60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Santorini, Bus to Perissa
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Perissa
— 2 nights
Taxi to Santorini, Ferry to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Fly
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Thessaloniki
— 6 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Drive
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Metsovo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 5 nights
Drive
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Delphi
— 5 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dimitsana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kardamili
— 4 nights
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 3 nights
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Hydra
— 4 nights
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Skopelos
— 1 night
Ferry to Mantoúdi, Taxi to Athens
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Athens
— 11 nights
Fly

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Perissa — 2 nights

One of Santorini's seaside treasures, Perissa provides travelers with a lively restaurant scene and easy access to several archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Ancient Thera, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then do a tasting at Gaia Winery. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and then kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Perissa trip maker site.

Chandigarh, India to Perissa is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, ferry, and taxi. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Chandigarh to Perissa due to the time zone difference. January in Perissa sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Heraklion.
Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Tours
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.
Heraklion is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, contemplate the long history of Castello del Molo (Koules), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, and relax and rejuvenate at Aegeo Spas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion online journey maker.

Getting from Perissa to Heraklion by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight. In January, daytime highs in Heraklion are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Thessaloniki.
Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

Thessaloniki — 6 nights

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Thessaloniki side-trips: Iera Moni Agion Panton (All Saints Monastery) (in Veroia), Goumenissa-Pella Wine Route (in Goumenissa) and Edessa Waterfalls (in Edessa). There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki trip tool.

Getting from Heraklion to Thessaloniki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Heraklion in January: high temperatures in Thessaloniki hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.
Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Spas
Side Trips

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 Corfu Beer (in Arillas), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Sidari) and Pantokrator (in Agios Matheos). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, and explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Corfu Town holiday builder tool.

Getting from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Corfu Town: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Metsovo.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature
Side Trips

Metsovo — 4 nights

Explore Metsovo's surroundings by going to Natural History Museum of Milea (in Milea) and Theodoros Papagiannis Musem of Contemporary Art (in Elliniko).

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

You can drive from Corfu Town to Metsovo in 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Corfu Town in January, with highs in Metsovo at 11°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature
Side Trips

Kalambaka — 5 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.
Kalambaka is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, surround yourself with nature on Truffle Hunting, see the interesting displays at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, and take in the views from Lithaios Central Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kalambaka trip tool.

You can drive from Metsovo to Kalambaka in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Metsovo in February: highs in Kalambaka hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Delphi.
Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trip

Delphi — 5 nights

Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Get out of town with these interesting Delphi side-trips: Recreational Park (in Pavliani) and Katafygio-Oiti (in Panourgias). There's much more to do: see where the action happens at Delphi, experience rural life at MoKa Honey, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum.

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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 February, Delphi is somewhat warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Olympia.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Mati Jewellery and More in Katakolo (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Olympia Land Winery, relax and rejuvenate at Euphoria Spa, see the interesting displays at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, and pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympia attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Olympia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February in Olympia, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dimitsana.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas
Side Trip

Dimitsana — 2 nights

Dimitsana is a mountain village and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Offshore Hydropower Museum, get outside with Lousios Gorge, and then delve into the distant past at Karytaina Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Kapsia Cave and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Holy Monastery of the Philosopher.

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Traveling by car from Olympia to Dimitsana takes 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Olympia in February: high temperatures in Dimitsana hover around 14°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kardamili.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
Side Trips

Kardamili — 4 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Kardamili: Antigua Mesenia (in Messini), Voidokilia Beach (in Petrochori) and Nestor's Cave (in Pylos).

Plan a Kardamili trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dimitsana to Kardamili in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Dimitsana in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Kardamili: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monemvasia.
Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trips

Monemvasia — 3 nights

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Monemvasia is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store, make a trip to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Sofia Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Monemvasia trip planner.

You can drive from Kardamili to Monemvasia in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hydra.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Wineries
Side Trip

Hydra — 4 nights

Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Hydra is known for beaches, museums, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Harriets Hydra Horses, relax and rejuvenate at Armonia Wellness Center, pause for some photo ops at Andrea Miaoulis Monument, and make a trip to Mount Eros Hydra.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hydra trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Monemvasia to Hydra. In February, daily temperatures in Hydra can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Skopelos.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping · Spas

Skopelos — 1 night

Known as one of the Aegean's greenest islands, Skopelos features a long coastline of fine beaches and an interior covered with verdant pine forests, olive groves, and plum orchards.
On the 3rd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Ioannis Chapel and then stroll through Agios Ioannis Beach. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Panagitsa of Pyrgos, look for gifts at Mediterraneo Deli Skopelos, and then trek along Skopelos Walks.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Skopelos road trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Hydra to Skopelos with the Route module. In March in Skopelos, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Athens.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Athens — 11 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens with an excursion to Attica Zoological Park in Spata--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and stroll through Mount Lycabettus.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Skopelos to Athens in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March in Athens, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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.