18 days in Greece Itinerary

18 days in Greece Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mykonos Town
— 2 nights
2
Akrotiri
— 1 night
3
Heraklion
— 1 night
4
Rhodes Town
— 1 night
5
Athens
— 1 night
6
Corinth
— 1 night
7
Mycenae
— 1 night
8
Nafplio
— 1 night
9
Olympia
— 1 night
10
Patras
— 1 night
11
Delphi
— 1 night
12
Thermopylae
— 1 night
13
Kalambaka
— 1 night
14
Corfu Town
— 1 night
15
Milos
— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): wander the streets of Little Venice, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Kalo Livadi Beach, and then stroll through Kalafatis Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agios Sostis Beach.

Plan my Mykonos Town trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Melbourne, Australia to Mykonos Town is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in July; daily highs in Mykonos Town reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Kalo Livadi Beach, Panormos Beach, Agios Sostis Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kalo Livadi Beach ©
Kalo Livadi Beach
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach
Kalafatis Beach ©
Kalafatis Beach

1
night
Akrotiri

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 4th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Perivolos, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Akrotiri.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri trip planning website.

Ride a ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Akrotiri are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Perivolos
Highlights from your plan
Perivolos ©
Perivolos
Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

1
night
Heraklion

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 5th (Mon), learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, thenget engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion trip builder site.

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. In July in Heraklion, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rhodes Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete
Church of Saint Titus ©
Church of Saint Titus

1
night
Rhodes Town

Rhodes Town ©
A conglomeration of many distinct architectural styles, Rhodes Town is the biggest urban center of the eponymous Greek island known for its golden beaches and relaxed way of life.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, thentake an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights), thensteep yourself in history at Street of the Knights, and finally steep yourself in history at Mandraki Harbour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rhodes Town tour builder site.

You can fly from Heraklion to Rhodes Town in 3.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Rhodes Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rhodes Town

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Street of the Knights ©
Street of the Knights
Mandraki Harbour ©
Mandraki Harbour

1
night
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stop by Plaka, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip tool.

You can fly from Rhodes Town to Athens in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Corinth.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Corinth

Corinth ©
History remains the main attraction in Corinth, a city built near the site of its fabled ancient counterpart.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo, get engrossed in the history at Archea Korinthos, thenexplore the ancient world of Akrokorinthos, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Corinth Canal.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Corinth road trip site.

Getting from Athens to Corinth by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mycenae.

Things to do in Corinth

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Akrokorinthos ©
Akrokorinthos
Archea Korinthos ©
Archea Korinthos
Corinth Canal ©
Corinth Canal

1
night
Mycenae

Mycenae
On the 9th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Citadel and Treasury of Atreus, thensteep yourself in history at Lion Gate, thendelve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, and finally learn about winemaking at Ktima Palivou.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mycenae trip planner.

Traveling by car from Corinth to Mycenae takes an hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Corinth in July; daily highs in Mycenae reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nafplio.

Things to do in Mycenae

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Ktima Palivou
Highlights from your plan
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Citadel and Treasury of Atreus
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

1
night
Nafplio

Nafplio ©
Nafplio, a city famed for its narrow lanes and elegant architecture, provides a comfortable base for exploring the many surrounding ancient sites.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, admire the landmark architecture of Vouleftiko (Old State House), thenstep into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi, thentake a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Tiryns.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nafplio travel tool.

Nafplio is just a short distance from Mycenae. July in Nafplio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Olympia.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Palamidi ©
Fortress Palamidi
Nauplion Promenade
Nauplion Promenade
Archaeological Museum of Nauplion ©
Archaeological Museum of Nauplion

1
night
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, thenexplore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Olympia, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To plan Olympia vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Nafplio to Olympia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nafplio in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Olympia, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Patras.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Museum of Olympia ©
Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Archaeological Site of Olympia ©
Archaeological Site of Olympia
Walking tours

1
night
Patras

Patras ©
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Patras, do a tasting at Achaia Clauss Winery, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castle of Patras, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Andreas Church.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Patras day trip planning site.

Drive from Olympia to Patras in 2 hours. In July in Patras, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Castle of Patras ©
Castle of Patras
Archaeological Museum of Patras ©
Archaeological Museum of Patras
Achaia Clauss Winery ©
Achaia Clauss Winery

1
night
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Temple of Apollo In Delphi, delve into the distant past at Delphi, thenget engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Delphi tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Patras to Delphi in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thermopylae.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ieros Naos Agiou Georgiou
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum

1
night
Thermopylae

Thermopylae ©
On the 14th (Wed), examine the collection at Thermopylae Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefield of Thermopylae, and then appreciate the history behind Leonidas Monument.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Thermopylae trip maker site.

Drive from Delphi to Thermopylae in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Thermopylae

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield of Thermopylae ©
Battlefield of Thermopylae
Leonidas Monument ©
Leonidas Monument

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Agios Stefanos, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of the Great Meteoron, and finally don't miss a visit to Meteora.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kalambaka using our trip planner.

You can drive from Thermopylae to Kalambaka in 2 hours. Traveling from Thermopylae in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Kalambaka, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Kalambaka

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

1
night
Corfu Town

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.
On the 16th (Fri), wander the streets of Corfu Old Town, thenlook for gifts at Mezzo Mezzo, thensteep yourself in history at Achilleion Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Corfu Town online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kalambaka to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Corfu Town when traveling from Kalambaka in July, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Milos.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Achilleion Museum
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Old Town ©
Corfu Old Town
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu

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night
Milos

Milos ©
The result of thousands of years of volcanic activity, the island of Milos features a craggy coastline interspersed by shallow beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sarakiniko Beach, thenkick back and relax at Tsigrado Beach, and then kick back and relax at Firiplaka Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Milos attractions site.

Fly from Corfu Town to Milos in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. When traveling from Corfu Town in July, plan for little chillier days in Milos, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milos

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sarakiniko Beach ©
Sarakiniko Beach
Tsigrado Beach ©
Tsigrado Beach

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