46 days in Greece Itinerary

46 days in Greece Itinerary

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46 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly + bus:  14​h 45​min
1
Heraklion, Crete
— 3 nights
shuttle:  2​h
2
Chania Town, Crete
— 5 nights
taxi + ferry:  3​h 30​min
3
Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
ferry + Drive:  4​h
6
Kalambaka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Delphi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Olympia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Nafplio
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Athens
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Chandigarh

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Heraklion: Matala beach (in Matala), Reptisland (in Melidoni) and Kurtes (in Zaros). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Heraklion day trip planning website .

Chandigarh, India to Heraklion is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Chandigarh to Heraklion is minus 3 hours. In July in Heraklion, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Chania Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kurtes, Kazantzakis Museum, Winery Stilianou, Reptisland, Moni Palianis
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Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

5
nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Explore Chania Town's surroundings by going to Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi), Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) (in Akrotiri) and Rethymnon (Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, Rethymnon Old Town, & more). On the 8th (Mon), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Samaria Gorge National Park. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Old Venetian Harbor, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete, examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum, and look for gifts at Olive Wood Traditional Workshop.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Chania Town vacation planner .

You can take a shuttle from Heraklion to Chania Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Chania Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), Souda Bay War Cemetery, Olive Wood Traditional Workshop, Samaria Gorge National Park
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Elafonissi  Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

5
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fira: Tomato Industrial Museum (in Vlychada) and Santo Horse Riding (in Akrotiri). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, take some stellar pictures from Sunset in Oia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fira trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Chania Town to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Fira, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Imerovigli, Kamari, Tomato Industrial Museum
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

5
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Little Venice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elia Beach, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

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

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Panormos Beach
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Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

5
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

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: Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos), Corfu Donkey Rescue (in Paleokastritsa) and Yali Beach (in Giannades). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the historical opulence of New Fortress, delve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

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

Fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Mykonos Town in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Corfu Town, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Corfu Donkey Rescue, Horseback Riding Tours, Yali Beach, Paleokastritsa Monastery
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Speed Boats Tours
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kalambaka: Metsovo (Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion & Averofeios Garden), Waterfalls of Anthochori (in Anthochori) and Filoneikos (in Karditsa). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, steep yourself in history at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), get lost in a book at Kalambaka Library, and snap pictures at Palaiokarya’s Stone Bridge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Corfu Town in July, plan for little chillier nights in Kalambaka, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Metsovo, Filoneikos, Waterfalls of Anthochori, Palaiokarya’s Stone Bridge
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Delphi: Hosios Loukas (in Distomo) and Agios Nikolaos Church (in Galaxidi). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Delphi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, examine the collection at The Angelos and Eva Sikelianos Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Delphi trip planner.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Agios Nikolaos Church, Hosios Loukas, MoKa Honey, Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Olympia: Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros), Kalo Nero Beach (in Kalo Nero) and The Old Watermill (in Kyparissia). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Klio's Honey Farm, see the interesting displays at Archimedes Museum, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nemouta Waterfalls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Olympia trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Delphi to Olympia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Olympia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kyparissia, Temple of Apollo Epikourios
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Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia

5
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 The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros), Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae) and Mystras (in Sparta). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos, explore the striking landscape at Acrocorinth, and get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns.

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

You can drive from Olympia to Nafplio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Nafplio when traveling from Olympia in August, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corinth, Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Tigani beach, Livadi Beach
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Mystras ©
Mystras

6
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Step out of Athens with an excursion to Temple of Poseidon in Sounio--about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 13th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and get great views at Mount Lycabettus.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Athens holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in August since evenings lows in Athens dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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