61 days in Greece Itinerary

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Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
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Laganas, Zakynthos
— 5 nights
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Drive to Zakynthos, Ferry to Pesáda, Drive to Argostolion
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Argostolion, Kefalonia
— 3 nights
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Drive to Poros, Ferry to Killini, Drive to Olympia
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Olympia
— 3 nights
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Monemvasia
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Hydra
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
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Delphi
— 4 nights
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Kalambaka
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heraklion: Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, make a trip to Venetian Walls and Tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at CRETAquarium.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion trip itinerary site.

Auckland, New Zealand to Heraklion is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Heraklion is minus 10 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Heraklion when traveling from Auckland in April, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) 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.
Fira is known for nightlife, wineries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera, and kick back and relax at Kamari Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary maker app.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.
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Find places to stay Apr 16 — 21:

Mykonos Town, Mykonos — 5 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mykonos Town: Delos (Archaeological Museum of Delos, Mount Kynthos, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Little Venice, stroll through Agrari Beach, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town journey planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Athens.
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Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:

Athens — 6 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: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Athens online journey planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Athens by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Athens are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Laganas.
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Laganas, Zakynthos — 5 nights

The center of nightlife on the island of Zakynthos, the popular tourist resort of Laganas boasts over a hundred bars and clubs.
Step out of Laganas to go to Ano Vasilikos and see Saint Nicholas Church, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Infinity Beach Club Zante, take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Mizithres, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eleftherotria Monastery.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Laganas journey maker tool.

You can fly from Athens to Laganas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, Laganas is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Argostolion.
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Argostolion, Kefalonia — 3 nights

A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Change things up with these side-trips from Argostolion: Casa-Museo (in Karavomylos), Sami (Old Vlachata, Nautical Museum of Sami, &more) and Kefalonia Wine Tour (in Omala). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, get engrossed in the history at Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Andreas, and stop by Eros Deli.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Argostolion road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Laganas to Argostolion takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Olympia.
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Find places to stay May 7 — 10:

Olympia — 3 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Offshore Hydropower Museum in Dimitsana (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, examine the collection at Archimedes Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at Euphoria Spa.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Olympia trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Argostolion to Olympia by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Monemvasia.
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Monemvasia — 3 nights

Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Go for a jaunt from Monemvasia to Mystras to see Archaeological site of Mystra about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Monemvasia Fortress, look for gifts at Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store, contemplate the long history of Liotrivi Monemvasia - Historical Mansion, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Monemvasia trip planner.

You can drive from Olympia to Monemvasia in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hydra.
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Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

Hydra — 3 nights

Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Hydra is known for beaches, museums, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a pleasant ride with Harriets Hydra Horses, pause for some photo ops at Andrea Miaoulis Monument, look for gifts at Marialena Maramenou, and don't miss a visit to Mount Eros Hydra.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hydra trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Monemvasia to Hydra. May in Hydra sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Nafplio.
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Find places to stay May 16 — 19:

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.
Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Corinth (Archea Korinthos & Akrokorinthos) and Corinth Canal (in Isthmia). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, contemplate the long history of Bourtzi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiryns, and explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nafplio, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Nafplio. Traveling from Hydra in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Nafplio. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Delphi.
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Find places to stay May 19 — 24:

Delphi — 4 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 is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Delphi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, and steep yourself in history at The Tholos of Delphi.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Delphi road trip website.

You can drive from Nafplio to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Delphi, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.
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Find places to stay May 24 — 28:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Roussanou Monastery, see the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, then see the interesting displays at Hellenic Culture Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Iera Moni Agiou Stefanou.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kalambaka day trip website.

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Delphi in May; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.
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Find places to stay May 28 — 30:

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.
Go for a jaunt from Thessaloniki to Sidirokastro to see Fort Roupel about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, and examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Thessaloniki vacation builder site.

Getting from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kalambaka in May; daily highs in Thessaloniki reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.
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Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:

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 out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Corfu Reptilla Roda (in Roda), Kassiopi (Soul Touch - THE Massage Therapist & Kassiopi Castle) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, indulge your senses at Wine Ventures Greece, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Corfu Town day trip planner.

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. June in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Jun 3 — 10:

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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