54 days in Greece Itinerary

54 days in Greece Itinerary

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54 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
subway + Fly:  3​h
1
Corfu Town
— 4 nights
ferry + Drive:  6​h
2
Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Mycenae
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Athens
— 21 nights
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Mykonos Town
— 5 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
6
Elafonissi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Rethymnon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hersonissos
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Rhodes Town
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  6​h
10
Akrotiri
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  6​h 15​min
11
Nafplio
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
12
Xanthi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Athens

4
nights
Corfu Town

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Church of Saint Spiridon, Spianada Square, Archaeological Museum of Corfu, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Fortress Corfu and Achilleion Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Corfu Museum of Asian Art and Mon Repos Palace. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Paraskevi Monastery, view the masterpieces at Emporion D'artes, contemplate the long history of Kassiopi, and wander the streets of Corfu Old Town.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town trip planner .

Athens to Corfu Town is an approximately 3-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, expect little chillier with lows of 58°F in Corfu Town. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Corfu Shell Museum, Agia Paraskevi Monastery
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Mon Repos Palace ©
Mon Repos Palace

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.
You've added The Angelos and Eva Sikelianos Museum, Parnassus, Oracle of Trophonius, and other attractions to your itinerary. Delphi and Byzantine Church of Agia Eleousa (Panagia Mavromantila) will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Apollo and Hosios Loukas. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, admire all the interesting features of MoKa Honey, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Delphi visit planning app .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Delphi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mycenae.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Livadia, Hosios Loukas, MoKa Honey
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Mycenae

Mycenae
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Archaeological Museum of Nemea. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Ancient Mycenae, steep yourself in history at Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, then steep yourself in history at Lion Gate, and finally delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mycenae vacation maker app .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Mycenae takes 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mycenae when traveling from Delphi in June, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Nemea
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Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Archaelogical site of Nemea ©
Archaelogical site of Nemea

21
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kolonaki Square, Herod Atticus Odeon, Areopagus, and other attractions you added. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus. Plaka and National Archaeological Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Athens to Sounio to see Temple of Poseidon about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Lycabettus.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Athens online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Mycenae to Athens takes 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mycenae in June since evenings lows in Athens dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Statue of Constantine Palaeologos, Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Parthenon ©
Parthenon
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

5
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Platis Gialos Beach, Folklore Museum, Castle Panigirakis, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little Venice and Archaeological Site of Delos. Paraportiani Church and Armenistis Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum and make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town online attractions planner .

Do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for slightly colder days in Mykonos Town, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 73°F. On the 6th (Sat), you're off toElafonissi.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Mykonos, Platis Gialos Beach, Armenistis Lighthouse, Archaeological Site of Delos
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Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Armenistis Lighthouse ©
Armenistis Lighthouse

2
nights
Elafonissi

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll through Elafonisi Viewpoint.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Elafonissi trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Mykonos Town to Elafonissi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or fly. Traveling from Mykonos Town in July, you will find days in Elafonissi are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Chryssoskalitissa Monastery
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Elafonissi  Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach

2
nights
Rethymnon

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ancient City of Phaistos. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rethymnon holiday tool .

You can take a bus from Elafonissi to Rethymnon in 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Faistos
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Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
The Venetian Fortezza ©
The Venetian Fortezza

1
night
Hersonissos

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Malia Minoan Palace as well as Old Venetian Harbor. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, then get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Malia Minoan Palace and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Voulismeni.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hersonissos holiday builder .

You can drive from Rethymnon to Hersonissos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Rethymnon in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hersonissos: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Heraklion, The Palace of Knossos, Lake Voulismeni, Malia Minoan Palace
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The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
Lake Voulismeni ©
Lake Voulismeni

4
nights
Rhodes Town

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Medieval City as well as Archaeological & Folklore Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Village of Lindos and Acropolis of Lindos. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Hersonissos to Rhodes Town takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hersonissos in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rhodes Town, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lindos, Archaeological & Folklore Museum
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

2
nights
Akrotiri

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Akrotiri tour itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Rhodes Town to Akrotiri in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 74°F. You'll set off for Nafplio on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Akrotiri

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Castelli of Emporio, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Castelli of Emporio ©
Castelli of Emporio
Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse

4
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nafplio National Gallery as well as Archaeological site of Mystra. Popular historic sites such as Epidaurus Theater and Nauplion Promenade are in your itinerary. Fortress Palamidi and Church of Ayios Georgios are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Nafplio to Epidavros to see Epidaurus Archaeological Museum about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, gain insight at Church of Agios Spyridonas, and contemplate the long history of Bourtzi.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nafplio trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Akrotiri to Nafplio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Akrotiri in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 58°F in Nafplio. You'll set off for Xanthi on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Epidavros, Archaeological site of Mystra
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Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade

2
nights
Xanthi

Xanthi ©
Xanthi is a city in Thrace, northeastern Greece. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Castle of Kavala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): wander the streets of Old Town of Xanthi, then get a taste of the local shopping with Balkan Art Gallery, then shop like a local with The House of Shadow, and finally take an in-depth tour of Folklore & Historical Museum of Xanthi.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Xanthi trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nafplio to Xanthi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in July since evenings lows in Xanthi dip to 68°F. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Xanthi

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Castle of Kavala
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
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The House of Shadow ©
The House of Shadow
The Castle of Kavala ©
The Castle of Kavala
Balkan Art Gallery ©
Balkan Art Gallery

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