50 days in Greece Itinerary

50 days in Greece Itinerary

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50 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Athens
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Fira, Santorini
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Naxos
— 3 nights
ferry:  30​min
4
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly + subway:  1​h
5
Athens
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Nafplio
— 3 nights
drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Lefkada Town, Lefkada
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h
8
Argostolion, Cephalonia
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h
9
Laganas, Zakynthos
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h
10
Kyllini
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
11
Ioannina
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Kozani
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
14
Larissa
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
15
Volos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Thermopylae
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
17
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've added Monastiraki, Erechtheion, Acropolis Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Temple of Olympian Zeus and Church of Kapnikarea. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Archaeological Museum and Plaka. It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ermou Street and take in the awesome beauty at Hymettus.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Athens holiday planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July, Athens is warmer than Sydney - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

2
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You've added Monastery of Profitis Ilias, Oia's Main Street, KAMARA BEACH, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, and then examine the collection at Monastery of Profitis Ilias. On your second day here, contemplate the geological forces at Santorini Volcano, then kick back and relax at KAMARA BEACH, and then don't miss a visit to Oia's Main Street.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Fira trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fira: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 27°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Naxos.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santorini, Akrotiri, KAMARA BEACH, Monastery of Profitis Ilias
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Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
KAMARA BEACH ©
KAMARA BEACH
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kastro as well as Mikri Vigla Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Agios Prokopios Beach and Plaka Beach. Popular historic sites such as Portara and Old Town are in your itinerary. There's more to do: view the masterpieces at Fish & Olive and see the interesting displays at Eggares Olive Press Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Naxos road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Fira to Naxos takes 5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Naxos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Naxos

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Fish & Olive ©
Fish & Olive
Portara ©
Portara
Kastro ©
Kastro

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Matoyianni Street, Paraportiani Church and The Windmills (Kato Milli). Visiting Panormos Beach and Paradise Beach will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Little Venice and Archaeological Museum of Mykonos. Go for a jaunt from Mykonos Town to Delos to see Archaeological Site of Delos about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Elia Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Super Paradise Beach, and stop by Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town road trip planning app .

You can drive from Naxos to Mykonos Town in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos, Platis Gialos Beach, Panormos Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach
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Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Temple of Poseidon, Kape Beach, Glyfada Beach, and other attractions. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Constantine and Helen Orthodox Metropolitan Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Vouliagmeni Beach, then boost your wellbeing at Lake Vouliagmeni, and finally head outdoors with Astir Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Athens tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. When traveling from Mykonos Town in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Athens, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vouliagmeni, Glyfada, Sounio
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Astir Beach ©
Astir Beach
Temple of Poseidon ©
Temple of Poseidon
Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach

3
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.
You've added Tiryns, Tolo Beach, Arvanitia beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Archaeological Site Mycenae and Fortress Palamidi. Do some cultural sightseeing at Nauplion Promenade and Bourtzi. There's more to do: look for gifts at Kapnopoleio Nafplio and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Panaghia.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nafplio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in August, Nafplio is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Lefkada Town.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, Tolo Beach, Archea Korinthos, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

4
nights
Lefkada Town, Lefkada

Lefkada Town ©
You've added Papanikolis Cave, Agiofilli Beach, Porto Katsiki, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Milos Beach and Kathisma Beach. Get in touch with nature at Pefkoulia Beach and Nydri Waterfalls.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lefkada Town trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nafplio to Lefkada Town. Traveling from Nafplio in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lefkada Town, with lows of 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Argostolion.

Things to do in Lefkada Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lefkada, Agios Nikitas, Nydri Waterfalls
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Nydri Waterfalls ©
Nydri Waterfalls
Egremni Beach ©
Egremni Beach
Pefkoulia Beach ©
Pefkoulia Beach

4
nights
Argostolion, Cephalonia

Argostolion ©
A modern town with a traditional character, Argostolion draws visitors with museums, gardens, squares, pedestrianized shopping streets, and a cobbled seaside promenade.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Myrtos Beach, Antisamos Beach, Monastery of Agios Gerasimos, and other attractions. Popular historic sites such as Lighthouse of Saint Theodoroi and Saint Spiridon Church are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Makris Gialos Beach and Drogarati Cave. Change things up with a short trip to Melissani Cave in Sami (about 46 minutes away).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Argostolion trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Lefkada Town to Argostolion by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Argostolion are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Laganas.

Things to do in Argostolion

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lassi, Sami, Cephalonia, Fiscardo Harbor, Drogarati Cave
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Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach
Makris Gialos Beach ©
Makris Gialos Beach
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach

4
nights
Laganas, Zakynthos

Laganas ©
The center of nightlife on the island of Zakynthos, the popular tourist resort of Laganas boasts over a hundred bars and clubs.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Makris Gialos Beach, Argassi Bridge, Keri Caves, and other attractions. Agios Dionisios Church and Keri Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Relax by the water at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Xigia Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Porto Limnionas Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Laganas Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Laganas trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Argostolion to Laganas takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for Kyllini.

Things to do in Laganas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Argassi Bridge, Kalamaki Beach, Makris Gialos Beach, Agios Dionisios Church
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:
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Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
Porto Limnionas Beach ©
Porto Limnionas Beach

few
hours
Kyllini

Kyllini
To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyllini attractions site .

Traveling by car from Laganas to Kyllini takes 2 hours. In August in Kyllini, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel to Ioannina.

Things to do in Kyllini

Tours Transportation Outdoors
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few
hours
Ioannina

Ioannina
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ioannina using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kyllini to Ioannina takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You will leave for Kozani on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Ioannina

Parks Outdoors Tours
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6
nights
Kozani

Kozani
Kozani is a town in northern Greece, capital of Kozani regional unit and of West Macedonia region. To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kozani vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Kozani takes 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ioannina in August, with highs in Kozani at 36°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kozani

Museums Nature Parks
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4
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Byzantine Culture and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagios Demetrios and Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. Step out of Thessaloniki with an excursion to Kallitheas Beach in Kallithea--about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, wander the streets of Ladadika District, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, and look for gifts at Olicatessen.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Thessaloniki route builder app .

Traveling by car from Kozani to Thessaloniki takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kozani in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Thessaloniki, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Larissa.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Kallitheas Beach
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Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

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hours
Larissa

Larissa
To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Larissa visit site .

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Larissa takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Volos.

Things to do in Larissa

Historic Sites
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1
night
Volos

Volos ©
Volos is a coastal port city in Thessaly situated midway on the Greek mainland, about 330km north of Athens and 220km south of Thessaloniki. On the 31st (Sat), stop by Roz Piperi.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Volos road trip tool .

Drive from Larissa to Volos in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Thermopylae.

Things to do in Volos

Museums Outdoors Trails
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Centaurs' Path ©
Centaurs' Path

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hours
Thermopylae

Thermopylae ©
To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Thermopylae online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Volos to Thermopylae takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Thermopylae can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Thermopylae

Historic Sites
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Battlefield of Thermopylae ©
Battlefield of Thermopylae

5
nights
Athens

Athens
To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Athens trip planner .

You can drive from Thermopylae to Athens in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Thermopylae in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Athens. On the 6th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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