39 days in Greece Itinerary

39 days in Greece Itinerary

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39 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  15​h
1
Athens
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kamena Vourla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Thessaloniki
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Siatista
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kalambaka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Delphi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Corinth
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Mycenae
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Monemvasia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Poros
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h
12
Knosos, Crete
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
13
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h
14
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Naxos
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore hidden gems such as Temple of Hephaestus and Temple of Athena Nike. Venture out of the city with trips to Saints Constantine and Helen Orthodox Metropolitan Church (in Glyfada) and Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Athens. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Athens at 34°C and lows at 24°C. You'll set off for Kamena Vourla on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Saints Constantine and Helen Orthodox Metropolitan Church, Temple of Poseidon
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Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Temple of Athena Nike
Temple of Athena Nike

1
night
Kamena Vourla

Kamena Vourla
Plan my day in Kamena Vourla using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Athens to Kamena Vourla in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kamena Vourla when traveling from Athens in September, with lows around 19°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kamena Vourla

Wildlife Outdoors Spas
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1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Potamos Beach, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Macedonian Struggle, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Umbrellas Zongopoulos, and finally make a trip to Crypt of Saint Demetrius Κρύπτη Αγίου Δημητρίου. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), delve into the distant past at Eptapyrgio Castle, pause for some photo ops at Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika, enjoy breathtaking views from Trigonion Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Thessaloniki trip builder .

Traveling by car from Kamena Vourla to Thessaloniki takes 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Siatista.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, Zeitenlik
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1
night
Siatista

Siatista
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Diamantis Winery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Siatista route planning site .

Getting from Thessaloniki to Siatista by car takes about 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Siatista when traveling from Thessaloniki in September, with lows around 15°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Siatista

Wineries
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2
nights
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.
Meteora has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Porta Panagia, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Filoneikos, snap pictures at Stone Bridge Gate, wander the streets of Old City of Trikala, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koursoum Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): snap pictures at Palaiokarya’s Stone Bridge, don't miss a visit to Theopetra's Prehistoric Cave, examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture, then stop by Meteora Sandals (Ekfrasi), then get engrossed in the history at Hellenic Culture Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kalambaka online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Siatista to Kalambaka takes 1.5 hours. In September in Kalambaka, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Trikala, Filoneikos, Porta Panagia
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Porta Panagia ©
Porta Panagia

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Delphi Archaeological Museum as well as Temple of Apollo. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Distomo Massacre Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kryas Livadeia Springs, and finally discover the riches below the earth's surface at Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Delphi itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, Delphi is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Corinth.

Things to do in Delphi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kryas Livadeia Springs, Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours, Distomo Massacre Memorial
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Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours ©
Vagonetto-Fokis Mining Park Tours

1
night
Corinth

Corinth
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
On the 21st (Mon), stop by Kilix Ceramic Crafts and then explore the activities along Lake Iraiou.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Corinth trip tool .

You can drive from Delphi to Corinth in 3 hours. In September in Corinth, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Mycenae.

Things to do in Corinth

Parks Nature Shopping
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1
night
Mycenae

Mycenae ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Areos Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Fotini Mantineias Church, and then learn about winemaking at Lafazanis Winery.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mycenae trip planner.

Traveling by car from Corinth to Mycenae takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Corinth in September, expect Mycenae to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Monemvasia.

Things to do in Mycenae

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Nemea, The Sunken City - Ancient Epidaurus, Agia Fotini Mantineias Church, Areos Square, DOMAINE SKOURAS / ΚΤΗΜΑ ΣΚΟΥΡΑ Ο.Α.Ε.
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Domaine Bairaktaris ©
Domaine Bairaktaris
Agia Fotini Mantineias Church ©
Agia Fotini Mantineias Church
Arkadiko Bridge ©
Arkadiko Bridge

2
nights
Monemvasia

Monemvasia ©
Monemvasia is a town and a municipality in Laconia, Greece. On the 23rd (Wed), look for gifts at Edodimopolio Honey Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Hrisafittisa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agia Sofia Church, then do a tasting at Monemvasia Winery, then contemplate the long history of Liotrivi Historical Mansion, and finally explore the historical opulence of Monemvasia Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Archealogical Site of Epidavros Limira, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Collection of Monemvasia, then kick back and relax at Plytras Beach, and finally head outdoors with Liapades Bay.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Monemvasia online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Mycenae to Monemvasia takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Monemvasia

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Velies, Liapades Bay, Plytras Beach
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Agia Sofia Church ©
Agia Sofia Church

1
night
Nafplio

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Panaghia, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the world behind art at Nafplio National Gallery, and finally stop by T'Anapliotiko Bakaliko.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nafplio tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Monemvasia to Nafplio by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Poros.

Things to do in Nafplio

Spas Museums Shopping
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Spas
Nafplio National Gallery ©
Nafplio National Gallery
Church of Panaghia ©
Church of Panaghia

2
nights
Poros

Poros ©
Poros is a small Greek island-pair in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, about 58km south from Piraeus and separated from the Peloponnese by a 200m wide sea channel, with the town of Galatas on the mainland across the strait. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): make a trip to Poros Port.

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You can drive from Nafplio to Poros in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Poros, with lows around 24°C. You will leave for Knosos on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Poros

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Monument to the Fallen Heroes ©
Monument to the Fallen Heroes

5
nights
Knosos, Crete

Knosos ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Palace of Knossos. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Winery Stilianou and Kounaviano Gorge.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Knosos trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Poros to Knosos with the Route module. September in Knosos sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Knosos

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Myrtia, Winery Stilianou, Moni Palianis
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Kounaviano Gorge ©
Kounaviano Gorge
Kazantzakis Museum ©
Kazantzakis Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos

4
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
You've now added Akrotiri to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Megalochori - Traditional Village and Venetsanos Winery. Step out of Akrotiri to go to Emporio and see Castelli of Emporio, which is approximately 5h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vlychada Beach, step off the mainland to explore Nea Kameni, don't miss a visit to Akrotiri LightHouse, and examine the collection at Monastery of Profitis Ilias.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Akrotiri trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Knosos to Akrotiri. In October, daytime highs in Akrotiri are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santorini, Megalochori, Vlychada, Castelli of Pyrgos, Monastery of Profitis Ilias
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Santo Horse Riding ©
Santo Horse Riding
Megalochori - Traditional Village ©
Megalochori - Traditional Village
Vlychada Beach ©
Vlychada Beach

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.
You've now added Archaeological Site of Delos to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rarity Gallery and Ftelia Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Kapari Beach, learn about winemaking at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, stop by Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery, and get engrossed in the history at Lena's House.

Start your trip to Mykonos Town by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Akrotiri to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Naxos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours, Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, Archaeological Site of Delos
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Kapari Beach ©
Kapari Beach
Rarity Gallery ©
Rarity Gallery
Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos

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nights
Naxos

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maragas Beach and Alyko Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Panormos Beach, kick back and relax at Pyrgaki, get engrossed in the history at Archeological Museum, and take a peaceful walk through Alyko Dimou Naxou.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Naxos trip builder tool .

You can drive from Mykonos Town to Naxos in 1.5 hours. In October in Naxos, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Alyko Dimou Naxou ©
Alyko Dimou Naxou
Maragas Beach ©
Maragas Beach
Alyko Beach ©
Alyko Beach

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