60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Athens
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 6 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 5 nights
Taxi to Killini, Ferry to Tsilivi (Planos)
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 6 nights
Fly
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Chania Town, Crete
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Akrotiri, Santorini
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights
Fly
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Fly to Lubbock

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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, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens vacation planner.

Lubbock, USA to Athens is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Lubbock to Athens. Traveling from Lubbock in July, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Nafplio.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nafplio: Statue of Constantine Paleologos (in Mystras), Tripoli (War Museum of Tripoli & Street Market Tripoli) and Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (in Stemnitsa). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, and explore the activities along Corinth Canal.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Athens in July, with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Olympia.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Side Trips

Olympia — 5 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Olympia side-trips: Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros), Agios Demetrios (in Drakovouni) and Moni Prodromou (in Langadhia). There's much more to do: relax in the rural setting at Klio's Honey Farm, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Metamorfosi Sotira, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Archaeological Site of Olympia, and learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Olympia travel route site.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Olympia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 67°F in Olympia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Tsilivi (Planos).
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos — 6 nights

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tsilivi (Planos): Makris Gialos Beach (in Makris Gialos), Vasilikos (Gerakas Beach & Vrahos Beach) and Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria). There's lots more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Alykes Beach, stroll through Porto Limnionas, and make a splash at Tsilivi Waterpark.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tsilivi (Planos) online travel planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Olympia to Tsilivi (Planos) in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In July in Tsilivi (Planos), expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Chania Town.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chania Town: Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi), Rethymnon (The Venetian Fortezza, Rethymnon Old Town, &more) and Folk Museum of Spili (in Spili). And it doesn't end there: go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Military Cemetery, and stroll through Balos Lagoon.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chania Town itinerary site.

Fly from Tsilivi (Planos) to Chania Town in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can take a shuttle to Heraklion.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Snail Farm and Fun in Tylissos (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, enjoy the sand and surf at Tsoutsouras Beach, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Heraklion trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Chania Town to Heraklion takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.
Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santorini — 6 nights

Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Akrotiri is known for beaches, historic sites, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamari Beach, and take a pleasant ride with Experience Horse Riding.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries
Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 6 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.
Go for a jaunt from Mykonos Town to Naxos Town to see The Temple of Apollo – Portara about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Little Venice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paralia Kalafati, make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town visit planner.

Ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. August in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Side Trips

Corfu Town, Corfu — 6 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 Marathias Beach (in Marathias), Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos) and Alikes Lefkimis (in Molos). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, kick back and relax at Bataria Beach, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, and experience the excitement of Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in August, expect nights in Corfu Town to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can fly to Thessaloniki.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Thessaloniki — 5 nights

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cave of Alistrati (in Alistrati), Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti) and Fava Beach (in Vourvourou). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, and make a trip to Aristotelous Square.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Thessaloniki trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.
Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trips

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.
On the 30th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Varlaam Monastery.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka day trip tool.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Kalambaka, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Delphi.
Historic Sites · Parks

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.
On the 31st (Tue), steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, then explore the ancient world of Delphi, and then take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum. On your second day here, learn about all things military at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Delphi tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Kalambaka to Delphi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In August in Delphi, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums

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.