17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 2 nights
2
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
3
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 2 nights
4
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
5
Athens
— 4 nights
6
Kalambaka
— 1 night
7
Thessaloniki
— 2 nights

2
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.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: expand your understanding of the military at Old Fortress Corfu, steep yourself in history at Corfu Museum of Asian Art, explore the historical opulence of Mon Repos Palace, and cool off at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Corfu Town trip itinerary planner.

Seattle, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Seattle to Corfu Town. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in September, with highs in Corfu Town at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Aqualand Corfu Water Park, Corfu Donkey Rescue
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue

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.
On the 9th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Aegean Maritime Museum, thentake a stroll through Little Venice, thenstop by The Corner Jewellery Market, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panormos Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town trip planner.

Fly from Corfu Town to Mykonos Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Mykonos Town can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Panormos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

2
nights
Akrotiri, Santorini

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
On the 11th (Fri), do a tasting at Boutari Winery, thenride a horse along Experience Horse Riding, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, learn about winemaking at Gaia Winery, and then kick back and relax at Kamari Beach.

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

You can ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kamari, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Boutari Winery
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Archeologikos Choros Tilissos, experience rural life at Snail Farm and Fun, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, thenget engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion vacation maker.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Tylissos, The Palace of Knossos, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos
Highlights from your plan
Snail Farm and Fun ©
Snail Farm and Fun
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

4
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: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Athens trip planner.

Fly from Heraklion to Athens in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Athens

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

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
On the 19th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Meteora, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalambaka trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Athens to Kalambaka takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, Kalambaka is slightly colder than Athens - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

2
nights
Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), examine the collection at Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rotunda, don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, thencontemplate the long history of Arch of Galerius, and finally contemplate the long history of Church of St.Sophia. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, thentake an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, and then don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki online trip planner.

Drive from Kalambaka to Thessaloniki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kalambaka in September since evenings lows in Thessaloniki dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hellenic Pharmaceutical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square ©
Aristotelous Square

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