16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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Paleokastritsa, Corfu
— 2 nights
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
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Athens
— 1 night
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Svoronata, Cephalonia
— 2 nights
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Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos
— 3 nights
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Paleokastritsa, Corfu

— 2 nights
Heartily dedicated to tourism, Corfu's popular resort town of Paleokastritsa lures vacationers with lavish hotels and beaches surrounded by a hilly countryside of olive groves and fragrant fruit orchards.
Step out of the city life by going to Paleokastritsa Beach and Madalena Boat Trips. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Grotta Beach and Paradise Beach. Explore Paleokastritsa's surroundings by going to Agios Spyridonas (St. Spyridon First Beach & St. Spyridon Second Beach) and Roda Beach (in Roda). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paleokastritsa tour planning tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Paleokastritsa is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Paleokastritsa due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in July: highs in Paleokastritsa hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Kamari Beach and Perivolos. The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fira trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Paleokastritsa to Fira in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Paleokastritsa in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fira: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 4 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Panormos Beach and Agios Sostis Beach. Relax by the water at Elia Beach and Paraga Beach. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, stroll through Ornos Beach, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and kick back and relax at Paradise Beach.

Before you visit Mykonos Town, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can ride a ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In July, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Athens

— 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then take a stroll through Plaka.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Athens road trip planner.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. While traveling from Mykonos Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Svoronata.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Svoronata, Cephalonia

— 2 nights
On the 12th (Mon), kick back and relax at Skala Beach and then see what you can catch with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trapezaki Beach, then indulge your senses at Kefalonia Wine Tour, and then experience rural life at Dias Beekeeping.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Svoronata tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Svoronata takes 6 hours. Traveling from Athens in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Svoronata. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tsilivi (Planos).

Things to do in Svoronata

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Tsilivi (Planos), Zakynthos

— 3 nights
A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Get in touch with nature at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) and Kalamaki Beach. Visit Alykes Beach and Banana Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Tsilivi (Planos) to go to Alykanas and see Renata Boat, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at Holistic Heaven, see the interesting displays at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, and learn about winemaking at Grampsas Winery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tsilivi (Planos) travel planner.

Travel from Svoronata to Tsilivi (Planos) in 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi (Planos)

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
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.