17 days in Greece & Egypt Itinerary

17 days in Greece & Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
2
Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
3
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 1 night
4
Naxos, Greece
— 2 nights
5
Sami, Greece
— 2 nights
6
Rethymnon, Greece
— 1 night
7
Kissamos, Greece
— 2 nights
8
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 1 night


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2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 12th (Sat), take a stroll through Monastiraki and then wander the streets of Plaka. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, thenget engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Athens itinerary maker website.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Athens is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in May, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

2
nights
Corfu Town, Greece

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): wander the streets of Corfu Old Town and then explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Beautiful, stop by Krocan Delicatessen, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Canal D'Amour.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Corfu Town trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Corfu Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in May, plan for little chillier nights in Corfu Town, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kassiopi, Canal D'Amour
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Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Canal D'Amour ©
Canal D'Amour

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.
On the 16th (Wed), kick back and relax at Super Paradise Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Elia Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at White, thenlook for gifts at Ninemia, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Naxos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Platis Gialos Beach, Elia Beach
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Platis Gialos Beach ©
Platis Gialos Beach
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Super Paradise Beach ©
Super Paradise Beach

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Naxos, Greece

Naxos ©
Zeus, the master of all gods from Greek mythology, allegedly grew up in a cave on Naxos, a small but fertile island in the South Aegean Sea.
On the 18th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Prokopios Beach, delve into the distant past at Portara, visit Old Town, look for gifts at Ta Axotica Gift Shop, thenstop by Soocre Naxos®, and finally look for gifts at Naxia Sweet Home. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Petalouda Art Gallery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Naxos trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Naxos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Naxos are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Sami.

Things to do in Naxos

Shopping Museums Outdoors
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Portara ©
Portara
Old Town ©
Old Town
Petalouda Art Gallery ©
Petalouda Art Gallery

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nights
Sami, Greece

Sami ©
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Panagia Agrilion, tour the pleasant surroundings at Antisamos Beach, and then stroll through Myrtos Beach.

Start your trip to Sami by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Naxos to Sami takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In May in Sami, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Sami

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Myrtos Beach
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Myrtos Beach ©
Myrtos Beach
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the galleries of Terzisart and then steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rethymnon road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Sami to Rethymnon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Kissamos.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Athos Workshop
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Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
The Venetian Fortezza ©
The Venetian Fortezza
mariannas ©
mariannas

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nights
Kissamos, Greece

Kissamos ©
A quiet port town situated on Crete's western tip, Kissamos attracts mostly domestic tourists and possesses more of the quintessential Greek feel than livelier resorts strung along the island's coastline.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): look for gifts at Sklopa, look for gifts at To Kaniski, thenstop by Bonsai and Art, and finally kick back and relax at Falassarna Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kissamos trip planner.

You can drive from Rethymnon to Kissamos in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In May in Kissamos, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Kissamos

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Falassarna Beach
Highlights from your plan
Falassarna Beach ©
Falassarna Beach
Bonsai and Art ©
Bonsai and Art
Sklopa ©
Sklopa

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night
Marsa Alam, Egypt

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
On the 25th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Gebel El Rosas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sharm El Luli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Elphinstone Reef and then kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Marsa Alam trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kissamos to Marsa Alam. In May, Marsa Alam is somewhat warmer than Kissamos - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Gebel El Rosas ©
Gebel El Rosas

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