

— 4 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.
Popular historic sites such as Palace of Faistos and Loggia are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to The Natural History Museum of Crete and Reptisland. Change things up with these side-trips from Heraklion: Wooden Museum (in Axos), Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia) and Attali Monastery (in Bali). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, get a dose of the wild on Finikia Horseriding, kick back and relax at Matala beach, and explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Heraklion online road trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Chania Town to Heraklion in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Heraklion sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lindos, Rhodes

— 3 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Get outdoors at Agios Pavlos Beach and Lindos Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Glystra Beach and The Church of the Panagia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lindos: Rhodescape (in Apolakkia), Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Gennadi Beach (in Gennadi). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery Tsambika, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Monolithos, enjoy the sand and surf at Tsambika Beach, and stop by Kori Lindos.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Lindos vacation planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Lindos in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. In February in Lindos, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Xanthi.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Xanthi

— 1 night
Xanthi is a city in Thrace, northeastern Greece. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi, explore the galleries of Municipal Art Gallery of Xanthi, take in the exciting artwork at The House of Shadow, then take in the exciting artwork at Balkan Art Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Strait of Nestos, and finally take a stroll through Old Town of Xanthi.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Xanthi vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lindos to Xanthi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lindos in February, with highs in Xanthi at 13°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Xanthi

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Thessaloniki

— 5 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 in touch with nature at Edessa Waterfalls and Agios Nikolaos. Head to Kallntin Handmade jewelery and Seikilofor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Thessaloniki: Mansion of Georgios Schwarz (in Ampelakia), Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina) and Daysailing (in Afitos). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ladadika District, make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kerkini Lake, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Thessaloniki trip planner.

Drive from Xanthi to Thessaloniki in 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 8 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 Voutoumi Beach and Agios Gordios Beach. Do your shopping at Corfu Sandals and Tsami Ceramics. Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Rodovani Beach (in Antipaxos), Marathias Beach (in Marathias) and Corfu Sea Discovery (in Paleokastritsa). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, kick back and relax at Pelekas Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Pantokrator, and step into the grandiose world of New Fortress.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip maker website.

Fly from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors · Parks · 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.