51 days in Greece & Barcelona Itinerary

51 days in Greece & Barcelona Itinerary

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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 5 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 5 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 4 nights
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Kalambaka, Greece
— 3 nights
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Nafplio, Greece
— 5 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 6 nights
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Argostolion, Greece
— 5 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
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Heraklion, Greece
— 5 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Naos tou Apollona - Portara (in Naxos Town) and Delos (Archaeological Site of Delos & Mount Kynthos). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach, make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and explore the galleries of Dio Horia.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mykonos Town journey builder website.

Mumbai, India to Mykonos Town is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Mykonos Town. When traveling from Mumbai in December, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Mykonos Town: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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Corfu Town, Greece

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corfu Town: Paleokastritsa Beach (in Paleokastritsa) and St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas). There's much more to do: make a trip to Spianada Square, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, stop by Corfu Old Town, and explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Corfu Town trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Mykonos Town in December, Corfu Town is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

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Old Fortress Corfu ©
World heritage site
Old Fortress Corfu
4.3
Spianada Square ©
Landmark
Spianada Square
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Thessaloniki, Greece

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 Edessa Waterfalls (in Edessa) and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, and examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki tour itinerary builder 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. Traveling from Corfu Town in December, things will get little chillier in Thessaloniki: highs are around 13°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
Observation Deck
White Tower of Thessaloniki
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Kalambaka, Greece

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.
Step out of Kalambaka to go to Metsovo and see Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, contemplate the long history of Varlaam Monastery, examine the collection at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora, and get lost in a book at Kalambaka Library.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Thessaloniki in December: highs in Kalambaka hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Meteora ©
Must see
Meteora
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Nafplio, Greece

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: Arkadiko Bridge (in Mycenae), Mystras (in Sparta) and Kalogris Organic Winery (in Kapsas). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nafplio journey builder site.

You can drive from Kalambaka to Nafplio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in December, expect nights in Nafplio to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

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Nauplion Promenade
Pier / Boardwalk
Nauplion Promenade
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
World heritage site
Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Archea Korinthos ©
History Museum
Archea Korinthos
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Athens, Greece

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: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip builder app.

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 December; daily highs in Athens reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Argostolion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours
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Acropolis Museum ©
History Museum
Acropolis Museum
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Acropolis of Athens ©
World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
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Argostolion, Greece

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 Petani Beach (in Lixouri), Skala Beach (in Skala) and Assos (in Assos). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panagia Agrilion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of Agios Andreas, see the interesting displays at Focas-Cosmetatos Foundation, and make a trip to Cyclopean Wall.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Argostolion online tour planner.

Fly from Athens to Argostolion in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Argostolion

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Skala Beach ©
Beach
Skala Beach
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Cyclopean Wall ©
Landmark
Cyclopean Wall
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Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fira: Experience Horse Riding (in Akrotiri) and Windmills of Emporio (in Emporio). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and contemplate the waterfront views at Amoudi Bay.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fira route planning website.

You can fly from Argostolion to Fira in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Akrotiri ©
Ruin
Akrotiri
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Heraklion, Greece

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Snail Farm and Fun (in Tylissos), Kazantzakis Museum (in Myrtia) and Matala beach (in Matala). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, make a trip to Archeologikos Choros Tilissos, and meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Heraklion trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Heraklion takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Reptisland ©
Must see
Reptisland
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
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Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Heraklion to Barcelona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Heraklion to Barcelona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Casa Batllo ©
Must see
Casa Batllo
4.6
Parc Guell ©
Must see
Parc Guell
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