31 days in Greece Itinerary

31 days in Greece Itinerary

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31 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Athens
— 2 nights
Ferry:  4 h 30 min
2
Mykonos Town
— 1 night
ferry:  3 h
3
Paros
— 1 night
ferry:  2 h 30 min
4
Naxos Town
— 1 night
ferry:  2 h 30 min
5
Fira
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Heraklion
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
7
Gytheio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Monemvasia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Sparta
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Olympia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
12
Mycenae
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
13
Epidavros
— 1 night
Taxi + Bus:  1 h 15 min
14
Corinth
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
15
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
16
Athens
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Paris

2
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Athens

Athens
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Athens travel route site .

Paris, France to Athens is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Athens is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in May, with highs in Athens at 29°C and lows at 20°C. You will leave for Heraklion on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mykonos Town journey website .

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. In May, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Paros.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Monastery of Panayia Tourliani
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Spas
Monastery of Panayia Tourliani ©
Monastery of Panayia Tourliani

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for gifts at Atelier Paros and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Antonios.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paros day trip tool .

You can drive from Mykonos Town to Paros in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Paros can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Naxos Town on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Paros

Shopping Historic Sites
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Atelier Paros ©
Atelier Paros
Monastery of Agios Antonios ©
Monastery of Agios Antonios

1
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Naxos Town

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): look for gifts at Naxia Sweet Home, then pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Myrtidiotissa, and then get engrossed in the history at Archeological Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Naxos Town holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Paros to Naxos Town takes 2 hours. May in Naxos Town sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will leave for Fira on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Panagia Myrtidiotissa ©
Panagia Myrtidiotissa
Naxia Sweet Home ©
Naxia Sweet Home

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Fira

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, and examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Fira trip planner .

Drive from Naxos Town to Fira in 5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Helicopter Tours
Spas
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©

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nights
Heraklion

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then relax in the rural setting at Snail Farm and Fun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Rouvas Gorge (Agiou Nikolaou) and then don't miss a visit to Moni Agiou Georgiou Epanosifi.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2 hours. May in Heraklion sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gytheio.

Things to do in Heraklion

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rouvas Gorge (Agiou Nikolaou), Snail Farm and Fun
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
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Snail Farm and Fun ©
Snail Farm and Fun
Food Tours

2
nights
Gytheio

Gytheio ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vyros Gorge and Historical and Ethnological Museum of Mani. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gytheio: Spilaio Glyfada (in Diros), Moni Panagia Giatrissa (in Stoupa) and Agiou Nikolaou Church (in Platsa).

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gytheio day trip website .

Explore your travel options from Heraklion to Gytheio with the Route module. Traveling from Heraklion in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gytheio, with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Gytheio

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Diros, Agiou Nikolaou Church, Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery, Vyros Gorge, Moni Panagia Giatrissa
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
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Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery ©
Zervobeakos Handmade Pottery
Prophet Elias ©
Prophet Elias
Passavas Castle ©
Passavas Castle

1
night
Monemvasia

Monemvasia
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Liotrivi Historical Mansion, then do a tasting at Monemvasia Winery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, and finally stop by Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Monemvasia travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Gytheio to Monemvasia takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sparta.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Velies
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

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nights
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Menalon Trail and Victoria G. Karelias Collection of Greek Traditional Costumes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sparta: St. Peter Church (in Kastania) and Kalamata (The Church of Agioi Apostoloi & Local Moods). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Kastora Canyon, steep yourself in history at The Menelaion, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Taygetus, and take in the exciting artwork at Koumantareios Art Gallery of Sparta.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sparta day trip planner .

Getting from Monemvasia to Sparta by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Sparta, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Sparta

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kalamata, St. Peter Church, Kastora Canyon, The Menalon Trail
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Taygetus ©
Taygetus
The Menalon Trail ©
The Menalon Trail
The Menelaion ©
The Menelaion

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Park of Kotychi and Strofylia Wetlands and Chlemoutsi. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympia: Katakolo (Agios Nicolaos Church, Kukuvaya, & more), Port of Killini (in Kyllini) and Agios Andreas (in Sifnos). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Nemouta Waterfalls and explore the engaging exhibits at Legends Of Greek Mythology.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Olympia route planner.

Traveling by car from Sparta to Olympia takes 2 hours. In May in Olympia, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Katakolo, Port of Killini, Agios Andreas, National Park of Kotychi and Strofylia Wetlands, Legends Of Greek Mythology
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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Agios Andreas ©
Agios Andreas
Kukuvaya ©
Kukuvaya
Greek Art Gallery ©
Greek Art Gallery

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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.
On the 20th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Nafplio National Gallery, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Asine (Kastraki), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Kyriaki Church, and finally look for gifts at T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Olympia to Nafplio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympia in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nafplio, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mycenae.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Agia Kyriaki Church, Ancient Asine (Kastraki)
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
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Agia Kyriaki Church ©
Agia Kyriaki Church
Nafplio National Gallery ©
Nafplio National Gallery

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Mycenae

Mycenae ©
On the 21st (Thu), learn about winemaking at DOMAINE SKOURAS / ΚΤΗΜΑ ΣΚΟΥΡΑ Ο.Α.Ε., then learn about winemaking at Domaine Bairaktaris, then do a tasting at Ktima Palivou, and finally do a tasting at Lafazanis Winery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mycenae vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Mycenae is just a stone's throw from Nafplio. In May, daily temperatures in Mycenae can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Epidavros.

Things to do in Mycenae

Wineries

Side Trips

Nemea, DOMAINE SKOURAS / ΚΤΗΜΑ ΣΚΟΥΡΑ Ο.Α.Ε.
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:
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Domaine Bairaktaris ©
Domaine Bairaktaris
Lafazanis Winery ©
Lafazanis Winery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Ceramotechnica Xipolias, don't miss a visit to The Sunken City - Ancient Epidaurus, and then contemplate the long history of The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Epidavros trip planning website .

You can drive from Mycenae to Epidavros in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Epidavros can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Corinth.

Things to do in Epidavros

Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Sunken City - Ancient Epidaurus ©
The Sunken City - Ancient Epidaurus
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Ceramotechnica Xipolias ©
Ceramotechnica Xipolias

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Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
On the 23rd (Sat), examine the collection at The Environment Museum of Stymphalia, then experience rural life at Fereikos snails, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Iraiou.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Corinth day trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Epidavros to Corinth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Epidavros in May, with highs in Corinth at 31°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Corinth

Parks Museums Nature
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:
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Fereikos snails ©
Fereikos snails

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): Head underground at Corycian Cave, then browse the exhibits of Hani of Gravia, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, then make a trip to Distomo Massacre Memorial, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Delphi online trip planner .

You can drive from Corinth to Delphi in 3 hours. In May in Delphi, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Delphi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Arachova, Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours, Distomo Massacre Memorial, Hani of Gravia, Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Corycian Cave ©
Corycian Cave
Hani of Gravia ©
Hani of Gravia
Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours ©
Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours

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Athens

Athens ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Hephaestus and Philopappos Hill. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Avantis Estate Winery (in Mitikas), Jewish Cemetary of Khalkis (in Khalkis) and Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio). Explore Athens further: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, take a stroll around Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Getting from Delphi to Athens by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Delphi in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Athens. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Avantis Estate Winery, Temple of Poseidon, Mycenaean vaulted tomb - Acharnes, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, Jewish Cemetary of Khalkis
Find places to stay May 25 — 31:
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Mount Lycabettus ©
Mount Lycabettus
Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika

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