33 days in Greece Itinerary

33 days in Greece Itinerary

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33 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h
2
Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
car:  14​h
3
Kalavrita
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
4
Lefkada Town
— 11 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Delphi
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  3​h 45​min
8
Skiathos
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 45​min
9
Athens
— 2 nights
End: Athens


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5
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Explore Fira's surroundings by going to Speed Boats Tours (in Oia) and Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera, trek along Hiking Trail Fira - Oia, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

For photos and other tourist information, use the Fira trip planner .

Athens to Fira is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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KAMARA BEACH ©
KAMARA BEACH
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
nights
Heraklion, Crete

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Heraklion side-trips: Matala beach (in Matala) and Ancient City of Phaistos (in Sivas). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Heraklion road trip app .

Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2 hours. June in Heraklion sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kalavrita.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Faistos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Matala beach, The Palace of Knossos
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Room Escape Games
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

2
nights
Kalavrita

Kalavrita ©
Kalavryta is a town and a municipality in the mountainous east-central part of the regional unit of Achaea, Greece. You've now added Municipal Museum of the Holocaust of Kalavryta to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Agia Lavra Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Mega Spilaio Monastery, then get engrossed in the history at Municipal Museum of the Holocaust of Kalavryta, and finally Head underground at Kastria Cave of the Lakes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Gorge of Vouraikos, steep yourself in history at Topos Thysias, then get engrossed in the history at Folclore and Historic Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tsivlou, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Virgin of the Rock Chapel.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kalavrita journey planner.

You can drive from Athens to Kalavrita in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Athens in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kalavrita, with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalavrita

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kastria Cave of the Lakes
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Mega Spilaio Monastery ©
Mega Spilaio Monastery
Agia Lavra Monastery ©
Agia Lavra Monastery

11
nights
Lefkada Town

Lefkada Town ©
Explore Lefkada Town's surroundings by going to Nidri (Spas & Wellness, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, & more), Avali Beach (in Kalamitsi) and Agios Nikitas (Agios Nikitas Beach, Kathisma Beach, & more).

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lefkada Town holiday planning website .

Explore your travel options from Kalavrita to Lefkada Town with the Route module. Traveling from Kalavrita in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Lefkada Town. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Lefkada Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lefkada, Agios Nikitas, Tsoukaladhes, Nidri, Avali Beach
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Pefkoulia Beach ©
Pefkoulia Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni ©
Lefkada Monastery οf Faneromeni

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 30th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Panathenaic Stadium, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Athens trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lefkada Town to Athens. June in Athens sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Athens

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

few
hours
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 2nd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo, and then explore the ancient world of Delphi.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Delphi itinerary app .

You can drive from Athens to Delphi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Athens in July since evenings lows in Delphi dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

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.
To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kalambaka trip app .

You can drive from Delphi to Kalambaka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Kalambaka when traveling from Delphi in July, with lows around 20°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off toSkiathos.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Outdoors Tours Parks
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3
nights
Skiathos

Skiathos ©
Boasting some of Greece's finest beaches, Skiathos swells with vacationers from colder European countries at the height of the tourist season.
Get out of town with these interesting Skiathos side-trips: Skopelos (Panormos Beach & Kastani Beach). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lalaria Beach, make a trip to Panagia Eikonistria Monastery, enjoy the sand and surf at Troulos Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Panagia Kechria.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Skiathos trip maker site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Skiathos in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kalambaka in July since evenings lows in Skiathos dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Skiathos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Skopelos
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Kastani Beach ©
Kastani Beach
Koukounaries Beach ©
Koukounaries Beach
Agios Nikolaos Church and Clock Tower ©

2
nights
Athens

On the 7th (Sun), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea, and then take a stroll through Monastiraki.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Athens travel route website .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Skiathos to Athens takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Skiathos, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Neighborhoods Museums
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Food Tours
Benaki Museum ©
Benaki Museum
Monastiraki ©
Monastiraki

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