50 days in Greece Itinerary

50 days in Greece Itinerary

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50 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Dubrovnik
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Olympia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Nafplio
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Athens
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
Lindos, Rhodes
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
7
Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
shuttle:  2​h
8
Chania Town, Crete
— 5 nights
taxi + ferry:  3​h 30​min
9
Fira, Santorini
— 6 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
10
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
11
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Dubrovnik

1
night
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.
To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kalambaka online trip builder .

Dubrovnik, Croatia to Kalambaka is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, Kalambaka is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Delphi, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Apollo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tholos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hosios Loukas and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Delphi road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 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 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Hosios Loukas
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

4
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 Olympia's surroundings by going to Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros), Neda Waterfalls (in Kyparissia) and Finikounda Beach (in Finikounda). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Klio's Honey Farm, take in the dramatic scenery at Nemouta Waterfalls, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Olympia, and see the interesting displays at Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympia online trip planner .

You can drive from Delphi to Olympia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Olympia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kyparissia, Temple of Apollo Epikourios, Finikounda Beach
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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

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nafplio: Mystras (in Sparta), Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae) and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, appreciate the extensive heritage of Nauplion Promenade, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and kick back and relax at Tigani beach.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nafplio trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Olympia to Nafplio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Olympia in July since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Corinth, Mycenae, Archaelogical site of Nemea, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Agia Kyriaki Church
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Athens to Sounio to see Temple of Poseidon about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Athens trip planner .

You can drive from Nafplio to Athens in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Nafplio in July, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lindos: Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda) and Epta Piges (in Kolympia). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach, stroll through Agios Pavlos Beach, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos, and don't miss a visit to Asklipios.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lindos road trip website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Lindos in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Lindos are slightly colder (36°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rhodes, Agathi Beach, Ancient Kamiros, Epta Piges, Monastery Tsambika
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Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heraklion: Reptisland (in Melidoni) and Matala beach (in Matala). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, learn about winemaking at Douloufakis Winery, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Heraklion trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Heraklion in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. August in Heraklion sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the shuttle to Chania Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Reptisland, Kazantzakis Museum, Winery Stilianou, Matala beach
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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Chania Town: Samaria Gorge National Park (in Sfakia), Rethymnon (Historical and Folklore Museum of Rethymno, Rethymnon Old Town, & more) and Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi). The adventure continues: go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, enjoy the sand and surf at Balos Lagoon, step into the grandiose world of Kastro Gramvoussas, and examine the collection at MINOAN'S WORLD.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chania Town journey planner .

You can take a shuttle from Heraklion to Chania Town in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Souda Bay War Cemetery, Samaria Gorge National Park, Elafonissi Beach, Balos Lagoon
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Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Elafonissi  Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

6
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fira: Tomato Industrial Museum (in Vlychada), Perissa Black Sand Beach (in Perissa) and Santo Horse Riding (in Akrotiri). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Fira holiday planner.

Getting from Chania Town to Fira by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Kamari, Santorini, Imerovigli
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

6
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: wander the streets of Little Venice, take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, stroll through Kalo Livadi Beach, and make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town trip builder site .

Ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mykonos, Platis Gialos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach, Panormos Beach, Paradise Beach
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 30:
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press (in Vraganiotika), Speed Boats Tours (in Kavos) and Marathias Beach (in Marathias). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town trip maker tool .

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. Traveling from Mykonos Town in August, expect nights in Corfu Town to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Mavroudis Family Museum and Modern Olive Oil Press, Horseback Riding Tours, Marathias Beach, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:
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Speed Boats Tours
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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