49 days in Greece Itinerary

49 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
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Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 5 nights
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Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos
— 5 nights
Fly to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Drive to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 6 nights
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Athens
— 6 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Heraklion, Crete
— 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Corfu Town: 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, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, admire the striking features of Agios Iasonas Kai Sosipatros, and contemplate the long history of Corfu Museum of Asian Art.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town tour planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Corfu Town is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Expect colder weather when traveling from Johannesburg in December: highs in Corfu Town hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) 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 — 27:
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Thessaloniki: Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina), Cave of Alistrati (in Alistrati) and Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, see the interesting displays at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, and steep yourself in history at Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Thessaloniki day trip site.

Fly from Corfu Town to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In December, Thessaloniki is slightly colder than Corfu Town - with highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Hagios Demetrios ©
Historic Site
Hagios Demetrios
4.7
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
Observation Deck
White Tower of Thessaloniki
4.4

5
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Monastery of Panagia Agrilion (in Sami), Vathy Bay (in Vathy) and Monastery of Panagia Eleousa (in Ithaca). There's much more to do: make a trip to Cyclopean Wall, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Spiridon Church, learn about winemaking at Petrakopoulos Wines, and have fun at Tennis Club Argostoli.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Argostolion trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Argostolion takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki in December, expect Argostolion to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Argostolion

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
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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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, do a tasting at Solomos Wines, explore the ancient world of Argassi Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Church.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zakynthos Town trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by journey from Argostolion to Zakynthos Town takes 4 hours. January in Zakynthos Town sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Monastery of Aghia Moni (Aria) (in Aria), Lake Doxa (in Feneos) and Domaine Skouras Winery (in Argos). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, steep yourself in history at Mystras, get engrossed in the history at Archea Korinthos, and see where the action happens at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Nafplio trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Zakynthos Town to Nafplio with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zakynthos Town in January: high temperatures in Nafplio hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae
4.4
Archea Korinthos ©
History Museum
Archea Korinthos
4.3
Mystras ©
World heritage site
Mystras
4.7

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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, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nafplio in January; daily highs in Athens reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
Acropolis Museum ©
Must see
Acropolis Museum
4.7
Plaka ©
Neighborhood
Plaka
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mykonos Town: Delos (Mount Kynthos, Temple of Isis, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), view the masterpieces at HOFA Gallery (House of Fine Art) Mykonos, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 28:
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.
When in Fira, make a side trip to see Experience Horse Riding in Akrotiri, approximately Akrotiri away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, learn about all things military at Naval Maritime Museum, take a memorable drive along Santorini Limousine, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fira travel route tool.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your trip
Akrotiri ©
Ruin
Akrotiri
4.1
Santorini Limousine ©
Scenic Drive
Santorini Limousine
5.0

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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). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, get engrossed in the history at Historical Museum of Crete, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion online route builder.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:
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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