60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Bus
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Ioannina
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nidri, Lefkada
— 3 nights
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Ithaca
— 4 nights
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Zakynthos Town
— 3 nights
Drive
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Patras
— 2 nights
Drive
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Corinth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sparta
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalamata
— 3 nights
Bus to Athens, Fly to Chania Town
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Chania Town
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Heraklion
— 3 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos
— 3 nights
Drive
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Archangelos
— 3 nights
Drive to Diagoras Airport, Fly to Athens
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Athens
— 5 nights
Drive
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Volos
— 2 nights
Drive
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Larissa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
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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.
Step out of Corfu Town to go to Paleokastritsa and see Paleokastritsa Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on Madalena Boat Trips, tour the pleasant surroundings at Corfu Donkey Rescue, wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, and step into the grandiose world of New Fortress of Corfu.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town day trip planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Corfu Town is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Corfu Town. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in July: high temperatures in Corfu Town hover around 38°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Ioannina.
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Ioannina — 3 nights

Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Take a break from Ioannina with a short trip to Acheron in Parga Municipality, about 1h 10 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ioannina Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Perama Cave, see the interesting displays at Silversmithing Museum, and explore the activities along Lake Pamvotis.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ioannina road trip app.

Traveling by bus from Corfu Town to Ioannina takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Nidri.
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Nidri, Lefkada — 3 nights

A major yachting destination in the Ionian Sea, Nidri serves as the gateway to Lefkada's satellite islets, reachable by regular boat tours.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gialos Beach (in Apollonii) and Agios Nikitas (Milos Beach & Kathisma Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Katsiki, kick back and relax at Pefkoulia Beach, and admire the sheer force of Nydri Waterfalls.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Nidri route planner.

You can drive from Ioannina to Nidri in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Nidri can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ithaca.
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Ithaca — 4 nights

Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. Ithaca is known for beaches, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Vathy Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Gedaki Beach, don't miss a visit to Kathara Monastery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aspros Gialos Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ithaca holiday builder site.

You can travel from Nidri to Ithaca in 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zakynthos Town.
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Zakynthos Town — 3 nights

The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
Take a break from Zakynthos Town with a short trip to Gerakas Beach in Vasilikos, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips, enjoy the sand and surf at Porto Zoro Beach, delve into the distant past at Argassi Bridge, and stop by Memento.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Zakynthos Town vacation planning site.

Travel from Ithaca to Zakynthos Town in 5 hours. In August in Zakynthos Town, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Patras.
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Patras — 2 nights

Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of The Venetian Castle of Nafpaktos, take in the history at Nafpaktos Old Port, and then snap pictures at Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis). Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Tou Agiou Andrea, do a tasting at Achaia Clauss Winery, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Patras, and finally look for gifts at Samovar Natural Cosmetics.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Patras day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Zakynthos Town to Patras in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Corinth.
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Corinth — 4 nights

History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Take a break from Corinth with a short trip to Limni Vouliagmeni in Loutraki, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Corinth Canal, explore the ancient world of Akrokorinthos, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Apostolos Pavlos Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Corinth trip maker website.

Getting from Patras to Corinth by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Patras in August since evenings lows in Corinth dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.
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Nafplio — 2 nights

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
When in Nafplio, make a side trip to see Arkadiko Bridge in Mycenae, approximately Mycenae away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, stop by Eklektopolio, enjoy the sand and surf at Karathona Beach, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nafplio tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Corinth to Nafplio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Corinth in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Nafplio, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sparta.
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Sparta — 3 nights

Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Step out of Sparta to go to Skoutari and see Skoutari Beach, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Archaeological site of Mystra, contemplate the long history of Mystras, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Leonidas Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sparta trip planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Sparta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sparta, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kalamata.
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Kalamata — 3 nights

Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Venture out of the city with trips to Atelier Sud (in Finikounda), Polylimnio Waterfall (in Charavgi) and Voidokilia Beach (in Petrochori). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Antigua Mesenia, admire the landmark architecture of The Church of Agioi Apostoloi, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamata Beach, and examine the collection at Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kalamata trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Sparta to Kalamata takes 1.5 hours. August in Kalamata sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chania Town.
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Chania Town — 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Elafonissi (Elafonissi Beach & Elafonisi Viewpoint), Samaria Gorge National Park (in Sfakia) and Falassarna Beach (in Falassarna). Next up on the itinerary: go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse of Chania, examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum, and look for gifts at Miden Agan.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Chania Town trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kalamata to Chania Town takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalamata in August, Chania Town is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle to Heraklion.
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Heraklion — 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Matala (Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos) & Matala Beach). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, and meet the residents at CRETAquarium.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Heraklion journey planner.

You can take a shuttle from Chania Town to Heraklion in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Heraklion sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lindos.
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Lindos — 3 nights

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Change things up with a short trip to Prasonisi Beach in Kattavia (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Lindos Beach, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Monolithos, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Pavlos Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lindos trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Heraklion to Lindos in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and taxi. September in Lindos sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Archangelos.
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Archangelos — 3 nights

Explore Archangelos' surroundings by going to Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Valley of the Butterflies (in Petaloudes).

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Archangelos visit planner.

Archangelos is just a short distance from Lindos. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.
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Athens — 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Athens trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Archangelos to Athens. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Volos.
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Volos — 2 nights

Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Spring of Manas, hike along Centaurs' Path, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Portarea, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pelion, and finally see the interesting displays at Byzantine Museum of Makrinitsa. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Rooftile and Brickworks Museum N. & S. Tsalapatas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Constantine and Helena, then get engrossed in the history at Athanasakeion Archaeological Museum of Volos, and finally make a trip to St. Nicholas Metropolitan Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Volos online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Volos takes 4 hours. Traveling from Athens in September, Volos is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Larissa.
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Larissa — 2 nights

On the 15th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Larissa Ancient Ruins, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Achilliou, pause for some photo ops at Monument of Bucephalus, then get engrossed in the history at Diachronic Museum of Larissa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church Of St. George. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Platamonas Beach and then kick back and relax at Panteleimon Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Larissa road trip site.

Traveling by car from Volos to Larissa takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Larissa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Thessaloniki.
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Thessaloniki — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thessaloniki: Daysailing (in Afitos) and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Thessaloniki trip app.

Drive from Larissa to Thessaloniki in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

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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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Zakynthos travel guide

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Flower of the East
Located just off the west coast of mainland Greece, Zakynthos enjoys a reputation as both a party destination and a family-friendly getaway. Packed with foreign tourists along its eastern and southeastern coastline, the island also features numerous tranquil pockets in its central region of forested mountains and rolling hills. Avoid the overcrowded east by discovering the island's less-explored northern sections, which contain a series of deep caves that feature sun reflecting on seawater and white stones, creating a striking shade of azure particular to this part of the world. The northern capes of the island also offer the calmest waters, which lap a string of developed beaches with plenty of modern facilities.
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Crete travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Great Island
The largest of the Greek islands, Crete offers travelers more than just sun, sea, and sand. Famed for its warm hospitality, outstanding infrastructure, and contrasting landscapes, the island represents one of the world's richest areas in terms of history and culture. Crete burst onto the world scene over 4,000 years ago, when it served as the center of the Minoan civilization, one of Europe's earliest organized societies. Despite the island's wealth of developed beaches, the traces of the mysterious and enchanting Minoan empire remain Crete's top attraction, drawing visitors from all over the world. The island capital Heraklion provides an ideal base for exploring a renowned Minoan palace complex, the site of Europe's oldest city.
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Rhodes travel guide

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Island of the Knights
An island of green hills, fertile valleys, and golden beaches, Rhodes blends cosmopolitan and traditional cultures, exemplified by its traditional taverns, upscale hotels, and archaeological sites. Nicknamed the "Island of Roses," this island offers visitors a chance to discover lively tourist resorts in the north and tranquil rural areas in the south. The island's slow pace seems utterly unaffected by the challenges of mass tourism, its permanent residents stubbornly clinging to their age-old traditions and relaxed lifestyle. As you explore the areas farther away from the busy coastline, take time to meet the garrulous locals in their natural environment, the village tavern.
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