22 days in Greece Itinerary

22 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Rhodes
— 2 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Chania Town
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Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
Fly
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Naxos Town, Naxos
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Paros
— 1 night
Fly to Athens, Bus to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 1 night
Drive
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Delphi
— 2 nights
Taxi to Tithorea, Train to Thessaloniki
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Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
Fly

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Lindos, Rhodes

— 2 nights
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Step out of the city life by going to Agathi Beach and Lindos Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monastery Tsambika and Prasonisi Beach. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Agios Pavlos Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsambika Beach.

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Seattle, USA to Lindos is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Seattle to Lindos due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Lindos: highs are around 63°F and lows about 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Lindos

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:

Chania Town, Crete

— 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Nicholas Church and Monastery of Arkadi. Explore hidden gems such as Reptisland and Off-Road Tours. Explore Chania Town's surroundings by going to Lake Kournas (in Kournas) and Samaria Gorge National Park (in Sfakia). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Agia Marina Beach and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Chania.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Chania Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Chania Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Chania Town can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Fira.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:

Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist and Ancient Thera. Appreciate the collections at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos and Museum of Prehistoric Thira. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, look for gifts at Safran Shop Santorini, and get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Fira driving holiday tool.

Fly from Chania Town to Fira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daytime highs in Fira are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:

Naxos Town, Naxos

— 4 nights
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
Kastro and Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mikri Vigla Beach and Agios Prokopios Beach. Explore Naxos Town's surroundings by going to Elia Beach (in Elia), Agios Stefanos Beach (in Agios Stefanos) and Platis Gialos Beach (in Platys Gialos). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Fin Divers Naxos Greece, kick back and relax at Kalo Livadi Beach, explore the ancient world of The Temple of Apollo – Portara, and look for gifts at Naxos Art - Techni Store.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Naxos Town itinerary planner.

Getting from Fira to Naxos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. In March in Naxos Town, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Paros.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 15:

Paros

— 1 night

Poor Man's Mykonos

Long ignored by tourists because of its reputation as a plain ferry hub, Paros today serves as one of the Aegean's major holiday destinations, luring travelers with its fashionable resort towns and quaint mountain villages.
On the 16th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Panagia Ekatondapiliani, then head off the coast to Parikia Town, then steep yourself in history at Lefkes, and finally look for gifts at Blackrose.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paros trip itinerary planning tool.

Ride a ferry from Naxos Town to Paros in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Paros can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Paros

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 16:

Nafplio

— 1 night
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, and then take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Paros to Nafplio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Traveling from Paros in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nafplio, with lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Delphi.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:

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.
On the 18th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Delphi and then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo In Delphi.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Delphi road trip planning website.

Drive from Nafplio to Delphi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In March in Delphi, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:

Thessaloniki

— 3 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hagios Demetrios and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina). Popular historic sites such as Ladadika District and Church of St.Sophia are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and pause for some photo ops at Monument of Alexander The Great.

To find out how to plan a trip to Thessaloniki, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Delphi to Thessaloniki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Thessaloniki, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
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.