60 days in Greece Itinerary

60 days in Greece Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greece vacation planner

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Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
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Naxos Town, Naxos
— 5 nights
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Milos
— 6 nights
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Chania Town, Crete
— 6 nights
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Rhodes Town, Rhodes
— 5 nights
Fly to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Drive to Afitos
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Afitos
— 3 nights
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Thessaloniki
— 4 nights
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Kalambaka
— 3 nights
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Delphi
— 2 nights
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Olympia
— 2 nights
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Nafplio
— 5 nights
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Aegina
— 3 nights
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Athens
— 5 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu
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Fira, Santorini

— 5 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Akrotiri LightHouse and Santo Winery. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Ancient Thera, surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fira trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Fira is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Fira is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in January, you will find days in Fira are much colder (17°C), and nights are little chillier (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

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Find places to stay Jan 18 — 23:

Naxos Town, Naxos

— 5 nights
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Take a break from the city and head to Blue Fin Divers Naxos Greece and Kalo Livadi Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Paralia Kalafati and Elia Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Mykonos Town (Agios Nikolakis Church, Virgin of St. Rosary, &more), Monastery of Panayia Tourliani (in Ano Mera) and Armenistis Lighthouse (in Faros Armenistis). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos Church, delve into the distant past at Naos Tou Apollona - Portara, and take an in-depth tour of Archeological Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Naxos Town road trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Naxos Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January in Naxos Town, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Milos.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Jan 23 — 28:

Milos

— 6 nights

Island of Colors

The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Head to Margarita and The Art House - Photography Milosfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ancient Roman Theatre - Milos and Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos - Church of the Holy Trinity. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milos: Aliki Beach (in Kimolos) and Myrsini Bay (in Polyaigos). Spend the 29th (Fri) among aquatic life with Polco Sailing Cruises. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Firiplaka Beach, stroll through Pachaina Beach, delve into the distant past at Philakopi, and Head underground at Catacombs of Milos.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Milos online road trip planner.

You can fly from Naxos Town to Milos in 4.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Chania Town.

Things to do in Milos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 3:

Chania Town, Crete

— 6 nights
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Popular historic sites such as Lighthouse of Chania and Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and Manousakis Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Margarites (Kerameion Georgios Dalamvelas & Ilys ceramics), Reptisland (in Melidoni) and Rethymnon (Monastery of Arkadi & Rethymno Beach). see Off-Road Tours. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Samaria Gorge National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Agii Apostoli Beach, examine the collection at Greek National Football Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seitan Limania Beach, and explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera.

To find maps and tourist information, refer to the Chania Town driving holiday planner.

Getting from Milos to Chania Town by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can fly to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Feb 3 — 9:

Rhodes Town, Rhodes

— 5 nights
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Shop till you drop at Kallithea Springs and Thanos Leather Shop. Discover out-of-the-way places like Agios Pavlos Beach and Church of Our Lady of Filerimos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rhodes Town: Monastery Tsambika (in Kolimbia), Art Park Rhodes (in Archipoli) and Ancient Kamiros (in Kalavarda). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Glystra Beach, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), tour the pleasant surroundings at Paralia Elli, and contemplate the long history of The Church of the Panagia.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rhodes Town trip planner.

You can fly from Chania Town to Rhodes Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Rhodes Town can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Afitos.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 14:

Afitos

— 3 nights
Afytos is a village in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. Get in touch with nature at Daysailing and Afytos Beach. Get some historical perspective at Cenobium of the Annunciation and Saint Pavlos Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Afitos: Folklore Museum of Agia Paraskevi (in Agia Paraskevi) and Historical and Folklore Museum of Nikiti (in Nikiti). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Filimegas Furs, admire the engineering at Potidea Channel, browse the different shops at Enigma Shopping Center, and steep yourself in history at Justinian Wall.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Afitos day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rhodes Town to Afitos. In February, Afitos is slightly colder than Rhodes Town - with highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Afitos

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

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Find places to stay Feb 14 — 17:

Thessaloniki

— 4 nights

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.
Get some historical perspective at Ladadika District and The Castle of Kavala. Appreciate the collections at Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) and Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thessaloniki: Lydia Baptistery, Philippi (in Krinides), Edessa (Aquarium-Reptile House & Edessa Waterfalls) and Aigai Theater (in Vergina). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Hagios Demetrios, pause for some photo ops at Arch of Galerius, make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki road trip website.

Drive from Afitos to Thessaloniki in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Find places to stay Feb 17 — 21:

Kalambaka

— 3 nights
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 off the beaten path and head to Agios Stefanos and Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada). Step out of the city life by going to National Snow Center Vasilitsas and Votanikos Kipos Limnis Plastira. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kalambaka: Metsovo (Averoff Gallery, Dairy Foundation Tositsa, &more) and Dimotiki Pinakothhkhi Karditsas (in Karditsa). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, see the interesting displays at Geological Formation Museum of Meteora, steep yourself in history at Agios Nikolaos Anapaphsas, and admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kalambaka trip builder website.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kalambaka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki in February, expect Kalambaka to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 21 — 24:

Delphi

— 2 nights
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 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Delphi Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of Delphi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Metamorfoseos tou Sotiros Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Medieval Castle Livadia. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parnassos Ski Centre.

Plan my day in Delphi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Kalambaka to Delphi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Kalambaka in February, things will get a bit warmer in Delphi: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 24 — 26:

Olympia

— 2 nights
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. Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the remains of Olympia's sanctuary allow visitors to admire the timeless mastery of ancient Greek builders.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Olympia, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Kremasti, explore the fascinating underground world of Vlychada Cave, then take in the exciting artwork at Greek Art Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Nicolaos Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Tis Arkadias O Platanos, buy something for everyone on your list at Agora Mall, then kick back and relax at Kourouta Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Ancient Elis.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympia day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Delphi to Olympia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:

Nafplio

— 5 nights
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Offshore Hydropower Museum and Archaeological Museum of Nauplion. Fortress Palamidi and Archaeological site of Mystra will appeal to history buffs. Explore Nafplio's surroundings by going to Ceramotechnica Xipolias (in Ligourio), The Holy Monastery of the Philosopher (in Dimitsana) and Ancient Megalopolis (in Megalopolis). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, appreciate the extensive heritage of Archea Korinthos, and delve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nafplio road trip planning app.

You can drive from Olympia to Nafplio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Olympia in February; daily highs in Nafplio reach 14°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Aegina.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:

Aegina

— 3 nights
Aegina is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 27km from Athens. Museum-lovers will appreciate Archaeological Museum of Aegina and Historical & Folklore Museum of Aegina. Get outdoors at EKPAZ - Hellenic Wildlife Hospital ( But Not Functioning ) and Marathonas Beach. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Temple of Aphaia, buy something for everyone on your list at Sea You Concept Store, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Saint Nicholas the Thalassinos, and look for gifts at Fish Market.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Aegina online journey planner.

You can drive from Nafplio to Aegina in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Nafplio in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Aegina, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Athens.

Things to do in Aegina

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:

Athens

— 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Visiting Mount Lycabettus and Kitepark will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple of Hephaestus and Anafiotika. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Galliki Skala (in Lavrio), Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Khalkis (Emir Zade Mosque & Archaeological museum of Chalkida). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll around Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, take an in-depth tour of Byzantine and Christian Museum, walk around Philopappos Hill, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip builder website.

Traveling by ferry from Aegina to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Athens are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Mar 8 — 13:

Corfu Town, Corfu

— 4 nights
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 outdoors at Porto Timoni Beach and Pontikonisi. Church of Saint Spiridon and The Liston will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Sidari (Paralia Sidari & Canal D'Amour), Foresta Nisos (in Agios Spyridonas) and Pantokrator (in Agios Matheos). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, see the interesting displays at Casa Parlante, kick back and relax at Agios Gordios Beach, and stop by George's Cellar.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Corfu Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Mar 13 — 17:

Greece travel guide

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Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.