30 days in Greece Itinerary

30 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly
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Athens
— 5 nights
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Nafplio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kalamata
— 4 nights
Bus to Athens, Fly to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu

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.
Corfu Museum of Asian Art and Icon Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Relax by the water at Yali Beach and St. Spyridon First Beach. Go for a jaunt from Corfu Town to Marathias to see Marathias Beach about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Tsami Ceramics, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace, and browse the exhibits of Corfu Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town tour builder site.

Sydney, Australia to Corfu Town is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Corfu Town is minus 8 hours. In August, Corfu Town is much warmer than Sydney - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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5
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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Temple of Olympian Zeus and Ancient Agora of Athens. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, raise your glass at Taf The Art Foundation, and wander the streets of Ermou Street.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip planner.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Corfu Town in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Nafplio

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Nauplion Promenade are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Archaeological Site Mycenae and Fortress Palamidi will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Nafplio to go to Paralio Astros and see Astros Beach, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Olive Tree Boutique.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nafplio trip planner.

Drive from Athens to Nafplio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Nafplio, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kalamata.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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4
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Kalamata

Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mystras and Antigua Mesenia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Apollo Epikourios and Agiou Nikolaou Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalamata: St. Peter Church (in Kastania), Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery (in Pirgos Dirou) and Agios Nikolaos Beach (in Agios Nikolaos). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, explore the galleries of Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta, see the interesting displays at The Old Watermill, and contemplate the long history of Tis Arkadias O Platanos.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kalamata itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Nafplio to Kalamata in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kalamata, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Kalamata

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

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Heraklion, Crete

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, then stop by Irida Family Workshop, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, and finally do a tasting at Winery Stilianou.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion route planner.

Getting from Kalamata to Heraklion by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Kalamata in August, you will find days in Heraklion are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

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Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Relax by the water at Kamari Beach and Red Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at MATI Art Gallery and S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, browse the exhibits of Mnemossyne Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Art Space, and look for gifts at Aquamarine Jewelry.

For other places to visit and tourist information, use the Fira day trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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.
Relax by the water at Panormos Beach and Elia Beach. Get some cultural insight at Little Venice and Naos tou Apollona - Portara. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mykonos Town: Chalkio (Fish & Olive & Distillery M. G. Vallindras Eirini Frangoudaki) and Eggares Olive Press Museum (in Eggares). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, view the masterpieces at HOFA Gallery (House of Fine Art) Mykonos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, and explore the galleries of Dio Horia.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. August in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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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.