17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
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Agios Nikitas, Lefkada
— 1 night
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Ithaca
— 1 night
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Lourdata, Kefalonia
— 2 nights
Drive to Kefallinia Airport, Fly to Athens
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Athens
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Corfu

— 3 nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yali Beach and Paradise Beach. Get some cultural insight at Old Fortress Corfu and Corfu Old Town. Explore Corfu Town's surroundings by going to Paleokastritsa (Paleokastritsa Beach & Rovinia Beach). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Ioannis the Precursor, view the masterpieces at Corfu Gallery, and explore the historical opulence of New Fortress.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town trip planning tool.

Salt Lake City, USA to Corfu Town is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Agios Nikitas.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Agios Nikitas, Lefkada

— 1 night
Agios Nikitas is a village on the island of Lefkada, Greece, part of the municipal unit of Lefkada . On the 28th (Wed), kick back and relax at Avali Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kathisma Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Milos Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Agios Nikitas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Corfu Town to Agios Nikitas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Agios Nikitas, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Agios Nikitas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Ithaca

— 1 night
Ithaca or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece.Ithaca's main island has an area of 96km2 and had a population in 2011 of 3,231. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Polis Beach, then head outdoors with Vathy Bay, and then kick back and relax at Aspros Gialos Beach.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ithaca tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by journey from Agios Nikitas to Ithaca takes 5 hours. July in Ithaca sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Lourdata.

Things to do in Ithaca

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Lourdata, Kefalonia

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): stroll through Kanali Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Trapezaki Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spartia Beach. On the next day, stroll through Lourdas (Lourdata) Beach, stroll through Skala Beach, and then explore the activities along Kaminia Beach.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lourdata trip planner.

You can travel from Ithaca to Lourdata in 2.5 hours. July in Lourdata sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Lourdata

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Athens

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, and finally steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, then don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Athens travel route app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lourdata to Athens. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 3 nights

Chora Mykonos

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Panormos Beach and Paradise Beach. Relax by the water at Elia Beach and Platis Gialos Beach. There's still lots to do: stop by Little Venice, don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Paralia Kalafati, and stroll through Ornos Beach.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town day trip planner.

Getting from Athens to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, you will find days in Mykonos Town are little chillier (83°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 3 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Akrotiri and Wine Tours & Tastings. Escape the urban bustle at Kamari Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Red Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock, get a dose of the wild on Santorini Sailing, and hike along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Fira online vacation planner.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Fira sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.