19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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Athens
— 4 nights
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Mykonos Town
— 1 night
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Milos
— 3 nights
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Fira
— 1 night
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Chania Town
— 2 nights
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Rethymnon
— 2 nights
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Hersonissos
— 1 night
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Tsilivi
— 2 nights

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Athens

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lion Gate and Temple of Hephaestus. Get out of town with these interesting Athens side-trips: Citadel and Treasury of Atreus (in Mycenae) and Corinth Canal (in Corinth). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and examine the collection at Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Athens trip itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Athens is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in August, with highs in Athens at 39°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Lion Gate ©
Lion Gate

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Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town ©

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.
On the 5th (Wed), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mykonos Brewing Company, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint George, go for a stroll along the water at Old Port, then don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and finally stop by Gioras Wood Medieval Mykonian Bakery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): stop by Little Venice, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ftelia Beach.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mykonos Town trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Milos.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Old Port ©
Old Port
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

3
nights
Milos

Milos ©

Island of Colors

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 7th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ammoudaraki Beach, step into the grandiose world of Venetian Castle of Milos, then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological museum of Milos, and finally kick back and relax at Alogomandra Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sikia Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kleftiko Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Firiplaka Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Milos trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Milos in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Milos are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Milos

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kleftiko Beach ©
Kleftiko Beach
Alogomandra Beach ©
Alogomandra Beach
Sikia Beach ©
Sikia Beach

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Fira

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): do a tasting at Artemis Karamolegos Winery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at MATI Art Gallery, and finally stop by the White, Santorini. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Dominican Sisters, make a trip to Three Bells of Fira, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fira tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by ferry from Milos to Fira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chania Town.

Things to do in Fira

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral
Spas
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

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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.
On the 11th (Tue), learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of Crete, don't miss a visit to Lighthouse, go for a stroll along the water at Old Venetian Harbor, then look for gifts at Alexia Handmade Jewelry, and finally see the interesting displays at MINOAN'S WORLD. On the next day, examine the collection at Museum-Residence of Eleftherios Venizelos, steep yourself in history at Venizelos Graves, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Chania Town trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Fira to Chania Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Chania Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rethymnon.

Things to do in Chania Town

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse
 MINOAN'S WORLD ©
MINOAN'S WORLD

2
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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.
On the 13th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Arkadi, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take a stroll through Rethymnon Old Town, and finally appreciate the history behind Symbol of Rethymnon City. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Biotopoi Nature Park, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rethymnon road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chania Town to Rethymnon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Rethymnon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hersonissos.

Things to do in Rethymnon

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Arkadi ©
Monastery of Arkadi
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town
Spas

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Hersonissos

Hersonissos ©
Wholeheartedly dedicated to tourism, Hersonissos remains best known for its vibrant nightlife, its bars and clubs attracting partygoers from around the world.
On the 15th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Aposelemis canyon, look for gifts at Luxurious Furs, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre, and finally examine the collection at Piskopiano Museum of Rural Life.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hersonissos day trip tool.

Drive from Rethymnon to Hersonissos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Hersonissos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tsilivi.

Things to do in Hersonissos

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Aquaworld Aquarium & Reptile Rescue Centre ©
Piskopiano Museum of Rural Life ©
Piskopiano Museum of Rural Life

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Tsilivi

A growing favorite with international vacationers, Tsilivi sits on the northern coast of Zakynthos.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and St Nicholas Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kalamaki Beach, try for a hole-in-one at Kalamaki's Crazy golf, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Dionisios Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsilivi Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tsilivi vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Hersonissos to Tsilivi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Hersonissos in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tsilivi: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tsilivi

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Kalamaki Beach ©
Kalamaki Beach
St Nicholas Beach ©
St Nicholas Beach

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