30 days in Greece Itinerary

30 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Cluj-Napoca
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Kos Town, Kos
— 1 night
Ferry:  4 h
3
Rhodes Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Chania Town, Crete
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Rethymnon, Crete
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  1 h
6
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h
7
Chios Town, Chios
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Thessaloniki
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
9
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
10
Ioannina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Patras
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Argos
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
13
Corinth
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Cluj-Napoca


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3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Panathenaic Stadium, Byzantine and Christian Museum and Theater of Dionysus. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, stroll through Mount Lycabettus, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planning app.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Athens is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cluj-Napoca in September: high temperatures in Athens hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Kos Town, Kos

Kos Town ©
Situated on a tiny island big on history and culture, Kos Town sits in an area dotted with well-preserved ancient ruins.
Therma Beach has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Therma Beach, thenexplore the ancient world of Asklepion Kos, thenmake a trip to Hippocrates Tree, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kos Town Castle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kos Town travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Kos Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September in Kos Town, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Kos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Therma Beach, Asklepion Kos
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Therma Beach ©
Therma Beach
Asklepion Kos ©
Asklepion Kos
Kos Town Castle ©
Kos Town Castle

3
nights
Rhodes Town

Rhodes Town ©
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Acropolis of Rhodes, Valley of the Butterflies, Ancient Kamiros, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval City, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rhodes Town trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Kos Town to Rhodes Town takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lindos, Ancient Kamiros, Valley of the Butterflies
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Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach

4
nights
Chania Town, Crete

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Balos Lagoon, Archaeological Site of Ancient Aptera, Archaeological Museum of Chania, and other attractions. Take a break from Chania Town with a short trip to Samaria Gorge National Park in Sfakia, about 1h 20 min away. There's more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor and brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Crete.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chania Town day trip tool.

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Chania Town in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Rhodes Town in September, plan for little chillier nights in Chania Town, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Balos Lagoon, Falassarna Beach, Samaria Gorge National Park, Elafonissi Beach, Astrikas Estate Biolea
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Astrikas Estate Biolea ©
Astrikas Estate Biolea
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Old Venetian Harbor ©
Old Venetian Harbor

2
nights
Rethymnon, Crete

Rethymnon ©
Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Ida as well as Lake Kournas. On the 13th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ida, steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza, and then wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Arkadi, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kournas, and then stop by Venetian Harbour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rethymnon trip builder website.

You can drive from Chania Town to Rethymnon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the shuttle to Heraklion.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Kournas
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Lake Kournas ©
Lake Kournas
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
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.
You've now added Matala beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the design of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), thenlearn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then stroll through Matala beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion travel planning tool.

You can take a shuttle from Rethymnon to Heraklion in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Heraklion sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chios Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Matala beach, The Palace of Knossos
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Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

1
day
Chios Town, Chios

Chios Town ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chios Maritime Museum as well as Archaeological Museum. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Chios Maritime Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Nea Moni Monastery.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chios Town trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Heraklion to Chios Town. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Chios Town

Museums Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chios
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Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum
Chios Maritime Museum ©
Chios Maritime Museum

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika, Church of Panagia Acheiropoietos, Museum of the Macedonian Struggle, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Thessaloniki to Vergina to see Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Thessaloniki trip website.

Explore your travel options from Chios Town to Thessaloniki with the Route module. In September, daytime highs in Thessaloniki are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Archaeological Museum of Veria, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
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Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki ©
Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Achilleion Museum as well as Church of Saint Spiridon. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, thendelve into the distant past at Old Fortress Corfu, and then stop by Corfu Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon, thencontemplate the long history of Achilleion Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paleokastritsa Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki 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 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Ioannina.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Achilleion Museum, Paleokastritsa Beach
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Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town

2
nights
Ioannina

Ioannina ©
Ioannina, often called Yannena within Greece, is the capital and largest city of Epirus, an administrative region in north-western Greece. Your list of things to see and do now includes Vikos – Aoos National Park, Meteora, Byzantine Museum of Ioannina, and other attractions. On the 23rd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Municipal Ethnographic Museum of Ioannina, examine the collection at Byzantine Museum of Ioannina, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Meteora. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Vikos – Aoos National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ioannina tour planning website.

You can take a bus from Corfu Town to Ioannina in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Patras.

Things to do in Ioannina

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Meteora
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Meteora ©
Meteora
Byzantine Museum of Ioannina ©
Byzantine Museum of Ioannina

2
nights
Patras

Patras ©
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. Your list of things to see and do now includes Museum of Ancient Greek Technology, Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments, Archaeological Museum of Olympia, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Patras, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Archaeological Site of Olympia. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments and then explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Patras day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ioannina to Patras takes 2.5 hours. In September in Patras, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Argos.

Things to do in Patras

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Katakolo, Olympia
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Archaeological Museum of Patras ©
Archaeological Museum of Patras
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia

2
nights
Argos

Argos
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Archaeological Museum, Mystras, Archaeological Site Mycenae, and other attractions you added. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Argos, explore the ancient world of Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, and then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae.

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Drive from Patras to Argos in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Patras in September, Argos is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Corinth.

Things to do in Argos

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sparta, Mycenae
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Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Mystras ©
Mystras

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Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Lake Stymphalia has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal, thendelve into the distant past at Akrokorinthos, and then take an in-depth tour of Archea Korinthos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Lake Stymphalia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Corinth road trip website.

Traveling by car from Argos to Corinth takes an hour. Traveling from Argos in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Corinth, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corinth

Nature Parks Museums
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Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos

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