58 days in Greece Itinerary

58 days in Greece Itinerary

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58 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: New Plymouth
Fly:  31​h
1
Athens
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Nafplio
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Delphi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Kalambaka
— 4 nights
6
Thessaloniki
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
8
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
9
Heraklion, Crete
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
10
Oia, Santorini
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  37​h
End: New Plymouth

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
When in Athens, make a side trip to see Attica Zoological Park in Spata, approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Athens trip maker .

New Plymouth, New Zealand to Athens is an approximately 31-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Attica Zoological Park
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 12:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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: Corinth (Acrocorinth & Archea Korinthos), Ktima Palivou (in Nemea) and The Great Theatre of Epidaurus (in Epidavros). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site Mycenae, do a tasting at DOMAINE SKOURAS / ΚΤΗΜΑ ΣΚΟΥΡΑ Ο.Α.Ε., step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mainalo Ski Center.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nafplio day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Athens to Nafplio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Athens in December, expect Nafplio to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zakynthos Town.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Corinth, Lake Doxa, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus, DOMAINE SKOURAS / ΚΤΗΜΑ ΣΚΟΥΡΑ Ο.Α.Ε., Mystras
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Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Lake Doxa ©
Lake Doxa

5
nights
Zakynthos Town, Zakynthos

Zakynthos Town ©
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, wildlife, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Solomos Wines, experience rural life at Therianos Family Farm, pause for some serene contemplation at Zoodochos Pigis Church, and get your game on at Formula Zante Go Kart.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zakynthos Town road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nafplio to Zakynthos Town. Traveling from Nafplio in December, expect Zakynthos Town to be a bit warmer, temps between 18°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Zakynthos Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Zakynthos, Kalamaki, Argassi, Bochali, Grampsas Winery
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 23:
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Zoodochos Pigis Church ©
Zoodochos Pigis Church
Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa ©
Monastery of Panagia Skopiotissa
Formula Zante Go Kart ©
Formula Zante Go Kart

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Delphi: Hosios Loukas (in Distomo), Lion of Chaeronea (in Chaeronea) and Katafygio-Oiti (in Panourgias). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Delphi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo, pause for some serene contemplation at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, and see the interesting displays at The Angelos and Eva Sikelianos Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Delphi tour builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zakynthos Town to Delphi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zakynthos Town in December: high temperatures in Delphi hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou, Lion of Chaeronea, Hosios Loukas, Katafygio-Oiti
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Delphi ©
Delphi
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kalambaka: Ioannina (Kehila Kedosha Yashan Synagogue, Ioannina Castle, & more), Agioi Saranta (in Chorefto) and Theodoros Papagiannis Musem of Contemporary Art (in Elliniko). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora, tour the pleasant surroundings at Varlaam Monastery, get engrossed in the history at Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, and see the interesting displays at Vrellis Greek History Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kalambaka travel app .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Kalambaka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, Kalambaka is little chillier than Delphi - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ioannina, Matsopoulou Mill, Theodoros Papagiannis Musem of Contemporary Art, Folk Art Museum Tossizza Mansion, Vrellis Greek History Museum
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Silversmithing Museum ©
Silversmithing Museum

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Thessaloniki side-trips: Cave of Agios Georgios (in Kilkis), Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina) and Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti). The adventure continues: make a trip to White Tower of Thessaloniki, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, and Head underground at Cave of Alistrati.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Kalambaka in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Thessaloniki: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cave of Alistrati, Kalogria Beach, Cave of Agios Georgios, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina), Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
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Cave of Alistrati ©
Cave of Alistrati
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

6
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
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 St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas), Corfu Donkey Rescue (in Paleokastritsa) and Church of the Panayia Kassopitra (in Kassiopi). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, see the interesting displays at Capodistrias Museum, look for gifts at Kombos, and explore the historical opulence of New Fortress.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Corfu Town travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Corfu Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Thessaloniki in January, with highs in Corfu Town at 16°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Corfu, Sakis Water Sports, Church of the Panayia Kassopitra, Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Folklore museum of central corfu
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 11:
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Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Archaeological Museum of Corfu ©
Archaeological Museum of Corfu

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.
Explore Mykonos Town's surroundings by going to Delos (Mount Kynthos, Temple of Isis, & more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip builder website .

Getting from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Corfu Town in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mykonos Town, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Delos, Mykonos, Speed Boats Tours, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 17:
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Paraportiani Church ©
Paraportiani Church
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

4
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Heraklion: Matala beach (in Matala) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, do a tasting at Winery Stilianou, and see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum.

Find out how to plan Heraklion trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Mykonos Town to Heraklion takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Heraklion can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Archeologikos Choros Tilissos, Kazantzakis Museum, Matala beach, Winery Stilianou, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 21:
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Room Escape Games
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

7
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Change things up with these side-trips from Oia: Canava Santorini Distillery (in Mesaria), Ancient Thera (in Kamari) and Akrotiri (Red Beach, Akrotiri, & more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Amoudi Bay, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anastasis Church, and learn about all things military at Naval Maritime Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Oia visit planner .

Getting from Heraklion to Oia by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oia

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fira, Imerovigli, Akrotiri, Santorini, Kamari
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 28:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

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