17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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17 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Bus:  15 h 30 min
1
Tsilivi
— 1 night
ferry:  4 h
2
Sami
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Nidri
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Paxos
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Parga
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
Athens
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Naxos Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

1
night
Tsilivi

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): race across the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alykes Beach, then learn about winemaking at Art & Wine Winery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), and finally examine the collection at Aristeon Ecological Olive Press.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tsilivi trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Tsilivi is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Tsilivi is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in September: high temperatures in Tsilivi hover around 33°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sami.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach), Art & Wine Winery, Aristeon Ecological Olive Press, Alykes Beach
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach) ©
Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Beach)
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press ©
Aristeon Ecological Olive Press

2
nights
Sami

Sami ©
Sami serves as Cephalonia's main port and provides a convenient gateway to the other Ionian Islands.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Argo Daily Cruises and then kick back and relax at Skala Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Antisamos Beach, steep yourself in history at Memorial Acqui Division, kick back and relax at Makris Gialos Beach, then snap pictures at Drapano Bridge (De Bosset), and finally get engrossed in the history at Corgialenios Istoriko kai Laografiko Mouseio.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sami trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tsilivi to Sami takes 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nidri.

Things to do in Sami

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Argostolion, Skala, Makris Gialos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Argo Daily Cruises ©
Argo Daily Cruises
Skala Beach ©
Skala Beach
Antisamos Beach ©
Antisamos Beach

2
nights
Nidri

Nidri ©
A major yachting destination in the Ionian Sea, Nidri serves as the gateway to Lefkada's satellite islets, reachable by regular boat tours.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Phonograph Museum and Folklore, sample the fine beverages at Frangoulis Distillery, kick back and relax at Kathisma Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Milos Beach, and finally snap pictures at Wooden Bridge. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Fabbrica Olive Museum, then learn about winemaking at Lefkas Earth Winery, then kick back and relax at Mikros Gialos, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nidri trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sami to Nidri takes 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Paxos.

Things to do in Nidri

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lefkada Town, Lefkada, Agios Nikitas, Fabbrica Olive Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kathisma Beach ©
Kathisma Beach
Milos Beach ©
Milos Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
Paxos

Paxos ©
On the 11th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Kloni Gouli Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Erimitis Bay Beach, then stop by Antigoni, and finally get outside with Paxos Oasi Sub. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Vrika Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kipiadi Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Pythias Gallery.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paxos day trip app.

You can drive from Nidri to Paxos in 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Paxos are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Parga.

Things to do in Paxos

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Antigoni ©
Antigoni

1
night
Parga

Parga ©
Most visitors to Parga come because of the Ionian coastline's verdant landscape and traditional character.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Alonaki Fanariou Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Acheron, and then have a few drinks at Pargas Distillery - Amicos Cocktail Bar.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Parga road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Paxos to Parga in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Parga

Parks Beaches Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Acheron ©
Acheron
Pargas Distillery - Amicos Cocktail Bar ©

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: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Athens travel route planning site.

You can drive from Parga to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. September in Athens sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Naxos Town.

Things to do in Athens

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

3
nights
Naxos Town

Naxos Town ©
Naxos Town tops the itinerary of most visitors exploring the Aegean islands, drawing their attention with taverns, shops, beaches, and ancient ruins.
On the 18th (Fri), kick back and relax at Amitis Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Fish & Olive, look for gifts at Naxia Gi, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally explore the ancient world of Portara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Naxos Folk Museum Collection, stroll through Abram Beach, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bellonia Tower, then examine the collection at Theatrical Museum Iakovos Kampanellis, and finally visit Kastro.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Naxos Town trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Naxos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Naxos Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Naxos, Chalkio, Amitis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Portara ©
Portara
Kastro ©
Kastro
Old Town ©
Old Town

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