46 days in Greece Itinerary

46 days in Greece Itinerary

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1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
2
Olympia
— 4 nights
3
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 5 nights
4
Athens
— 4 nights
5
Chania Town, Crete
— 5 nights
6
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
7
Fira
— 5 nights
8
Naxos Town, Naxos
— 4 nights
9
Paros
— 3 nights
10
Milos
— 2 nights
11
Karpathos
— 2 nights
12
Lindos
— 4 nights

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Casa Parlante and Corfu Museum of Asian Art. Visiting Kaiser's Throne and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Corfu Town: Paleokastritsa (Paleokastritsa Beach & Rovinia Beach), Agios Gordios Beach (in Agios Gordios) and Paradise Beach (in Liapades). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, step off the mainland to explore Pontikonisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Spiridon, and kick back and relax at Porto Timoni Beach.

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

Berlin, Germany to Corfu Town is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Corfu, Paleokastritsa, Kassiopi, Dassia, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:
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Agios Gordios Beach ©
Agios Gordios Beach
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue
Church of Saint Spiridon ©
Church of Saint Spiridon

4
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Archaeological Museum of Olympia and Folclore and Historic Museum. Visiting Voidokilia Beach and Archelon Sea Turtles Rescue Center will get you outdoors. Explore Olympia's surroundings by going to Glyfa Beach (in Glyfa), Kastro Chlemoutsi (in Kastro) and Port of Killini (in Kyllini). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Archaeological Site of Olympia, identify plant and animal life at Messinia Wild Experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Petrochori Beach, and explore the ancient world of Antigua Mesenia.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Olympia online trip builder.

Getting from Corfu Town to Olympia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Olympia, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kalavrita, Kalamata, Pyrgos, Messini, Pylos
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 9:
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Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Antigua Mesenia ©
Antigua Mesenia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Aristeon Ecological Olive Press and Museum of D Solomos and Eminent People of Zakynthos. Do some cultural sightseeing at Agios Dionisios Church and Saint Nicholas Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Xigia Beach (in Koroni), Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) (in Anafonitria) and Maries (Porto Vromi Beach & Goumas Estate - Art & Wine Winery). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Caves, kick back and relax at Kalamaki Beach, identify plant and animal life at Zakynthos Turtle Rescue Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gerakas Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vasilikos trip website.

Getting from Olympia to Vasilikos by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. August in Vasilikos sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Zakynthos Town, Argassi, Laganas, Alykes
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 14:
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Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Keri Caves ©
Keri Caves
Porto Limnionas ©
Porto Limnionas

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Archaeological Site Mycenae. Get some cultural insight at Acropolis Museum and Temple of Hephaestus. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Mycenae (Lion Gate, Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, &more), Loutraki (Limni Vouliagmeni & Diolkos Archaeological Area) and Corinth (Corinth Canal, Archaeological Museum of Corinth, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Palamidi, take a stroll through Plaka, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Vasilikos to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Vasilikos in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Mycenae, Corinth, Nafplio, Vouliagmeni, Loutraki
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 18:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

5
nights
Chania Town, Crete

The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Kedrodasos Beach. Get in touch with nature at Agii Apostoli Beach and Elafonissi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Chania Town side-trips: Deliana Gorge (in Deliana), Elafonisi Viewpoint (in Elafonissi) and Archaeological Museum of Kissamos (in Kissamos). There's much more to do: examine the collection at MINOAN'S WORLD, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), and enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chania Town driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Chania Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Chania Town, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a shuttle to Heraklion.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Plakias, Rethymnon, Platanias, Elafonissi, Sougia
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
German War Cemetery ©
German War Cemetery

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Natural History Museum of Crete and Historical Museum of Crete. Visit The Palace of Knossos and Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini for their historical value. Explore Heraklion's surroundings by going to Wooden Museum (in Axos), Sfentoni Cave (in Zoniana) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, see the interesting displays at Museum of Cretan Ethnology, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Gortyna.

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

Traveling by shuttle from Chania Town to Heraklion takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zaros, Gortyna Municipality, Folklore Museum of Gouves, Tamiolakis Winery, Wooden Museum
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:
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The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Historical Museum of Crete ©
Historical Museum of Crete

5
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Santo Winery and Akrotiri LightHouse. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail and Wine Tours & Tastings. Change things up with these side-trips from Fira: La Ponta (in Akrotiri), Folegandros (Vorina Beach, Livadaki Beach, &more) and Agkali beach (in Chora). There's much more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, and learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fira day trip app.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Fira are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Santorini, Folegandros, Akrotiri, Oia, Pyrgos
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:
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Santo Winery ©
Santo Winery
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Naxos Town, Naxos

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
You'll explore and learn at Distillery M. G. Vallindras Eirini Frangoudaki and Museum of Natural History of Apeiranthos. Popular historic sites such as Naos tou Apollona - Portara and Panagia Drossiani Church are in your itinerary. Explore Naxos Town's surroundings by going to Tower of Zevgolis (in Apeiranthos), Panormos Beach (in Panormos) and Mount Zeus Hike (in Filoti). There's much more to do: stop by Old Town, see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum, view the masterpieces at Fish & Olive, and pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Mamas Church.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Naxos Town trip tool.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Naxos, Chalkio, Apeiranthos, Mesi Potamia
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:
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Naos tou Apollona - Portara ©
Naos tou Apollona - Portara
Old Town ©
Old Town
Kastro ©
Kastro

3
nights
Paros

Paros ©
Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parikia Town and Panagia Ekatondapiliani. Get some historical perspective at Lefkes and Monastery of Agios Antonios. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Folklore Art Museum Of Cycladic Civilization Benetos & Popi Skiadas., enjoy the sand and surf at Kolymbithres Beach, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and stroll through Palm Beach Paros.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paros tour planner.

You can ride a ferry from Naxos Town to Paros in an hour. In September in Paros, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Milos.

Things to do in Paros

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:
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Parikia Town ©
Parikia Town
Panagia Ekatondapiliani ©
Panagia Ekatondapiliani
Lefkes ©
Lefkes

2
nights
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Tsigrado Beach, kick back and relax at Firiplaka Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ammoudaraki Beach, then contemplate the long history of Venetian Castle of Milos, then kick back and relax at Kalogries Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Sand Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Agia Kiriaki Beach, stroll through Thiorichia Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kastanas Beach, explore the striking landscape at Papafragas Cave, then kick back and relax at Alogomandra Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Gerontas Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Milos trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Paros to Milos in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Milos can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Karpathos.

Things to do in Milos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:
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Tsigrado Beach ©
Tsigrado Beach
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach

2
nights
Karpathos

Karpathos ©
Known largely for its secluded coves and untamed mountains, rugged Karpathos reputedly remains one of the last truly authentic Greek islands.
On the 10th (Thu), kick back and relax at Amoopi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Votsalakia Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Christou Pigadi Beach, then kick back and relax at Diakoftis Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chicken Bay, and finally see the interesting displays at Folk Art Museum. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Kato Lako Beach, stroll through Pigadia Beach, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum Karpathos, then stroll through Agios Minas Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Apella Beach, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Church of St. Luke.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Karpathos trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Milos to Karpathos takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In September in Karpathos, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Karpathos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
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Diakoftis Beach ©
Diakoftis Beach
Kira Panagia Beach ©
Kira Panagia Beach
Christou Pigadi Beach ©
Christou Pigadi Beach

4
nights
Lindos

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Monastery Tsambika and The Church of the Panagia. Get outdoors at Agios Pavlos Beach and Fourni Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Lindos side-trips: Siana (Church of St. Panteleimon & Ladomylos), Agios Giorgios o Vardas (in Apolakkia) and Kolimbia (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Rodos Nature - Folklore Museum, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Agathi Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Fourni, tour the pleasant surroundings at Prasonisi Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Feraklos Castle.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lindos day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Karpathos to Lindos in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Lindos are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lindos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Lardos, Kolimbia, Pefkos, Siana
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
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Agios Pavlos Beach ©
Agios Pavlos Beach
The Church of the Panagia ©
The Church of the Panagia
Castle of Monolithos ©
Castle of Monolithos

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