27 days in Greece Itinerary

27 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Bus
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Ioannina
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
Fly to Kalamata Airport, Drive to Kardamili
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Kardamili
— 1 night
Drive
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
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Hydra
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 5 nights
Fly
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu

— 2 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Corfu Beer (in Arillas) and Pantokrator (in Agios Matheos). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Paleokastritsa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town road trip app.

Manchester, UK to Corfu Town is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Corfu Town. While traveling from Manchester, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Corfu Town, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Ioannina.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:

Ioannina

— 4 nights
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Venture out of the city with trips to Papigko (Zinovia's Little Farm & White Pegasus Horse Ride and Treks Day Tours), Stone Forest (in Monodendri) and Metsovo (Averoff Gallery, Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, &more). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Vikos – Aoos National Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Silversmithing Museum, admire the striking features of Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue, take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Ioannina Ch.Nikolaou, and stop by Moschos Silverfamily.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ioannina trip itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Corfu Town to Ioannina in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 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. 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, then steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and finally examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Meteora and Mushroom Museum, take in the views from Lithaios Central Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koursoum Mosque, and finally take a stroll through Old City of Trikala.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka online journey planner.

Getting from Ioannina to Kalambaka by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ioannina in January: high temperatures in Kalambaka hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 28 — 30:

Thessaloniki

— 3 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.
Take a break from Thessaloniki with a short trip to Ktima Gerovassiliou in Epanomi, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, and delve into the distant past at Rotunda.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Thessaloniki itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kalambaka in January, with highs in Thessaloniki at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kardamili.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 2:

Kardamili

— 1 night
On the 3rd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Sophia, contemplate the long history of The House of Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor, then look for gifts at The Bead Shop Kardamyli, and finally get outside with Vyros Gorge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kardamili trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Thessaloniki to Kardamili with the Route module. When traveling from Thessaloniki in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kardamili, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kardamili

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 3:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nafplio: Kapsia Cave (in Kapsas) and Offshore Hydropower Museum (in Dimitsana). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, and get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nafplio road trip site.

Drive from Kardamili to Nafplio in 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kardamili in February: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 14°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 8:

Hydra

— 2 nights
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Lazaros Koundouriotis Mansion (National Historical Museum), then ride a horse along Harriets Hydra Horses, then look for gifts at Marialena Maramenou, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Armonia Wellness Center, appreciate the history behind Andrea Miaoulis Monument, admire the masterpieces at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Konstantinos (Church of St. Constantine), and finally don't miss a visit to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hydra trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nafplio to Hydra. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nafplio in February: high temperatures in Hydra hover around 18°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Hydra

Museums · Trails · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:

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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Athens tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Hydra to Athens with the Route module. In February, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 15:

Heraklion, Crete

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello del Molo (Koules). Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Heraklion tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
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.