17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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Start: Montreal
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
5
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
6
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Montreal

2
nights
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Nafplio is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, appreciate the history behind Lion of Bavaria, contemplate the long history of Bourtzi, and catch a live event at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Nafplio online driving holiday planner.

Montreal, Canada to Nafplio is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Nafplio is 7 hours. Traveling from Montreal in July, expect nights in Nafplio to be a bit cooler, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mycenae, The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Highlights from your plan
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi

3
nights
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, steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, take a stroll through Monastiraki, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Athens online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Nafplio to Athens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Nafplio in July since evenings lows in Athens dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Heraklion.

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

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.
On the 7th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos, and then learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Archeologikos Choros Tilissos, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, The Palace of Knossos, Archeologikos Choros Tilissos
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

3
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Step out of Fira with an excursion to Sunset in Oia in Oia--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, do a tasting at Boutari Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at Caldera Beach, and stroll through Red Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fira holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Fira in 2.5 hours. July in Fira sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Oia, Boutari Winery, Ancient Thera, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

2
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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 12th (Sun): make a trip to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, visit Little Venice, thenmake a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally make a trip to Rarity Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, look for gifts at Ninemia, thensample the tasty concoctions at Mykonos Brewing Company, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mykonos Town vacation planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mykonos Brewing Company, Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

3
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.
Take a break from Corfu Town with a short trip to Paleokastritsa Beach in Paleokastritsa, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park, stop by Mezzo Mezzo, and admire the landmark architecture of Agios Iasonas Kai Sosipatros.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town sightseeing planner.

Fly from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Mykonos Town in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Corfu Town, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Paleokastritsa, Tsami Ceramics, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
New Fortress ©
New Fortress

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