19 days in Greece Itinerary

19 days in Greece Itinerary

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19 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + shuttle:  16​h
1
Chania Town, Crete
— 5 nights
taxi + ferry:  3​h 30​min
2
Fira, Santorini
— 5 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Fly + subway:  2​h 30​min
4
Athens
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Toronto

5
nights
Chania Town, Crete

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.
Explore Chania Town's surroundings by going to Rethymnon (The Venetian Fortezza, Monastery of Arkadi, & more), Elafonissi Beach (in Elafonissi) and St. Nicholas Church (in Georgioupolis). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Old Venetian Harbor, explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery, explore the stunning scenery at Samaria Gorge National Park, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chania Town trip itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Chania Town is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Chania Town. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in September: high temperatures in Chania Town hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Fira.

Things to do in Chania Town

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rethymnon, Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), St. Nicholas Church, Samaria Gorge National Park, German War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Greek National Football Museum ©
Greek National Football Museum
Elafonissi  Beach ©
Elafonissi Beach
Rethymnon Old Town ©
Rethymnon Old Town

5
nights
Fira, Santorini

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for nightlife, museums, spas, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, make a trip to Sunset in Oia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani, and enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Fira trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Chania Town to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oia, Kamari, Akrotiri, Perissa Black Sand Beach, Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

4
nights
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.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Platis Gialos Beach, and make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mykonos Town travel planner .

Traveling by ferry from Fira to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daytime highs in Mykonos Town are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Athens.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Ornos Beach, Elia Beach, Panormos Beach, Platis Gialos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

3
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Athens trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Mykonos Town to Athens takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In September, daytime highs in Athens are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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