19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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Fly to Heraklion International Nikos Kazantzakis Airport, Drive to Heraklion
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Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 2 nights
Fly
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Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Fly to Kefallinia Airport, Drive to Svoronata
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Svoronata, Kefalonia
— 1 night
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Drive to Kefallinia Airport, Fly to Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, Drive to Nafplio
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Nafplio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Athens
— 4 nights
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Heraklion, Crete

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, then observe the fascinating underwater world at CRETAquarium, and then contemplate the long history of The Palace of Knossos. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Titus, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Aegeo Spas.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion trip itinerary planning website.

Kigali, Rwanda to Heraklion is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Heraklion when traveling from Kigali in July, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fira, Santorini

— 4 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock, and trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fira online journey planner.

Traveling by ferry from Heraklion to Fira takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Mykonos

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stroll through Panormos Beach and then take a tour by water with GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort. On the next day, wander the streets of Little Venice, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and then make a trip to Rarity Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town vacation planner.

Getting from Fira to Mykonos Town by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. July in Mykonos Town sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.
Corfu Town is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Madalena Boat Trips, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vlacherna Monastery, deepen your knowledge of military history at Old Fortress Corfu, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Spiridon.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Corfu Town planner.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Corfu Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. While traveling from Mykonos Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Corfu Town, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Svoronata.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Svoronata, Kefalonia

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): experience rural life at Dias Beekeeping, then get outside with Fishing Tourism Kefalonia Michalis, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Agios Andreas.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Svoronata travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Corfu Town to Svoronata with the Route module. August in Svoronata sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nafplio.

Things to do in Svoronata

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nafplio

— 2 nights
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 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Great Theatre of Epidaurus. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site Mycenae, take a leisurely stroll along Nauplion Promenade, and then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Palamidi.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nafplio trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Svoronata to Nafplio. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Svoronata in August since evenings lows in Nafplio dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Nafplio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Athens

— 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

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Getting from Nafplio to Athens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Nafplio in August, with lows around 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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.