57 days in Greece Itinerary

57 days in Greece Itinerary

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57 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
2
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sparta
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Kardamili
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Nafplio
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Athens
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
8
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
9
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
10
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
We've included these beaches for you: Kamari Beach and Caldera Beach. Visiting Red Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fira: Santo Horse Riding (in Akrotiri) and Perivolos (in Perivolos). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, learn about winemaking at Boutari, J., & Son Wineries S.A., shop like a local with Art Space, and view the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Fira is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Fira. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Fira to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Kamari, Santorini, Perivolos
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 3:
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Village of Lindos and Art Park Rhodes. Visit Acropolis of Lindos and Ancient Kamiros for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Lindos Beach and stroll through Agathi Beach.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lindos tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Fira to Lindos by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Lindos can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Art Park Rhodes, Agathi Beach, Ancient Kamiros
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Ancient Kamiros
Ancient Kamiros

2
nights
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία and Megali Paralia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Monemvasia Fortress and Agios Pavlos. Take a break from Monemvasia with a short trip to Kastania Cave in Kastania, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Edodimopolio Honey Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Christ in Chains (Christos Elkomenos).

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Monemvasia trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lindos to Monemvasia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Sparta.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Elafonisos, Kastania Cave
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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Kastania Cave ©
Kastania Cave

6
nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mystras and Temple of Apollo Epikourios. Popular historic sites such as Archaeological site of Mystra and Karytaina Castle are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Sparta: Street Market Tripoli (in Tripoli), Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (in Stemnitsa) and The Old Watermill (in Kyparissia). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Skoutari Beach, kick back and relax at Finikounda Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter Church, and view the masterpieces at Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta.

Make your Sparta itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Monemvasia to Sparta in 1.5 hours. In September in Sparta, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kardamili.

Things to do in Sparta

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Temple of Apollo Epikourios, Finikounda Beach, Archaeological site of Mystra, Skoutari Beach, Karytaina Castle
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 15:
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Skoutari Beach ©
Skoutari Beach
Mystras ©
Mystras
Temple of Apollo Epikourios ©
Temple of Apollo Epikourios

6
nights
Kardamili

Kardamili ©
Popular historic sites such as Antigua Mesenia and Moni Panagia Giatrissa are in your itinerary. Visit Petrochori Beach and Delfinia beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kardamili: Pylos (Niokastro: Pylos Castle, Romanos Beach, & more), Alypa Beach (in Alipa) and Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery (in Pirgos Dirou).

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kardamili trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Sparta to Kardamili by car takes about 2 hours. September in Kardamili sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kardamili

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pylos, Petrochori, Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery, Agios Nikolaos Beach, Alypa Beach
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 21:
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Voidokilia Beach ©
Voidokilia Beach
Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia
Methoni Castle ©
Methoni Castle

6
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.
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Tiryns will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Astros Beach and Lepitsa Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Ermionis - Bairaktaris Apiary (in Kranidi), Agora art gallery (in Mycenae) and Livadi Beach (in Leonidio). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, kick back and relax at Tigani beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade, and take in the dramatic natural features at Acrocorinth.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Nafplio holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kardamili to Nafplio takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Kardamili in September, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mycenae, Tigani beach, Ermionis - Bairaktaris Apiary, Livadi Beach, Acrocorinth
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 27:
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
For shopping fun, head to Ermou Street or Ioannidou Art Gallery. Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Athens with a short trip to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Plaka, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, look for gifts at Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker, and take a stroll around Onassis Stegi.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Temple of Poseidon, Glyfada Beach
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 4:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

6
nights
Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Agios Dionisios Church and Saint Nicholas Church. Take a break from the city and head to Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Gerakas Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Vasilikos: Makris Gialos Beach (in Makris Gialos), Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery (in Agalas) and Xigia Beach (in Koroni). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vrahos Beach, stroll through Porto Limnionas, take an in-depth tour of History War Museum, and see the interesting displays at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vasilikos online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Athens to Vasilikos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Vasilikos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos, Giatras Museum-Dionysios Art Gallery, Ampoula Beach, Xigia Beach
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 10:
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Porto Limnionas ©
Porto Limnionas

6
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to St. Spyridon First Beach and Paleokastritsa Beach. Visit Old Fortress Corfu and Mon Repos Palace for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Marathias Beach (in Marathias), Hippopots (in Agios Stefanos) and Porto Timoni Beach (in Afionas). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, kick back and relax at La Grotta Beach, stroll through Yali Beach, and browse for treasures at Icon Gallery.

Plan a trip to Corfu Town easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Vasilikos to Corfu Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Hippopots, Marathias Beach, Paradise Beach, Yali Beach
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 16:
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
St. Spyridon First Beach ©
St. Spyridon First Beach

6
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Panormos Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Little Venice and The House of Fine Art Mykonos. There's still lots to do: stop by Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery, enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Sostis Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Super Paradise Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at The Big White Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip site .

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 22:
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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