61 days in Greece Itinerary

61 days in Greece Itinerary

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Argostolion, Kefalonia
— 6 nights
Drive
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Lixouri, Kefalonia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Rhodes
— 4 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Corfu Town
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 7 nights
Fly
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Agios Nikitas, Lefkada
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Elafonisos
— 1 night
Drive
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
Drive to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Fly to Montpellier

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Argostolion, Kefalonia — 6 nights

A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Visit Spartia Beach and Aspros Gialos Beach for some beach relaxation. Your inner history buff will appreciate Monastery of Agios Andreas and Memorial Acqui Division. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Argostolion: Kanali Beach (in Lourdata), Kefalonia Wine Tour (in Omala) and Antisamos Beach (in Sami). There's lots more to do: stroll through Skala Beach, get engrossed in the history at Roman Villa of Skala, kick back and relax at Makris Gialos Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from The Bell Tower.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Argostolion tour planner.

Montpellier, France to Argostolion is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montpellier to Argostolion due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Argostolion can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lixouri.
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Lixouri, Kefalonia — 5 nights

Once serving as a favorite summer retreat for the children of the royal family, Lixouri today attracts crowds of holidaymakers to its narrow, paved streets, busy waterfront, and lovely central square surrounded by old-fashioned cafes.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Petani Beach and Lepeda Beach. Explore Lixouri's surroundings by going to Zola (Agia Kyriaki Beach & Fteri Beach) and Agia Eleni Beach (in Agia Thekli). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Megas Lakos Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Gero Gombos Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vatsa Bay.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lixouri visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Argostolion to Lixouri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
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Athens — 5 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Olympian Zeus and Philopappos Hill are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Monastiraki, stroll through Glyfada Beach, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Athens visit planner.

You can fly from Lixouri to Athens in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.
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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.
Relax by the water at Panormos Beach and Agios Sostis Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Temple of Apollo – Portara and Old Town. When in Mykonos Town, make a side trip to see Kastro in Naxos Town, approximately Naxos Town away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Little Venice, stroll through Kalo Livadi Beach, kick back and relax at Platis Gialos Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Athens in July, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.
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Fira, Santorini — 5 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
We've included these beaches for you: Red Beach and Perivolos. Get some cultural insight at Akrotiri and Akrotiri LightHouse. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kamari Beach, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and make a trip to Sunset in Oia.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fira holiday planner.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.
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Heraklion, Crete — 4 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.
Visit The Palace of Knossos and Castello del Molo (Koules) for their historical value. Heraklion Archaeological Museum and Kazantzakis Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Heraklion with a short trip to Matala Beach in Matala, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas, and get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Heraklion driving holiday planner.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Heraklion are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lindos.
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Lindos, Rhodes — 4 nights

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lindos Beach and Tsambika Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Village of Lindos and Acropolis of Lindos. Explore Lindos' surroundings by going to Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Profiti Elias Monastery (in Salakos). It doesn't end there: stroll through Agathi Beach and kick back and relax at Haraki Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lindos trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Heraklion to Lindos by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.
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Corfu Town, Corfu — 7 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Fortress Corfu and New Fortress. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Corfu Museum of Asian Art and Mon Repos Palace. Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Paradise Beach (in Liapades), Yali Beach (in Giannades) and Paleokastritsa (Corfu Aquarium & Paleokastritsa Beach). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Spiridon, enjoy the sand and surf at Canal D'Amour, get to know the fascinating history of The Liston, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Lindos to Corfu Town by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Lindos in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Agios Nikitas.
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Agios Nikitas, Lefkada — 6 nights

Agios Nikitas is a village on the island of Lefkada, Greece, part of the municipal unit of Lefkada . We've included these beaches for you: Kathisma Beach and Fanari Beach. Faneromeni Monastery and Ag. Pateres Monastery will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Agios Nikitas: Limonari Beach (in Meganisi), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Nidri) and Agios Giannis Beach (in Lefkada Town). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Milos Beach, stroll through Agios Nikitas Beach, see the interesting displays at Phonograph Museum and Folklore, and learn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery.

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Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Agios Nikitas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Agios Nikitas, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kalambaka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Agios Nikitas to Kalambaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Agios Nikitas in August, Kalambaka is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Delphi.
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Delphi and Temple of Apollo In Delphi. Delphi Archaeological Museum and The Tholos of Delphi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: relax in the rural setting at MoKa Honey, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church, explore the ancient world of Treasury of the Athenians, and brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum & Archaeological Collection of Galaxidi.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Delphi online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Elafonisos.
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Elafonisos — 1 night

Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at Megali Paralia and then stroll through Simos Beach.

For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Elafonisos trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Delphi to Elafonisos in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Monemvasia.
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Monemvasia — 2 nights

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), and then explore the ancient world of Monemvasia Fortress. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paralia Monemvasias.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Monemvasia day trip planning app.

You can drive from Elafonisos to Monemvasia in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nafplio.
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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Archea Korinthos. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Archaeological Site Mycenae and Fortress Palamidi. Venture out of the city with trips to Antigua Mesenia (in Messini), Archaeological site of Mystra (in Mystras) and Akrokorinthos (in Corinth). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, contemplate the long history of Lion Gate, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Agios Spyridonas, and get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nafplio trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Monemvasia to Nafplio in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel 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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