32 days in Greece Itinerary

32 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
2
Kardamili
— 3 nights
3
Nafplio
— 5 nights
4
Athens
— 5 nights
5
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
6
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 3 nights
7
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
8
Skiathos
— 3 nights

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Visit Lindos Beach and Agathi Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Village of Lindos and Dormition of Theotokos Church. When in Lindos, make a side trip to see Faliraki Beach in Faliraki, approximately Faliraki away. There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lindos trip planner.

Bristol, UK to Lindos is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bristol to Lindos due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Lindos are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Kardamili.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Agathi Beach, Dormition of Theotokos Church, Faliraki Beach
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Faliraki Beach ©
Faliraki Beach
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos

3
nights
Kardamili

Kardamili ©
You'll get in some beach time at Voidokilia Beach and Skoutari Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Archaeological site of Mystra and Old Castle Navarino. Change things up with these side-trips from Kardamili: Marmari Beach (in Marmari) and Acropolis and Ancient Theater (in Sparta).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kardamili trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lindos to Kardamili. Expect little chillier evenings in Kardamili when traveling from Lindos in January, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kardamili

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Marmari Beach, Old Castle Navarino, Archaeological site of Mystra, Agios Nikolaos Beach, Voidokilia Beach
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Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach
Archaeological site of Mystra ©
Archaeological site of Mystra
Skoutari Beach ©
Skoutari Beach

5
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fortress Palamidi and Nauplion Promenade. We've included these beaches for you: Astros Beach and Paralia Lepitsa. Get out of town with these interesting Nafplio side-trips: Paralia Fokianos (in Fokiano) and Tigani beach (in Tyros). Next up on the itinerary: catch a live event at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Kyriaki Church, get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, and stop by Olive Tree Boutique.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Nafplio trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Kardamili to Nafplio in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kardamili in January, expect Nafplio to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Tolon, Astros Beach, Paralia Fokianos, Tigani beach, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
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Tigani beach ©
Tigani beach
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

5
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis Museum and Monastiraki. Kids will enjoy Plaka and Acropolis of Athens. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Athens online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in January, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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.
Historical Museum of Crete and Heraklion Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Attractions like The Natural History Museum of Crete and Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Heraklion: Matala beach (in Matala) and Fortress Spinalonga (in Elounda). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, and don't miss a visit to Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis.

Plan my Heraklion trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Getting from Athens to Heraklion by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Matala beach, Fortress Spinalonga, The Palace of Knossos, Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre
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Fortress Spinalonga ©
Fortress Spinalonga
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Caldera Beach and Red Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Perissa Black Sand Beach and Kamari Beach. Step out of Akrotiri to go to Kamari and see Ancient Thera, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, take an in-depth tour of La Ponta, stroll through Perivolos, and explore the historical opulence of Venetian Castle of Santorini.

Plan my Akrotiri trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Perivolos, Venetsanos Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

5
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Panormos Beach and Elia Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Platis Gialos Beach and Paraga Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapari Beach, don't miss a visit to Matoyianni Street, and examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mykonos Town road trip app.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Akrotiri, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Skiathos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Platis Gialos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Paradise Beach, Ornos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach

3
nights
Skiathos

Skiathos ©
Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Lalaria Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Koukounaries Beach. On the next day, don't miss a visit to monastero di Panagia Evangelistria, take in panoramic vistas at Agios Nikolaos Church and Clock Tower, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kastani Beach.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Skiathos itinerary planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Skiathos by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Skiathos are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Skiathos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Kastani Beach
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Lalaria Beach ©
Lalaria Beach
Koukounaries Beach ©
Koukounaries Beach
Kastani Beach ©
Kastani Beach

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