19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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19 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Paleokastritsa, Corfu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Gastouri, Corfu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Sidari, Corfu
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Athens
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
6
Akrotiri, Santorini
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
7
Heraklion, Crete
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 1 night
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Vancouver

1
night
Corfu Town, Corfu

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes New Fortress as well as Mon Repos Palace. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Mon Repo Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Corfu Town day trip site .

Vancouver, Canada to Corfu Town is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. In June, Corfu Town is a bit warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Paleokastritsa.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Mon Repo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Mon Repos Palace ©
Mon Repos Palace
New Fortress ©
New Fortress

2
nights
Paleokastritsa, Corfu

Paleokastritsa ©
Heartily dedicated to tourism, Corfu's popular resort town of Paleokastritsa lures vacationers with lavish hotels and beaches surrounded by a hilly countryside of olive groves and fragrant fruit orchards.
You've now added Paleokastritsa Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of Paleokastritsa, indulge your taste buds at Theotoky Estate, then kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Corfu Donkey Rescue, and finally make a splash at Aqualand Corfu Water Park.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paleokastritsa day trip website .

Getting from Corfu Town to Paleokastritsa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. June in Paleokastritsa sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Gastouri.

Things to do in Paleokastritsa

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corfu, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Corfu Donkey Rescue ©
Corfu Donkey Rescue
Paleokastritsa Beach ©
Paleokastritsa Beach

1
night
Gastouri, Corfu

Gastouri ©
Gastouri's major draw, a majestic palace, features the mythical hero Achilles as its central theme, attracting mostly history and architecture buffs.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Achilleion Museum. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Achilleion Museum, get outside with Silvaland, then make a trip to Monastery of Myrtiotisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Vlachernon, and finally don't miss a visit to Palies Sinies. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Palia Parithia, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Agioi Deka Pantokratoras, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Moraitika Beach.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gastouri trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paleokastritsa to Gastouri in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Sidari.

Things to do in Gastouri

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Corfu, Church Agioi Deka Pantokratoras
Highlights from your plan
Silvaland ©
Silvaland
Achilleion Museum ©
Achilleion Museum
Church Agioi Deka Pantokratoras ©
Church Agioi Deka Pantokratoras

2
nights
Sidari, Corfu

Sidari ©
Put Sidari at the top of your travel itinerary if you wish to spend your vacation swimming, shopping, dining, and barhopping.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sidari Beach. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at St. Spyridon First Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Timoni Beach, kick back and relax at Paralia Agios Georgios, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sidari Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Canal D'Amour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sidari Resort Area.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sidari trip maker website .

You can drive from Gastouri to Sidari in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Sidari, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Sidari

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

St. Spyridon First Beach, Sidari Resort Area, Paralia Agios Georgios, Porto Timoni Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sidari Beach ©
Sidari Beach
St. Spyridon First Beach ©
St. Spyridon First Beach
Porto Timoni Beach ©
Porto Timoni Beach

7
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Venture out of the city with trips to St. Luke Archibishop (in Lefkakia), Nauplion Promenade (in Nafplio) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, get your game on at Limba RAGE ROOM, and wander the streets of Plaka.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Athens route builder.

Getting from Sidari to Athens by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll set off for Akrotiri on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Nafplio, Archaeological Site Mycenae
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

1
night
Akrotiri, Santorini

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 21st (Sun), contemplate the geological forces at Santorini Volcano, then enjoy the sea views from Akrotiri LightHouse, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and finally delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri online journey planner .

Getting from Athens to Akrotiri by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Heraklion.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Santorini Volcano
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri LightHouse ©
Akrotiri LightHouse

1
night
Heraklion, Crete

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Heraklion online route planner .

You can ride a ferry from Akrotiri to Heraklion in 2 hours. June in Heraklion sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

The Palace of Knossos
Highlights from your plan
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
The Natural History Museum of Crete ©
The Natural History Museum of Crete

1
night
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

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 23rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, wander the streets of Little Venice, then make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli), then don't miss a visit to Rarity Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Kapopoulos Fine Arts.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mykonos Town road trip planning tool .

Fly from Heraklion to Mykonos Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In June in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Neighborhoods Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Paradise Beach
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

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