60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 14 nights
Fly
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 6 nights
Fly
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Heraklion, Crete
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 7 nights
Fly to Athens, Bus to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 6 nights
Drive
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Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 10 nights
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Athens — 14 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get in touch with nature at Seahorse Dive Center and Glyfada Beach. Let the collections at Acropolis Museum and Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio), Papagiannakos Winery (in Markopoulo Mesogeas) and Donkeysland (in Koropi). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Museum of Cycladic Art, stroll through Mount Lycabettus, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Athens. November in Athens sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Tsilivi (Planos).
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos — 6 nights

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Appreciate the collections at Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery and The Byzantine Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Zoodochos Pigis Church and Zakynthos Metropolis Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tsilivi (Planos): Keri Lighthouse (in Keri Village), Porto Vromi Beach (in Maries) and Limni Keri (Nero Sport Diving Center & Keri Caves). There's still lots to do: expand your horizons at Adamieion Ceramic Art Studio, kick back and relax at Laganas Beach, see the interesting displays at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, and stroll through Tsilivi Beach.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tsilivi (Planos) online trip builder.

You can fly from Athens to Tsilivi (Planos) in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Tsilivi (Planos) are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Crete — 6 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.
Appreciate the collections at Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Historical Museum of Crete. Head to Nerium Oleander and Vasiliki Agios Markos Municipal Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Explore Heraklion's surroundings by going to Melidoni (Melidoni Cave & Reptisland), Matala (Matala Beach & Red Sand Beach (Kokkini Ammos)) and Palace of Faistos (in Sivas). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, meet the residents at CRETAquarium, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and don't miss a visit to Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Heraklion trip maker tool.

Getting from Tsilivi (Planos) to Heraklion by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Heraklion are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.
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Fira, Santorini — 7 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Akrotiri and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Boutari Winery. Take a break from Fira with a short trip to Experience Horse Riding in Akrotiri, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, view the masterpieces at S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fira road trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Fira are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nafplio.
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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.
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Lion Gate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Offshore Hydropower Museum and Karonis Distillery. Venture out of the city with trips to Corinth Canal (in Isthmia), Archea Korinthos (in Corinth) and Spas (in Loutraki). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, steep yourself in history at Mystras, and step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Fira to Nafplio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Traveling from Fira in December, expect nights in Nafplio to be much colder, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.
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Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Nature
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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 and The Tholos of Delphi will appeal to history buffs. Temple of Apollo In Delphi and Delphi Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Upper Town of Monemvasia (in Kastro) and Kryas Livadeia Springs (in Livadia). It doesn't end there: experience rural life at MoKa Honey and take in the awesome beauty at Parnassus.

Plan trip to Delphi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Nafplio to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in December since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Kalambaka.
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Kalambaka — 2 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, get a dose of the wild on Truffle Hunting, then wander the streets of Old City of Trikala, and finally take in the views from Lithaios Central Bridge.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Kalambaka trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in December, things will get a bit cooler in Kalambaka: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Thessaloniki.
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Hagios Demetrios and Arch of Galerius are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Byzantine Culture and Osios David (The Latomou Monastery). Venture out of the city with trips to Edessa (Edessa Waterfalls & Byzantine Bridge Kioupri), Cave of Alistrati (in Alistrati) and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, delve into the distant past at The Greek Agora and Roman Forum, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Thessaloniki day trip tool.

Getting from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in December, expect nights in Thessaloniki to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Nature
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Corfu Town, Corfu — 10 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tsami Ceramics and Emporion D'artes. Get outdoors at St. Spyridon First Beach and Ermones Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Foresta Nisos (in Agios Spyridonas), Sidari (Paralia Sidari, Canal D'Amour, &more) and Paleokastritsa (Paleokastritsa Beach & La Grotta Beach). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, explore the galleries of Corfu Gallery, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Corfu Town trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in December, expect Corfu Town to be somewhat warmer, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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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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