33 days in Greece Itinerary

33 days in Greece Itinerary

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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Amorgos
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 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
Drive to Pesáda, Ferry 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
— 5 nights
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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and finally relax in the rural setting at Snail Farm and Fun. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at CRETAquarium, and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Heraklion tour planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Heraklion is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Heraklion due to the time zone difference. In September, Heraklion is a bit cooler than Singapore - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Fira, Santorini — 4 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ancient Thera, Santorini Sea Kayak - Day Tours, Palea Kameni, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira tour builder tool.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Amorgos.
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Amorgos — 2 nights

One of the Aegean's treasures, Amorgos remains relatively undiscovered by foreign travelers, despite the fact that it boasts a high concentration of ancient ruins and offers some of the finest rock-climbing opportunities in Greece.
Kalotaritissa has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Kalotaritissa, see some colorful creatures with Amorgos Diving Center, and then kick back and relax at Agia Anna Beach. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa and then wander the streets of Chora.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Amorgos online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fira to Amorgos by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Amorgos are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Naxos Town (Old Town, The Temple of Apollo – Portara, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip itinerary planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Amorgos to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can fly to Corfu Town.
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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 out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Sidari (Parasailing & Paragliding & Canal D'Amour) and Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, and browse the exhibits of Achilleion Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Corfu Town using our trip planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. September in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kalambaka.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kalambaka trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Corfu Town in September: high temperatures in Kalambaka hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Skala.
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Historic Sites

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.
On the 19th (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours and then enjoy the sand and surf at Skala Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): Head underground at Drogarati Cave and then indulge your taste buds at Kefalonia Wine Tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Skala tour itinerary maker app.

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. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, Skala is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tsilivi (Planos): Kalamaki Beach (in Kalamaki) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Bouka Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsilivi Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Marathonisi (Turtle Island).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tsilivi (Planos) trip itinerary app.

Getting from Skala to Tsilivi (Planos) by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Tsilivi (Planos) sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can 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.
You've now added Syntagma Square to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nafplio road trip planning website.

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, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Nafplio. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Athens.
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Athens — 5 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Archaelogical Museum of Salamis, Legrena Beach, Ermou Street, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and take a stroll through Plaka.

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

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Athens. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Sat).
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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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