29 days in Greece Itinerary

29 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece journey planner

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Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
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Kalambaka
— 2 nights
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Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nafplio
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kardamili
— 1 night
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Monemvasia
— 2 nights
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Hydra
— 2 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aelia Exclusive Spa Facilities (in Lagkadas), Serres Racing Circuit (in Serres) and Ktima Gerovassiliou (in Epanomi). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and get outside with Nea Paralia.

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Manchester, UK to Thessaloniki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Thessaloniki is 2 hours. In February, Thessaloniki is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 20:

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Roussanou Monastery, and finally look for gifts at Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi). On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then take an in-depth tour of Hellenic Culture Museum, and finally get a dose of the wild on Truffle Hunting.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kalambaka sightseeing planner.

Drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, Kalambaka is a bit cooler than Thessaloniki - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:

Delphi

— 2 nights
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Delphi, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Parnassus, experience rural life at MoKa Honey, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nikolaos Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Delphi trip maker app.

Drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In February, Delphi is a bit warmer than Kalambaka - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:

Olympia

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, experience rural life at Klio's Honey Farm, then pause for some photo ops at Hermes by Praxiteles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity, then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia, and then relax and rejuvenate at Euphoria Spa.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Olympia trip builder tool.

Drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Spas · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 26:

Nafplio

— 4 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Venture out of the city with trips to Archea Korinthos (in Corinth), Ktima Palivou (in Nemea) and Dimitsana (Lousios Gorge & Offshore Hydropower Museum). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Karonis Distillery, and look for gifts at T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nafplio road trip app.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Nafplio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Olympia in February: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 14°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Nafplio

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 2:

Kardamili

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Agia Sophia, then contemplate the long history of The House of Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor, then stop by The Bead Shop Kardamyli, and finally head outdoors with Vyros Gorge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kardamili trip itinerary app.

Drive from Nafplio to Kardamili in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Kardamili: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Kardamili

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

Monemvasia

— 2 nights
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. On the 4th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos), look for gifts at Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store, and then step into the grandiose world of Monemvasia Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira, pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Sofia Church, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Monemvasia journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Kardamili to Monemvasia takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 5:

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 6th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Lazaros Koundouriotis Mansion (National Historical Museum), ride a horse along Harriets Hydra Horses, then pause for some photo ops at Andrea Miaoulis Monument, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Armonia Wellness Center. On the next day, make a trip to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra, don't miss a visit to Mount Eros Hydra, admire the masterpieces at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, and finally stop by Marialena Maramenou.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hydra trip builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Monemvasia to Hydra. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Hydra

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:

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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and visit Plaka.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Athens trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Athens. March in Athens sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 13:

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 2 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.
On the 14th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then relax and rejuvenate at Beautyworld Spa, then make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paraportiani Church. On your second day here, sample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, then visit Little Venice, and finally kick back and relax at Agios Stefanos Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip tool.

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 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): meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip maker app.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Heraklion in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. March in Heraklion sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 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.