16 days in Greece, London & Kiev Itinerary

16 days in Greece, London & Kiev Itinerary

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16 days in Greece, London & Kiev Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  10​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Fira, Greece
— 1 night
ferry:  5​h
4
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
5
Heraklion, Greece
— 1 night
shuttle:  1​h
6
Rethymnon, Greece
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
7
Chania Town, Greece
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h
8
Kiev, Ukraine
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Toronto, Canada

1
day
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Paul's Cathedral, Millennium Bridge, Oxford Street, and other attractions you added. On the 26th (Wed), snap pictures at Tower Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Oxford Street, then go for a walk through Millennium Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London vacation maker .

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to London. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in June: high temperatures in London hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Oxford Street ©
Oxford Street

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've added Mount Lycabettus, Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center, Herod Atticus Odeon, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, and finally take a stroll through Plaka. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, explore the ancient world of Parthenon, then see a show at Herod Atticus Odeon, then tour or see a show at Zappeion Conference & Exhibition Center, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens itinerary planning site .

Getting from London to Athens by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 35°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

1
night
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, then stroll through KAMARA BEACH, then explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Fira road trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. June in Fira sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will leave for Mykonos Town on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Fira

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos, Kamari Beach
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

1
night
Mykonos Town, Greece

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos and then wander the streets of Little Venice.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip website .

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. June in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Ornos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Super Paradise Beach ©
Super Paradise Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

1
night
Heraklion, Greece

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Agia Pelagia Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, explore the world behind art at Church and the Museum of St. Aikaterini, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, then learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Paterianakis- Κτήμα Πατεριανάκη, and finally meet the residents at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Heraklion attractions planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Mykonos Town to Heraklion in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Palace of Knossos, Agia Pelagia Beach, Winery Stilianou, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Rethymnon, Greece

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.
Artifacts by Omodamos and Chromonastiri Military Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rethymnon Old Town and Cloclo's Art Handmade Creations. Change things up with these side-trips from Rethymnon: Preveli Beach (in Lefkogia) and Kourtaliotiko Gorge (in Plakias). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Arkadi, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Rethymnon road trip planning tool .

Traveling by shuttle from Heraklion to Rethymnon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Chromonastiri Military Museum, Preveli Beach, Kourtaliotiko Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Preveli Beach ©
Preveli Beach
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi

3
nights
Chania Town, Greece

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Venetian Harbor. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Souda Bay War Cemetery and Kastro Gramvoussas. Relax by the water at Balos Lagoon and Falassarna Beach. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the masterpieces at Folklore Museum of Chania, examine the collection at Minoan's World, and take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Chania.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chania Town travel route tool .

You can drive from Rethymnon to Chania Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Tue) before leaving for Kiev.

Things to do in Chania Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Souda Bay War Cemetery, Falassarna Beach, Balos Lagoon, Kastro Gramvoussas
Highlights from your plan
Balos Lagoon ©
Balos Lagoon
Souda Bay War Cemetery ©
Souda Bay War Cemetery
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach

1
night
Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Find out how to plan Kiev trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Chania Town to Kiev in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chania Town in July, with highs in Kiev at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

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