45 days in Greece Itinerary

45 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Kefallinia Airport, Drive to Svoronata
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Svoronata, Kefalonia
— 3 nights
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Drive to Kefallinia Airport, Fly to Diagoras Airport, Drive to Lindos
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Lindos, Rhodes
— 3 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly

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Svoronata, Kefalonia — 3 nights

Change things up with a short trip to Kefalonia Wine Tour in Omala (about 32 minutes away).

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Svoronata vacation planning app.

Manchester, UK to Svoronata is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Svoronata due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in May: high temperatures in Svoronata hover around 27°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Wineries
Side Trips

Lindos, Rhodes — 3 nights

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Take a break from Lindos with a short trip to Ancient Kamiros in Kalavarda, about 50 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach, get a dose of the wild on Jungle of Rhodes, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, and contemplate the long history of The Church of the Panagia.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Lindos trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Svoronata to Lindos. In May, daily temperatures in Lindos can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Heraklion.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips

Heraklion, Crete — 3 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.
Step out of Heraklion to go to Tylissos and see Snail Farm and Fun, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, step into the grandiose world of Castello del Molo (Koules), and get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip planner.

Getting from Lindos to Heraklion by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In May in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.
Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

Fira, Santorini — 5 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, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, kick back and relax at Red Beach, and stroll through Kamari Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fira route site.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 5 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, enjoy the sand and surf at Paraga Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Beautyworld Spa, and stroll through Platis Gialos Beach.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
Side Trips

Athens — 6 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Archea Korinthos (in Corinth), Mystras (in Sparta) and Corinth Canal (in Isthmia). On the 28th (Sat), spend a day of historical exploration at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and get engrossed in the history at Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Nafplio route planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, Nafplio is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Olympia.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Side Trips

Olympia — 3 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.
Olympia is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Archaeological Site of Olympia, and appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Olympia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nafplio to Olympia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in June since evenings lows in Olympia dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Delphi.
Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Delphi — 3 nights

Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Delphi is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Delphi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi, and steep yourself in history at The Tholos of Delphi.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Delphi road trip planner.

Drive from Olympia to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Kalambaka.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip

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 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then make a trip to Meteora, and then contemplate the long history of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada).

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kalambaka trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in June, Kalambaka is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Thessaloniki.
Historic Sites

Thessaloniki — 2 nights

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, make a trip to Aristotelous Square, then steep yourself in history at Arch of Galerius, then steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda, then enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Thessaloniki when traveling from Kalambaka in June, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Corfu Town.
Historic Sites · Museums

Corfu Town, Corfu — 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Agios Spyridonas (Foresta Nisos & St. Spyridon First Beach) and Arena horse riding corfu (in Perithia). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, explore the different monuments and memorials at British Cemetry, contemplate the long history of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and step into the grandiose world of New Fortress.

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Fly from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Side Trips

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.