36 days in Greece Itinerary

36 days in Greece Itinerary

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36 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Fargo
Fly:  25 h
1
Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Nafplio
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Athens
— 5 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
7
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
8
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Fargo

4
nights
Argostolion, Cephalonia

Argostolion ©
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Explore Argostolion's surroundings by going to Koimiseos Theotokou Church (in Anogi), Lixouri (Gero Gombos Lighthouse & Kipoureon Monastery) and Vathy Bay (in Vathy). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Andreas, look for gifts at IN gallery, don't miss a visit to Lithostroto, and learn about winemaking at Divino Wines and Vinegar.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Argostolion itinerary builder website.

Fargo, USA to Argostolion is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Fargo in February, expect Argostolion to be much hotter, temps between 60°F and 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Argostolion

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Ithaca, Sami, Lixouri, Divino Wines and Vinegar, Monastery of Agios Andreas
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 22:
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Catholic church of St Nicolai ©
Catholic church of St Nicolai
Divino Wines and Vinegar ©
Divino Wines and Vinegar
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation ©
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation

3
nights
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos

Zakynthos Town ©
The commercial center of the eponymous island, Zakynthos Town bustles with the energy as excited tourists and residents go about their daily business.
Zakynthos Town is known for historic sites, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Zakynthos Metropolis Church, learn about winemaking at Solomos Wines, don't miss a visit to Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa, and take some stellar pictures from Bochali View Point.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zakynthos Town trip planner.

You can drive from Argostolion to Zakynthos Town in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in February, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Bochali, Saint Nicholas Church, Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa, Formula Zante Go Kart
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 25:
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The Byzantine Museum ©
The Byzantine Museum
Zakynthos Metropolis Church ©
Zakynthos Metropolis Church
Solomos Wines ©
Solomos Wines

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ekklisia Agios Vlasios (in Xylokastro), West Court of Heraion of Perachora (in Perachora) and Lighthouse Melagavi (Iraion) (in Loutraki). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, learn about winemaking at Domaine Bairaktaris, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nafplio day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zakynthos Town to Nafplio. Traveling from Zakynthos Town in February, expect Nafplio to be little chillier, temps between 54°F and 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Corinth, Ekklisia Agios Vlasios, Domaine Bairaktaris, Profitis Elias Church, West Court of Heraion of Perachora
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

5
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and admire the natural beauty at National Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Athens day trip planner.

Drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, Athens is somewhat warmer than Nafplio - with highs of 60°F and lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Neraida Floating Museum
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 5:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia), Attali Monastery (in Bali) and Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and don't miss a visit to Archeologikos Choros Tilissos.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Heraklion day trip tool.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tylissos, The Palace of Knossos, Attali Monastery, Reptisland, Winery Stilianou
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
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.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, do a tasting at Avantis - Santorini, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fira trip itinerary planning site.

Ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Fira are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oia, Akrotiri, Imerovigli, Santorini, Boutari Winery
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 12:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Anastasis Church ©
Anastasis Church

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Delos (House of Dionysus, Archaeological Site of Delos, &more). There's much more to do: visit Little Venice, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, cast your line with a fishing tour, and don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town route planner.

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. March in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Museums Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Delos, Mykonos, Agios Stefanos Church
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:
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Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: Donkey Farm (in Chlomos) and Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press (in Vraganiotika). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, see the interesting displays at Banknote Museum of the Ionian Bank, and admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

Discover how to plan a Corfu Town trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in March, plan for little chillier nights in Corfu Town, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Corfu, Folklore museum of central corfu, Tsami Ceramics, Donkey Farm, Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Archaeological Museum of Corfu ©
Archaeological Museum of Corfu

2
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, then make a trip to Aristotelous Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and finally catch some excitement at Locked escape rooms.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Corfu Town in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Thessaloniki, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

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