17 days in Greece Itinerary

17 days in Greece Itinerary

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17 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Fira
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  3 h
3
Rethymnon
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Chania Town
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Athens
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Mykonos Town

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes CIEL Mykonos Spa as well as Cine Manto Mykonos. Let the collections at Eggares Olive Press Museum and Archeological Museum capture your imagination. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fokos Beach and Pyrgaki. Go for a jaunt from Mykonos Town to Naxos Town to see Naxia Sweet Home about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Armenistis Lighthouse, learn about winemaking at Mykonos Vioma Organic Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Megali Ammos, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Panayia Tourliani.

Make your Mykonos Town itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Atlanta, USA to Mykonos Town is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Mykonos Town. Traveling from Atlanta in September, expect nights in Mykonos Town to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Naxos Town, Ano Mera, Fokos Beach, Eggares Olive Press Museum, Armenistis Lighthouse
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Old Port ©
Old Port
Armenistis Lighthouse ©
Armenistis Lighthouse
Eggares Olive Press Museum ©
Eggares Olive Press Museum

2
nights
Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 17th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Castelli of Pyrgos, see the interesting displays at Cultural Village, then learn about winemaking at Venetsanos Winery, and finally examine the collection at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, explore the galleries of Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Dominican Sisters, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then gain insight at MATI Art Gallery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly. In September, daytime highs in Fira are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Fira

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pyrgos, Venetsanos Winery, Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
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Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos ©
Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
Venetsanos Winery ©
Venetsanos Winery

4
nights
Rethymnon

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Episkopi Beach and Baja Beach Club. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Nicholas Church and Winery Dourakis. Get out of town with these interesting Rethymnon side-trips: Wooden Museum (in Axos), War Museum Askifou (in Askifou) and Reptisland (in Melidoni). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, steep yourself in history at Guora Gate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Four Martyrs Church, and get engrossed in the history at Folklore Museum of Gouves.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rethymnon trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Rethymnon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Rethymnon can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Chania Town.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Wooden Museum, Domaine Paterianakis- Κτήμα Πατεριανάκη, Episkopi Beach, Rebekka store, Winery Dourakis
Highlights from your plan
St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
Wooden Museum ©
Wooden Museum

2
nights
Chania Town

Chania Town ©
The place where Cretan and Venetian cultures merged in the 13th century, Chania Town attracts throngs of tourists with its well-preserved medieval harbor.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Greek National Football Museum, steep yourself in history at Venizelos Graves, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), explore the different monuments and memorials at Souda Bay War Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Ancient Olive Tree. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Firkas Fortress, enjoy the sea views from Chania Venetian Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at MINOAN'S WORLD, then stop by Alexia Handmade Jewelry, and finally do a tasting at Manousakis Winery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chania Town driving holiday planning tool .

You can take a bus from Rethymnon to Chania Town in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, daytime highs in Chania Town are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Chania Town

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Souda Bay War Cemetery, Ancient Olive Tree, German War Cemetery, Manousakis Winery, Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)
Highlights from your plan
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Manousakis Winery ©
Manousakis Winery
German War Cemetery ©
German War Cemetery

5
nights
Athens

Athens
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Appreciate the collections at Byzantine and Christian Museum and Taf The Art Foundation. Get some cultural insight at Citadel and Treasury of Atreus and Church of Kapnikarea. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Lion Gate (in Mycenae), Moni Osiou Patapiou (in Loutraki) and Akrokorinthos (in Corinth). There's much more to do: get into the urban bustle at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, take an in-depth tour of Alexiou Museums, explore the striking landscape at Areopagus, and contemplate the long history of Stoa of Attalos.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Chania Town to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mycenae, Ktima Palivou, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, Akrokorinthos, Moni Osiou Patapiou
Highlights from your plan
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos

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