29 days in Greece Itinerary

29 days in Greece Itinerary

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29 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  18​h 15​min
1
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Epidavros
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 30​min
4
Hydra
— 3 nights
Travel:  4​h 45​min
5
Athens
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
8
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
9
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
10
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Calgary

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and then take in nature's colorful creations at Varlaam Monastery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kalambaka trip builder .

Calgary, Canada to Kalambaka is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Calgary to Kalambaka. Traveling from Calgary in September, things will get a bit warmer in Kalambaka: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Varlaam Monastery ©
Varlaam Monastery

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, explore the ancient world of Delphi, and then take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Delphi trip planner .

Drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Delphi, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Epidavros.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Epidavros

Epidavros ©
One of the ancient world's famed places of healing, Epidavros today remains best known as the site of a remarkably well-preserved Hellenic theater, designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of the Panagias, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Nauplion Promenade. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and then steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Epidavros vacation maker site .

You can drive from Delphi to Epidavros in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Epidavros. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Epidavros

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Nafplio, Byzantine Church of the Panagias, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

3
nights
Hydra

Hydra ©
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. Hydra is known for beaches, museums, trails, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore by horseback at Harriets Hydra Horses, make a trip to Profitis Ilias Monastery Hydra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Konstantinos (Church of St. Constantine), and kick back and relax at Saint Nicholas Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hydra trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Epidavros to Hydra. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hydra when traveling from Epidavros in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Hydra

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Harriets Hydra Horses ©
Harriets Hydra Horses
Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra ©
Mount Eros Hydra ©
Mount Eros Hydra

4
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, nightlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Athens holiday builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hydra to Athens. September in Athens sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach and then delve into the distant past at Village of Lindos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum, explore the ancient world of Ancient Kamiros, delve into the distant past at Cave of Fourni, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agathi Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lindos day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Lindos in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Lindos are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum, Cave of Fourni, Agathi Beach, Ancient Kamiros
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

3
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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.
Explore Heraklion's surroundings by going to Reptisland (in Melidoni), Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia) and Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Heraklion trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Heraklion in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Snail Farm and Fun, Winery Stilianou, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Kazantzakis Museum
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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Snail Farm and Fun ©
Snail Farm and Fun
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Take a break from Fira with a short trip to Santo Horse Riding in Akrotiri, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fira route planner .

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Fira are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Kamari, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

3
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Mirsini Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, and don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town day trip tool .

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Panormos Beach, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Mykonos Brewing Company, Paradise Beach
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Yali Beach (in Giannades), St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas) and Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, get your game on at Corfu Kart Cross, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Corfu Town trip planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Corfu Donkey Rescue, St. Spyridon First Beach, Corfu Kart Cross, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:
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Speed Boats Tours
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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