16 days in Greece Itinerary

16 days in Greece Itinerary

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Gouvia, Corfu
— 2 nights
2
Nidri, Lefkada
— 2 nights
3
Katelios, Cephalonia
— 1 night
4
Vasilikos, Zakynthos
— 2 nights
5
Athens
— 3 nights
6
Imerovigli, Santorini
— 2 nights
7
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
8
Elafonissi, Crete
— 1 night

2
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Gouvia, Corfu

Gouvia ©
Get out of town with these interesting Gouvia side-trips: Sakis Water Sports (in Kalami) and Kassiopi (Bataria Beach & Kerasia Beach).

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gouvia trip itinerary planning website.

London, UK to Gouvia is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, expect Gouvia to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Nidri.

Things to do in Gouvia

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nissaki, Kassiopi, Sakis Water Sports, Corfu Donkey Rescue, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Bataria Beach ©
Bataria Beach
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

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Nidri, Lefkada

Nidri ©
A major yachting destination in the Ionian Sea, Nidri serves as the gateway to Lefkada's satellite islets, reachable by regular boat tours.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): snap pictures at Wooden Bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Milos Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kathisma Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Avali Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): kick back and relax at Mikros Gialos, find your balance on the water with Periplous Experience, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Desimi Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nidri trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Gouvia to Nidri with the Route module. In July in Nidri, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Katelios.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lefkada, Agios Nikitas, Wooden Bridge, Avali Beach, Periplous Experience
Highlights from your plan
Periplous Experience ©
Periplous Experience
Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach
Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach

1
night
Katelios, Cephalonia

Katelios ©
On the 27th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Skala Beach, stop by Mandola Concept Store, and then cast your line with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Katelios journey maker tool.

You can travel from Nidri to Katelios in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Vasilikos.

Things to do in Katelios

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Skala
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Dimitrios-Efthimia ©
Skala Beach ©
Skala Beach
Mandola Concept Store ©
Mandola Concept Store

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Vasilikos, Zakynthos

Vasilikos ©
Home to just a few hundred year-round residents, Vasilikos draws thousands of daily visitors with its beaches and restaurants during peak tourist season.
On the 28th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips, then trot along with Laganas Horse Riding Center, then test your problem-solving skills at TRAP Escape Rooms, and finally stop by Cinnabar. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Vasilikos Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Nicholas Church, then stroll through Banana Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Gerakas Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vasilikos trip planner.

Travel from Katelios to Vasilikos in 4 hours. July in Vasilikos sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Vasilikos

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

TRAP Escape Rooms, Saint Nicholas Church, Laganas Horse Riding Center, Cinnabar
Highlights from your plan
Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips ©
Mario's Cave and Turtle Boat Trips
Laganas Horse Riding Center ©
Laganas Horse Riding Center
TRAP Escape Rooms ©
TRAP Escape Rooms

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Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Athens holiday builder app.

Getting from Vasilikos to Athens by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Vasilikos in July, Athens is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Imerovigli.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Imerovigli, Santorini

Imerovigli ©
Imerovigli, famed for its Cycladic architecture, claims one of the most dramatic positions in all of Greece.
On the 2nd (Mon), stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then stroll through Red Beach, and finally look for gifts at Sand Lily Boutique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, and then surround yourself with nature on Santorini Sailing.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Imerovigli online trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Imerovigli. When traveling from Athens in August, plan for slightly colder days in Imerovigli, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Imerovigli

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Santorini Sailing, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santorini Sailing ©
Santorini Sailing
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then look for all kinds of wild species at Finikia Horseriding, then see the interesting displays at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Imerovigli to Heraklion. In August, daytime highs in Heraklion are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Elafonissi.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Kazantzakis Museum, Finikia Horseriding, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Aegeo Spas, The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
Finikia Horseriding ©
Finikia Horseriding
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos ©
Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos

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Elafonissi, Crete

Elafonissi ©
Located just off Crete's southwestern corner, Elafonissi offers an alternative vacation idea for those looking to avoid the larger, more crowded Greek islands.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Elafonissi Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Elafonissi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Heraklion to Elafonissi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Elafonissi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Elafonissi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Elafonissi Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach

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