48 days in Greece Itinerary

48 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
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Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
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Nafplio
— 6 nights
Drive to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Fly to Zakynthos International Airport "Dionysios Solomos"
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Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos
— 5 nights
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Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 5 nights
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Corfu Town side-trips: Sakis Water Sports (in Kalami), St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas) and Church of the Panayia Kassopitra (in Kassiopi). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Spianada Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jewish Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town online day trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Corfu Town is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Corfu Town. In December, daily temperatures in Corfu Town can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Architectural Building
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
4.6
Spianada Square ©
Landmark
Spianada Square
4.4

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Thessaloniki

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Explore Thessaloniki's surroundings by going to Koryvolos (in Drama), Cave of Alistrati (in Alistrati) and Nikiti (Kalogria Beach & Saint Nikitas). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and don't miss a visit to Republic Square.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki visit planning website.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Corfu Town in December; daily highs in Thessaloniki reach 13°C and lows reach 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
Observation Deck
White Tower of Thessaloniki
4.4

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Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Chora Mykonos

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.
Explore Mykonos Town's surroundings by going to Delos (Mount Kynthos, Temple of Isis, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, take in the exciting artwork at HOFA Gallery (House of Fine Art) Mykonos, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Thessaloniki in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mykonos Town, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 6:
Highlights from your trip
Paraportiani Church ©
Religious Site
Paraportiani Church
4.3

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Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira to go to Akrotiri and see Experience Horse Riding, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, cruise along Santorini Limousine, don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fira trip itinerary planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
Akrotiri ©
Ruin
Akrotiri
4.1
Santorini Limousine ©
Scenic Drive
Santorini Limousine
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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: Reptisland (in Melidoni), Matala beach (in Matala) and Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, do a tasting at Lyrarakis Winery, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

Plan trip to Heraklion with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Fira to Heraklion by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. January in Heraklion sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Reptisland ©
Must see
Reptisland
4.9
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.9

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Athens

The Birthplace of Democracy

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: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or ride a ferry. January in Athens sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
Acropolis Museum ©
Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
Plaka ©
Neighborhood
Plaka
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Nafplio

Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nafplio: Lake Doxa (in Feneos), Monastery of the Dormition Rock Nemea (in Nemea) and Domaine Skouras Winery (in Argos). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, take an in-depth tour of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, and step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nafplio vacation planner.

Getting from Athens to Nafplio by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in January: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Archea Korinthos ©
History Museum
Archea Korinthos
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Mystras ©
World heritage site
Mystras
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Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios Church, explore the historical opulence of Bohali Castle, get outside with EcoZante, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Nicholas Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zakynthos Town holiday tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nafplio to Zakynthos Town. Traveling from Nafplio in January, expect Zakynthos Town to be somewhat warmer, temps between 16°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 27 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your trip

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Argostolion, Cephalonia

A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Get out of town with these interesting Argostolion side-trips: The Cypress Trail (in Fiscardo), Mycenaean Tholos Tomb (in Poros) and Monastery of Panagia Eleousa (in Ithaca). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Cyclopean Wall, examine the collection at Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Andreas, and have fun at Tennis Club Argostoli.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Argostolion trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Zakynthos Town to Argostolion takes 4 hours. February in Argostolion sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Argostolion

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Dias Beekeeping ©
Must see
Dias Beekeeping
5.0
Cyclopean Wall ©
Landmark
Cyclopean Wall
4.5
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation ©
Specialty Museum
Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation
4.8

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