43 days in Greece Itinerary

43 days in Greece Itinerary

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Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 4 nights
2
Delphi
— 3 nights
3
Kalambaka
— 1 night
4
Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
5
Kalamata
— 2 nights
6
Dimitsana
— 4 nights
7
Nafplio
— 4 nights
8
Athens
— 5 nights
9
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
10
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
11
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights

4
nights
Argostolion, Cephalonia

Argostolion ©
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: Domaine Foivos (in Vouni), Monastery of Panagia Agrilion (in Sami) and Lixouri (Gero Gombos Lighthouse & Statue of Andreas Laskaratos). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cyclopean Wall, get engrossed in the history at Divino Wines and Vinegar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Panagia Sissiotissa, and explore the ancient world of Mazarakata Mycenaean Cemetery.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Argostolion itinerary planner.

Dallas, USA to Argostolion is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dallas to Argostolion due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in December, Argostolion is a bit warmer at night with lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Argostolion

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Cephalonia, Sami, Lixouri, Domaine Foivos, Monastery of Agios Andreas
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
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Catholic Church of St Nicolai ©
Catholic Church of St Nicolai
Cyclopean Wall ©
Cyclopean Wall
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation ©
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation

3
nights
Delphi

Delphi
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live event at Delphi, pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Delphi sightseeing tool.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Argostolion to Delphi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Argostolion in December, with highs in Delphi at 55°F and lows at 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Delphi
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
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 4th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then don't miss a visit to Matsopoulou Mill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koursoum Mosque.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka visit planning app.

Drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In January, Kalambaka is little chillier than Delphi - with highs of 43°F and lows of 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trikala
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Matsopoulou Mill ©
Matsopoulou Mill

4
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thessaloniki: Ancient Theatre of Philippi (in Krinides), Ιeros naos Ageioy Stefanoy (in Arnaia) and Holy Monastery of Saint Silas the Apostle (in Kavala). There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, view the masterpieces at Seikilo, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, and steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Thessaloniki online sightseeing 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 50°F and lows at 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Kalamata.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ancient Theatre of Philippi, Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, Ιeros naos Ageioy Stefanoy, Holy Monastery of Saint Silas the Apostle
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 8:
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Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

2
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Kalamata

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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Andromonastiro, examine the collection at Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes, have some family-friendly fun at Great Escape Kalamata, then see the interesting displays at ENGRAVING MUSEUM TAKIS KATSOULIDIS, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lera Moni Panagia Soumela. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Aristomenous Square, learn about all things military at Military Museum, then pick up some local products at Kalamata Farmer's Market, and finally take a pleasant ride with Ippikos Omilos Kalamatas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kalamata travel route builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Thessaloniki to Kalamata. Traveling from Thessaloniki in January, you will find days in Kalamata are somewhat warmer (59°F), and nights are about the same (40°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dimitsana.

Things to do in Kalamata

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Messini, Lera Moni Panagia Soumela
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
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Andromonastiro ©
Andromonastiro
Great Escape Kalamata ©
Great Escape Kalamata

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nights
Dimitsana

Dimitsana ©
Dimitsana is a mountain village and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dimitsana: Troupis Winery (in Tripoli), Kapsia Cave (in Kapsas) and Karytaina Castle (in Karitena). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Lousios Gorge, see the interesting displays at Kolokotroni House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Aimyalon Monastery, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Gortys.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dimitsana online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kalamata to Dimitsana takes 2 hours. In January, Dimitsana is slightly colder than Kalamata - with highs of 50°F and lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Dimitsana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Ancient Gortys, Kolokotroni House, Troupis Winery, Kapsia Cave, The Menalon Trail
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 14:
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The Menalon Trail ©
The Menalon Trail
Lousios River ©
Lousios River
Troupis Winery ©
Troupis Winery

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Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Get out of town with these interesting Nafplio side-trips: Archeologiko Mousio Isthmias (in Isthmia), Tripoli (War Museum of Tripoli & Metropolitan Church of St. Basil) and Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (in Stemnitsa). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Apostolos Pavlos Church, sample the fine beverages at Karonis Distillery, and contemplate the long history of Lion Gate.

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

You can drive from Dimitsana to Nafplio in 2 hours. In January in Nafplio, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Tolon, Tripoli, Corinth, Archeologiko Mousio Isthmias, Lion Gate
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:
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Profitis Elias Church ©
Profitis Elias Church
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Karonis Distillery ©
Karonis Distillery

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nights
Athens

Athens ©
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 National Archaeological Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, Athens is a bit warmer than Nafplio - with highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 23:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, get where you need to go with Santorini Limousine, don't miss a visit to Nikolaou Nomikou, and browse the exhibits of S.M.A.G Spira Marble Art Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fira online tour planner.

Fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. In January, daytime highs in Fira are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Transportation · Tours

Side Trips

Santorini, Imerovigli, Oia, Zoodochos Pigi Cave, Canava Santorini Distillery
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 27:
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Anastasis Church ©
Anastasis Church
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Santorini Limousine ©
Santorini Limousine

4
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Mykonos Town side-trips: Delos (Cleopatra's House, Temple of Isis, &more). The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, cast your line with a fishing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Virgin of St. Rosary, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Stefanos Church.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town tour planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. January in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Mykonos, Delos, Agios Stefanos Church
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:
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Agios Nikolakis Church ©
Agios Nikolakis Church
Mykonos Brewing Company ©
Mykonos Brewing Company
Cleopatra's House ©
Cleopatra's House

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Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Corfu Town: Sakis Water Sports (in Kalami), Monastery Of Pantokrator (in Kassiopi) and Nissaki Cave (in Nissaki). The adventure continues: make a trip to Spianada Square, examine the collection at Serbian Museum of Corfu, admire the striking features of Agios Iasonas Kai Sosipatros, and explore the world behind art at Corfuterra Gallery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Corfu Town online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Corfu, Benitses, Church Agioi Deka Pantokratoras, Sakis Water Sports, MKB Corfu Beekeeping Vasilakis
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 6:
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Monastery Of Pantokrator ©
Monastery Of Pantokrator
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square
Silvaland ©
Silvaland

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